Please visit our FAQs to find responses to frequently asked questions.
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:
Please visit our FAQ for information about recipients, providers, and IHSS Public Authority.
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.
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.
Please feel free to send us an email or leave us a voice message. We will forward any documents you need via email and/or USPS mail.
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