Become an IHSS Provider

Steps to become a Provider

  1. 1

    Complete online enrollment

    If you're a former IHSS Provider, call (415) 557-6200 or email ihsspaymentunits@sfgov.org to find out if your provider status is still active.
     

    • Create an account and write down your username, password, and answers to the security questions. All three are case-sensitive and must be re-entered to watch the videos.
    • Watch the mandatory videos.
    • Schedule an orientation appointment. 
    • For enrollment help, call us at  (415) 557-6200.

    Start Enrollment

  2. 2

    Attend 2-hour, group Orientation in San Francisco

    Arrive 15 minutes early for your Orientation appointment at 77 Otis Street with:
     

    • Valid State or U.S. Government-issued photo ID
    • Original Social Security Card
    • A Work Authorization (Required only if your Social Security card states "Valid for work only with DHS or INS authorization")
    • Completed Provider Enrollment Packet (including SOC 426A). Complete the packet with your IHSS Recipient, if you know the Recipient): English | Español | 中文 | русский | Filipino | Tiếng Việt
  3. 3

    Get background check

    Schedule a LiveScan fingerprinting appointment with the San Francisco IHSS Public Authority.

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