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Sonoma County In-Home Supportive Services

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS); sign-up eligible older adults and disabled persons, from children to seniors, for in-home care providers. They get help with day-to-day tasks they cannot do themselves through care that allows them to stay living safely at home rather than moving to a care facility. Learn more at the County of Sonoma Website.

Who is Eligible for IHSS In-Home Care?

Legal California residents of all ages who:

  • Live in their own homes or rent
  • need caregiver help to remain safely and independently at home
  • and (one of the following):
    • Receive full-scope Medi-Cal.
    • Meet the financial requirements for Medi-Cal (though do not have be receiving Medi-Cal).
    • Receive SSI / SSP benefits (Supplemental Security Income / State Supplementary Payment)

Find more eligibility information on the California Department of Social Services website.

How To Apply

(707) 565-5900, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.– 5 p.m.
Fax: (707) 565-5957

Anyone can call to refer a potential client for in-home care. People may call for themselves, or referrals can come from a neighbor, family member, hospital staff or other community organization. Completing the steps takes about 30 days:

  • Call (707) 565-5900 to make a referral.
  • The Initial Assessment Unit will describe what services IHSS offers.