In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

The IHSS Program provides assistance to eligible aged, blind and disabled individuals who are unable to remain safely in their own homes without this assistance. It is an alternative to out of home care, such as skilled nursing or board and care.

Requirements


The person applying for IHSS must live in their own home, which means the place in which the individual chooses to reside. This does not include:
  • An acute hospital
  • Board and care
  • Intermediate care
  • Skilled nursing