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Sonoma County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority


The Sonoma County In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Public Authority is a non-County public legal entity, created by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on June 12, 2001. The two primary functions of the Public Authority are:

  1. to act as the "employer of record" for individual IHSS workers for the purposes of collective bargaining over wages, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment:
  2. to provide IHSS workers and consumers with the following services:
    1. Registry that recruits and provides background screening and general orientation to IHSS workers and potential workers who are interested in being referred to IHSS consumers;
    2. a referral service for IHSS consumers that provides a listing of potential workers that best match the requested needs;
    3. training assistance to increase the skills and knowledge of both IHSS workers and consumers.

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Michael Humphrey,
IHSS Public Authority Manager