As part of Virginia Tech’s health care benefit program, employees who are covered by the university’s health insurance have access to the Employee Assistance Program.
Employee Assistance Plans offer professional help if you or someone in your family is experiencing:
Getting help is simple, convenient, and confidential. Employees may call the program directly at the number listed below or contact a Employee Relations or Hokie Wellness staff member. The Employee Assistance Program professionals will discuss the situation with the employee and provide a list of local providers. The first four visits are free.
|COVA Care and COVA HDHP||Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Anthem: 1-855-223-9277 or Anthem EAP Website|
|COVA HealthAware||Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Aetna: 1-888-238-6232 or COVA HealthAware Website|
|Kaiser Permanente HMO||Behavorial Health and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) ValueOptions: 1-866-517-7042|
For employees who are not covered by the university's health care plan, the Employee Relations or Hokie Wellness staff are available to help employees and their families with referrals to local counselors. Some counselors charge fees based on income, making counseling more affordable.