Homewood Human Solutions, UBC’s Employee and Family Assistance Program provider, has Financial Counsellors to help employees and their families make informed spending, saving and debt management decisions. This service is delivered over the telephone. In preparation for your comprehensive assessment, you will be asked to complete a spreadsheet with your financial information in advance. Further details will be provided when you contact Homewood Human Solutions at 1-800-663-1142.
This service is available to UBC staff, faculty and dependents enrolled in the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP).
What you can expect
- Comprehensive assessment of your current financial situation
- Opportunity to ask questions and receive sound financial advice
- Resources and tools to assist you with implementing your financial plan
Financial Counselling is action-oriented and you will work with your Financial Counsellor to achieve your identified goal(s). Typically, the average length of counselling is two hours with the option to extend the length of counseling, if required.
Homewood Human Solutions also offers a free e-Learning course called Taking Control of your Money. This confidential e-Learning course offers printable information; quizzes and exercises where relevant, printable action planning guides that can be customized to allow you to input your own scenarios and financial goals.
The information you share with UBC’s EFAP provider is confidential, and is not shared with UBC. The University is not told the identity of those using EFAP services, including online services.
Want to know more?
For more information on your Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), visit our website at http://www.hr.ubc.ca/benefits/efap/. If you would like to book a presentation for your unit to review the free EFAP services available for UBC staff and faculty, contact Colin Hearne, EFAP Assistant, at 604.827.3047 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remember: if you ever feel overwhelmed or stressed out by the challenges you face in life, you can easily access counselling (face-to- face, over the phone, or online) from Homewood Human Solutions. Visit www.homewoodhumansolutions.com or call 1-800-663-1142.