The NYS Employee Assistance Program is a peer assistance program jointly sponsored by labor and management. NYS EAP provides confidential information, assessment, and referral services to NYS employees, their family members, and retirees.

EAP Can help with:

  • Alcohol or drug issues
  • Budgeting / Finances
  • Child care
  • Education
  • Elder care / Disability
  • Health resources
  • Mental health issues
  • Parenting
  • Pre-tax savings
  • Problem gambling
  • Retirement planning

How to Use EAP

  1. In order to use your EAP, you must first contact your agency/facility’s EAP Coordinator: Sarah-Lee Ritchie Phone:  (315) 464-5760, 510 Jacobsen Hall
  2. Your Coordinator will assist you in determining the nature of your problem and linking you with an appropriate referral.
  3. You may opt to use a Coordinator from an agency other than your own.
  4. Additional help can be accessed at 1-800-822-0244 if needed.