Disabled/Elderly Services

  • Adult Protective Services - 24 hr. hotline - 1-800-652-1999 Adult abuse, neglect and exploitation 

  • Disability Claim Consultants - 7911 L Street - 422-1000
    Assistance with applications and appeals for Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income (SSDI/SSI) benefits. Representation is provided on a contingency fee basis. If your case is successful, the fee is typically 25% of your past due benefits. 

  • Eastern Nebraska Community Action - 2406 Fowler Ave - 453-5656 ext 252 Senior social activities 

  • Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging - 4223 Center Street - 444-6444
    Assistance with in home services, transportation and employment for people age 60 and older 

  • Friendship Program, Inc. - 7315 Maple St - 402-393-6911
    Assist elderly and disabled individuals to remain independent in the community 

  • Hands of the Heartland - 211 Galvin Road, Bellevue - 502-1525
    For those with developmental disabilities Heartland Family Service (Senior Center) - 2101 S 42nd - 552-7400 

  • MOBY - Transportation for Elderly and Disabled -
    2222 Cuming Street - 341-7560 ext. 210 , application required 

  • Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation - 1313 Farnam on the Mall - 595-2100 or 12011 Q Street 595-1212 Employment assistance for people with documented disabilities 

  • Senior Services - Catholic Charities - 939-4681
    North Center, Juan Diego Center and Christ Child Center 

  • Social Security Administration - 604 N 109th Court - 866-716-8299 Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income (SSDI/SSI) 

  • Specialized Transportation - 204 West Mission, Bellevue - 293-3138 Transportation for people over 60 and those with developmental disabilities 


Domestic Violence & Victim Assistance

  • Adult Protective Services - 24 hr. hotline - 1-800-652-1999 - Adult abuse, neglect and exploitation 

  • Catholic Charities Iowa - Phoenix House - 712-328-0266 Emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence in Council Bluffs 

  • Child Protective Services (CPS) - Hotline - 1-800-652-1999 1313 Farnam - 595-1325 

  • Children’s Crisis Center (ages 0-19) - 4545 Dodge - 553-6000 Emergency shelter for children 

  • Douglas County Victim Assistance - 1905 Harney Street Ste. 500 - 444-4597 

  • Family Justice Center of the Midlands - 1905 Harney Street Ste. 530 - 398-9928   A community effort to provide services to victims of domestic violence. Advocacy, legal aid, protection orders, medical help, shelters

  • Family Service Domestic Abuse - 24 hr. Hotline - 1-800-523-3666 

  • Heartland Family Service - Papillion - 302 American Parkway - 339-2544
    Protection and transitional services for victims, survivors, and those who care about them 

  • Heartland Family Service - Safe Haven Transitional Shelter - 339-2544
    Emergency and transitional shelter and services for victims of domestic violence. Location confidential. 

  • Juan Diego Center - Catholic Charities - 5211 S 31st Street - 731-5413 Domestic violence services, counseling and advocacy 

  • Lydia House - Open Door Mission - 2809 N 20th St E- 422-1111 Food, shelter, clothing and other basic needs for women and children 

  • Nebraska Domestic Violence Hotline - 1-800-1876-6238
    Sarpy County Victim/Witness Unit - 1257 Golden Gate Drive Ste 10W - 593-2201 

  • The Shelter - Catholic Charities - 24 hr. Crisis Line - 558-5700
    Emergency shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. 30 day maximum stay, location undisclosed 

  • Youth Emergency Services - Safe Place Hotline - 578-7233 

  • YWCA - Omaha - 24 hr. Hotline - 345-7273 

  • YWCA - Omaha - 222 South 29th Street - 345-6555
    Domestic Violence services including advocacy, counseling, prevention, nonviolence programs for abusers, and racial justice programming 


Domestic Violence Batterer Intervention

Most batterer intervention programs require an orientation and weekly fee. The fees are typically charged on a sliding scale based on income. 

  • Heartland Family Service - Papillion - 302 American Parkway - 552-7400 Choosing non-violence batterers group 

  • Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition - 2240 Landon Court - 346-0902 - 24 week batterers intervention program open to anyone in the greater Omaha area. Cost is $25 per session, transportation may be available with 24 hour notice. 

  • The Equality Group - 7561 Main Street #417, Ralston - 714-0478 Batterers programming in English and Spanish when available 

  • YWCA - Omaha - 222 South 29th Street - 345-6555 Non-violence programs for abusers 


Food - Government Assistance

  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program - Eastern Nebraska Community Action - 453-5656, Omaha Nutrition Center - 457-4032
    Seniors, pregnant women and new moms for up to one year, children 0-6 years old. For people who are not receiving WIC. 

  • Meals on Wheels - (60 and older) - 4223 Center - 444-6444 Through Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging 

  • Nebraska Health and Human Services - 1313 Farnam - 595-2850 Food Stamp Program 

  • Douglas County Health Department - Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program - 444-1770 


Food - Pantries & Meals

  • American Red Cross - 2912 S. 80th Avenue - 343-7700 

  • Angel Food Ministries - (877) 366-3646
    Call to find a local host site. National program providing food monthly. Order food online to pick up locally at - www.angelfoodministries.com 

  • Bellevue Ministerial Association - Bellevue residents only - 293-3138 

  • Benson Baptist Church - 6319 Maple Street - 551-1512 

  • Community Cupboard - 8787 Pacific - 391-0350
    Mobile food pantry in partnership with Food Bank for the Heartland. No income requirements and no ID needed. First Saturday of each month from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM at the Countryside Bellevue Ministerial Association - 

  • Eastern Nebraska Community Action - Food pantry
    2406 Fowler Ave - 453-5656 ext. 200 or 1908 Hancock Street - 292-2961 

  • First Lutheran Church - 542 S 31st - 345-7506 Food pantry 

  • Food Bank for the Heartland - 6824 J Street - 331-1213 

  • Garland Thompson Men’s Center - 2706 N. 21st Street E- 422-1111
    Food, shelter, clothing and other basic needs for men in need of immediate assistance 

  • Heart Ministry Center - 2222 Binney Street 451-2321
    Food pantry and Holy Family sack lunch program. Provides free sack lunches daily 

  • Heartland Family Services - Tri-County Ministerial Association Pantry - 339-2544 Food pantry available to residents of Papillion, LaVista, and Ralston 

  • Holy Family Catholic Church - 1715 Izard - 341-6561 Food pantry 

  • Juan Diego Center - Catholic Charities - 5211 S. 31st Street - 731-5413 Food pantry 

  • Kountze Memorial Church - 2650 Farnam Street 

  • Life God’s Way, Inc. - 3701 McKinley B8 - 505-9146
    Food Pantry is available to those in need in emergency situations. Soup Kitchen open Monday-Saturday 11-1pm Call for details. 

  • Lydia House - 2809 N 20th St E- 422-1111
    Food, shelter, clothing and other basic needs for women and children 

  • Marshall Drive Pantry - 4845 Marshall Drive - 895-4227 Clothing and food pantry, call for appointment 

  • Mission for All Nations - 5218 S. 21st Street - 733-2077 Food, clothing, hygiene products and housewares 

  • Mohm’s Place - 1435 N 15th Street, Council Bluffs - 712-322-7570 Free meals served daily in Council Bluffs 

  • Peace Presbyterian Church - 333 S 204th St. Elkhorn, NE - 289-1104 Food pantry 

  • Pearl United Methodist Church - 2319 Ogden St. - 453-8623 Food and clothing pantry 

  • Project Hope Food Pantry - 4205 Boyd Street - 453-7649 Food and personal care items 

  • Salem Baptist Church -by referral only - 3131 Lake Street - 505-9973

  • Salvation Army - Material Assistance - 3612 Cuming - 898-5900 - Heat assistance, food, clothing and other material assistance for those in critical emergencies 

  • Siena Francis House - 1702 Nicholas Street - 341-1821
    Breakfast, lunch, sack lunch, and dinner meals. Brunch served on Sundays and all major holidays 

  • St. Martin dePorres - Catholic Charities - 2417 Burdette Street - 341-4004 Food pantry 

  • St. Vincent dePaul - 2101 Leavenworth - 346-5445 Food pantry

  • Timberlake Outreach Center - 2107 E. Locust - 829-1510 - Monthly assistance with food, clothing, household goods, furniture and appliances aimed at providing preventative measures aimed at empowering families struggling in poverty 

  • Together Inc. - 1616 Cass - 345-8047
    Food pantry available Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9-1, Tuesdays from 9-7. Requires 2 forms of ID and one ID for every household member receiving food. Food provided by the USDA Food Bank. Individuals may receive food once every 30 days. 


Food - Holiday Meals & Assistance

  • First Lutheran Church - 542 S 31st - 345-7506 Christmas food baskets 

  • Heart Ministry Center - 2222 Binney Street 451-2321
    Holiday food baskets and gifts with referrals from Omaha Public Schools or Sacred Heart School, Marine Corp Toys for Tots distributor 

  • Heartland Family Services - Hardship Assistance Program
    Toys and holiday meals available to HFS clients in North Omaha and Sarpy County. Clients may sign up for services through their HFS case worker. 

  • Juan Diego Center - Catholic Charities - 5211 S. 31st Street - 731-5413 Christmas and Thanksgiving meals 

  • Mutual of Omaha - HALO Club - 351-3728 Thanksgiving baskets 

  • St. Martin dePorres - Catholic Charities - 2417 Burdette Street - 341-4004 Christmas and Thanksgiving meals 

  • Timberlake Outreach Center - 2107 E. Locust - 829-1510
    Seasonal preventive programs including Back to School Bash, Great Thanksgiving Banquet, Turkey 'N Fixins, Super Duper Give Away and Project Santa 


Homelessness Prevention

211 - If homeless or may become homeless, dial 211 to be connected to the appropriate services 

  • Family Housing Advisory Service Homelessness Prevention Assistance - 934-6763
    Homelessness prevention for individuals and families who are currently housed but need temporary rental or utility assistance or who need assistance to move to a more affordable unit in order to avoid becoming homeless. Also at www.fhasinc.org 
  • Project Homeless No More - 3808 Dodge Street - 553-5536 Assistance in finding and securing shelter 
  • Siena Francis House - Day Services Center - 1624 Nicholas Street - 341-1821
    Services for homeless individuals including helping people and families to obtain affordable and appropriate housing, employment and education opportunities, money management skills, counseling, health care, veterans services, and general assistance 

Housing - Emergency Shelter

  • Catholic Charities - The Shelter - 24 hr. Crisis Line - 558-5700 Emergency shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. 30 day maximum stay, location undisclosed 

  • Catholic Charities Iowa - Phoenix House - 712-328-0266 Emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence in Council Bluffs 

  • Children’s Crisis Center (ages 0-19) - 4545 Dodge - 553-6000 Emergency shelter for children 

  • Garland Thompson Men’s Center - Open Door Mission - 422-1111 ext. 3102
    Provides emergency services including food, clothing, shelter, and other basic needs for men in need of immediate assistance 

  • Heartland Family Service - Safe Haven Transitional Shelter - 339-2544
    Emergency and transitional shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Location is confidential. 

  • Heartland Family Service - 2101 S 42nd - 552-7400 Children’s emergency shelter 

  • Heartland Family Service - Fremont - 437 Jefferson Road - 721-5099 Children’s emergency shelter 

  • Micah House - 1415 Avenue J, Council Bluffs - 712-323-4416 24 hour emergency homeless shelter in Council Bluffs 

  • Mohm’s Place - Joshua House - 1435 N 15th Street, Council Bluffs - 712-322-7570 24 hour emergency men’s shelter in Council Bluffs 

  • Life God’s Way, Inc. - 3701 McKinley B8 - 505-9146
    Emergency housing provided to the homeless, re-entry or abuse situations. Providing re-entry services to men and women. Drug and Alcohol counseling and programing. Community resources and guidance provided. 

  • Lydia House - Open Door Mission - 422-1111 ext. 3102
    Emergency food, shelter, clothing and other basic needs for homeless women and families 

  • Salvation Army - 3612 Cuming - 898-5900 Transitional housing and emergency shelter 

  • Siena Francis House - Men’s Shelter - 1111 North 17th Street- 341-1821 Emergency overnight shelter for men 

  • Siena Francis House - Women’s Shelter - 1702 Nicholas Street - 341-1821 Emergency overnight shelter for women and children 

  • Stephen Center - Emergency Shelter - 2723 Q Street - 731-0238 Emergency shelter for sober men, women and families 

  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - HUD 1616 Capitol Avenue - 492-3100 Low income and emergency housing information and referrals 

  • Youth Emergency Services - 2679 Farnam Street, Ste. 205 - 345-5187 HOUSING - TRANSITIONAL 

  • Community Alliance Housing - 4001 Leavenworth - 341-5128 For people with mental health issues 

  • Mohm’s Place - Timothy House - 1435 N 15th Street, Council Bluffs - 712-322-7570
    Transitional housing in Council Bluffs to assist individuals as they move from homelessness to permanent housing 

  • New Beginnings Transformational Living Homes - 708-9860 or 505-0056 Transitional housing for ex-offenders seeking to re-enter society after incarceration 

  • O.A.T.S./Bell House - 813-2317 or 677-7588 Halfway houses for men and women 

  • Oxford House (men and women) - 1-800-689-6411
    Self run, self supported addiction recovery houses. To find vacancies go to: www.oxfordhouse.org or call

  • Stephen Center - Transitional Living Program - 2723 Q Street - 731-0238 Provides independent housing opportunities for persons that have successfully completed a drug and alcohol treatment program 

  • The 1212 House - Contact Tom - 393-7481 Transitional 3/4 way house for men in recovery 


Housing - Youth Mentors & Activities

  • All Our Kids - 1004 Farnam Street - 930-3000 Mentoring for children grades 6-9 

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters - 4902 Hamilton Street - 330-2449 Mentoring for youth age 7-15 

  • 100 Black Men of Omaha - 2221 N 24th - 934-7065 Mentors for school age black males 

  • Nebraska Mentor - 8813 F Street - 891-8000 Mentors for youth in need 

  • Project Extra Mile - 11606 Nicholas Street - 963-9047 Youth uniting to prevent underage drinking 

  • TeamMates - 222 Kiewit Plaza - 390-8326 School based mentoring program