ComPsych Guidance Resources

In addition to the benefits offered through our campus Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP), UMass Amherst has joined with all of the other University of Massachusetts campuses in offering additional and complementary employee assistance services through ComPsych.

Work-Life Solutions

Too much to do, and too little time to get it all done? The work-life specialists at ComPsych can do the research for you, and provide qualified referrals and customized resources for child and elder care, moving, pet care, college planning, home repair, buying a car, planning an event, selling a house and more.

Financial Information 

Everyone has financial questions. With your GuidanceResources benefit, you can get answers to your questions about budgeting, debt management, tax issues and other money concerns from on-staff CPAs, Certified Financial Planners® and other financial experts, simply by calling your toll-free number.

Confidential Counseling 

ComPsych® provides short-term counseling services for you and your dependents to help you handle stressful concerns constructively, before they become major issues. Call any time about concerns such as marital, relationship and family problems; stress, anxiety and depression; grief and loss, job pressures and substance abuse.

GuidanceResources® Online 

Go online to access timely, expert information on thousands of topics, including relationships, work, school, children, wellness, legal, financial and free time. You can search for qualified child and elder care, attorneys and financial planners as well as ask questions, take self-assessments and more.

GuidanceResources is available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

There are two ways to access your GuidanceResources benefits:

1. Call 844.393.4983. You’ll speak to a counseling professional who will listen to your concerns and can guide you to the appropriate services you require.

2. Visit GuidanceResources Online at www.guidanceresources.com and enter your company ID: UMASS