The Sand Creek Group is our school district's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider. The Sand Creek Group offers free, confidential assessment and counseling to school district employees to assist them and their household members with issues such as:

  • Stress or burnout
  • Financial concerns
  • Relationship and family problems
  • Alcohol or chemical dependency
  • Work-related problems
  • Parent–child difficulties
  • Emotional problems

Help is available 24 hours per day and 7 days per week, including holidays. Employees simply call (651) 430-3383 or (888) 243-5744.

The "Work Life Wellness" page of the Sand Creek website contains articles, online assistance, and self-assessment tools that you may find helpful in achieving and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Go to and click on the Work Life Wellness Login tab to access this portion of the website. Login using the Company ID: Waconia.

The Sand Paper

The Sand Paper is Sand Creek’s quarterly newsletter publication developed by Sand Creek clinicians and consultants. We strive to provide informative articles that range from everyday work life topics that affect employees and supervisors. 

Employee Assistance Program Summary
Employee Assistance Program