In-Home Supportive Services

The IHSS Program is a federal, state and locally funded program designed to help pay for services provided to you so that you can remain safely in your own home. You may be eligible if you are 65 years of age, disabled, or blind. Disabled children are also eligible for IHSS.
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You May Be Eligible For IHSS If You:

  • Are a current recipient of Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP); or
  • You meet all the eligibility criteria for SSI/SSP except that your income is in excess of the SSI/SSP income levels; or
  • You meet all the eligibility criteria for SSI/SSP, including income, but do not receive SSI/SSP; or
  • You are a Medi-Cal recipient who meets SSI/SSP disability criteria.