of Employee Benefits

Recovery Network of Programs is pleased to offer the following benefits to employees that are budgeted as full-time (30+ hours per week).

Time Off Benefits

Paid Time Off (PTO)

The basic annual PTO allowance is between three to five weeks depending on the employee’s position and length of service. PTO accrual starts upon employment and may be used after three months of service when accrued.

Holidays and Birthday

Employees are currently provided 14 paid holidays and a paid day off in the month of their birthday!

Extended Leave benefit (ELB)

Extended Leave benefit applies to all regular full-time employees and regular part-time employees normally scheduled to work at least 24 hours per week.

The maximum ELB that can be accrued in a year is 40 hours. ELB is pro-rated based on scheduled work hours. Accrued ELB time can be rolled over each year.

Health and Wellness Benefits


Full time (30 hours or more) Recovery Network of Programs (RNP) employees are offered a Medical Insurance Plan provided by Cigna. Coverage becomes effective on the first day of the month after 60 days of employment, provided the employee has enrolled online though the employee portal, Paycom.

Health Savings Account (HSA)/Participating Funding Arrangement (PFA)

Each new plan year, RNP contributes 50%-75% towards the medical deductible (dependent on the medical plan chosen) to each employee’s HSA or PFA, who has enrolled in our medical plan. These funds are either accrued monthly or given upfront for the upcoming plan year and are their funds to utilize for health care expenses. Employees may also contribute to the HSA or to an FSA on a tax fee basis through payroll deductions.

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA)

Employees may contribute up to $5,000 tax free dollars into a DCFSA for the 2022 plan year for dependent childcare or elder care expenses.

Prescription Drug Coverage

When an employee enrolls in the medical plans above, he or she will receive prescription drug coverage through ConnectiCare.


Dental coverage is offered through Aetna. There are two plans to choose from. Orthodontia is included in the richer plan; adults and children are eligible for specific services up to a limit.


Vision coverage is offered through Aetna for employees and their dependents.

Basic Life & AD&D Coverage

RNP will provide a life insurance policy for full time employees through Lincoln Financial Group at no cost to the employee. This coverage is equal to one times the employee’s annual base salary rounded to the nearest $1,000 to a maximum of $250,000. When you are age 70 or older, your Basic Life Insurance will reduce by 50%.
Employees may purchase supplemental life insurance through Lincoln for themselves or eligible family members.

Long Term Disability (LTD)/Short Term Disability (STD)

RNP offers Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability through Lincoln. This type of insurance replaces lost income during a long-term disability or a short-term disability. The cost is the sole responsibility of the employee, should they wish to purchase additional insurance and will be coordinated through bi-weekly payroll deductions.

Retirement Benefits

403b Plan with TransAmerica

RNP offers full time employees the opportunity to participate in a 403(b) Plan with TransAmerica. Employee can contribute either a percentage amount or a flat dollar amount. All employees can start contributing after 30 days of continuous employment.
Employees are always 100% vested in their 403(b) contributions.
Recovery Network of Programs may provide a discretionary employer match for full time staff up to 2% annually.

Personal Benefits

Tuition, Certification/License Reimbursement

Recovery Network of Programs will provide monies for employees pursuing work related education whenever fiscally possible. Tuition assistance is 100% of course fee up to a maximum of $2,000 per calendar year. Employees must meet certain eligibility requirements.

Employee Assistance Plan

Recovery Network of Programs provides all employees access to two Employee Assistance Plans (EAPs) through Lincoln for all employees and for Cigna plan participants.

  • Lincoln’s 24/7 includes up to 4 free sessions with masters and doctoral level clinicians. The EAP is available to evaluate stresses that employees may face and identify the resources that can assist the employee. Participation in the EAP is voluntary, completely confidential and at no cost for the initial assessments. Additional EAP benefits include: Financial information & Resources, Legal Support & Resources, Work-Life Solutions and Guidance Resources Online.
  • Cigna’s plan participants have the option to take part in various Cigna wellness programs and incentives such as iPrevail, Happify, and Virgin Pulse. Wellness activities and coaching are available to employees and enrolled dependents. Virgin Pulse promotes daily engagement where participants may complete activities to earn points and rewards up tp $100 in Pulse Cash redeemable for gift cards, wellness items, and charitable donations.

Ancillary Benefits

Employees may take advantage of the following benefits offered at no cost through Lincoln Financial:

  • Identity Theft
  • Estate Guidance Will Preparation
  • Beneficiary Support
  • Legal and Financial Services
  • Guidance resources online “Ask the Expert”
  • Travel Connect

Other Services and Benefits

  • Service Award Program
  • Differentials paid for specific RNP program
  • Voluntary PTO Donations
  • Bereavement Time
  • Jury Duty
  • Various entertainment discounts (including movie tickets)

Student Loan Forgiveness

National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment (NHSC) Program for Outpatient Clinical Staff

Licensed Clinical Social Workers , Licensed Professional Counselors, SUD Counselor, Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants, Psychiatrists, Nurse Practitioners, Psychiatric Nurse Specialists, Health Service Psychologists, , Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Pharmacists who provide quality evidence-based SUD treatment or associated health care services at designated Recovery Network of Programs locations can earn up to $75,000 tax-free toward repayment of student loans in exchange for a 2 to 3-year commitment at an NHSC- approved site.

Award amounts for participants are based on community need and determined by the designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) score. For additional information about the program, visit


Federal Student Loan Forgiveness

Full time employees may qualify for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) for FULL forgiveness of their federal student loans. In order to qualify for federal student loan forgiveness through the PSLF, borrowers must meet a number of conditions, including 10 years of work in public service and completing 120 qualifying payments. Even if you do not currently have the full 10 years of service, you should still apply for PSLF. Taking these steps will get you closer to debt cancellation if you continue to work in the government or non-profit sector. To learn more visit:

Save the Date:

RNP's Annual Golf Tournament will be Monday, September 9, 2024 at H. Smith Richardson in Fairfield, CT.