Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
LifeWorks, OCAD University's EAP, provides free, confidential assessment and referral services for OCAD U employees and their eligible dependants. Typical issues that may be addressed include life-work balance, concerns about drug and alcohol misuse, marital issues, psychological problems and legal or financial difficulties. LifeWorks also provides a website and other informational resources about important issues, and career development tools to enhance employees’ professional lives.
The service is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week by visiting www.lifebalance.net or by calling 1-877-630-6701. Services available include telephone consultations, personalized searches and referrals, online issue-specific resources, face-to-face counseling sessions and educational materials.
For login and password information, please contact Jeffrey Breau, Benefits Specialist.
Best Doctors Service®
Best Doctors® is a service that connects seriously ill Canadians and their physicians to a worldwide network of specialists. Any OCAD U benefits-eligible employee and their dependents have access to Best Doctors® if their physician suspects or has confirmed diagnosis in one of seventeen covered illnesses.
Best Doctors Brochure (PDF)
Group Benefits News
For employees covered under the Group Benefits plan, Great West Life’s Member eClaims service allows for the convenience of submitting claims online through GroupNet for Plan Members.
Please click here for additional information on eClaims and administrative changes to the limits and timelines for submission.