Washoe County Department of Social Services
Amber Howell, Director
We believe that:
Every person has a right to be served with dignity and respect and should be assisted courteously.
- Every person has a right to lead a healthy, safe existence, which will promote his/her capacity and opportunity to become a responsible, productive citizen.
- Adults should be held accountable for their behavior as it affects themselves and their duties to their minor children.
- The family has primary responsibility for caring for children and for teaching them appropriate behaviors and values.
1001 E. Ninth Street, Building C, Room 135-C
Reno, NV 89512
350 S. Center Street
Reno, NV 89501
For general questions OR to file a report of suspected abuse or neglect, please call:
775.785.8600 – 24 hour reporting line
Email - CPS@washoecounty.us for general questions only. Fax number is 775-785-5640.
Please do not email reports of suspected abuse/neglect, please call the hotline number above.