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About the CSEAS


Welcome to the website of the Civil Service Employee Assistance Service (CSEAS). The CSEAS provides an internal Employee Assistance Programme for Civil Servants in Ireland.

The CSEAS provides a wide range of free and confidential* supports to staff and management of the Irish Civil Service designed to assist employees to manage work and life difficulties which, if left unattended, could adversely affect work performance and/or attendance and quality of life.

The CSEAS, under central management in the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, is an important shared service element of the human resource structure in the Civil Service. It plays a key part in an ethos of promoting employee wellness and organisational effectiveness.

Employee Assistance Officers (EAOs) are located in Dublin (Head Office), Tullamore, Cork, Limerick, Sligo, providing a shared service to all Government Departments/Offices

*Exceptions to confidentiality apply, for further details please see Role of the CSEAS

The CSEAS recognises the need to treat all client data in an appropriate and lawful manner. The CSEAS is committed to complying fully with the Data Protection Acts 1988 – 2018 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR).
Please refer to the CSEAS GDPR statement on this website – click here.

CSEAS Mission Statement:

“To offer a quality resource and support service for all staff which
positively affects both individual health and well-being and organisational effectiveness”