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Blue Valley Community Action

Address:
416 E St
David City, NE 68632

Map & Directions

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

Telephone:
(402) 367-4347

Website:
http://www.bvca.net

Services:
HELPS low-income populations achieve self-sufficiency by offering the following services:

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM distributes government-purchased surplus food commodities to income-eligible families with children, 0-6 years; women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have given birth in the last 12 months; and persons, 60 years or older

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE, where donated funds are used to assist low-income people (with proof of need) with small emergencies; utility bills and rent are occasionally paid by BVCA Partnership

FOOD PANTRY, where community groups and individuals donate funds to purchase perishable items which are distributed to families/individuals in emergency situations; paper products and non-perishable food are also donated

HOLIDAY PROJECTS, where volunteers, community groups and local businesses donate materials, food, toys and skills for seasonal holiday projects for low-income families; provides food packages and allowances to purchase clothes, shoes, coats, and household goods

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION provides training on the home buying process.

HOMELESS ASSISTANCE offers services for homeless individuals and families include food pantry, homeless shelter, clothing, referrals and locating permanent housing

HOUSING OWNERSHIP ASSISTANCE provides down payment and/or closing cost assistance to income-eligible families to enable them to purchase a home; eligibility is 80% median income

HOUSING REHABILITATION offers low and moderate income homeowners low interest loans to rehabilitate health and safety needs of their older homes

PROJECT FOCUS works one-on-one with individuals/families using family development/case management model by assessing needs, linking to available services and follow-through

PROJECT FIRST where homeless families with children participate in a housing and supportive services project for up to 24 months

RENTAL HOUSING provides government subsidized private rental housing as well as low cost/below market rental housing to income qualified people

THRIFT STORES provide clothing, shoes, coats and household goods to families in need and to the public for small handling fee

WEATHERIZATION provides assistance to secure homes for hot and cold weather; to be eligible, families must submit pay stubs from the last three months, and provide a legal description of the home or obtain the landlord's permission if the home is not owned by the family; the family must reside in the home for at least one year, and provide heating bills before and after weatherization to BVCA Partnership

Hours:
Tue-Thu 9 am-4 pm, Fri 9 am-3 pm, Sat 9 am-1 pm

If you want to be a writer-stop talking about it and sit down and write!.

-- Jackie Collins

Seward Veterans Services Office

Address:
529 Seward St
Seward, NE 68434

Map & Directions

(20 Miles Away - Go to: Seward, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(402) 643-4105

Website:
http://connectseward.org/cgov/veterans.htm

Services:
MEDICAL AND FINANCIAL services including prescriptions, rent and utility expenses, and burial assistance

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Blue Valley Community Action

Address:
640 Seward St
Seward, NE 68434

Map & Directions

(20 Miles Away - Go to: Seward, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(402) 643-6425

Website:
http://www.bvca.net

Services:
HELPS low-income populations achieve self-sufficiency by offering the following services:

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM distributes government-purchased surplus food commodities to the following persons: income-eligible families with children, 0-6 years; women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have given birth in the last 12 months; and persons, 60 years or older

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE funds are used to assist low-income people (with proof of need) with small emergencies; utility bills and rent are occasionally paid by BVCA Partnership

HOLIDAY PROJECT volunteers, community groups and local businesses donate materials, food, toys and skills for seasonal holiday projects for low-income families; provides food packages and allowances to purchase clothes, shoes, coats, and household goods

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION provides training on the home buying process

HOMELESS ASSISTANCE offers services for homeless individuals and families including food pantry, homeless shelter, clothing, referrals, and locating permanent housing

HOUSING OWNERSHIP ASSISTANCE provides down payment and/or closing cost assistance to income-eligible families to enable them to purchase a home; eligibility is 80% median income

HOUSING REHABILITATION offers low and moderate income homeowners low interest loans to rehabilitate health and safety needs of their older homes

IMMUNIZATION for children, ages 2 months to 18 years, at public clinics by BVCA Partnership in cooperation with NE Health and Human Services, local nurses, hospitals, community groups, individuals and doctors

PROJECT FOCUS works one-on-one with individuals/families using family development/case management model by assessing needs, linking to available services and follow-through

PROJECT FIRST offers homeless families with children to participate in a housing and supportive services project for up to 24 months

THRIFT STORES provides clothing, shoes, coats and household goods to families in need

WEATHERIZATION provides assistance to secure homes for hot and cold weather; to be eligible, families must submit pay stubs from the last three months, and provide a legal description of the home or obtain the landlord's permission if the home is not owned by the family; the family must reside in the home for at least one year, and provide heating bills before and after weatherization to Blue Valley Community Action Partnership

WOMEN, INFANTS, CHILDREN (WIC) is a health and nutrition program for at-risk breastfeeding, pregnant and post-partum women, and for infants and children up to age five; after medical and nutritional screening, food vouchers are given to qualified individuals; the Clinic is located in Seward

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

-- Elmer Letterman

County General Assistance

Address:
2610 14th St #1
Columbus, NE 68601

Map & Directions

(26 Miles Away - Go to: Columbus, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(402) 563-4915

Website:
http://www.plattecounty.net

Services:
PROVIDES NECESSITIES OF LIFE, such as include shelter and heat; does not pay for deposits, phones, sundries, or food

EMERGENCY MEDICAL ASSISTANCE can also be provided when eligibility guidelines are met

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon

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Columbus Emergency Relief Inc

Address:
1853 10th Ave
Columbus, NE 68601

Map & Directions

(26 Miles Away - Go to: Columbus, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(402) 564-4184

Website:
http://www.everlastinglove.org/get-help

Services:
FOOD, if they have exhausted food pantry usage

CLOTHING VOUCHERS for thrift stores

RENT, or mortgage assistance

GASOLINE VOUCHERS for those who are working or looking for work, or doctor's appointments Proof needed.

PRESCRIPTION VOUCHERS, new and refill

UTILITY BILL payment assistance

Hours:
Tue-Fri 10 am-2 pm, Fri 2 pm-5 pm by appointment only

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.

-- Willie Nelson

Central Nebraska Community Services

Address:
3286 53rd Ave
Columbus, NE 68601

Map & Directions

(26 Miles Away - Go to: Columbus, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(402) 564-1124

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

TAX PREPARATION assistance by appointment only

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

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

St Vincent Depaul Outreach Center

Address:
2215 O St
Lincoln, NE 68502

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away - Go to: Lincoln, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(402) 435-7968

Website:
http://www.lincoln.svdpcouncil.org

Services:
Basic Needs Assistance. Home Visits Are Completed In Person And In Pairs To Determine How To Provide Assistance Appropriately.location Informationphysical Location2960 North 38th Streetlincoln, Ne, United States, 68504last Updatedthursday, August 2, 2018agency Backgroundtax Statusnone Or Unknowncontact Information(402) 435-7968main Phoneemailsvdplincolncouncil@gmail.comwebsitehttp://www.lincoln.svdpcouncil.orghours Of Operationcall Center Mon-tue 10 Am-12 Noon, Wed 5:30 Pm-7:30 Pm, Thu-fri 10 Am-12 Noonprograms Offeredbasic Needs Assistancesite Information

Hours:
Call center Mon-Tue 10 am-12 noon, Wed 5:30 pm-7:30 pm, Thu-Fri 10 am-12 noon

Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.

-- Earl Wilson

Nebraska Public Services Commission

Address:
2043
Lincoln, NE 68508

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away - Go to: Lincoln, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(402) 471-3101

Website:
http://www.psc.nebraska.gov

Services:
STATE AGENCY which monitors and enforces standards and regulatory policies for telecommunications; passenger motor transportation and moving companies; manufactured homes, modular homes and recreational vehicles; grain warehouses; and natural gas.

NEBRASKA EQUIPMENT DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM provides monetary assistance for purchasing specialized telecommunications equipment which may include computer conversion packages, amplified phones, TTY/TT, telephone amplifier, telephone ring signals, CapTel ('Captioned Telephone') and voice carry-over (VCO)-TT; must meet the professional certification of impairment guidelines to be eligible for assistance; there are no income guidelines Upon approval of the application, a voucher is issued and the applicant can purchase compliant equipment at any location.

NEBRASKA TELEPHONE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (NTAP) serves persons receiving benefits through Supplemental Security Income, Food Stamps, Medicaid (including children's programs), Federal Public Housing Assistance or Low Income Energy Assistance Plan The program provides half of the telephone service connection charge (up to $30.00) for eligible persons The program also provides a monthly discount of up to $13.50 for basic local telephone service The application is available in English and Spanish at Nebraska Health and Human Services, and the Nebraska Public Service Commission or can be downloaded from the website

HANDLES COMPLAINTS regarding utility service providers and the Cold Weather Rule

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Indian Center, INC

Address:
1100 Military Rd
Lincoln, NE 68508

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away - Go to: Lincoln, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(402) 438-5231

Website:
http://www.indiancenterinc.org

Services:
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

ALCOHOLIC ANONYMOUS MEETING

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Nothing is so strong as gentleness and nothing is so gentle as real strength.

-- Ralph W. Sockman

Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties

Address:
210 O St
Lincoln, NE 68508

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away - Go to: Lincoln, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(402) 471-4515

Website:
http://www.communityactionatwork.org

Services:
COMPUTER LEARNING LAB; upon completion of 30 credits of prescribed coursework clients receive a free, refurbished computer; participants must meet income guidelines; open lab times are available

GED CLASSES

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE such as helping with resumes and applications

HOMELESS VOUCHER PROGRAM serves homeless individuals or families in Lancaster County by providing intensive case management; applicants must be eligible for a Section 8 voucher through Lincoln Housing Authority

EMERGENCY SERVICES provides emergency assistance with deposit, rent, gas/electric, and water; households must complete an application over the phone or in person to be eligible (must have a disconnect notice); through the LES Energy Voucher Program, clients may receive vouchers that help pay their energy bills

INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNTS (IDA) serve income-eligible Lincoln families by matching their earned income savings to purchase a home, start a business, or pay for post-secondary education tuition fees; interested families must complete financial literacy classes as a prerequisite to participation in the IDA program

SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PROGRAM provides housing subsidies, case management, and supportive services to homeless families in Lincoln; participants are assigned a case manager and work to overcome the barriers that led to homelessness

VITA TAX PREPARATION PROGRAM provides information on Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and eligibility guidelines for the credit; free basic tax preparation is provided to low-income families and individuals who are eligible for EITC

WEATHERIZATION serves renters, owners, multi-units, mobile homes, and standard constructed homes in Lancaster and Saunders counties; households must meet 200% of federal poverty guidelines. Homes are eligible if it has been weatherized before October 1,1993; services include heating inspection and cleaning, furnace replacement, water heater replacement, insulation of attics and sidewalls, insulation in floors and ceilings of mobile homes, caulking and sealing, and window and door replacement

TENANT SERVICES aims to increase stability in housing among low income individuals and families; services available to anyone requesting information about landlord and tenant relations; however, the program specifically targets low income populations at risk of losing their housing due to eviction

FINANCIAL LITERACY aims to educate individuals and families in important financial skills for life, such as money management, budgeting, credit, banking, and more; program utilizes MoneySmart curriculum - administered in multiple languages

OTHER SERVICES LISTED SEPARATELY:
HEAD START / EARLY HEAD START comprehensive child development programs serve low income children from birth to age five, pregnant women, and their families; primary focus is school preparedness for low income children; programs take a holistic approach to issues of child development

LANGUAGELINC offers for-fee interpretation and translation services in the Lincoln community with an emphasis on the medical field

REPRESENTATIVE PAYEE PROGRAM provides intensive comprehensive case management services designed to ensure the client's rent, utilities, and other basic needs are met; also provides one on one case support services, information and referrals, budgeting, and goal planning

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

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