Page ContentThe Health Benefits Trust provides funding to support participants in the development or enhancement of worksite and Employee Assistance Programs.An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides FREE, confidential, short-term counseling to troubled employees and their family members experiencing personal difficulties. It is also a great resource for supervisors to talk to trained consultants to help advise them in dealing most effectively with employee job performance issues. EAPs improve employee lives and saves employers' money by addressing personal problems showing up on the job. Funding is limited and is available on a first-respond, first-approved basis. Payment is based on the number of fulltime employees covered by the Health Benefits Trust. The application forms are below.