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The Registry’s primary goal
is to assist IHSS Consumer to hire Individual Providers (IPs) in a
timely manner. The Registry is a customized database that matches the
needs of the IHSS Consumer with Registry Providers. The registry staff
will determine if a “match” was made or if the Consumer requires further
assistance with hiring a Provider. The Imperial County Public Authority
Registry allows us to refer pre-screened providers that match the needs
of IHSS clients looking to hire. The Registry does not directly hire or
guarantee hire. Participation in the Imperial County IHSS Public
Authority Registry is voluntary and is not a requirement to receive
In-Home Supportive Services benefits. The Registry is a no-cost
referral service limited to IHSS clients. You may reach us at
(760)337-7822 or (760) 337-6851.
How to become a Registry Provider?
If you would like to be considered to form part of the registry, you
must meet all of the following requirements:
Complete and submit an application by the
given deadline when accepting applications. All incomplete
applications including those with missing documentation as
requested may be discarded without notice.
Must have at least one (1) year
experience as a caregiver and or a degree/certification in a
health related field. If applies, submit copy of degree or
certificate with your application.
Must submit four (4) references and pass
reference check with good status. References include two (2)
nonrelatives personal references and two (2) from previous
Must submit a valid driver’s license or
other US government-issued photo identification with your
Provide proof of a current auto insurance
policy that includes liability and valid Driver’s license if
providing transportation with your application.
Must submit to a California Department of
Justice (DOJ) live scan and pass the criminal background
check as specified in W&IC Sections 12305.81 and 12305.87.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide payment
for their own live scan.
Beginning July 1, 2013, attendance to an
IHSS Public Authority Registry orientation is mandatory for
all new IHSS Public Authority Registry Providers. Only after
your application is approved with documentation provided and
you pass the criminal background and personal reference
check, you will be invited to attend a session to complete