November 19, 2020
One of the most powerful ways UDW helps caregivers and child care providers is by giving us a voice at the California State Capitol. When the pandemic caused a $54 billion dollar shortfall, Governor Newsom put out a budget with a 7 percent cut to IHSS hours, and a 10 percent cut to child care subsidies. That’s unacceptable—so UDW members went into action and we stopped the cuts from happening!
We also fought for:
We have many legislative priorities for next year that will help home care and child care providers and our families. Stay in touch with your local UDW office to find out ways you can get involved.
The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) will be implementing a change to the IHSS Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) system beginning July 1, 2023.
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