You must be: Aged (65 or older), Blind or Disabled (must have a disability that will last for more then one year or end in death).
You must physically live in the US, California and Fresno County: If you are a California resident, but do not live in Fresno County: Find your County IHSS Office.
You must live at home or in an abode of your own choosing. Hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities and residential care homes do not meet the IHSS "own home" requirements. If you are going to be discharged from a medical facility and would like IHSS, let us know when you call to apply.
You must meet low-income financial requirements by either qualifying for Medi-Cal (income based) or receive Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP).
You must have functional limitations that prevent you from caring for yourself.
You must be able to remain safely at home with IHSS provided.
You must provide IHSS with a Health Care Certification form filled out by your physician.