Human Services

Lyon County Human Services (LCHS) operates under policy direction of the Lyon County Board of Commissioners, with offices and senior centers located in the communities of Dayton, Fernley, Silver Springs, and Yerington, which serve all Lyon County communities. Its Primary responsibility is to provide for the human service needs of Lyon County's residents, especially those most at risk. Programs and services are operated through five divisions within the department, Administrative Services, Children Services, Adult Services, Senior Services, and Public Guardianship. 

It is the mission of department to enhance the well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. 


LCHS COVID-19 Vaccination Resource Guide

vaccine resources

Annual Report 19-20


Strategic Plan 20-24

strategic plan 20_24

Resource Directory

resource directory

Community Conditions

community conditions

Client Satisfaction Survey

customer satisfaction

Application for Services


Provider Referral Form


Community Health Nursing