If you are in crisis, emotional distress, or at risk of suicide call 9-1-1, go to the local hospital emergency room, or call the mental health crisis line at 613-544-4229 or if you are a KHSC staff member, contact Homewood Human Solutions at 1-800-663-1142. Someone is there to help.

Employee & Family Assistance Program

KHSC employees have access to a completely anonymous and confidential Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) through Homewood Health.  The services are free of charge and available to you, family members and dependants 24-7.  All information remains private and confidential and KHSC received no information on who has accessed the service.

Access EFAP here or call 1-800-663-1142


What EFAP Offers: 

  1. Professional and confidential counselling for personal, family or work-related problems. Visit Homewood Health website or call 1-800-663-1142 to make an appointment with a counsellor or to speak immediately with a counsellor if you or someone in your household are in crisis. 
  2. Life Smart Coaching Services to assist you and your family in addressing issues that may affect your well-being including for example:

EFAP services are confidential and free for all KHSC employees. Should your needs extend beyond the scope of EFAP coverage, Homewood Health will help you explore the options. 

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An depth review (30-minute webinar recording) of services and programs available to KHSC employees and family members is available HERE.

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