IHSS Direct Deposit

IHSS/WPCS Providers:

Direct Deposit is Available for You


What is Direct Deposit?

Direct Deposit is an optional way to receive your IHSS/WPCS paycheck.

·        With Direct Deposit, your IHSS paycheck is deposited directly into your checking or savings account, 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 into Direct Deposit:

1.  Fill Out and Mail the SOC 829 Form

Download it here:

SOC 829 – English                SOC 829 – Armenian

SOC 829 – Cambodian         SOC 829 – Chinese

SOC 829 – Farsi                    SOC 829 – Korean

SOC 829 – Russian              SOC 829 – Spanish

SOC 829 -  Tagalog              SOC 829 - Vietnamese




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


Fill out the form and send it to:


P.O. BOX 1697



2.  Online Enrollment


You must be registered on the State 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 CDSS' website at to download the SOC 831 Letter:

SOC 831 – English                SOC 831 – Armenian

SOC 831 – Cambodian         SOC 831 – Chinese

SOC 831 – Farsi                    SOC 831 – Korean

SOC 831 – Russian              SOC 831 – Spanish

SOC 831 - Tagalog               SOC 831 - Vietnamese 




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