• Employee Assistance Programs

    Life often leads to bumps in the road and outside help can be a great way to help navigate over the bumps. Hamline University offers two Employee Assistance Programs to our employees. This website will help you navigate which program may be best for you. Use of the Employee Assistance Programs is 100% confidential and available 24/7.

    Unum EAP – Work/Life Balance

    1-800-854-1446 (multi-lingual) or https://https://www.unum.com/employees/services/life-balance

    Available to ALL employees at Hamline University.
    • Licensed Professional Counselors: Can help you with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, divorce, job stress, family and/or parenting problems, anger, grief, and so much more!
    • Free Counseling sessions: 3 in person sessions for FREE! Unlimited online or phone support!
    • Financial Advisor Support: Help with financial planning, debt, foreclosure, and more.
    • Child Care & Elderly Care: Referrals and support for your loved ones!
    • Work/Life Balance: Specialists can help you find resources in your community and help you get answers on almost anything! Legal questions, creating wills, identify theft, real estate planning, professional development, self care, and so much more!
    • Medical Bill Saver: Experienced negotiators can assist you in lowering your medical and dental bills! Using fee benchmarking databases to help reduce non-covered medical or dental bills that exceed $400 (regardless of insurance or benefit status). They will contact doctors, dentists, hospitals and other providers on the employee’s behalf to negotiate discounts on the balance due and/or create payment plans.
    • Online Access: Outstanding website with access to so much information! Including webinars, courses, online assistance, COVID-19 resources, and more!

    Medica Optum EAP

    1-800-626-7944

     Available to employees currently enrolled in Hamline's medical plan.

    • Master’s Level Specialists: Can help you find answers and tackle tough issues.
    • Free Counseling sessions: 5 sessions for FREE per issue, per year!
    • Legal: 30 minute legal consultation at no cost (in person or over the phone). If you decide to hire an attorney, you’ll get a 25% discount. This can be used for will preparation, child support, custody issues, divorce, adoption, and more!
    • Financial Advisor Support: Help with financial planning, debt, foreclosure, and more.
    • Child Care & Elderly Care: Referrals and support for your loved ones!
    • Community Resources: They will help find resources near you!
    • Online Resource: LiveANDWorkWell.com Access to a large collection of interactive resources and information that will help you with the challenges of work and daily life. Enter the access code MEDICA when you visit the site.
    • Dependency Issues: Get help for addiction issues like tobacco, alcohol, drugs, gambling, etc
    • Education & Career: Receive education resources and career consulting.