Equity Mental Health and Wellness Program


To improve the emotional wellbeing of members, Equity has once again partnered with LifeWorks (already familiar to membership as our existing online platform supporting wellbeing), to provide a short-term customized Mental Health & Wellness assistance program geared to mental, financial, physical, and emotional wellbeing.

This confidential counselling service is designed to support you in handling stress at work and home, parenting and childcare, managing money, and health issues as well. An experienced, Masters-accredited counsellor will work with you to understand your concern, provide support that best suits your needs and guide you to resolution.



There is 24-hour, 7-days-a-week toll-free, secure and confidential telephone access through LifeWorks' Care Access Centre for crisis counselling, risk assessment and matching to appropriate service(s). LifeWorks' intake specialists are fully bilingual in English and French.

Dedicated phone number: 1-833-640-2219

To access Equity’s Mental Health and Wellness Program, all users must login to the LifeWorks platform using the following credentials at login.lifeworks.com:

  1. Username: heritagehelp (NOT cap sensitive)
  2. Password: lifeworks (cap sensitive)

Please contact communications@caea.com if you experience any technical difficulties with the login process, website, or contacting LifeWorks.

Equity encourages artists from all equity-seeking groups to access our Mental Health & Wellness program and to attend the online Webinars. Facilitating participation of historically under-represented communities in these and all of Equity’s activities is a fundamental commitment to Equity’s membership.

Equity gratefully acknowledges the Government of Canada for the funding of these programs through the Department of Canadian Heritage, Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund (CPAWRF). / Equity tient à remercier le Gouvernement du Canada, qui a financé le Programme de réactivation par le biais de Patrimoine Canada et du Fonds pour la résilience des travailleurs du secteur des spectacles sur scène du Canada (FRTSSSC).


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