IATSE Local 161 Member Assistance Program

IATSE Local 161 has contracted with the Entertainment Community Fund to provide a free, confidential Member Assistance Program (MAP) for IATSE Local 161 members.

These free, confidential services are designed to provide support, find relevant solutions and to meet the unique needs of members. The MAP services include:

  • Short-term counseling, mental health resources and referrals with social workers to help address a wide range of personal, family and work issues including depression, stress, relationship difficulties, harassment and discrimination, and bereavement
  • Personalized support for substance abuse treatment options and insurance coverage
  • Resources for elder care and support, public and community benefits, and legal services
  • Workshops on a variety of topics to help balance work and personal life
  • Individual consultation and workshops on health insurance and access to healthcare issues
  • Supports for local leaders, including critical incidence debriefing, help with managing member conflict and navigating job jeopardy concerns

The Entertainment Community Fund is committed to maintaining an atmosphere of privacy and confidentiality. We will not release any information to a union and/or employer without discussing it first and obtaining written consent.

Download our IATSE Local 161 MAP brochure

Am I eligible?

All members in good standing of IATSE Local 161 are eligible.

Get in touch:

To access your MAP, please register or log in to our Entertainment Community Fund Portal.

Or reach out via phone or email:
917.281.5919 (This line is unable to receive text messages)

For emergencies on evenings and weekends only, call 212.221.7300

IATSE Local 161 Hardship Relief Fund

IATSE Local 161 has contracted with the Entertainment Community Fund to administer a Hardship Relief Fund to members who meet the eligibility requirements.

Learn more