Employee Assistance Program

District offices remain closed until further notice. Employee Benefits staff will continue to be available during regular business hours by email at employeebenefits@sandi.net. You may also leave us a message at (619) 725-8130 to receive a return phone call. 


Please read the materials linked below for information about COVID-19 treatment and care, free online classes offered by the VEBA Resource Center and emotional support assistance offered by Optum Health:



The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential service designed to help members resolve personal and workplace challenges. Available through the OPTUMHealth, the EAP provides professional, short-term, problem-focused counseling. A broad range of issues and concerns are dealt with including but not limited to:
  • Counseling Services
  • Work Issues
  • Emotional Well-Being
  • Parenting
  • Child and elder care support
  • Substance Abuse and Recovery
  • Money Management
  • Financial and Legal Advice 
Employees and dependents who enroll in a District Medical plan are automatically enrolled in the EAP plan. This program provides five visits per incident with a licensed/certified network therapist. 
Services be accessed either by phone or on-line.  On-line, you can check benefits information, submit an online request for services, search the directory of clinicians and access information for hundreds of everyday work and life issues.
(888) 625-4809
www.liveandworkwell.com (Access Code: VEBA)