In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC,  LIMITED IN-PERSON SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.  PLEASE MAIL, FAX OR EMAIL PAPERWORK TO THE FOLLOWING:

Mail:  101 Cirby Hills Drive, Roseville CA 95678

Fax:  916-787-8922 or 530-886-3690

Email IHSS@placer.ca.gov or PublicAuthority@placer.ca.gov 

Are you a current Placer County IHSS Provider or Recipient? If so, we have a limited supply of Personal Protective Equipment – PPE (masks/gloves) for you!

If you would like to receive free PPE:

For the quickest response please email the IHSS/PA Call Center at   IHSS@placer.ca.gov to submit your request. Make sure to include your name, the mailing address where you would like the PPE to be sent, your mask size and glove size (small, medium, or large) and your IHSS case number or provider number -- leaving out any of this information will delay the processing of your request.

If you are unable to utilize email, you can also call the IHSS/PA Call Center to submit your request at 530-889-7115. Make sure to include all of the above information in your voicemail.

If you are receiving county-provided PPE or if you have your own PPE that  you are utilizing, click the link below to see a demonstration on how to properly put on and remove the PPE:

https://www.cdc.gov/hai/pdfs/ppe/ppe-sequence.pdf

For more information regarding caregiving during this challenging time, CareAcademy has released a FREE COVID-19 Certification Class that prepares direct care workers to perform critical frontline work. With this self-study class, gain relevant, reliable information about the virus and learn how to care for yourself and your recipients amidst the COVID-19 pandemic:

COVID-19: A Guide for Direct Care Workers

The In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program will help pay for services provided to you so that you can remain safely in your own home. To be eligible, you must be over 65 years of age, disabled, or blind. Disabled children are also potentially eligible for IHSS. IHSS is considered an alternative to out-of-home care, such as nursing homes or board and care facilities.

View the IHSS brochure (PDF) for more information. The types of services which can be authorized through IHSS include:

  • Accompaniment to medical appointments
  • Grocery shopping
  • Housecleaning
  • Laundry
  • Meal preparation
  • Personal care services (such as bowel and bladder care, bathing, grooming, and paramedical services)
  • Protective supervision for the mentally impaired

Important COVID19 Information

COVID19 Letter to Recipients

COVID19 Letter to Providers

  1. Apply
  2. Eligibility
  3. Becoming a Provider

To apply for In-Home Supportive Services, please complete the application (PDF) and first page of the Health Certification (PDF). Your Licensed Health Care Professional (LHCP) will need to complete the second page of the Health Certification. Fax them to 916-787-8922, ATTN: IHSS Intake and call the Placer County Adult Intake number at 916-787-8860 or toll free at 888-886-5401.

Please note that due to the COVID-19 Office Closure paperwork must be mailed or faxed in.  Thank you.

Report Public Assistance Fraud

To Report Public Assistance Fraud, including IHSS, please call 916-784-6180.