LiUNA Employee Assistance Program

The goal of this program is to provide solution focused addiction and mental health counselling, education, health promotion and case management services to LiUNA 1059 & LiUNA 1089 members and their dependents twelve years and older. 

Goals & Objectives

The clinicians in this program will act as the initial assessment/referral agency for LiUNA Local 1059 and LiUNA Local 1089 members as well as their family members / significant others.
As a first point of contact, clients will be assessed for appropriate services which may include community treatment, referral to internal programs, and/or residential treatment. Clients will have direct access to the organization community withdrawal support, which includes acute/post acute withdrawal assessment, consultation, planning, relapse prevention, community referrals, education, aftercare services and significant other services. This will be offered through individual and group sessions.

Is this Program For Me?

  • Currently experiencing problematic substance use, gambling, gaming, behavioral addictions and/or mild to moderate mental health concerns, or require relapse
  • Must be a LiUNA 1059 or LiUNA 1089 member or an immediate family member/significant other
  • Must be 12 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to enter the program

What We Offer

Counselling Services:

  • 1:1 counselling (virtual or in person)
  • group counselling
  • psychoeducation
  • presentation, prevention and awareness
  • community referrals
  • Staged Screening and Assessment
  • Standardized screening and assessment tools are utilized to help inform treatment planning and next steps

How Do I Get An Appointment?

If you are interested in services from the LiUNA Local 1059 EAP program, please phone Joshua Keene directly at 226-376-2629 or 519-673-3242 ext 1230 or email him at

If you are interested in services from the LiUNA Local 1089 EAP program, please phone Kelly Benwell directly at 519-281-0078 or 519-673-3242 ext 1285 or email her at

Please note there is not a waitlist for these services and you will receive a response within 24- 48 business hours of making contact with Joshua Keene or Kelly Benwell

Alternatively LiUNA 1089 and LiUNA 1059 members can complete an intake form virtually here

LiUNA 1089 and LiUNA 1059 Family Members/significant others, dependents over the age of 12 years can complete a virtual intake form here

Who Can Make A Referral?

Anyone concerned about their own substance use, gambling, gaming and/or behavioral addiction can
access screening, assessment and treatment services. These services are available for all individuals
regardless or their stage of change or treatment goal. Third party and self-referrals are welcome.

Community Educations Information

Speaking engagements or educational events for companies who employ LiUNA Local 1059 and LiUNA 1089 members are available. Consultations are also available upon request. For further information please contact


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