Press releases

August 03, 2018

Sun Life offers support for those impacted by California and Colorado wildfires

WELLESLEY, Mass. – (August 3, 2018) – Sun Life Financial is ready to assist clients affected by the wildfires in California and Colorado, recognizing that many may have evacuated their homes or businesses and need extra time to make payments, help with filing claims or to report a temporary address change to receive disability and other insurance checks without disruption.

“Our thoughts are with all those affected during this difficult time,” said Dan Fishbein, M.D., president of Sun Life Financial U.S. “We are here to help, and are proactively reaching out to disability claimants and other clients to offer assistance, confirm addresses or set up electronic payments. We’re also giving clients more time with premium payments and helping brokers who need assistance with administration or recovery of account information.”

Policyholders can reach Sun Life at the following phone numbers.

  • Individual life insurance: 800-862-6266
  • Group/employer-based insurance: 800-247-6875
  • Dental insurance: 888-811-1240
  • Vision insurance: 800-877-7195

About Sun Life Financial

Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate Clients. Sun Life Financial has operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of March 31, 2018, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of C$979 billion. For more information, please visit

Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.

In the United States, Sun Life Financial is one of the largest group benefits providers, serving more than 60,000 employers in small, medium and large workplaces across the country. Sun Life’s broad portfolio of insurance products and services in the U.S. includes disability, absence management, life, dental, vision, voluntary and stop-loss. For more information, please visit

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