Individualized Home Supports

Individualized Home Supports (IHS) Without Training

Individualized Home Supports (IHS) without training (formerly Personal Supports & Respite) is also known as the "traditional waivered service." PICS is the full-service employer (employer of record) of your chosen paid caregivers.

Representatives choose the workers they want to hire and maintain control of how workers provide services by scheduling hours and providing training and management. Representatives can view and print the necessary Worker’s forms to start the hiring process when they have found an individual they would like to hire.

IHS young woman with grandmotherIHS with PICS as the employer of records:

  • Background checks.
  • Administration of Worker’s Compensation and Unemployment Insurance.
  • Training materials for employees.
  • Administrative support with completing employment paperwork, processing payroll and reporting earnings to the state of Minnesota and the IRS.
  • Reimbursements for all approved expenses.
  • Timely reporting.
  • Compliance with 245D Basic Licensing Requirements.
“The staff is fantastic and go above and beyond to help us with any problems we encounter with our son’s services! So grateful to PICS staff!”
IHS Representative


Fees for IHS are dependent on the county of residence for the individual receiving services. Contact PICS for information on fees for your county.