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Morneau Shepell is the new EFAP provider for The Co-operators Group Benefits clients

May 1, 2018

GUELPH, ON, May 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Beginning today, Co-operators Life Insurance Company is partnering with Morneau Shepell to introduce Here4You, a new Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP). Morneau Shepell has been recognized as Canada's pre-eminent EFAP provider and has a deep understanding of the diverse personal challenges faced by Canadian employees and their families. 

"We recognize that employees have a wide variety of reasons to use an EFAP program, including concerns related to legal, caregiving, finances, physical fitness and mental health," says Conor Quinn, vice-president of Group Benefits, Co-operators Life. "By partnering with Morneau Shepell, a well-respected service provider with innovative treatment modalities and access to top-shelf professionals, we can ensure our clients are being offered the best expertise in the country."  

With a more robust suite of services, including support in financial literacy and caring for aging parents, Here4You will provide clients with a holistic wellness solution to effectively address their unique needs. In addition to its more comprehensive program offering, Morneau Shepell brings an expanded network of caring experts, and increased accessibility to support services through their innovative digital channels.

"Morneau Shepell is very pleased to be expanding our partnership with The Co-operators," said Rita Fridella, executive vice president and general manager, employee support solutions, Morneau Shepell. "With increasing workplace and personal stress, the Here4You program provides a wide range of counselling resources and tools to assist plan members with the challenges they face in their lives. By supporting their employees, Plan Sponsors will be helping their employees improve their lives."

About The Co-operators:
The Co-operators Group Limited is a Canadian co-operative with more than $41 billion in assets under administration. Through its group of companies it offers home, auto, life, group, travel, commercial and farm insurance, as well as investment products.  The Co-operators is well known for its community involvement and its commitment to sustainability. The Co-operators is listed among the Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt and Corporate Knights' Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada. For more information, visit

About Morneau Shepell
Morneau Shepell is the only human resources consulting and technology company that takes an integrated approach to employee assistance, health, benefits and retirement needs. The Company is the leading provider of employee and family assistance programs, the largest administrator of retirement and benefits plans and the largest provider of integrated absence management solutions in Canada. As a leader in strategic HR consulting and innovative pension design, the Company helps clients solve complex workforce problems and provides integrated productivity, health and retirement solutions.  Established in 1966, Morneau Shepell serves approximately 20,000 clients, ranging from small businesses to some of the largest corporations and associations. With more than 4,000 employees in offices across North America, Morneau Shepell provides services to organizations across Canada, in the United States and around the globe. Morneau Shepell is a publicly-traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit

SOURCE The Co-operators

For further information: Leonard Sharman,The Co-operators, 519-767-3937,

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