In Home Supportive Services


In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority for Providers, is the employer of record, and provides services that support a positive and productive relationship between recipient and provider.


In-Home Supportive Services Program for Recipients helps the elderly and disabled to remain at home when they are not able to fully care for themselves by paying for a variety of services including domestic and personal care.


IHSS Public Authority Advisory Commission is a volunteer advisory board which meets to make IHSS program recommendations to the Board of Supervisors. Meetings are open to the public.

What's New

Looking for an IHSS Caregiver?

Find the right caregiver for you when you attend the Caregiver Cafe!

Are you interested in getting paid to help others?

If you are interested in becoming employed as an IHSS Caregiver, attend our One Stop Enrollment at the Caregiver Cafe!

Free Training!

Improve your caregiving skills! Go to the Del Mar Caregiver Resource Center to view and register for classes or call (831) 459-6639.

Timesheet Training

Visit the CDSS IHSS Provider Resource page for webinars and information on how to complete your paper or electronic timesheet.

Provider Enrollment

Visit the Independent Provider Enrollment Center for Santa Cruz and in Spanish.