Welcome to the website for the San Joaquin County Public Guardian/Conservator’s Office. Our office is responsible for the care,
supervision and financial management of those residents of the County who are severely disabled, and unable to manage their own
affairs and make appropriate decisions for themselves. These individuals have either a mental illness or are cognitively impaired.
For a variety of reasons, family members are unable to assist them. The Public Guardian/Conservator conducts the official County
investigation into conservatorship matters and acts as the legally appointed Guardian or Conservator for persons who meet the
The Public Guardian/Conservator's Office, with approximately 32 staff members, operate the following three primary programs:
The mission of the Public Conservator is to safeguard the lives and property of Conservatees who cannot care for themselves with the least possible restriction of their personal liberties.
The mission of the Representative Payee function of the Public Guardian/Conservator’s Office is to manage the benefits and financial resources of disabled persons in a fiscally responsible and prudent manner.
Office of the Public Guardian / Conservator
A Division of Health Care Services
1212 N. California Street
Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 468-3740
Fax: (209) 468-3741
P.O. Box 201063
Stockton, CA 95201
Office Hours: 8:00am - 3:30pm
Phone Hours: 9:30am - 3:30pm
Closed: 12:00pm - 1:00pm (Lunch)
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