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Human Services Agency of San Francisco
Department of Aging & Adult Services * Department of Human Services

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IHSS social workers determine home care service needs of older adults and individuals with disabilities who choose to remain safely in their homes.

Beginning JANUARY 1, 2015, IHSS Providers can get important new IHSS benefits!

 Click on the link for more information.  New IHSS Benefits

What Services Are Provided by IHSS?

IHSS pays for a wide variety of home-based services performed by home help workers, including:

  • Bathing
  • Grooming
  • Feeding
  • Dressing
  • Toilet assistance
  • Cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Washing dishes

Under direction of a licensed health care professional, IHSS can arrange for paramedical services, or provide transportation to and from medical and other necessary appointments.

Who Is Eligible for IHSS?

Residents of San Francisco who are living in their own home (not a board and care facility, nursing home, or hospital), are U.S. citizens, on Medi-Cal, and demonstrate functional needs for assistance with activities of daily living are eligible for IHSS.

Information for IHSS Providers and Recipient Family Members

Common questions for providers and family caregivers

ALL IHSS PROVIDERS WORKING FOR IHSS RECIPIENTS IN SAN FRANCISCO ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE IN PERSON ENROLLMENT AT 77 OTIS STREET. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DIRECTIONS AND DETAILS.

For More Information

In-Home Supportive Services

(415) 355-6700