Employee Assistance Program

LifeMatters is a free employee assistance program offered to California State University, Dominguez Hills. Eligible employees and any members of their household, including dependents living away from home, have 24-hour access to confidential services that support emotional well-being, safety and productivity in the workplace. 

Benefits include:

  • Short-term counseling receive three (3) sessions, for each problem.
  • Work/life resources for child and elder care information to assist with care options, financial concerns, and legal issues.
  • Financial consultation referral with a certified financial counselor for budgeting, credit report review or correction, mortgage and loan information, debt management and consolidation, college or retirement planning.
  • Legal consultation with an attorney for consumer law, traffic citations,​ family law, estate planning and other personal law issues.
  • Professional development 
  • Convenience resources for volunteer opportunities and pet care.
  • Critical incident stress management. 
  • Skills coaching for adjusting to change, stress reduction, resiliency, time management, assertiveness, conflict management, goal strategies, creativity, tact and responsiveness, communication and more. 
  • Healthy living services promoting health and wellness through a six (6) week telephonic Tobacco Cessation Program or a Baby Welcome Program for expectant mothers to receive a voucher for a free diaper bag and sample newborn products. 
  • Online self-assessments for adaptation to change, alcohol and drug abuse, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, gambling, nicotine addiction, obsessive-compulsive behavior, post-traumatic stress disorder, relationships and stress.

For more information, please visit theLife Matters Website, Employee Code: dhtoros. You can also contact Life Matters 24/7 at 1-800-367-7474. Note EAP LifeMatters services is for stateside employees only.

Please call Payroll Services and Benefits at (310)243-3769 for additional questions on LifeMatters.

Empathia Telehealth Rider

Specialized Health Care Service Plan Contract Amendatory Rider for AB 457 and the Combined Evidence of Coverage and Disclosure Form Amendatory Rider for AB 457

  • All covered members (employees) may download this rider by logging into https://members2.mylifematters.com/portal/welcome/sso the member website and clicking on the "Combined Evidence of Coverage and Disclosure Rider" at the footer of the site to ensure they are provided with timely notice of their rights. You may also request a hard copy by writing to “Member Services: Empathia Pacific 5234 Chesebro Road, Suite 201, Agoura Hills, CA 91301.”



LifeMatters 2022 Upcoming Webinars

EAP Orientation
January 19 at 1pm-2pm PST

Eat Right, Live Well
February 16 at 10am-11am PST

Managing Multiple Priorities
March 16 at 1pm-2pm PST

April 26 at 10am-11am PST

Pathways to Healing Self and Others
May 18 at 1pm-2pm PS

First Aid Kit for the Mind
June 8 at 2pm-3pm PST
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Transition to Retirement
July 13 at 2pm-3pm PST
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Elder Care: Practical Tips & Resources for Caregivers
August 10th at 10am PST
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Living to Work or Working to Live: Finding Life Balance
September 14 at 1pm-2pm PST
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Happy (Affordable) Holidays
October 19 at 10am-11am PST
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Holiday Stress
November 16 at 10am-11am PST
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Click here to download the schedule.

Current LifeMatters by Empathia Promotions