Adams, NE
Child Care

Free diapers, clothing, formula plus free and reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 7 child care programs in the Adams, Nebraska area.

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska - Lincoln

26 Miles Away

1701 E Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

(402) 438-9222

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JOB EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM (JEP) prepares Tribal members for competitive employment by offering skill and personal interest assessments, personal career advisement, group support, a personalized portfolio, and a financial award; career enhancement skill training includes interview skills, resume writing, money management, computer training, leadership skills, etc.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVOCACY provides crisis/emergency services for victims of domestic violence, elder abuse, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking; services include case management, shelter referral and placement, protection order applications, legal/court advocacy, and initial financial assistance during an emergency (based on availability of funding - might include legal fees, rent/utility assistance, diapers, lock changes, food, etc.)

CASE MANAGERS assist families and individuals experiencing a personal crisis; information and referrals provided for a variety of needs; direct services include budgeting, funeral assistance, elder care services, and application/forms assistance for tribal and government programs

ASSISTANCE FOR FAMILIES provides advocacy for families with government agencies, Child Protective Services, courts, probation, foster placements, etc., parenting skills development, home visits, and court recommendations; transportation is available to and from appointments as outlined in state and/or Tribal case plans; includes transportation for employment, housing, behavioral health services, referrals, court, DHHS, and other agencies; transportation requires 24 hour notice and is based on availability

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH offers drug and alcohol evaluations, individual counseling services, referrals for residential treatment, and psychological evaluations; adult talking circles available in Omaha and Lincoln once per week

YOUTH PREVENTION PROGRAM offers education for youth on the dangers of alcohol and drugs; weekly groups and talking circles are offered, as well as a yearly summer camp and various activities throughout the month; incentives are offered

Conscience is a man's compass.
-- Vincent van Gogh

People's City Mission Distribution Center

26 Miles Away

2101 N Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

(402) 475-6888

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FOOD PANTRY provides bread, produce, meat, and perishable food distributed daily (available to a household once a week). Provides seven-day food baskets (available on an emergency basis).

DISTRIBUTION CENTER provides walk-in services for low-income families and individuals including clothing, bedding, kitchenware, household items, furniture, personal care items, and baby items.


Distribution: Mon-Fri 9 am-11:30 am and 1:30 pm-4 pm; Donations: Mon-Sat 8 am-5:30 pm, Sun 12 noon-5:30 pm

No vision and you perish; No Ideal, and you're lost; Your heart must ever cherish Some faith at any cost. Some hope, some dream to cling to, Some rainbow in the sky, Some melody to sing to, Some service that is high.
-- Harriet Du Autermont

Lincoln Crisis Pregnancy Center

26 Miles Away

4247 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68510

(402) 483-4247

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COUNSELING and support to women with unplanned pregnancies

ADDITIONAL services (available to general public) include pregnancy tests, parental classes, baby incentive program (mommy monies), maternity clothing, baby clothes, diapers, furniture and referrals to other community services

Mon 10 am-5 pm, Tue 11 am-8 pm, Wed 10 am-5 pm, Thu 10 am-4 pm, Fri 10 am-4 pm, Sat 10 am-1 pm

There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause.
-- George M. Adams

Indian Center, Inc.

26 Miles Away

1100 Military Road
Lincoln, NE 68508

(402) 438-5231

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PROMOTES and strengthens cultural awareness by teaching cultural traditions among Native Americans

FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES offers emergency services, referrals and case management of basic necessities to low income families and individuals of all racial and ethnic groups. Diapers, low income Star Tran monthly passes, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, and holiday gift giving programs are offered Emergency rental or utility bill payment assistance to American Indian persons with eviction or disconnect notices may be provided, funds permitting.

FOOD PROGRAMS include commodity food to elderly, and pregnant women, or mothers with young children to age 6 on a monthly basis. Perishable food distribution is held twice weekly on Tuesdays at 1pm and Thursdays at 10am. Emergency food pantry applications accepted Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 1-3pm. Senior Diner's lunch served daily from 11:30am-12:30pm, free of charge.

HOUSING PROGRAM based in the city of Lincoln this program has over 142 units of rental housing for low-income families, elderly and handicapped residents. The housing properties include three complexes for the elderly and two for low-income. These units are managed by a private management company and Indian Center, Inc.

INFORMATION AND REFERRAL to local human service agencies and tribally-operated programs for specialized services, legal services to Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs, tribal legal services, or pro bono legal services and area senior citizens.

NEBRASKA INDIAN HEALTHY MARRIAGE PROJECT is designed to increase the number of Native American children raised by two parents in a healthy relationship through the use of culturally appropriate training materials. This project will help couples and individuals develop the skills and knowledge needed to form and sustain a healthy relationship.

NEBRASKA URBAN INDIAN CIRCLE OF CARE PROJECT will provide the urban Indian communities of Lincoln and Omaha with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, community-based system of care to support mental health and wellness for their children, youth and families. Families and youth will work in partnership with public and private organizations to design mental health services and supports that are effective, that build on the strengths of individuals and address each person's cultural needs.

SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTER provides basic business development services for low-income persons, minorities, women and all racial/ethnic groups, new or existing businesses and refers clients to Nebraska Business Development Center for specialized services.

WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT PROGRAM provides GED instruction, job training placement assistance and help with educational goals, job search and placement for Native Americans.

YOUTH PROGRAM offers after school enrichment activities, homework help, and other special events


Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

I've always tried to do my best on the ball field. I can't do any more than that. I always try to give one hundred percent; and if my team loses, I come back and give one hundred percent the next day.
-- Jesse Barfield

Catholic Social Services - Diocese of Lincoln

26 Miles Away

2241 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68510

(402) 474-1600

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TOY ROOM Open December 22 9 am-noon and 1 pm-5 pm, first come first served; no registration necessary; must bring names of children, proof of residence, and proof of children (i.e. Social Security cards); parents may shop for one toy per child

GED CLASSES in Spanish

DOMESTIC ABUSE and NEGLECT shelter for women

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself. - All About Ourselves and Other Essays.
-- J. B. Priestley

Good Neighbor Community Center, Inc.

26 Miles Away

2617 Y Street
Lincoln, NE 68503

(402) 477-4173

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CLOTHING - clients may shop once every two months for clothes and household items


KITCHENWARE and various household items

DIAPERS are available through the Diaper Club once a month

PERISHABLES - bread and produce are distributed on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 10:00 to noon

EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRIES at no cost to low-income, homeless and refugee families; clients may shop at the food pantry once a month.

BABY food/formula as available

COMPUTER CLASSES and online assistance for food stamps

VITA SITE for income tax assistance



ESL tutors are available through Lincoln Literacy Council to instruct clients on site

GRANDPARENT CHRISTMAS ROOM - during the month of December low income grandparents can shop for Christmas gifts for their grandchildren; Call for appointments - dates TBD; last year's participants cannot participate this year

MENA Hope Project provides assistance to Middles East and North African immigrants and refugees ESL, computer, citizenship and parenting classes available Free child care available while clients are attending classes

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - Call Sharonda Claypool at 402-477-4173

PROGRAM receives merchandise through donations, so availability may be limited; donations are accepted at the loading dock on the backside of building Mon-Thu 8 am-4 pm, Fri 8 am-2 pm

Mon-Thu 10 am-4 pm, Fri 10 am-2 pm

Turn your scars into stars.
-- Robert Schuller

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