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Employee Assistance Program

Meridian’s wellbeing team is committed to the health and wellbeing of people working in the community services sector, LGBTIQA+ employees and their families, carers and allies. We recognise that from time to time, community sector employees, LGBTIQA+ employees and their families, carers and allies may need additional professional and confidential help and support with personal or work-related issues that affect their health, well-being, or job performance. We aim to provide a specialised community-focused human experience that enhances the emotional, mental and general psychological wellbeing of all community sector and LGBTIQA+ employees.

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.

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 the 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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