Lander County DWSS Welfare Office
540 Court Street, 2nd Floor
Elko, NV - 89801
Contact InfoPhone: (775) 738-3474
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)
Contact Social Services for an appointment. Your application will be reviewed to see if you meet guideline criteria for County or grant assistance.
If eligibility and financial guidelines are met, the following services may be provided: Rental Assistance
EAP - Energy Assistance Program
Transportation To Nearest Homeless Shelter
Food Program of Nevada (Jackpot Only Summer Food Program)
Social Security Rep Payee Program
These programs also aid eligible individual or those who have pending cases with Workers Compensation, Medicaid or Social Security.
Eligibility for County assistance is based on household income and assets. All members of the household, regardless of relationship to the applicant, are required to supply the following material/information with application:
Current rent receipts
Tax return, previous year
Bank account statements
Proof of application to other resources
Only completed applications will be reviewed. It may take up to 30 days to assess eligibility.
EBT is the US government\s electronic based system in the US for payment of monies to those approved for food and cash benefit payments.
Check EBT Card Balance
States have their methods to log in and check your ETB balance online. We provide that information on our state pages.
Apply for EBT Card
Most states allow online applications for EBT Cards through the application for Food Stamps (SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) or cash benefits through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). We provided this local office contact for those who want to apply for their EBT in person at this office. After applying for your benefits you will most likely need to come in for an interview at this or another local social service office.