Contact the Board

Office Hours

The BESW office is open to the public Monday through Thursday (except holidays) from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Staff is available during office hours by phone, email and virtually. 

Online Renewals and Applications

The Board offers online license renewals, online applications for new licenses and online applications for post-graduate internships. If you have trouble with any of the online applications, please contact the office.

Your BESW Professional Team Members

To connect with one of the BESW professional team members, please call 775-688-2555 or email us.  

While any of our team answer your questions, we have provided the table below to use to direct your emails. 


General questions about social work and  licensure  

Please reach out to Sandy Lowery at for the following  

Problems with online applications 

Initial applications for licensure 

Submitting electronic transcripts 

Submitting fingerprint waivers 

Endorsing a license from another state into Nevada 

Post-graduate internship programs    

Please reach out to Chelsea Benegas at for the following 



Continuing Education (CEUs)

Requesting verification of a Nevada license to be sent to another state  

Please reach out to Caroline Rhuys at for the following 

Licensing with a legal history or license sanction history   

Complaints against a social worker 


Office Staff and Emails

Mailing Address and Phone Number

State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers
4600 Kietzke Lane, #O-264
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: (775) 688-2555