We have over 7,500 elderly residents age 60-plus in Douglas County, Nevada—many are 65 and older, living in isolation, and have disabilities such as immobility, blindness, or hard of hearing. Isolation and cognitive decline make our seniors vulnerable to situations of crisis, such as
We strive to find those seniors and bring them resources so we may protect them. If you know of someone who can benefit from our program please contact us at (775) 783-6461.
If you see someone who has trouble taking care of him or herself, contact us at (775) 783-6461. If there is an emergency, call 911.
Today, we have over 50 Good Neighbor volunteers to develop friendships with our clients. Each volunteer is background-checked, fingerprinted, uniformed, and trained by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
How to volunteer:
Call, email or pick up an application from Douglas County Sheriff's Office
1038 Buckeye Road
Minden, Nevada, 89423
Upon completion of the application, ask how to get fingerprinted and background checked.
This process will take approximately 2 weeks; you will be notified by the Good Neighbor team.
In addition to the training provided to our volunteers, we provide presentations to groups interested in making a difference to leaders in their community.
If you would like us to make a presentation to your group or community, call (775) 783-6461 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.