Meet our Interns

Meet Our Interns! Posted on June 13, 2018

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Grand Opening

One Stop Resource Center Grand Opening Posted on May 14, 2018

Please join us in celebration of our new One-Stop Resource Center… Read More

Public Authority will host event for Re:Imagine End of Life Posted on April 1, 2018

Imagine End of Life is a week-long, City-wide collection of events exploring death and celebrating life through the arts, spirituality, health care and design taking place April 16-22, 2018.… Read More

Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Grant Update Posted on March 5, 2018

In August 2017, the Public Authority was awarded a grant through the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Grants Program.… Read More

Please Give a Warm Welcome to Our Newest Team Member... Posted on January 16, 2018

Alexandra (Lexi) Ortiz One Stop Center Resource Coordinator Lexi was born in Oakland and raised in San Ramon. She majored in Public Health at UC Berkeley. She spent time in college volunteerin… Read More

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Welcome to the New SFIHSSPA Website Posted on January 15, 2018

After many months, we're proud to introduce the new San Francisco IHSS Public Authority. It's a long time coming, but at least we feel with the 21st century!… Read More

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Rest In Peace Mayor Ed Lee Posted on December 20, 2017

Our thoughts are with the family of Mayor Ed Lee. He will be greatly missed as a staunch advocate for seniors and people with disabilities.… Read More

Please Join Us in Congratulating Our Executive Director, Kel Posted on November 21, 2017

Kelly Dearman has been selected to participate in the sixth cohort of the Practice Change Leaders Program. The 2018 class of Practice Change Leaders for Aging and Health were selected from a highly co… Read More

We Would Like To Introduce Two New Staff Members To SF IHSS Posted on October 24, 2017

Grace Cheng, Registry Counselor Grace was born in Hong Kong and has lived in Venezuela for 14 years. Currently, she is living with her husband and son in Fremont. She has a great passion for helping … Read More

PA Upcoming Events Posted on September 1, 2017

Two big events are coming up at the Public Authority. First, on September 12, Supervisor Aaron Peskin (District 3), Executive Director Kelly Dearman, (SF IHSS Public Authority) and Executive Director … Read More

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Public Authority Partners with Kaiser Permanente Posted on August 15, 2017

Through the Public Authority’s partner nonprofit, Thriving in Place, the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Grants Program awarded $15,000 to the Public Authority.… Read More

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PA Governing Body’s Latest Addition Posted on August 1, 2017

William (Bill) Pitts is the latest addition to the SF IHSS Public Authority Governing Body. Bill is a San Francisco resident who lives near the Church & Market area, and he brings a wealth of experien… Read More

Mentors, Home Care Providers and Their Roles Posted on June 30, 2017

The roles of mentor and home care provider are similar in one way (they provide support to IHSS consumers), but they are basically separate and distinct. Home care providers assist their IHSS consu… Read More

More Options for Consumers! Posted on May 1, 2017

The PA, Department of Aging & Adult Services (DAAS) and Homebridge have been working together to create the new Continuum of Choice and Support to ensure that multiple options within the IHSS system a… Read More

The Specialized Trainings for PA On-Call Providers Posted on March 30, 2017

The Public Authority, in collaboration with Homebridge, is now offering PA On-Call providers a series of specialized trainings designed to continue their home-care education, improve their skill sets … Read More

Searching For You! Posted on March 1, 2017

he PA is on the lookout for a lively, enthusiastic person to fill a seat on its Governing Body. The GB sets policy and oversees the activities of the PA. As a board member, you will have direct input … Read More


The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires people to have Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) health insurance. This includes coverage through the Healthy Workers program. Healthy Workers is a health insuran… Read More

New and Improved Newsletter Posted on January 4, 2017

There have been some changes to our usual format—be sure to check them out!… Read More