Support & Wellness

Employee Assistance Programs

Confidential services designed to provide support on a wide range of personal, household, and everyday needs. Depending on which program you’re eligible for, services may include some or all of the following:

  • Work-Life Resources on topics such as parenting, eldercare, legal resources, and financial education.
  • Convenience Services for everyday needs such as travel support, event planning, and finding household service providers.
  • Confidential Counseling Services in areas such as stress management, personal relationships, and substance abuse.


Following is contact information for Employee Assistance Programs covering City Employees:


Civilian (non-sworn, non-DWP) Employees:        (800) 213-5813

Harbor Department Employees:                            (800) 367-7474

Department of Water and Power Employees:       (888) 439-7327

United Firefighters of Los Angeles City:                (800) 252-8352 Ext. 225

Wellness Programs

The LAwell Program offers its LIVEwell wellness program to civilian employees. Resources include:

  • Cooking Demos
  • Webinars
  • Seminars
  • Fitness Classes
  • Team Challenges
  • Wellness Festivals
  • Flu Shots
  • Biometric Screenings


LIVEwell also sponsors, a powerful online wellness tool with the following features:

  • You can use to personalize health goals and activities, either on your own or supported by co-workers.
  • Badges and prizes are provided for achieving four reward levels.
  • After you complete a brief WellCheck Questionnaire, la generates a personalized set of recommended health activities.
  • You choose additional activities focused on your unique nutrition, exercise, weight loss, or personal health goals.
  • A “community feed” lets you cheer on peers, exchange information, and keep informed of wellness events.


Wellness Resources for DWP Employees

  • For information regarding wellness resources for Department of Water and Power employees, please contact 213-367-3354

Wellness Resources for Sworn LAPD Employees

  • For information regarding wellness resources for Police Protective League members, please contact (888) 975-AEHC or (888-975-2342)