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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, […]

Donate Today!

November 24, 2021
With your support, we plan on utilizing your donations in the following manner: Incentivize providers for referring others to become IHSS caregivers since we are facing a shortage of available care providers. Incentivize providers to complete caregiver trainings Provide additional financial support for transportation costs Provide donations to caregivers for anniversaries, Caregiver of The Quarter […]

Union Negotiations Contract

November 5, 2021
This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU or Agreement) is entered into by the In- Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Public Authority of Marin (Authority or Public Authority) and the Service Employees International Union, Local 2015 (Union). Please review the memorandum for more detail. Marin IHSS – SEIU 2015 MOU 2021-2023

Hiring a Support Services Coordinator!

We are hiring a full-time bilingual (Spanish) Support Services Coordinator position at The Public Authority of Marin. The Support Services Coordinator would develop and implement a coaching/Mentorship Pilot Program targeting isolated In-Home Supportive Services recipients that due to a mental or physical impediment are not able to navigate the complicated IHSS system. Currently, the IHSS […]

COVID Vaccine Presentation 10/28

October 26, 2021
PA Marin and Marin Health and Human Services are partnering up to host a webinar on the importance of the COVID-19 Vaccination presented by Dr. Lael C. Duncan. It will be held on Thursday 10/28 at 530pm! Please join us in getting more factual information on what the vaccine is all about and why we […]

10 Facts about Domestic Violence

October 8, 2021
NO ONE IS IMMUNE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Gender-based violence impacts the lives of countless women and their families across the United States. Women and girls of all ages, income levels, racial and ethnic communities, sexual orientations, and religious affiliations experience violence in the form of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, trafficking and stalking. 10 […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month free courses

October 7, 2021
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. We are part of the largest network of domestic and sexual violence services providers in the United States. Join us this October for a series of webinars and events we’re […]

Free Flu and COVID Vaccine at Northgate Mall

October 5, 2021
Marin County Public Health is partnering with Safeway to offer free flu and COVID-19 boosters for residents >75 years old at the Northgate Mall. Walk-ins are welcome. Free Flu & COVID-19 Vaccines For people aged 75 or older Northgate Mall East Entrance Tues & Wed: 1pm – 7pm (starting Wed., Sept. 29th) Thurs – Sat: […]

Home Care Aid Basics course

September 16, 2021
Looking to freshen up your care giving skills? Well we’ve got a course for you! The Home Care Aide Basics course will provide you with the basics you need to know to be a home care aid, have expert guest speakers in the field, a job fair with potential employers, and a certificate of participation. […]

Future of Housing and Climate Change Meeting with County of Marin

September 15, 2021
Join the County of Marin for an interactive online, solution-oriented, community meeting to discuss how we can shop the future of housing and plan for climate change in our communities. It will be on Wednesday Sept 22, 2021 6-8PM. Register to attend at https://tinyurl.com/MarinHousingandSafetyRSVP. For more information, please see flyer attached.

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine FDA Approved

September 2, 2021
There might have been some concerns about the quality and safety of the COVID-19 vaccines. However, the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines have received FDA approval! This is a huge milestone for beating this pandemic. If you haven’t done so already, please schedule your vaccine shots! Please refer to previous posts for vaccine locations. https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-approves-first-covid-19-vaccine?fbclid=IwAR0Ala24s7PXJ37VAxdd_fNbfYMaHQ-XamMKSzvNCyM85cpDYAmzIal5lBE

Marin County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

August 31, 2021
Marin County is also offering an Emergency Rental Assistance Program for Marin city residents who need help paying for rent and/or utilities. If you are interested in getting their assistance, feel out their interest form at tinyurl.com/marincityrentalassistance or call 415-332-1441. They also offer virtual/in-person assistance by appointments as needed on Mondays and Wednesdays. Please check […]

Emergency Rental Assistance with North Marin Community Services

The North Marin City Community Services District is offering emergency rental assistance for people who are facing financial hardships. They have case managers and rental assistance programs that can help you! Their drop in hours are Monday and Thursday 2-5PM. They’re also offering Virtual/In Person appointments Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Please check out the flyer for more […]

3rd COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot Available

August 27, 2021
The third COVID-19 Vaccine booster shot is available for the severely immunocompromised people who have completed a Pfizer or Moderna vaccination series more than 28 days ago and have one of the following reasons listed on the flyer attached. If you are eligible, you can go to Marin Center Exhibit Hall on Saturday August 28, […]

Appreciating the Caregiver series in Spanish

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Alzheimer’s Association is presenting the series: Appreciating the Caregiver. This virtual program is free and will be presented via Zoom in Spanish. There will be three parts on Fridays 9/10, 9/17 and 9/24 from 10am – 12pm. You can scan the flyer’s QR code to register or click […]

COVID-19 Testing at Canal Alliance

August 24, 2021
This is a reminder to get your COVID-19 vaccinations now if you haven’t already! If you’re not vaccinated or have been exposed to covid-19, you should get tested regularly. Testing is fast and FREE. Come to Canal Alliance at 91 Larkspur St, San Rafael, CA on Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-7pm or Saturdays 9-4pm. Please refer […]

Marin Housing Authority Waitlist Opening 2021

August 11, 2021
The Marin Housing Authority is opening the Public Housing waitlist for AMP1 Multi-Family House. You can submit a pre-applicattion to be entered into the waitlist by visiting www.apply.marinhousing.org by August 30, 2021 at 5PM PST. Refer to the flyer for more information.

Eviction Moratorium Extension

July 8, 2021
Eviction Moratorium Extension, the statewide COVID-19 eviction protection for renters, has been extended until September 31, 2021. For more information, please check out the flyer attached and check out the website. https://www.marincounty.org/…/covid-19-renter…

Updates to the Public Charge Rule

June 15, 2021
Exciting news! There has been some updates to the public charge decision. If you are applying for orr getting CalFresh, it does not affect the immigration status for you or your family. You can still get a green card and become a US Citizen. For more information about applying for CalFresh, please call 1-877-847-3663 or […]

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 vaccine

January 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 Providers

July 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 FEMA

May 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 Providers

April 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 Providers

April 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-19

April 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 RENT

April 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 PROVIDERS

March 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 […]

In the middle of this crisis caused by the COVID-19

March 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 providers

March 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 workers

March 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 MARIN

March 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 MARIN

March 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 coronavirus

March 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 coronavirus

March 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 applications

August 17, 2019
The Public Authority of Marin is currently accepting any new applications to the Care Provider Registry. Apply here now!