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Public Guardianship
Josh Cabral
Deputy Public Guardian

Shannon Ernst
Director and Public Guardian
485 West B Street
Suite 105
Fallon, NV  89406

(775)423-6695 Ext 6

Any individual who is stated to be in need of public guardianship may be referred to the Churchill County Social Services Department.

All individuals must have a psychological assessment before the referral is received, completed by a private individual who is medically qualified or otherwise licensed to complete such an assessment, or by the State of Nevada Department of Human and Social Services by a person medically qualified or licensed to complete such an assessment.  

All referrals for public guardianship must be made through the Churchill County Social Services Department. All referrals must be accompanied by as much information as possible in the following areas including any and all documentation that is available.  
-Medical condition of the individual
-Doctor of the individual including doctor name, address & phone number
-Date last seen by doctor
-Names and Account numbers for all financial institutions
-Name, Address and Phone number of all relatives
-Local address and length of time where the individual has been living
-Income verification
-Documentation or statement to support reason for referral

Public Guardian Referral Form