IHSS Public Authority

Thank you for visiting the IHSS Public Authority Website.

Please visit our FAQs to find responses to frequently asked questions. ​​​

About Us

IHSS Public Authority assists recipients and providers within the IHSS program. Public Authority works closely with Sacramento County IHSS, but we are a separate entity.

Public Authority services include:

  • Provider Enrollment
  • Provider Registry
  • Provider and Recipient Education
  • Advisory Committee

Please visit our FAQ for information about recipients, providers, and IHSS Public Authority.​

Getting Started

Individuals approved to receive In-Home Supportive Services are Recipients.  To apply for IHSS please contact Sacramento County IHSS at 916-874-9471.

Individuals that provide caregiving services to recipients are Providers. If you are already caring for a family member and need to apply to become a provider, please visit Provider Enrollment​.

Covid-Related Information​

  • IHSS and WPCS Providers are essential workers and should continue providing services to their Recipients.  For proof of being an essential worker, print out the pay stub or pay history available in the Electronic Services Portal.  Additional information regarding essential worker can be found on the California COVID ​webpage.​

  • For everyone's safety, please review guidance on Personal Protective Equipment usage during the COVID pandemic. California Department of Public Health.

  • COVID-19 vaccine information is available on Sacramento County's COVID info webpage.​

For Your Information



IHSS Caregiver Registry

Provider Enrollment

Provider Enrollment

Provider Enrollment



Education Opportunities offered by IHSS