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Employee Assistance Program

Meridian’s Wellbeing Services recognises that, from time to time, community sector employees, LGBTIQA+ employees, their families, carers and allies may need professional and confidential support with personal or work-related issues that affect their health, well-being or job performance.

We believe that safe, inclusive, confidential and free access to an EAP is essential for LGBTIQA+ employees. We also believe that access to professional EAP services for employees of community sector organisations enables effective community service delivery and a balanced and healthy workplace environment.

Our EAP service aims to provide a specialised, community-focused experience that enhances the emotional, mental and psychological wellbeing of all community sector and LGBTIQA+ employees.

We offer support and perspective to the challenges of personal or work-related issues using an integrated and holistic approach to client wellbeing.

We can see clients face-to-face, by phone or web-based platforms – whatever is the most confidential and safe option for the client.

 



For Employers


Meridian is committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of the community sector and LGBTIQA+ employees. If Meridian’s organisational values, and specialised EAP service appeals to your organisation, please contact [email protected] for a range of EAP package options.

 



For Employees


Once your organisation has signed up to Meridian EAP, any employee can access our services. Access to EAP is confidential - your information and concerns are not shared with your employer or anyone else. All bookings and invoicing to your workplace are de-identified and confidential.

Your workplace will have an EAP policy available to all employees.

 


 


Online Enquiry Form

Online Referral Form

 

 

   
 

Meridian Wellbeing Services is not a crisis service.
We are an appointment-based service and we only respond to phone calls and emails during normal business hours - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday - Friday.

If you, or someone you know is in crisis please call the numbers below:
In an emergency always contact 000.
Access Mental Health open 24/7 | (02) 6205 1065 or 1800 184 527
QLife: Open 3pm - Midnight | 1800 184 527 | qlife.org.au
Lifeline: Open 24/7 | 13 11 14 | lifeline.org.au
Domestic Violence Crisis Service: Open 24/7 | (02) 6280 0900 | dvcs.org.au

For those under the age of 25, there are also the following services available:
Kids Helpline: Open 24/7 | 1800 551 800 | kidshelpline.com.au
Eheadspace: 1800 650 890 | headspace.org.au/eheadspace/

 
   

 

 


Meridian acknowledges Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

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