IHSS Public Authority is the employer of record for
the IHAA Independent Providers (IPs) for the purposes
of negotiating wages, benefits and terms and conditions
of employment. The Public Authority is also responsible
for providing a registry to match IPs with IHSS consumers
who seek such assistance in finding a provider, screening
IPs, and training both the IPs and IHSS consumers.
County Board of Supervisors is the Governing Body of
the Public Authority. The Governing Body appoints an
Advisory Board that meets monthly. The IHSS Public Authority
contracts with Council on Again to provide management
support services to the Public Authority.
Public Authority is the employer of the IPS with respect
to negotiating wages and benefits. The County remains
the party responsible for determining the IHSS eligibility
and re-certification, hours determination, etc. The
IHSS consumer remains the employer with respect to hiring,
firing, and supervising their independent provider.
Senior Information & Assistance
1-800-510-2020 (in county only)
persons need services but do not know where to turn
to receive them. Information and assistance is provided
by Council On Aging and offers a a needs assessment
and information on available services.
are made for services when necessary and clients are
monitored to insure that services are received. Printed
resource material, directories and a handbook of services
are available. Training is also available on countywide
resources. Information presentations are made to interested
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