Enhancing the IHSS Experience Since 1993
Our Vision is to maximize independent living and promote quality homecare services for IHSS recipients and providers in Alameda County.
We aim to give IHSS recipients a voice in how services are provided, to improve the availability and quality of IHSS, and to support services that enhance the lives of seniors and persons with disabilities who choose to live independently and with dignity in their own homes and community.
Did you know?
- The Public Authority provides services for IHSS recipients and providers in Alameda County
- Interpretation assistance is available on request for Public Authority services
- Public Authority services are provided at no cost to IHSS recipients and providers
What is IHSS?
IHSS is a state program administered by Alameda County. IHSS provides homecare assistance to eligible aged, blind or disabled individuals.
Please be aware that Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), masks and gloves, are available for IHSS Providers and Recipients at the IHSS Lobby located at 6955 Foothill Blvd, Ste 143 at Eastmont Wellness Center in Oakland. Our lobby is NOW OPEN to serve our community. Please be aware that social distancing regulations still apply and a limited number of people are allowed into the lobby at a time, but our hardworking staff are doing their very best to meet the needs of our commun
IHSS Providers - Are you preparing for Retirement?
CalSavers provides a Retirement Savings Program that makes workplace retirement savings possible for ALL Californians! New federal legislation ensures that more IHSS providers can save for retirement!
About In-Home Supportive Services
HSS is a statewide, County-administered program that pays providers to provide personal care, such as help with bathing and getting dressed, and household tasks such as cooking, shopping and housecleaning, for low income seniors and people with disabilities. Residents of Alameda County can call (510) 577-1800 to see if they meet the income and disability requirements to apply for IHSS.
Training & Education Opportunities for Providers
Benefits of Training: Training increases your changes of being hired. You will learn new skills that IHSS recipients need and look for when choosing a provider. Questions about Training Classes? Call (510) 577-3554 or email: email@example.com
Provider Health Insurance
The Public Authority offers eligible providers a low-cost health plan that includes medical, dental and vision coverage. For more information and to request an application, call our Health Benefits Specialists at: (510) 577-3551
Join the Provider Registry
Being a provider requires no prior experience, only dedication to those in need, while offering flexibility and rewarding relationships.