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Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership

Address:
626 N St
Loup City, NE 68853

Map & Directions

(9 Miles Away - Go to: Loup City, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(308) 745-0780

Website:
http://www.welcome2cncs.com

Services:
COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY administrative office; see separate listings for various locations and additional services

WEATHERIZATION: Income eligible homeowners and renters receive repairs and efficiency measures that result in saving energy. Grants provide for the installation of energy saving materials to homes such as side walls and attic insulation, replace broken glass, thresholds, weather-stripping, and caulking; (308) 745-0780 ext. 111

CHILD SAFETY SEAT program educates parents on the proper use and installation of their child safety seats and provides child safety seats if needed; (308) 745-0780 ext. 145

HOMELESS STABILITY ASSISTANCE AND HOMELESS PREVENTION PROGRAMS offers case management, client needs assessment, goal setting/plan development, and assistance to stabilize housing for individuals and families. Services vary be each program and may include assistance with rent, utilities, rental and/or utility deposits, depending upon verification of need and progress being made on goals. Eligibility and re-certification requirements may vary by program (308) 385-5500

IMMUNIZATIONS for children and youth including Polio, Varicella (Chicken pox), Diptheria, Tetnaus, Pertussis, Rubella, Measles, Mumps, Influenza B, Pneumococcal, Prevnar, Gardisil (HPV), Meningitis, Rotavirus, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B; clinics in various locations $15 donation; call for appointment (308) 745-0780 ext. 131

EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS include:
HEAD START in 14 communities for children ages 3-4 whose families meet income eligibility; 10% of enrolled children can be over income; (308) 745-0780 ext. 123

EARLY HEAD START is offered to income eligible pregnant women, infants, toddlers to age 3 and their family members; health, parenting skills, nutrition education, and home safety checks are also provided to participants. Canter based care is provided in Columbus and Schuyler. (308) 745-0780 ext. 123

EARLY CHILDHOOD PARTNERSHIPS with 9 area public schools; offers morning and afternoon center-based sessions for income eligible children ages 3-4 and their families; (308) 745-0780 ext. 123

PROVIDER TRAINING coordination supporting child care providers and other early childhood professionals; (308) 745-0780 ext. 152


HOUSING PROGRAMS include:
SECTION 8 rent subsidy vouchers for individuals and families who meet income guidelines; case management support services are provided to Section 8 clients enrolled in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS); (308) 745-0780 ext. 108

HOUSING REHABILITATION for qualified homeowners; (308) 745-0780 ext. 108

AFFORDABLE RENTAL UNITS to income-eligible renters in several communities; (308) 745-0780 ext. 108

UTILITY SERVICE PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

RURAL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM

SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIES (SSVF) Case management for individual Veteran's or a family in which the head of the household is a veteran. The program focuses on housing stabilization through temporary assistance that serves as a bridge to long term stability.

See separate listings for:
Every Woman Matters
Nebraska Respite Network
Outreach Offices and Services
WIC

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

The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.

-- Sven Goran Eriksson

Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership

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

Map & Directions

(34 Miles Away - Go to: Grand Island, NE Financial Assistance)

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

American Red Cross Blood Donation Center

Address:
404 E 3rd St
Grand Island, NE 68801

Map & Directions

(34 Miles Away - Go to: Grand Island, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(712) 322-4017

Website:
http://www.loesshills.redcross.org

Services:
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT RESPONSE, disaster planning and disaster recovery services to include single family fires

FIRST AID, CPR, water safety classes

YOUTH VOLUNTEER CLUB

COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION

COMMUNICATION SERVICE for military servicemen and dependents

INTERNATIONAL TRACING SERVICE

INFORMATION AND REFERRAL

UTILITY ASSISTANCE when funds are available

MEALS ON WHEELS for Council Bluffs only; affords a hot, nutritious, home-delivered meal to homebound and disabled members of the community so that they may remain independent in their own homes; meals are delivered Mon-Sat

COMMUNITY-WIDE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - establishes protocol and recruits and retains trained volunteers to support the delivery of all American Red Cross services

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm; disaster and military services Mon-Sun 24 hours

Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.

-- Les Brown

Gibbon Shelton Community Center

Address:
817 Front St
Gibbon, NE 68840

Map & Directions

(37 Miles Away - Go to: Gibbon, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(308) 468-5469

Services:
FINANCIAL emergency assistance when funds are available

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon

Salvation Army: Kearney Corps and Community Center

Address:
1719 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847

Map & Directions

(42 Miles Away - Go to: Kearney, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(308) 234-9998

Website:
http://www.salvationarmyusa.org

Services:
Multi-service Agency Providing A Variety Of Basic Needs Services.location Informationphysical Location1719 Central Avenuekearney, Ne, United States, 68847last Updatedmonday, February 26, 2018agency Backgroundtax Statusnone Or Unknowncontact Information(308) 234-9998main Phone(308) 237-4891faxwebsitehttps://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/western/kearneysenior Workermajor Normalene Danielscorps Officerhours Of Operationmon-thu 9 Am-12 Noon And 1 Pm-5 Pm; For After Hours Contact Police Department At (308) 237-2104programs Offeredbasic Needs Assistancechristmas Basketssite Information

Hours:
Mon-Thu 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-5 pm; for after hours contact police department at (308) 237-2104

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.

-- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Kearney Jubilee Center Thrift Store & Food Pantry

Address:
2523 Avenue A
Kearney, NE 68847

Map & Directions

(42 Miles Away - Go to: Kearney, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(308) 234-3880

Website:
http://www.kearneyjubilee.org/

Services:
FOOD PANTRY

EMERGENCY FUND (Help-Now) for rent and utility assistance (Kearney residents only)

CLOTHING for sale at low cost

FREE DINNER Thursdays 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Hours:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 10 am-12 noon and 1 pm-4 pm; Thu 10 am-12 noon and 1 pm-6 pm

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Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska Service Building

Address:
114 E 11th St
Kearney, NE 68847

Map & Directions

(42 Miles Away - Go to: Kearney, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(308) 865-5675

Website:
http://www.mnca.net

Services:
COMMUNITY SERVICE COORDINATORS take applications for agency's programs and refer clients to other services and agencies in the community; prevent rent evictions, utility disconnects, mortgage foreclosures, and assist with rent or utility deposits after applying for assistance at DHHS at www.accessnebraska.ne.gov and completing determination of eligibility

TAX PREPARATION and money management

TOILETRIES

CHILD ABUSE RESOURCE AND EDUCATION (CARE) to increase awareness, education, and resources through parenting classes, personal safety programs for children, and community training; includes Cooperative Parenting and Divorce program and Love & Logic parenting classes for those with children ages 1-18

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

WEATHERIZATION program offering insulation and sealing of direct penetrations; income may be up to 150% 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

CSFP - Commodity Supplemental Food Program for pregnant women, children under the age of six years, and those 60 years and older who meet income eligibility guidelines

EVERY WOMAN MATTERS facilitates screening and re-screening for breast and cervical cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes

IMMUNIZATIONS are provided to children by appointment only; no income guidelines apply; $10 per vaccine suggested donation

HEAD START home-based and center-based programs

R.Y.D.E. - Reach Your Destination Easily provides transportation available to the public; low-cost fares charged (exact change is requested); works with Kearney Cab to provide low-cost fares when R.Y.D.E. is unavailable; R.Y.D.E. vehicles are equipped with wheelchair lifts; 24-hour notice is requested

CLINIC OF GOOD HEALTH/Minority Health Clinics - sliding-fee scale wellness clinic open to anyone by appointment (see separate listings)

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm

You're biggest expense is the money you don't make.

-- Pante

Central Nebraska Community Services

Address:
715 16th St
Central City, NE 68826

Map & Directions

(43 Miles Away - Go to: Central City, NE Financial Assistance)

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

Health & Human Services

Address:
2475 S E St
Broken Bow, NE 68822

Map & Directions

(45 Miles Away - Go to: Broken Bow, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(308) 872-6700

Website:
http://www.dhhs.ne.gov

Services:
SYSTEM of services that help people live better lives through effective health and human services Services include the following programs:

ACCESSNebraska - self-screen and apply online for many Nebraska public assistance benefit programs; using any computer with Internet access, visit www.accessnebraska.ne.gov; a computer kiosk is available at this location to apply for public benefits

ADULT FAMILY HOME - provides a homelike living arrangement to meet the needs of adults who are unable to live independently, but can function adequately with minimum supervision and protection.

ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES - investigates and provides services to elderly and mentally or physically disabled persons age 18 or older who require protection from abuse or neglect. Hotline 1-800-652-1999

AID TO AGED, BLIND & DISABLED - provides services to low-income recipients to enable them to be as self-sufficient as possible. Such services include chore services, home delivered meals, homemaker services, adult day care, congregate meals, respite, and transportation.

AID TO DEPENDENT CHILDREN (ADC) (a.k.a. TANF - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) - provides cash payments to economically vulnerable families with children 18 years or younger For families with individuals who are employable, the assistance is time limited. For families with individuals who are not employable, there are no time limits.

CHILD CARE, SUBSIDIZED - families with incomes of up to 185% of the federal poverty guidelines may be eligible for financial assistance with the costs of child care for children 12 years and younger or with special needs. To be eligible, parents must be employed, incapacitated, or participating in education and training programs.

CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICE - services may be offered during and following an initial assessment to protect the child and improve the conditions that contributed to the risk of abuse and neglect. Services that may be offered include in-home family therapy, family support services, day care, transportation, case management, and temporary foster care. Hotline 1-800-652-1999

CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT - provides legal services for ADC recipients to establish paternity and to help anyone enforce court orders for child support. Monitors child support collections and provides services to locate absent parents.

DISABLED PERSONS AND FAMILY SUPPORT - coordinates and purchases services to assist employed, disabled adults or helps families keep a disabled family member in their home.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE - provides assistance to needy families with minor children in situations where other sources are not available Examples of situations for which assistance is available are imminent evictions, loss of utility service, or exhaustion of food supplies.

EMERGENCY SHELTER CARE - provides short-term care to children 24 hours a day, statewide.

EMPLOYMENT FIRST - provides temporary support for a maximum of 60 months for families where the employable adults are transitioning to economic self-support, through components such as training, education, job preparation activities, or job search.

FOSTER CARE - provides a safe, temporary home for children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse, neglect, or delinquency.

KID'S CONNECTION - a state children's health insurance program that provides access to health care for low-income uninsured children statewide. 1-877-632-5437

LOW-INCOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE - a federally funded program to assist low-income households in meeting energy costs. Benefits are based on family size, fuel type, and geographic residency in the state.

MEDICAID - provides payment for the medical care of low-income Nebraskans. Types of medical services are hospital, nursing home, physicians, dental, clinic, home health, family planning, lab and radiology, and prescribed drugs. Medicaid may also cover home and community based services for high risk individuals who are aged, disabled, or mentally disabled.

MEDICALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN - provides diagnosis and referral services to low-income children and purchases necessary treatment for them Children who have a crippling or potentially disabling condition are given an evaluation upon request Children determined eligible for the program are given additional treatment or services by medical providers under contract with the Department.

REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT - provides financial assistance to refugees who have been resettled in the United States and do not qualify for other programs Assistance is limited to the first eight months as a refugee.

RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT - assists the public in the recruitment and approval of services for children and families. Services include: referrals, recruit and license those interested in adopting or fostering children in Nebraska's child welfare system; work with individuals who are seeking appropriate day care for their own children; facilitate the process for individuals who want to provide licensed child care; and recruit, certify and approve individuals who provide housekeeping, personal care and respite for the aged and disabled.

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), formerly Food Stamps, provides food stamp benefits, through an Electronic Benefits Transfer card, to raise the level of nutrition among low-income households Eligibility is based on household size, resources and income, which are compared to federal poverty guidelines. Call (877) 247-6328 for Electronic Benefits Transfer card balance, or to report a lost, stolen or damaged card.

STATE SUPPLEMENT - adds to the benefits of the federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Program to bring the income of aged and disabled individuals up to the need of standards of Nebraska Additionally, some persons are not eligible for SSI payments, but qualify for a State Supplement payment because of different standards and regulations.

STATE DISABILITY - provides aid to needy persons who have a disability expected to last for at least six months, but less than the 12 months required to be eligible for the federal Supplemental Security Income Program.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Failure is the tuition you pay for success.

-- Walter Brunell

Central Nebraska Community Services

Address:
924 East S East St
Broken Bow, NE 68822

Map & Directions

(45 Miles Away - Go to: Broken Bow, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(308) 872-6013

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 Case Management offers 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

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:
Tue 9:30 am-3:30 pm; listen to message for additional instructions

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