Human Services

About Us

Welcome to Douglas County Social Services, dedicated to supporting and empowering individuals and families within our community. With a steadfast commitment to social welfare and the well-being of all residents, we strive to provide comprehensive services that address a wide range of needs.

At Douglas County Social Services, we understand that life can present unexpected challenges, and we firmly believe that everyone deserves access to resources and assistance to thrive. Our team of compassionate professionals works tirelessly to ensure that no one is left behind, offering a helping hand and a compassionate ear to those in need.

Our Mission: Douglas County Social Services is dedicated to addressing community needs by providing services and resources that will assist residents with achieving stability and enhancing overall quality of life.

Our Vision: We envision a thriving community where residents have opportunities and resources to be healthy, economically secure, and inspired to reach their full potential.

Our Services: Douglas County Social Services offers a wide range of programs and services to meet the diverse needs of our community. We collaborate with local organizations, government agencies, and community partners to provide the following services:

  •  Employment and Economic Support: We offer employment and training programs, job placement assistance, and financial resources to help individuals and families achieve economic independence. Our services also include access to public benefits such as food assistance, and temporary financial assistance.

  •  Community Outreach and Engagement: We actively engage with the community through educational programs, workshops, and events. We collaborate with local partners to raise awareness about social issues, provide resources, and promote community involvement.

  • Case Management: Case management services at Douglas County Social Services provide comprehensive support and guidance to individuals and families navigating social services. Our dedicated case management team conducts thorough assessments, collaboratively develops personalized care plans, and coordinates access to necessary services and resources. We act as advocates for our clients, ensuring they receive the support they need, and monitor their progress to make adjustments as necessary. Through our person-centered approach, we empower clients to achieve their goals, enhance their well-being, and improve their overall quality of life.


Contact Us: If you or someone you know requires assistance, we are here to help. Please reach out to Douglas County Social Services at our office, located at 2300 Meadow Ln, Gardnerville NV 89410. You can also contact us by phone at 775-782-9825.

Together, we can build a stronger, healthier, and more inclusive Douglas County community. Join us in creating positive change and empowering lives through the services and support we provide at Douglas County Social Services.  

Contact Us

Jodi Martinez

Social Services Manager

2300 Meadow Ln

Gardnerville NV 89410

Ph: 775-782-9825

Fx: 775-782-9874

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.