Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


CSUF has partnered with MyLifeMatters by Empathia to offer faculty, staff and their households’ individual assistance and support service designed to help them cope with personal challenges that may adversely affect their lives, behavior, and/or performance. Most services are at no cost.


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The MyLifeMatters Care Center is staffed with professional prepared counselors 24/7, including weekends and holidays. Drop-in calls are attended to immediately.


MyLifeMatters by Empathia also provides assistance, workshops, and trainings for a wide range of topics, including:



Consultation with a Financial Counselor

  • Child Care Providers and Needs
  • Budgeting
  • Elder Care Providers and Programs
  • Credit Report Review or Correction
  • Health and Wellness Resources
  • College or Retirement Planning
  • Pet Care Resources
  • Debt Management and Consolidation
  • Work/Life Resources
  • Mortgages and Other Financial Arrangements


If you have any questions about this program, please contact Alisha Brown, the University’s Employee Assistance Program Director at (657) 278-2824. The telephone number and password to Empathia can be found on the employee portal.


Employees may download a copy of their rights by logging into the member website and clicking on the "Combined Evidence of Coverage and Disclosure Rider" at the footer of the site. Members can also request a hard copy by writing to “Member Services: Empathia Pacific 5234 Chesebro Road, Suite 201, Agoura Hills, CA 91301.”


MyLifeMatters by Empathia Newsletters


Emotional Preparation for Retirement