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Provider Enrollment
How to enroll as an In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Provider


How do I become a provider for an IHSS client?

Contact your client’s IHSS Social Worker or the Public Authority to get an enrollment packet to enroll as a provider.

How long will it take me to enroll as a provider?

This depends on how quickly you take care of the requirements. Enrollment can be finished in as little as one week.  Get it done today so that you can be paid!

How do I enroll to be a provider?

Due to the COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place order, all in-office enrollments have been suspended. Please fill out all required paperwork in the enrollment packet.

Please make sure to include:

  • A copy of a valid non-expired, government issued ID (e.g., state ID, driver’s license, passport)
  • A copy of an original Social Security Card
  • Mail your enrollment packet to the Public Authority at IHSS, P.O. Box 5892, San Mateo CA 94402 or scan all documents and email to

For questions please call the Payroll and Enrollment Assistance Line at (844) 228-9632.