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Please make an appointment

Scheduling appointments are encouraged; however, walk-ins are welcomed.  Call an EAP coordinator at 607-777-6655 or contact us at to schedule an appointment or request material from the lending library.

Office hours

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday to Friday

For additional help contact the 24-hour NYS EAP at 1-800-822-0244.

Associate Director of EAP


Ada Robinson-Perez, LMSW

Ada Robinson-Perez has extensive experience working with the New York State Office of Mental Health (NYSOMH) at the Elmira Psychiatric Center as an intensive case manager with children and families. In addition, her work with NYSOMH extended into disaster relief efforts, community safety training, union leadership and as chair of the Cultural Competence/Diversity Committee. An adjunct faculty member with Keuka College in its Social Work Department for five years, she earned her bachelor's degree in social work from Marist College in 1997 and her MSW from Syracuse University in 2001, and is a New York Licensed Master Social Worker.

EAP Coordinator

           Mary Ellen Niefer

Mary Ellen Niefer, MEd, CAS

Mary Ellen Niefer holds a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Oneonta State College and a master's degree in counseling and human development from St. Lawrence University. She worked as a school guidance counselor for 14+ years before joining EAP at Binghamton University. Her areas of interest and expertise include children and family issues, legal referrals, mental health counseling, and physical health and wellness initiatives.


EAP Committee

The EAP Committee is composed of University union and administrative area representatives who oversee the Employee Assistance Program. Learn more about the EAP Committee.

Location and Directions

The EAP office provides faculty and staff with confidential services for counseling assessment services. All of EAP staff offices are located in the basement of Decker Student Health Services Center, B05. Located on the East Access Road above Newing College and across from College-in-the-Woods (campus map).

Last Updated: 11/9/18