NuVantage Employee Resource is available to all employees of Deer River ISD 317. The employee assistance program is available at no cost to you with no copay or deductibles. All employees have access to a wide range of services to support work-life balance, including:
  • Individual and Family Counseling
    • Three (3) short term counseling sessions per issue, per 12-month period
  • Legal Consultation and Resources 
    • Thirty (30) minute consultation with a licensed attorney and discounted attorney fees if you hire the attorney
  • Financial Counseling
    • Develop a plan with a certified financial counselor on anything from a simple budget to debt management or housing foreclosure prevention
  • Caregiver Consultations
    • Assessment, referrals, support, and community resources for caregivers
  • Financial Planning
    • Consultation with a certified financial planner about a variety of issues and referral to local investment professionals, if desired
  • Wellness portal filled with articles and support resources
    • Unlimited access to information about a variety of work and life issues at  (password = wellness)
Accessing these services is completely confidential. No identifying information ever goes back to your employer. NuVantage's toll free number is answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When you contact NuVantage during regular business hours, you have quick access to the array of services listed above. The intake process is simple and brief, and you'll be connected to a highly-qualified and experienced clinical, financial or legal professional.