"Generic Services" are publicly funded programs that are available to all members of the community who meet the eligibility critera for the program. At age 18,an adult may apply for these programs on their own behalf. Many adults served by the regional center qualify for the following programs, available in all counties served by Tri-Counties Regional Center.
In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) provides homemaker services for those needing assistance in performing household work.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a cash benefit program for those with limited income. Anyone eligible for SSI automatically also receives MediCal benefits.
MediCal offers health care insurance for low-income individuals who meet eligbility criteria for the program. Any person receiving SSI does not need to also apply for the MediCal program.