IHSS Recipient and Provider Demographics and Statistics
IHSS provides services to an extremely diverse population. IHSS serves older adults and persons of any age who are physically disabled, developmentally disabled, mentally ill, or have severe cognitive difficulties such as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Any individual who meets income and resource requirements can qualify for IHSS as long as they have a distinct, permanent need for services.
As of April 2020, IHSS serves approximately 625,180 consumers throughout California’s 58 counties – from Alpine County with only 23 recipients to Los Angeles County with 231,361 recipients.