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Direct Deposit is Available for You
What is Direct Deposit?

Beginning July 1, 2022, all In-Home Supportive Services care providers will receive their paychecks via Direct Deposit.

  • With Direct Deposit, your IHSS paycheck is deposited directly into your checking or savings account, or onto a pay card of your choice, instead of being mailed to you through the U.S. Post Office.
  • What are some advantages of using Direct Deposit?
    • You can receive your paycheck faster
    • You no longer need to worry about your paper paycheck being lost or stolen
    • You no longer need to wait for a paper paycheck to be mailed to you, your IHSS/WPCS paycheck will be deposited directly into your bank account



There are two ways to enroll for Direct Deposit:


1. Fill Out and Mail the SOC 829 Form

To Get the SOC 829 Form click here
Call (866) 376-7066, option #2 to request the SOC 829 Form be mailed to you

Fill out the form and send it to the address printed on the form.:

2. Online Enrollment

You must be registered on the IHSS Website
Log into your account on the IHSS Website, select the Direct Deposit option in the Menu on the top of the screen and follow the easy steps

For more information on Direct Deposit:

  • Access the CDSS website here , or

  • Contact the Provider Direct Deposit Help Desk at (866) 376-7066, select option #2.