Employee Assistance Program

First Choice
Pierce County provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through First Choice EAP. EAP services are provided without cost, allowing employees and family members to prevent or resolve problems before productivity and effectiveness decrease at work, at home, at school, in rest or at play. Here are some examples of concerns addressed by the EAP.
  • Mental Health
  • Sleep Problems
  • Parenting Issues
  • Prevention Strategies
  • Blended Families
  • Anger Issues 
  • Anxiety
  • Elder Care
  • Alcohol / Drug Problems
  • Relationship Issues
  • Gambling
  • Communication Skills
  • Crisis
  • Job Stress
  • Family Conflict
  • Legal Assistance
  • Work-Life Issues
  • Stress Management

Quarterly EAP Newsletter 

Employees: How to Contact the EAP 
Employees may call:
  • The EAP at 1 (800) 777-4114, TDD 1 (800) 777-4969
  • Or use the EAP website to arrange an appointment
  • Or the employee can ask their supervisor to schedule an appointment for them

Employee privacy is maintained and an employee's interactions and all records with the EAP are strictly confidential.

More information and instructions for accessing features of the EAP website is available to Pierce County employees on the intranet.