Community Outreach

Douglas County Social Services provides community outreach to ensure that all eligible residents are receiving services. Regardless of where the services are provided, the same documentation and verifications are required. 

Topaz Ranch Estates Community Center
Every Tuesday between 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

3939 Carter Way, TRE, Wellington

Every Tuesday afternoon, the Topaz Ranch Estates (TRE) satellite office operates out of the TRE Community Center located at 3939 Carter Way in TRE, Wellington. Serving primarily those residents from the southern end of the county, walk-ins are welcomed and encouraged.

Ranchos Sheriff's Substation
Every Thursday between 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

1281 Kimmerling Road, Unit #9, Gardnerville

Every Thursday afternoon, the Gardnerville Ranchos satellite office operates out of the Sheriff's Substation located at 1281 Kimmerling Road, Unit #9 in Gardnerville. Serving primarily those residents from the Gardnerville Ranchos area of the county, walk-ins are welcomed and encouraged.

Home Visit

When a resident is home-bound and in need of Social Services' assistance, a visit by a Case Manager can be requested to take place in the person's home.  Specific appointment times can be accommodated as needed and can be scheduled by contacting the main office directly at (775) 782-9825.

State of Nevada, Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Welfare and Supportive Services

The State of Nevada has provided a Family Services Specialist to assist Douglas County residents with processing their public assistance benefits.
No appointment is necessary. All locations are first come, first served:

Monday:     8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.) at Carson Valley Medical Center, Patient Registration, Gardnerville

Tuesday:     8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Douglas County Social Services, Minden
                             1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Topaz Ranch Estates Community Center, Wellington

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.) at Douglas County Social Services, Minden

Thursday:   8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. & 4:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.at Douglas County Social Services, Minden
                             1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Ranchos Sheriff's Substation, Gardnerville

Friday:         8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Carson Valley Medical Center, Patient Registration, Gardnerville
                             1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Washoe Tribe, Gardnerville

LOCATIONS:
Carson Valley Medical Center: 1107 U.S. Highway 395 North, Gardnerville
Douglas County Social Services: 1133 Spruce Street, Gardnerville
Ranchos Sheriff's Substation: 1281 Kimmerling Road, Unit #9, Gardnerville
Topaz Ranch Estates Community Center: 3939 Carter Way, Wellington
Washoe Tribe: 1559 Watasheamu Road, Gardnerville