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IHSS Provider Registry


Frequently Asked Questions

How much do you pay?

As of January 2022, IHSS providers are paid $17.70 per hour and $26.05 for overtime (overtime limits apply). 

Who will be my employer?

The IHSS consumer is the employer. The Public Authority Registry refer providers’ names to IHSS consumers who are looking to hire a homecare provider. The Public Authority is handles your payroll.

Will you train me?

We offer free, voluntary workshops to help you learn homecare skills. For more information, visit our Online Caregiving Workshops.

We will also reimburse you up to $400 per fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) to take classes and attend conferences. The class has to be preapproved, see the instructions on the applications: Job Development Application (English) Job Development Application (Spanish)

For more information, contact Stacy Goldsby at (650) 241-5874 or

Will I be eligible for Benefits?

Yes, if you meet the eligibility criteria. Visit our Benefits page for more information.

Do I get paid vacation and sick time, or holidays off?

We do not offer paid vacation or holidays. IHSS providers currently working became eligible to receive Paid sick leave hours on July 1, 2018. Use this Paid Sick Leave Form and submit to the address on the back of the form if you wish to utilize these hours.