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...

Mpumalanga Chapter Launch

We launched a new chapter in Mpumalanga called " The Place of the Rising Sun", it took place on the 28th of June at the Kruger National Park. The guests from the board were EAPA-AS President Ms Thiloshni Govender and Membership Portfolio Holder Ms. Andiswa...

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EAPA-SA Service Provider Breakfast Programme

EAPA SA is always looking at building valuable relationships with stakeholders within our industry. As a service provider we consider you as a key stakeholder. We therefore invite you to join us in a consultation session on the criteria of becoming a...

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Factors That Can Make or Break an EAP Programme

There is more and more justifiable evidence, globally, that speaks to the positive impact that Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) have on workplace outcomes.  Their success is measured in the evidence of decreased levels of absenteeism and presenteeism;...

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