Keeping you up-to-date on all the latest news and information from the IHSS Public Authority of Marin. Please visit our FaceBook page for more updates and resources available for you.
09/01/2020: UPDATED HOURS
New Providers Orientations: Wednesdays and Thursdays: 1:30 – 2:30 pm at Room 1018 (no orientations on the 5th week of the month, whenever the month has 5 weeks) PPE Distribution: Mondays and Tuesdays: 3:00 – 4:00 pm at Room 1018 (or by appointment).
05/07/2020: On-Call Registry
PA Marin in conjunction with the County’s Aging and Adult Services division is now offering On-Call Registry (OCR) services. OCR will serve IHSS recipients who need an emergent, temporary back-up provider when their regular provider unexpectedly does not arrive at their home for reasons that are beyond the recipient’s control. For more information about OCR, […]
When can I get my SHOT?February 18, 2021
When can I get my SHOT? Are you a Marin County resident and want to be notified when you can get the COVID-19 vaccine? Answer a few simple questions to be subscribed to receive email or text notifications when your turn has arrived. #ThisIsOurShotMarin #GetVaccinatedMarin https://marincountyhc.jotform.com/210187732830049 ¿Cuándo puedo recibir mi vacuna? ¿Es usted residente del […]
Marin County health care workers now have two options to get a COVID-19 vaccineJanuary 20, 2021
Marin County health care workers now have two options to get a COVID-19 vaccine and it is through Kaiser Permanente or Marin Public Health. Please see the flyer for more detail! If you are a qualified IHSS caregiver and do not have access to your paystubs, please give PA Marin a call at 415-499-1024 or […]
The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is an organization that hosts food banks to help support the community.July 29, 2020
The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is an organization that hosts food banks to help support the community. Like many organizations during this pandemic, they had to pivot their programming. However, in an effort to continue to support those who live in Marin County, who are food insecure, they have added Northgate Mall as a pop […]
As you already know, Electronic Time Sheets are required for all IHSS ProvidersJuly 6, 2020
As you already know, Electronic Time Sheets are required for all IHSS Providers. The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has scheduled several webinars regarding Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) changes to the Electronic Services Portal (ESP) and the Telephone Timesheet System (TTS). These informational sessions will review how to enter EVV time and how to […]
Great Plates, a non-profit organization, funded by FEMAMay 18, 2020
Great Plates, a non-profit organization, funded by FEMA, State of CA and County of Marin, is currently offering qualified older adults up to three free restaurant meals a day delivered to their home. Check out the flyer for the criterion to see if you qualify. Please call 415-456-9073 between 8am-5pm any day of the week […]
Marin county is offering free COVID-19 testing for all essential workers.May 13, 2020
Marin county is offering free COVID-19 testing for all essential workers. If you are interested, please schedule an appointment online at https://lhi.care/covidtesting or by phone at 1-888-634-1123.
IHSS ProvidersApril 24, 2020
IHSS PROVIDERS: As part of the Families First CoronaVirus Response Act, the Federal Government has authorized 80 hours of paid sick leave for IHSS care providers that work 40 hours or more a week, and for those that work less than 40 hours a week, they will be entitled to the average number of hours […]
IHSS ProvidersApril 7, 2020
IHSS Providers: As I am sure you are aware of by now, it is a Federal requirement that all IHSS providers register electronically as a condition of employment before June 2020. Please watch this video on how to register! If you have any questions or need further assistance, please call 1-866-376-7066.
As the county and country continue to face the public health threat and restrictions of COVID-19April 6, 2020
As the county and country continue to face the public health threat and restrictions of COVID-19, Marin County Health and Human Services is collaborating with several local agencies to expand safe access to healthy food for those in need and to increase community awareness and access of existing food resources. To identify a variety of […]
HELP WITH RENTApril 2, 2020
(HELP WITH RENT) Dear IHSS providers, a new Emergency Rental Assistance Program is being launched by the Marin’s community partners. Public Authority wants to share with you the link to the website with the pertinent information: https://housingfirst.marinhhs.org/emergency-rental-assistance-program?fbclid=IwAR0gQib-jO68mU1L8thhF0ZL5i1kGWXHAPYoKba6NU87WOyOyJ6377nFYT0 (AYUDA CON EL ALQUILER) Estimados proveedores de IHSS, las agencias comunitarias de Marin estan lanzando un nuevo Programa […]
ATTENTION PROSPECTIVE CARE PROVIDERSMarch 30, 2020
ATTENTION PROSPECTIVE CARE PROVIDERS: In an effort to protect our staff and other prospective care providers during these stressful and confusing times, we ask that you follow these guidelines when you’re going to the office to sign paperwork: If your care recipient is not approved yet, please wait to sign paperwork as we need to […]
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTMarch 26, 2020
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The County of Marin is offering EMERGENCY CHILDCARE to IHSS Care Providers during this Shelter-in-Place ordinance! If you are in need of these services, please fill out the following electronic form and see if you qualify! Limited slots available! English: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScSpxFkOyvrMXguxLR9Ui7jUgy0-RF6fKfGGqx04aJPFg-zPA/viewform AVISO IMPORTANTE: El Condado de Marín está ofreciendo SERVICIOS DE GUARDERIA DE […]
In the middle of this crisis caused by the COVID-19March 25, 2020
In the middle of this crisis caused by the COVID-19, the health and safety of our recipients, care providers and staff are our highest priority. Until further notice, large group orientations are canceled. Providers are still required to make an appointment and complete the enrollment process at our offices. Please go to the bottom of […]
First and foremost, thank you so much to our dedicated IHSS care providersMarch 24, 2020
First and foremost, thank you so much to our dedicated IHSS care providers who continue to provide for our recipients during these confusing and trying times. We appreciate you all so much. We are aware of that people are getting pulled over by police officers and understand that this can be extremely stressful. In the […]
In-Home Supportive Service care providers are essential workersMarch 23, 2020
In-Home Supportive Service care providers are essential workers and should continue providing care for their client, as long as both the care provider and client have not tested positive for #COVID-19 and do not have symptoms, like a fever, cough, or shortness of breath.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM PA MARINMarch 19, 2020
(IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM PA MARIN): We understand that these are difficult times for the population that we serve as well as for us in-home care providers. Remember that our work is considered “essential service”, which means that unless we are sick or with symptoms, we must show up to work. This also applies to providers […]
Clarification from IHSS PA MARINMarch 18, 2020
Clarification from IHSS PA MARIN: As we all are mandated to stay home under the Shelter in Place ordinance, it is important to clarify a couple of things: 1) In-Home Care is considered “essential service”, which makes care providers EXEMPT from this order. 2) Remember that the recipient is your employer. Please communicate with them […]
The health and safety of our recipients, care providers and staff are our highest priority.March 17, 2020
The health and safety of our recipients, care providers and staff are our highest priority. Unfortunately, that means that we will be canceling all large group orientations, trainings and drop in sessions. However, we will have small groups and one-on-one orientations at the discretion of the staff. If you have any questions, please give us […]
Please practice good hygiene, be safe, and stay healthy. We’re all in this together!March 16, 2020
With the recent “Shelter at Place” order in effective starting March 17, which includes Marin county, we urge everyone to practice social distancing regardless if you are sick or not so that we can prevent the further spread of COVID-19. Only in extreme cases of necessity like seeking medical attention or grocery shopping should you […]
See updated information on the coronavirusMarch 12, 2020
Visit: https://www.marinhhs.org/coronavirus. Public Authority of Marin wants to echo the recommendation of the Marin County Public Health to mitigate the harm from catching an infection, including the new coronavirus: Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Avoid […]
Protect yourself and others from the coronavirusMarch 6, 2020
Public Authority of Marin wants to echo the recommendation of the Marin County Public Health to mitigate the harm from catching an infection, including the new coronavirus: Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Avoid touching your […]
Public Authority Registry is accepting applicationsAugust 17, 2019
The Public Authority of Marin is currently accepting any new applications to the Care Provider Registry. Apply here now!