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.

ü 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?

ü You can receive your paycheck faster

ü You no longer need to worry about your paper paycheck being lost or stolen

ü 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

Download at www.cdss.ca.gov, or

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 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:

ü Access our website at http://www.cdss.ca.govto download the SOC 831Form, or

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