Advocacy List

 

PTI Nebraska (Parent Training and Information)

Provide training, information and support to Nebraska parents and others who have an interest in children from birth through twenty-six and who receive or who might need special education or related services. (402) 346-0525 or (800) 284-8520

 

Community Action Partnership Mid-Nebraska

Provide essential programs that help individuals, families, and communities reach their fullest potential through advocacy and partnerships.   Our dedicated staff provides access to opportunities in education, health, housing, nutrition, and transportation.  These services empower people to make a positive difference in their lives and communities.

Barb Ostrum / Araceli Ayala  (308)-345-1187

 

Domestic Abuse/Sexual Assault Services

Provides free, confidential and empowering services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking while raising awareness and prevention efforts throughout our communities.

(308)-345-1612

 

Mid-Nebraska Community Action (Lexington)

(308) 324-4219

Food pantry, housing assistance, WIC

 

Lexington Housing Authority

(308) 324-4633

Housing, Section 8

 

Lexington Public Schools/ Food drive

every first Thursday of month/McKinney Vento Program

(308) 324-1259

 

Migrant program

(308) 324-1258

Education needs for migrant families

 

Proteus, Hastings, NE

402-462-0356

covers Lex area: if past or current migrant worker assist with education, finding employment, financial assistance with house bills.

 

Lutheran Family Services

IOP, counseling services

(308) 324-6995

 

Kearney Manor (Housing Authority) 308-234-3000

Access Nebraska/ Medical (855) 632-7633 & Financial assistance Call (800) 383-4278

 

RYDE Transit 308-324-3670

 

Family Skill Building

Tracking, family support services

308-696-0033

 

Boys Town/ In home services 308-227-8391

 

CASA/ volunteer workers for abuse & neglect children 324-7364

 

YMCA gym & activities 324-1970

Anytime Fitness/ gym 324-3481

 

Parent Child Center:

Clothing, shelter, sometimes helps with bills of client.

(308)324-2336

 

Team Mates: Torri McCraken (school counselor @ Middle School) 324-2349

 

First Methodist Church (324-2397), Lexington Christian Church (324-3084), Calvary Assembly of God (324-5310) & St. Ann’s (324- 4647): at times assist with food, bills, rent, and furniture

 

Right Turn

Phone: 888-667-2399

Description: Help for post adoptive parents and guardians

 

Community Action Partnership of Nebraska

Phone:308-532-3250

Description: To provide essential programs that help individuals, families, and communities reach their fullest potential through advocacy and partnerships. Staff provides access to opportunities in education, health, housing, nutrition, and transportation.

 

Families 1st Partnership

Phone: 308-520-3743

Description: Assists families and youth in the community by collaborating with other programs and making necessary referrals and assisting as needed with services and resources.

 

Nebraska Respite Network

Phone: 308-345-4990 (Helena Janousek-Coordinator)

Description: Respite is providing a short-term break to those caring for family members with special needs.  Respite pays someone to take care of an individual of any age with special needs and give the primary family caregiver a temporary break.

 

Changing Behaviors Program/Juvenile Assessment Center

Phone: 308-221-6287

Description: Changing Behaviors Program (CBA) is a low cost program for students (ages 12-18) who may need a safe place to go after school, extra supervision, social skills and new group of peers.

 

Community Connections-Mentoring

Phone:308-696-0975 (Angela Hipp-coordinator)

Description: Mentoring through the community up to grade 8th

 

TeamMates Mentoring

Phone: 308-535-7105 (Molly Morales-Coordinator)

Description: Mentoring service for youth in the school system

 

Dept of Labor Youth Program

Phone: 308-535-8338

Description: We can assist youth ages 14-24 with employment and education opportunities through the WIOA program.  There are a number of resources available to them including a work experience program, tutoring, educational funding, leadership development opportunities, financial literacy education, entrepreneurial skills training, career counseling and work search assistance. There are eligibility requirements.

 

Independence Rising

(308) 258-1914

offers  services to people with disabilities in order to help them meet their goals for independence.

 

Families CARE

(308) 237-1102

Providing services and support to parents who have children with emotional, behavioral, or mental health challenges.

 

 

Region II Human Services (c) 2013

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