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Regional Resource List

Region II Grounding Assistance Phone Lines

Grounding using a simple set of strategies to help relieve stress or to help you be in the present. Grounding works by focusing outward on the external world rather than inward toward the self. You can also think of it as “distraction”, “centering”, “looking outward”, or “healthy detachment”.

Grounding Line in English: 308-534-9142

Grounding Line in Spanish: 308-532-6436

Region II Behavioral Health Emergency Support Line: 1-877-269-2079

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

In Crisis? Text HELLO to 741741. Free, 24/7 confidential crisis support by text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

https://www.cdc.gov/

Nebraska Family Helpline– 1-888-866-8660 or www.nebraskafamilyhelpline.ne.gov

The Nebraska Family Helpline at (888) 866-8660 makes it easier for families to obtain assistance by providing a single contact point 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Trained Helpline operators screen calls to assess immediate safety needs. Identify the potential level of a behavioral health crisis, make recommendations or referrals to appropriate resources, and help callers connect to emergency resources or providers. The Helpline is supervised by licensed mental health professionals.

The Nebraska Rural Response Hotline: 1-800-464-0258

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

Nebraska Tobacco Quit Line: 1-800-QUIT-NOW or www.QuitNow.ne.gov

Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222

Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline: 1-800-652-1999

Southwest Nebraska LOSS (local outreach to suicide survivors) Team

The mission of a Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) Team is to reduce suicide bereavement distress of those immediately impacted by providing compassion, support, and providing information about available resources. This allows for the promotion of hope for the newly bereaved, as they begin the journey of healing. Outcomes include the suicide survivor accessing resources and/or seeking support within months rather than years after the death occurs.

Please call 308-221-0143

Email: swnelossteam@gmail.com

Facebook page: www.facebook.com/SWNebraskaLossTeam

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

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 308-324-7364

YMCA gym & activities in Lexington, NE: 308-324-1970

Parent Child Center Lexington, NE

(308)324-2336

Clothing, shelter, sometimes helps with bills of client.

Local Churches in Lexington, NE:

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

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 in North Platte, NE

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.

Grounding using a simple set of strategies to help relieve stress or to help you be in the present. Grounding works by focusing outward on the external world rather than inward toward the self. You can also think of it as “distraction”, “centering”, “looking outward”, or “healthy detachment”.

Grounding Line in English: 308-534-9142

Grounding Line in Spanish: 308-532-6436

Region II Behavioral Health Emergency Support Line: 1-877-269-2079

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

In Crisis? Text HELLO to 741741. Free, 24/7 confidential crisis support by text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

https://www.cdc.gov/

Nebraska Family Helpline– 1-888-866-8660 or www.nebraskafamilyhelpline.ne.gov

The Nebraska Family Helpline at (888) 866-8660 makes it easier for families to obtain assistance by providing a single contact point 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Trained Helpline operators screen calls to assess immediate safety needs. Identify the potential level of a behavioral health crisis, make recommendations or referrals to appropriate resources, and help callers connect to emergency resources or providers. The Helpline is supervised by licensed mental health professionals.

The Nebraska Rural Response Hotline: 1-800-464-0258

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

Nebraska Tobacco Quit Line: 1-800-QUIT-NOW or www.QuitNow.ne.gov

Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222

Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline: 1-800-652-1999

Southwest Nebraska LOSS (local outreach to suicide survivors) Team

The mission of a Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) Team is to reduce suicide bereavement distress of those immediately impacted by providing compassion, support, and providing information about available resources. This allows for the promotion of hope for the newly bereaved, as they begin the journey of healing. Outcomes include the suicide survivor accessing resources and/or seeking support within months rather than years after the death occurs.

Please call 308-221-0143

Email: swnelossteam@gmail.com

Facebook page: www.facebook.com/SWNebraskaLossTeam

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

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 308-324-7364

YMCA gym & activities in Lexington, NE: 308-324-1970

Parent Child Center Lexington, NE

(308)324-2336

Clothing, shelter, sometimes helps with bills of client.

Local Churches in Lexington, NE:

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

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 in North Platte, NE

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.