In-Home Supportive Services
A long-term advocate of California’s In Home Supportive Services Program, NSCLC seeks to preserve and improve the IHSS program, especially for those with limited English proficiency.
Oster v. Lightbourne, Ninth Circuit, California, is a class action lawsuit that challenges the state of California’s budget-related cuts to the IHSS. To read more about this case, click here.
- California’s IHSS Program: Resources for Advocates
Helpful list of resources for advocates, including statutues, regulations and many resources. Read IHSS Resources for Advocates.
- IHSS Budget Cuts Training
(October 26, 2009) IHSS Budget Cuts Training PowerPoint
- All County Letter on Federal IHSS Lawsuit
The California Department of Social Services has issued a new ACL to tell the counties how to halt the cutoffs.
Read the All County Letter on IHSS
- Judge Halts Cuts to In-Home Supportive Services
On October 19, 2009, U.S. District Court Judge Claudia Wilken ruled that the state cannot go forward on November 1 with its planned cuts of In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) to an estimated 130,000 Californians because of the substantial harm, damage...
- IHSS – Information on Share of Cost Cuts 10/01/09
Consumer information on how to appeal IHSS share of cost cuts, prepared by Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. Click here to read.
- IHSS LEP Population Statistics
This response to a public records request from DSS shows IHSS LEP statistics statewide as of Oct. 2008.
- Federal Lawsuit Filed to Stop Cuts in Homecare to 130,000 Californians
Seniors, people with disabilities who rely on IHSS Services face a humanitarian disaster, say advocates
San Francisco, CA – Advocates for seniors and people with disabilities on October 1, 2009 filed suit in federal court in Oakland to prevent im...