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A smart approach to retention.

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Your employees are your most valuable resource, and one of your highest costs. Joining Safety Net WORKS! can provide them the assistance they need to keep them productive.


What is Safety Net WORKS?

4_family_resources_blue.pngSafety Net WORKS! is a business resource network (BRN), which is a private-public collaborative whose purpose is to improve the lives of your employees through on-site support and training. A BRN can strengthen your company by building up your employees.

Benefits include, but aren’t limited to:

  • weekly Success Coach on-site 
  • improve access to barrier assistance programs
  • increase employee productivity and loyalty
  • reduce employee turnover, increase retention
  • build a more inclusive, multi-cultural community
  • equip employees with on-site support, promoting employee wellness and engagement
  • expand your network and best practice sharing
  • supports your HR departments

Why is it needed?

Many employees walk a financial tightrope, living paycheck-to-paycheck, and finding themselves “one flat tire” away from economic crisis. Some face personal and domestic challenges, making financial stability and sustainable employment a major concern and stressor in their lives. This program offers them a safety net.

Safety Net WORKS! can assist these individuals by offering local resources to help them overcome a variety of barriers, promoting wellness and engagement. Overcoming these life challenges and non-work related stressors, increases their job productivity and helps them retain employment. A win-win for employers and their employees.


How does it work?

Many employees face barriers that hinder their productivity, but few feel comfortable discussing the situation directly with their employer. Our on-site Success Coaches act as a third-party, connecting your employees to regional resources that can help break down their barriers and offer needed assistance, increasing their at-work productivity and retention.

To join Safety Net WORKS!, your company pays an annual membership fee. You’ll receive access to a Success Coach who will have weekly office hours on-site at your company. The Success Coach will meet with your employees facing individual challenges and connect them with resources and assistance. Employee needs are met, which enables them to be successful within your company.

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Have you had employees who...

  • are often late or absent from work due to non-work related issues?
  • request a loan from their 401k or from you as an employer?
  • come to you with domestic challenges or concerns?
  • have disciplinary issues even when their work has generally been good?
  • have quit their job due to a wage increase, causing them to lose public benefits?

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Safety Net WORKS! helps employees with...

  • childcare and/or aging parents
  • financial and budgeting concerns
  • transportation help
  • housing/foreclosure
  • substance abuse
  • public benefits
  • relationship conflicts/family counseling

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Safety Net WORKS! employer benefits include...

  • reduced absenteeism
  • reduced training costs
  • reduced recruiting costs
  • increased productivity
  • increased retention
  • be recognized as an "employer of choice" among the regional workforce