Services for employees...

The Powell River Assessment and Resource Service (PRARS) is the counselling component of your Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP).  We provide assistance to affiliated employees, retirees, and their eligible family members.  We have registered professional counsellors to provice prompt, direct and confidential counselling.

If you have a personal concern or want information on prevention or wellness, please contact us.

We provide:

  • assessment of issues
  • counselling
  • referrals to appropriate community resource agency, if required
  • case management
  • written resource material
  • lending library

We focus on prevention, intervention and wellness around:

  • relationship/ marital conflict
  • parenting challenges
  • Psychological/emotional issues
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Drug/alcohol use
  • legal or financial concerns
  • critical incident stress
  • loss and grief


  • employee of member company (full or parttime)
  • retiree of member company
  • spouse or common-law partner of employee/retiree of member company
  • children (under 19 years of age or if over 19, attending post secondary education)


“Creating Healthy Employees, Families and Communities”