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The Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is a free service provided to Letterkenny Institute of Technology to ensure a well-balanced and positive working environment for all staff members. The EAP is available through an independent organisation called VHI Healthcare.

The Employee Assistance Programme is a confidential independent employee service offering information, support and assistance on a range of issues including, but not limited, to the following:

  • Consumer rights
  • Relationships
  • Taxation
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Legal Matters
  • Benefits
  • Tenancy
  • Promotion and Training
  • Immigration
  • Career Issues
  • Redeployment
  • Childcare
  • Eldercare
  • Civil litigation
  • Neighbour disputes
  • Work/Life balance
  • Probate and Wills
  • Redundancy

The Employee Assistance Programme also offers a professional and strictly confidential counselling service to staff members and their families on the following issues. The list below is a sample of the issues covered by this service:

  • Martial or Relationship Problems
  • Bereavement/Loss
  • Loneliness
  • Life Changes
  • Family problems
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Esteem/Confidence
  • Substance misuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Workplace pressure
  • Job insecurity
  • Work/Life balance
  • Bullying/Harassment

This valuable resource may be contacted 24 hours a day, 7days a week, 365 days of the year.
To contact Employee Assistance Programme telephone:

 1800 995 955 (ROI) or
  0800 282 193 (NI) or
  e-mail eap@vhics.ie


Keara Patton
Health & Safety Co-Ordinator
Letterkenny Institute of Technology 
Port Road
Co Donegal
F92 FC93

  +353 (0)74 918 6114
Health & Safety