Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services in Yolo County

Call us at 1-800-630-2224 or 530-661-2676


Wages & Benefit

The IHSS wages in Yolo County are currently $11.02/hr.

Once you have been hired by a consumer and have notified IHSS, you will be required to obtain a Department of Justice background check and attend an orientation session. DO NOT begin working for a client until they have recived a Notice of Action authorizing them for services from an IHSS Social Worker. You will not be paid for any time worked prior to a case's authorization.

Timesheets

Some IHSS consumers must pay a “share of cost”, meaning that the consumer pays you each month for a certain number of hours before the IHSS program pays for any further hours. The consumer is usually expected to pay you by the end of the pay period for any share of cost due for hours worked during that pay period. These share of cost hours will be listed on the timesheet. Share of cost hours are paid at the same rate as regular IHSS hours. Social Security and other required taxes are withheld from your check.

An IHSS provider receives a paycheck approximately 10 days after the IHSS payroll department receives the timesheet. If you have not received a paycheck after the 10-day processing period, please contact IHSS payroll at (916) 375-6239.

Benefits

Medical, Vision and Dental Benefits

Benefits for Yolo County providers are currently capped at 180 coverages. The County encourages newly eligible providers to enroll in Covered California to obtain health care. For further information regarding benefits contact Evan Wyatt at the Public Authority - (530) 661-2676" in the Medical, Vision and Dental Benefits section.

Union Dues/Fair Share

IHSS providers may choose whether or not to join the Service Employees International Union - Home Care Workers West (SEIU-UHW-West). If a provider completes and returns the Membership Application, dues will be deducted from their paychecks after they have worked and been paid for at least 15 hours per month.

If you have any questions about the Union, dues, fair share, or COPE contributions, please contact:
SEIU UHW West
(510) 869-2231
560 Thomas L. Berkeley Way
Oakland, CA 94612
www.seiu-uhw.org

Other Deductions

Deductions are made from your paycheck to cover Social Security and State Disability Insurance benefits.

Social Security (called FICA) is deducted and paid to the US government to provide retirement income and payments to you and your dependents if you are eligible due to being disabled and unable to work. There is no Social Security deduction if you are the parent of the consumer or if you earn less than $1,000 in a year as an IHSS provider.

There is also a deduction for State Disability Insurance, which may provide benefits for up to 12 months if you are disabled and unable to work due to injury on the job. Unemployment Insurance and Worker’s Compensation Insurance are provided by the state, if you become unemployed or are injured on the job and meet requirements. If you are injured on the job, you must immediately contact IHSS Payroll at (530) 661-2955 to obtain the required workers compensation paperwork and let the worker and the PA know your consumer may need another provider during your recovery. For information about Unemployment Insurance call 1-800-300-5616.