Employees in participating agencies and departments who are appointed permanent full-time or part-time regardless of their bargaining unit designation are eligible for EAP services. An employee, their spouse or registered domestic partner, and eligible dependents are eligible to receive a specified number of sessions per contract year. A contract year is July 1 through June 30.
An eligible dependent is defined as an employees' legally married spouse or registered domestic partner and any unmarried children under age 26 (effective July 1, 2020) years of age. Eligible children include natural children, legally adopted children, stepchildren, and children for whom the employee is the legal guardian or who live with the employee in a regular parent/child relationship and are economically dependent upon the employee. If any unmarried child, who upon attaining age 26, is incapable of self-support because of physical disability or mental incapacity and is dependent on the eligible employee for support and care, he/she shall continue to be considered a dependent under this definition, provided that proof of such incapacity is provided to the contractor. A child ceases to be a dependent upon marriage, when eligible as an employee, or upon entry full time into any branch of the Armed Forces.
Seasonal employees and retired annuitants are eligible for EAP services during employment.
Face-to-Face Sessions Per Contract Year (contract year is July 1 through June 30).
Problem types: substance abuse; alcohol abuse; marital and family issues; emotional, personal, and stress concerns.
Bargaining Units 5 and 7 employees and all exempt, managerial, supervisory, and confidential employees of the California Highway Patrol.*
Bargaining Unit 7 employees (R07), managers (M07), supervisors (S07), and confidential employees (C07) in any other department.*
Bargaining Unit 6 employees (R06), managers (M06), supervisors (S06), and confidential employees (C06).
Bargaining Unit 8 employees (R08), managers (M08), supervisors (S08), and confidential employees (C08) including seasonal and intermittent firefighters
All California Highway Patrol, Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (State Fire Marshall), and Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation employees (unless listed in Level 1 above).
All other employees.