Health & Wellness Services for Employees

Choose the services, benefits and activities you need and enjoy being well! Western employees can drop in on free group classes, such as meditation, Zumba and yoga, take advantage of a great mix of benefits and a selection of wellness resources to help you be your best, healthiest you. 

Exercise and Wellness Activities

  • Living Well @ Western - Yoga, Zumba, Pilates, meditation, yoga, and more free, on-campus activities to improve your health and wellness 
  • Wellness Calendar - check out the upcoming Living Well and other activities on Western's Event calendar and the Western Wellness calendar.
  • Get inspired! Visit Campus Recreation today.  Memberships to the Western Student Recreation Centre are available to employees.

Your Western Benefits

Western knows that your health is important to you. Our benefits packages include coverage that can help in many ways - dental coverage, extended health benefits such as coverage for massage and physiotherapy, life insurance, educational assistance and more. To find out more about all the benefits available to you, please visit the Human Resource webpage "Your Benefits" and select your employee group.

Other Health Services

A Smoke-free Western and Help to Quit

On July 1, 2019, Western went smoke-free to create a healthier and cleaner campus for everyone who studies, lives, works or visits Western.

Your Financial Wellness


  • The Drug and Alcohol Helpline is a service operated by ConnexOntario Health Service
    that provides information about drug and alcohol addiction services in Ontario. They are funded by the Government of Ontario. The service is live answer 24/7, confidential, and free. Phone 1-800-565-8603 or visit
  • Western's Employee (and family) Assistance Program (EAP) is LifeWorks by Morneau Shepell. It provides immediate and confidential assistance for any work, health or life concern.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous meetings offer information, support, and help toward recovery.