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VVMA has partnered with McLaughlin Young and is proud to provide an Member Assistance Program (MAP) that offers support and resources you need to address personal or work-related challenges and concerns. 

This service is confidential & FREE for:
VVMA veterinarians and their household family members

but you can now offer an Assistance Program to your staff & take advantage of VVMA's group discounted pricing!
Learn more here.

How to Access:

1. Call 800-633-3353

2. Visit www.mygroup.com; Click on 'My Portal Login'; Click on 'Work-Life'
   Username: vvma1894
   Password: guest

Assistance is available 24/7/365

Please be aware that these resources and services are available and free to VVMA veterinarian members, only. Your membership will be verified. ("Employee" = VVMA member; the EAP doesnot extend to any other employees in your practice, unless they are a VVMA member.)

This program is for veterinarians, as veterinary student members are encouraged to utilize the many services and resources provided by their institution. 

Designed to help with:

  • Marital difficulties
  • Family problems
  • Parenting
  • Stress
  • Balancing work and family
  • Relationship issues
  • Work-related concerns
  • Depression
  • Alcohol & drug use/abuse
  • Grief and loss
  • Elder care
  • Healthy living
  • Crisis events

The video below gives a brief, thorough overview of the program.

Online Services
  • English & Spanish sites available
  • 7 content divisions: Parenting, Aging, Balancing, Thriving, Living, Working and International 
  • Searchable databases and resources, attorneys, certified financial planners, pet sitting, private and public high schools and colleges, and volunteer opportunities
  • Over 100 streaming audio files and 100 video files covering range of health topics
  • Savings Center: discount shopping program offering up to 25% discounts on name-brand items
  • Relocation Center: an interactive program that allows users to preview communities across the US
Legal Services
  • Free telephonic legal advice
  • Free 30-minute appointment for legal consultation with a local attorney
  • In most cases, 25% discount on ongoing legal services
  • Legal forms available to download (such as wills, power of attorney, etc)
  • Only legal encyclopedia
  • Does not cover disputes or actions involved employer, AP or business issues
Financial Services
  • Free financial counseling appointments
  • Issues addressed include bankruptcy, budgeting, buying a home, college savings, retirement planning
  • Educational materials and financial worksheets provided prior to appointments
  • 40 financial calculators available online
  • ID theft recovery through credit monitoring
  • Discounted credit reports

3801 Westerre Parkway, Suite D
Henrico, Virginia 23233
Phone: (804) 346-2611
Fax: (804) 346-2655
Robin Schmitz: robin@vvma.org
Talya George: talya@vvma.org
ictoria Staples: victoria@vvma.org
Samantha Teunis: admin@vvma.org

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