As a benefit to employees and their families, the College provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital. HelpPeople is a professional counseling service that provides free and confidential assistance to employees with issues such as substance abuse, marital, personal, or financial problems.  Inquiry about or contact with HelpPeople is strictly confidential and privacy is absolutely guaranteed. This is a voluntary employee benefit.

To make an appointment, call a HelpPeople counselor at (315) 470-7447 weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A 24-hour answering service is available to leave messages and for immediate referrals of emergencies. Information is available online at:

A policy statement and additional information regarding procedures for referral are available through the Human Resources Office.