Address:123 S 13th StFort Calhoun, NE 68023Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away)
Services: ADMINISTERS FEMA funds for rent, utilities, and temporary lodging for evictees and transients
OVERSEES food pantry, Building Blocks Boutique, and thrift store (listed separately)
Hours: Tue-Fri 8 am-1 pm
Address:812 S 24th StOmaha, NE 68108Map & Directions
Services: CLOTHING assistance includes one change of clothing provided every 90 days per request; one free coat per year; walk in help available for needed resources; no bus tickets or gas vouchers available
APPLICANTS for rent, utilities, or furniture will be referred to the Catholic Church in their neighborhood
THRIFT STORE hours Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-3:30 pm, Sat 9 am-4:30 pm
ACCEPTS DONATIONS of useable and clean clothing, furniture, household items, etc
Hours: See below
Address:6101 NW Radial HwyOmaha, NE 68104Map & Directions
Services: PRESCRIPTION DRUG ASSISTANCE limited to new prescriptions; referrals from clinics or physicians; assistance limited to once a year; certain types of prescriptions excluded (pain medications, psychotropic, etc.); if a refill, must have a new written prescription from doctor
CLOTHING ASSISTANCE is available the first working day of the month for immediate needs and special consideration for children needing school clothing; vouchers which are redeemed at a Salvation Army Thrift Store, are limited to once every six months
FIRE VICTIM ASSISTANCE occurs after the American Red Cross has met the immediate crisis; partial replacement of destroyed belongings is offered; must provide paperwork showing assistance from American Red Cross
UTILITY ASSISTANCE for MUD (Metropolitan Utilities District) bills year round, for those over 60, disabled (proof of disability is required), and with special needs; must apply at Energy Assistance first; call the utility assistance phone number, listen to message for qualifications, leave name and number, and someone from the Salvation Army will return the call
FAN PROGRAM June 11-September 14 for people 50 and older, or with a documented disability or medical condition stating need for ventilation
ASSISTANCE FOR DEPOLYED MILITARY FAMILIES, or 'Heartland Fund', is available for families in need who have someone in military service who is currently deployed; funds may be used for child care expenses, material assistance, family enrichment programs; they have a list of volunteers who might help with car repairs, home repairs, lawn services, etc.
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-11 am and 1 pm-3:30 pm
Address:202 N Taylor StMount Ayr, IA 50854Map & Directions
Services: RINGGOLD COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER provides the following programs through Matura Action Corporation:
HEAD START/CHILD DEVELOPMENT: provides child development activities and learning experiences Assists parents and guardians in building a better life for their children.
WIC Program: nutritional educational program that offers food packages for children 0-5 years of age and women who are pregnant, breast-feeding, or who just had a baby.
MATERNAL HEALTH Program: provides services for pregnant women which include health education, nutrition, counseling, and support to encourage a healthy pregnancy.
CHILD HEALTH Program: provides preventative health care for infants and children Assistance is available for children with no health insurance.
HAWK-I: outreach for no cost, or low cost, health care coverage.
LIHEAP: energy assistance for low income households - helps pay part of fuel bills through the winter months.
HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE available, call for information.
FAMILY DEVELOPMENT SELF-SUFFICIENCY PROGRAM.
SENIOR LIVING CHORE SERVICE PROGRAM.
EMERGENCY FOOD and SHELTER PROGRAM.
FAMILY REWARDS PROGRAM.
WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Address:4205 Boyd StOmaha, NE 68111Map & Directions
Services: LIMITED FUNDS to assist with emergency situations such as gas, water, and light bills in collaboration with other agencies only; may assist with last $75 owed
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Address:5211 S 31st StOmaha, NE 68107Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY requirements include the following: photo identification, proof of residence, and frequency: every three months or four times per year
OTHER FOOD ASSISTANCE includes perishable daily food distribution and SHARE food program registration
HOLIDAY meals for Christmas and Thanksgiving
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE counseling and advocacy
FAMILY ENRICHMENT PROGRAM offers basic skills education, financial family planning, nutrition and health education, and parenting classes
IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE with the following services: consultation, translation of documents, letters of inquiry, status, change of address, biographic information, renewal of Permanent Resident Card, petition for alien relative, application to register permanent residence, adjustment of status, affidavit of support, application of naturalization, application of citizenship, Freedom of Information Act requests, affidavit of relationship, renewal of work permits, application to extend/change nonimmigrant status, and VAWA self petitions
MICRO-BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT in Spanish and English, including business financing, business resource center and computer lab, continuing education and consultation, training, and development
UTILITY AND RENTAL ASSISTANCE for Omaha residents through funds from the World-Herald Goodfellows; applications are taken the first business day of each month only
LATINA RESOURCE CENTER offers community referral services, domestic violence counseling, ESL classes, GED classes
Hours: Center: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm; Pantry: Mon-Tue 9:30 am-11:30 am, Wed 4 pm-6 pm, Thu-Fri 9:30 am-11:30 am
Address:2101 S 42nd StOmaha, NE 68105Map & Directions
Services: COUNSELING SERVICES for general mental health needs, substance abuse, domestic violence, etc; provides law enforcement initiated crisis response screenings
FOOD PANTRY REFERRALS by appointment only - (402) 552-7063
EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE offers limited utility and rent assistance for Sarpy County residents only; must call for appointment - (402) 552-7063
DONATION CENTER offers clothing, limited furniture, and limited household items
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GROUPS:
Choosing Nonviolence Men's Educational Group (25 weeks)
Women's Support Group
Women's Turning Points (17 weeks for women who use violence)
DOMESTIC ABUSE crisis line and Safe Haven shelter (listed separately)
Hours: Mon-Tue 8:30 am-8 pm, Wed 8:30 am-5 pm, Thu 8:30 am-7 pm, Fri 8:30 am-3 pm
Address:1101 S 42nd StOmaha, NE 68105Map & Directions
Services: FINANCIAL help for utilities; Air conditioning, furnace replacement, water heater: client must be 70 years or older, or have a documented medical condition Those seeking assistance must own their own home.
Effective for the time period October 1, 2010 - September 30, 2011 the income limits are:
Household Size Maximum Income
Each Additional Member: $ 4,343
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM may assist with rent and other emergencies; guidelines for non-public EMERGENCY assistance households for rental
help: Household must include a child 18 years or younger.
Household Size Monthly income
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Address:2912 S 80th AveOmaha, NE 68124Map & Directions
Services: OPPD (Omaha Public Power District) sponsored energy assistance program operates year round, funds permitting, for clients in Burt, Colfax, Dodge, Washington, Saunders, Douglas, Sarpy, Cass, Otoe, Johnson, Nemaha, Pawnee, and Richardson Counties; applications are taken two weeks of each month, call for an appointment dates; the program assists with OPPD bills only; clients must live in one of the listed counties and meet these guidelines:
ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES FOR OPPD INCLUDE: All clients must have made at least three regular payments to their utility bill in the last six months; additionally, they must either have a household member 62 years of age or older -OR- medical need for utilities as verified by a doctor - OR - household member recently lost a job through no fault of their own and can be verified - OR - proof of an unexpected expense (car repairs, appliance repair) and can show paid receipts for the expense
NPPD (Nebraska Public Power District) Pennies for Power Assistance Program, sponsored for NPPD customers in Nebraska and South Dakota October through April, funds permitting; applications are completed over the telephone, by calling 1-888-890-9569 toll free
ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES FOR PENNIES FOR POWER include must have made at least 3 regular payments to their NPPD account in the past 6 months, must be 62 years of age or older -OR-have a medical need as verified by a doctor -OR have proof of an unexpected expense (car repairs, appliance repair) that caused you to get behind on your utility bill
Hours: Irregular - call for details
Address:1201 S 42nd StOmaha, NE 68105Map & Directions
Services: BASIC LIVING NEEDS including rent, non-food items, utilities, clothing
Eligibility is based on income and resources:
$35,000 maximum equity in a home
$5,000 maximum equity in one vehicle being exempted
MAXIMUM assistance for rent:
1 person household = $400 plus merchandise voucher for $25
2 person household = $400 plus merchandise voucher for $40
CREMATION based on financial eligibility of family members or assignment of legal right to control disposition of remains to Douglas County
MEDICAL CARE through Primary Health Care Network
COMMUNITY SERVICE and job training for chronically unemployed
OUT -OF-COUNTY TRANSPORTATION for stranded non-Douglas county residents who meet criteria.
The person must have employment at their destination This will be verified by a call to
the place of employment
A person that has lived in Omaha less than 6 months and can prove they have a place to live in the town they are returning to.
Do not provide 'home for the holidays' transportation money
Do not transport minors traveling either with an adult or alone