How to Become an IHSS Provider

Caregiver with Patient

Call Community Service Solutions if you need a provider or for any other questions.

Mono County Office:

Inyo County Office:


A provider is someone who takes care of a recipient under the IHSS Program (In Home Supportive Services). See below all requirements to become an IHSS provider.

You must complete all steps from SOC 426 within 90 days to become a provider. See below for forms and other documents. 

Step 1

  • Complete & sign the IHSS Program Provider Enrollment Form (SOC 426) and return it to CSS before you start your orientation. 

Step 2

Mono County

Step 3

  • Attend Provider Orientation with Community Service Solutions. Both Mono County or Inyo County offices are available.

  • Bring to Provider Orientation: 
    -Form of ID (drivers license, passport, state ID, or tribal ID card)
    -Social Security card or Birth certificate

Step 4

  • After completing the Provider Orientation, sign an IHSS Program Provider Enrollment Agreement (SOC 846)

Inyo county