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Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership

Address:
2525 W Old Lincoln Hwy
Grand Island, NE 68801

(8 Miles Away)
Map & Directions

Telephone:
(308) 385-5500

Website:
http://www.welcome2cncs.com

Services:
EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for disconnect notices for electricity and gas or eviction notices, first month's rent or deposit assistance

THRIVES (Transitional Housing for Rural Independence, Viability and Economic Stability) provides transitional housing for individuals and families for up to 24 months

SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PROJECT (SHP) provides intensive case management services for the homeless in Hall County to assist them in securing permanent housing and becoming self-sufficient

HOPE (Hope Offers People Empowerment) provides personal counseling and support to help with financial and emotional needs, as well as building goals for the future

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM (CSFP) provides monthly food packages for income eligible pregnant women, children under the age of six years, and those 60 years and older

SUPPLIES SUCH AS clothing, diapers, household items, and personal hygiene items

TAX PREPARATION for those with employment income only

COMMUNITY HELP CENTER offers referrals to services in the Hall County area

SSVF (Supportive Services for Veteran Families) helps veterans with housing

See Administration Office listing for:
Child Safety Seat Inspections
Early Childhood Programs
Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing
Housing Programs
Immunizations
Rural Business financing
Weatherization

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.

-- Thomas Alva Edison

South Heartland District Health Department

Address:
606 N Minnesota Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

(19 Miles Away)
Map & Directions

Telephone:
(308) 425-3726

Website:
http://www.mnca.net

Services:
COMMUNITY SERVICES COORDINATORS take applications for Mid-Nebraska Community Action programs and refer clients to other services and agencies in the community

FOOD PANTRY

RENT, rent deposit, mortgage, and utility assistance

THRIFT STORE, donation requested

HOLIDAY PROGRAMS

SCHOOL SUPPLIES and shoe vouchers in August

ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE for Kids Connection, Medicaid, and other Health and Human Services programs

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT offers assistance for start-up and expansion of opportunities providing part time or full time employment Services include research and assistance writing business plans, business loans in amounts of $100 to $5000, individual and group pre-business training, and technical assistance for existing small business

WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM offering insulation and sealing of direct penetrations; income may be up to 200% of federal poverty guidelines; serves owners and renters, with owner's permission

WIC, a supplemental nutrition education program which provides health referrals, breast feeding promotions and nutritious free foods to income eligible pregnant, breast feeding or postpartum women, infants and children up to age five; must meet income guidelines

BUDGET COUNSELING

FRANKLIN COUNTY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM provides transportation to medical appointments, shopping areas, congregate dinners, and social activities; services are open to the public at low-cost fares; all buses are equipped to transport the disabled

READING IS FUNDAMENTAL program allows the community to donate funds to purchase books, which are then distributed at community events

BABY ITEMS available

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM for pregnant women, children under the age of six years, and those 60 years and older

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Central Nebraska Community Services

Address:
715 16th St
Central City, NE 68826

(30 Miles Away)
Map & Directions

Telephone:
(308) 946-3794

Website:
http://www.welcome2cncs.com

Services:
EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for disconnect notices for electricity and gas or eviction notices, first month's rent or deposit assistance

THRIVES (Transitional Housing for Rural Independence, Viability and Economic Stability) provides transitional housing for individuals and families for up to 24 months

HOPE (Hope Offers People Empowerment) provides personal counseling and support to help with financial and emotional needs, as well as building goals for the future

FOOD PANTRY for Merrick County residents; pantry can be used only once a month and up to four times per year; offers donated food, household items, and personal items, including diapers

TAX PREPARATION

BUDGETING



See Administration Office listing for:
Child Safety Seat Inspections
Early Childhood Programs
Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing
Housing Programs
Immunizations
Rural Business financing
Weatherization

Hours:
Mon-Thu 8 am-5:30 pm by appointment only

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

-- John Wooden

Mid-Nebraska Community Services Inc

Address:
403 N Colorado Ave
Minden, NE 68959

(35 Miles Away)
Map & Directions

Telephone:
(308) 832-1829

Website:
http://www.mnca.net

Services:
COMMUNITY SERVICES COORDINATOR takes applications for Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska programs and refers clients to other services and agencies in the community.

LIMITED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE provided to prevent rent eviction, mortgage foreclosure or utility disconnection; may also assist with rent or utility deposit, where appropriate First apply for assistance at the Nebraska Dept. of Health & Human Services, www.accessnebraska.ne.gov for an eligibility determination and referrals to community agencies with Letter of Eligibility, then schedule an appointment with Mid's Community Service Coordinator at 308-832-1829 or 308-865-5680 to apply for assistance.

THE CLOSET is a thrift store located at 341 E. 4th Street, Minden, 308-832-1221, open Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm and Sat 10 am-3 pm; a redistribution center for gently-used clothing and small household goods; on-going bag sales; clothing vouchers available from Mid's Community Services Coordinator for those unable to leave a cash donation; no residence requirement to shop - everyone is welcome

FOOD PANTRY provides emergency food assistance, personal care items and diapers by appointment up to 4 times a year - only for Kearney County residents.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT offers assistance for start-up and expansion of opportunities providing part time or full time employment Services include research and assistance writing business plans; business loans in amounts of $100 to $5,000; individual and group pre-business training; and technical assistance for existing small business For more information please call 308-865-5675.

R.Y.D.E. - Reach Your Destination Easily provides public transportation for low cost fares; vehicles are equipped with wheelchair lifts (see separate listing)

WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM offers insulation, sealing of direct air penetrations and energy efficiency measures for renters (with landlord's signed approval) and owners of owner-occupied homes; income may be up to 150% of federal poverty guidelines (3 months income verification required with application) Please call 308-832-1829 or 308-865-5680.

HEAD START center based program

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM for pregnant or postpartum women, children under the age of six years (185% of poverty level or Kids Connection eligible), and adults age 60 years and older (130% of poverty level), for a package of canned meats, fruits, vegetables and dry goods every other month Please call 308-832-1829 or 308-865-5680.

CHRISTMAS PROGRAM for Kearney County residents: Caring Tree enrollment is the last two weeks of October through the first week of December for children ages 14 and under - income eligibility up to 130% Christmas dinner baskets are provided by Kearney County Goodfellows - income eligibility up to 130%

THANKSGIVING pantries available to very low income households Please call 308-832-1829.

BABY ITEMS available - please call 308-832-1829.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES assistance program - please call 308-832-1829.

READING IS FUNDAMENTAL program allows the community to donate funds to purchase books, which are then distributed at community events - please call 308-832-1829.

C.A.R.E. offering Love & Logic parenting classes, Happy Bear - child abuse prevention education to young children, I'm In Charge - latch-key children education program, Bullying prevention education program, plus Cooperative Parenting in Divorce classes Please call CARE coordinator at 308-865-5675 for scheduling and more information.

WIC (1-877-803-1712), a supplemental nutrition education program which provides health referrals, breast feeding promotions and nutritious free foods to income eligible pregnant, breast feeding or postpartum women, infants and children up to age five; must meet income guidelines (185% poverty level or Kids Connection eligible).

WELL CHILD CLINIC offering physical exams, immunizations, school physicals, development, hearing, vision, and lead screenings to families regardless of income for a fee or Medicaid reimbursement - please call 308-865-5675 to schedule an appointment.

IMMUNIZATIONS are provided to children by appointment only; no income guidelines apply; administration fee - please call 308-865-5675 to schedule an appointment.

INCOME TAX PREPARATION (VITA) assistance February 1st through April 15th - for an appointment in Minden please call 402-290-9763.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES through the RSVP program - please call 308-856-5675.

Hours:
By appointment, Mon or Fri

Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership

Address:
626 N St
Loup City, NE 68853

(41 Miles Away)
Map & Directions

Telephone:
(308) 745-0780

Website:
http://www.welcome2cncs.com

Services:
EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for disconnect notices for electricity and gas or eviction notices, first month's rent or deposit assistance

THRIVES (Transitional Housing for Rural Independence, Viability and Economic Stability) provides transitional housing for individuals and families for up to 24 months

HOPE (Hope Offers People Empowerment) provides personal counseling and support to help with financial and emotional needs, as well as building goals for the future

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM (CSFP) provides monthly food packages for income eligible pregnant women, children under the age of six years, and those 60 years and older

FOOD PANTRY offers donated food, household items, and personal items, including diapers

See Administration Office listing for:
Child Safety Seat Inspections
Early Childhood Programs
Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing
Housing Programs
Immunizations
Rural Business financing
Weatherization

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.

-- Wyatt Earp