In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

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The IHSS program is a government Medicaid program that assists older persons and adults with disabilities remain in their own homes by helping to pay for services such as:
- Housecleaning
- Meal preparation
- Laundry
- Grocery shopping
- Personal care services
- Accompaniment to medical appointments
- Protective supervision for the mentally impaired

*IHSS allows care receivers and their families to choose who to hire to provide services, including relatives or friends.

Website: 
http://www.cdss.ca.gov/In-Home-Supportive-Services
Phone: 

*see website for local contact information by county

Caregiver Eligibility: 

Anyone

Care Recipient Eligibility: 

-Must be a resident of California

-Must be 65+, OR, disabled or blind

-Must be Medicaid eligible

http://www.cdss.ca.gov/In-Home-Supportive-Services