Welcome to the Employee Assistance Professionals Association of South Africa

The EAP Association (EAPA) is the largest, oldest and most respected professional association for persons in the employee assistance program field. EAPA represents more than 3500 individuals and organisations with an interest in employee assistance across 40 countries.

With nearly 5,000 members in over 30 countries around the globe, EAPA is the world’s most relied upon source of information and support for and about the employee assistance profession.

EAPA-SA hosts professional Eduweek events, manages the standards and ethics and has been working with SAQA and the DPSA in offering training and other resources to fulfil its mission.

EAPA-SA Wins Best Large Association Conference in Africa!

On 30 October 2018, EAPA-SA was awarded the Best Large Association Conference as well as being commended for our E-Newsletter being a success story at the Africa Association Ceremony 2018. The ceremony was part of the Association of Association Executives (AAE), African Conference held in Pretoria, Gauteng. The conference brings together association executives from around the globe to share best practice 

The Association Awards, organised by the Association of Associations Executives, raises the profile of associations, their executives, and gives them the recognition for their effort and success.

All nominations are judged by a prestigious judging panel consisting of influential association leaders and specialists, all focused on the continuous improvement of associations: UK, International, and European. 

Through the Association Awards and the Association Success Story Programme, AAE facilitates the dissemination of in-depth case studies with practical information and data that enables associations to achieve the best results from their projects and developments.

The awards are about recognising best practice and exceptional achievement, and sharing the knowledge and experience in the association community.


Here are the latest News articles...

6 to 7 June Ikhala Chapter Invite to the Seminar

EAPA SA and the EAPA-Ikhala Chapter cordially invites you to the Chapter Annual Seminar Venue: East London Golf Club, 22 Gleneagles Upper , Bunkers Hill, EL TOPICS: DAY ONE – 6 JUNE 2019: 08H00 – 16H00 Disaster management (Internal & External) - COGTA Revolution of...

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Eduweek 2019 Registrations are Open!

We are so excited to announce our DELEGATE PACKAGES and our THEME ARTWORK. The Organising Committee is cognisant that the cost of living has increased, and to assist you with acquiring approvals, we have kept the 3 Day Eduweek Package PRICE THE SAME AS 2018. Please...

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Back to Basics: The Role of EAP in Disaster Management

While general EAP services are designed to address personal employee challenges on a day-to-day basis, the acute needs of employees and organisations after a critical incident such as natural disaster, violence, accidents, or an employee death, are better...

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