How IHSS Works

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) is the largest publicly-funded home care program in the United States. IHSS helps to pay for services to eligible aged, blind and disabled individuals who are unable to remain safely in their own homes without assistance. Disabled children are also potentially eligible for IHSS. IHSS is an alternative to out-of-home care such as skilled nursing facilities, assisted living or board and care facilities.

What kind of help is available?

IHSS covers the most common activities of daily living needed by those with disabilities. The different chores are assessed according to the needs of the individual. They may include, but are not limited to:

Light House Keeping

Meal preparation and clean up


Grooming & Bathing

Dressing assistance


To apply for IHSS Services please call: 925-229-8434