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Welcome to Denver Wellness

Mission-- Denver Wellness supports all City and County of Denver employees on their path to well being by providing empowering health information, engaging wellness activities and all-inclusive health opportunities.

Vision—Denver Wellness is a support program that every employee can access to find resources to improve their health. Denver Wellness is a support program that meets employees where they are on their journey to well being.

Objectives

  • To reduce health risks through engagement.
  • To empower employees to make healthy and informed choices.
  • To encourage wellness through education and physical activity.
  • To provide resources to help employees on their way to wellness.
  • To celebrate employees who take action to learn about their health status.


Be engaged. Be empowered. Be Well.
Read more about the Denver Wellness Program.

 

Denver Wellness Highlights

Healthy Steps will return in 2016!  

The deadline has passed for the 2015 incentive program but please, check back for more information about 2016.

Health Matters At Work is a partner of Denver Wellness providing credible health information through its network of health charities. This resource can be used to find out facts about chronic health conditions as well as local connections to those who need support. Please visit the Denver Wellness site at Health Matters At Work to...

~ Browse their resource library covering health issues from caregiving for a sick loved one to how to prevent or control your diabetes to understanding cancer symptoms

~ Find local or online support if you or someone you love has recently been diagnosed with an illness

~ Connect with a large network of charities for volunteer or giving opportunities.


Employee Assistance Program

The City and County of Denver is committed to helping its employees maintain an optimum quality of life - and to providing the best resources to do so. Guidance Resources is the City’s Employee Assistance Program.

Through this free program, employees and their families will receive confidential support, resources and information to help them address personal and work-life issues.

GuidanceResources is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide the following EAP services:

• Confidential Counseling

• Work-life Solutions

• Legal Support

• Financial Information and Guidance

• Guidance Resources Online


There are two ways to access your GuidanceResources benefits:

1. Call 877.327.3854. You’ll speak to a counseling professional who will listen to your concerns and can guide you to the appropriate services you require.

2. Visit GuidanceResources Online at www.guidanceresources.com and enter your company ID: DENVEREAP

All City Employees can get the support they need to quit smoking.

  • The Colorado Quitline, 1-800-QUIT- NOW (1-800-784-8669) provides free resources, such as patches lozenges or gum. United Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente and Denver Health all offer free coaching online, on the phone, or in person. Visit the links below to learn more and quit today.
  • Watch this webinar from the American Lung Association. 
  • United Healthcare Online Coach 
  • Kaiser Online Quit Program and Webinars. For individual coaching call (866) 862-4295 Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pacific Time, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mountain Time, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • Contact Denver Health at healthandwellness@dhha.org to sign up for a health coach. Check out all of Denver Health's coaching programs here.
  • And check out these tips from Health Matters At Work and the American Lung Association.

Financial stresses are a leading cause of overall stress that can seriously and negatively impact your well being. Take a step toward understanding your finances with these resources.

TIAA CREFF offers webinars for every financial situation. Whether you need to pay off your student loans, get started on retirement savings, or plan a household budget, there's a course for you.

Our partner, the Denver Community Credit Union, offers online resources and onsite classes to help you better understand your finances. Check Denver Employee City University for classes at the Webb Building in 2015.

Financial Empowerment Centers provide one- on- one financial couseling to get you through any financial issue-- from buying your first car, to putting your kids through college, contact the FEC to make an appointment at 720-944-2498 and check out their multiple locations at http://www.mpoweredcolorado.org.


Click the link below for Denver Community Credit Union podcasts. 

https://soundcloud.com/lizzie-schoon/sets/denver-community-credit-union


Denver Wellness Resources