SALINE COUNTY AGING SERVICES
provides services to persons age 60+ in Saline County. Services include information and referral, medical equipment loan, friendly visitors & senior companions, health and wellness activities, social events and assistance with accessing benefits such as Medicare & Homestead Exemption. Saline County Aging Services also houses the Wilber Area Emergency Food Pantry.
Phone: (402) 821-3330 or 1-800-778-3309 E-mail: Eldercare
SALINE COUNTY AREA TRANSIT
and FILLMORE COUNTY RURAL TRANSIT
provide public transportation to ALL county residents, enabling elderly and disabled persons to maintain independence and remain in their homes. Quality of life is enhanced by providing transportation to shop, bank, doctor, travel to and from school, visit family and friends, and attend community activities and entertainment.
Phone: (402) 433-4511 or 1-888-433-7228 (SCAT) E-mail: SCAT
Phone: (402) 759-3345 (FCRT) E-mail: FCRT
RELEASED AND RESTORED
is a prison and re-entry ministry dedicated to prepare inmates to live moral, ethical, and legal lives in our communities after their release from prison. We serve inmates from all of Nebraska's 93 counties. Programming teaches critical thinking and decision making skills; money managing and budgeting; it provides job readiness training and addresses family and relationship issues.
Phone: (402) 806-0565 E-mail: Click Link
KIDS CONNECTION INC
is a nonprofit childcare facility licensed since 1989. The center serves children aged 6 weeks to 13 years. The facility serves children from all income levels with the majority being from low-income families. Approximately 80 children attend daily.
Phone: (402) 729-2163 E-mail: Click Link
BLUE VALLEY COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP
is a private charitable organization with the mission of “overcoming poverty by helping people, improving lives and strengthening communities.” Each year BVCA touched the lives of over 13,000 low-to-moderate income persons in nine southeastern Nebraska counties and one Kansas county. BVCA has mobilized resources to address family and community needs by providing opportunities through more than 30 programs with a desired outcome of increasing personal and family self-sufficiency and responsibility.
Phone: (402) 729-2278 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.bvca.net
COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP
of Lancaster and Saunders Counties is a private, non-profit Community Action Agency with a 45-year history of fighting poverty and building stronger communities in Lancaster and Saunders Counties. Our mission isto empower people struggling in poverty to reach their full potential and achieve self-reliance
. The agency’s main focuses include child and family development, homelessness prevention, employment and training services, and housing services.
Phone: (402) 443-4250 E-mail: Click Link
NEW BEGINNINGS helps those in need by providing low cost home needs, retail job skills and support towards self-sufficiency. Families have the option of volunteering for the items they need, giving them a feeling of self worth and learning some job seeking/job keeping skills.
Phone: (402) 826-2332 E-mail: email@example.com
HOPE CRISIS CENTER is a non-profit organization committed to empowering victims of domestic violence and sexual assault as well as our communities. Advocacy, education and confidential emergency services are offered to victims and their families free of charge in Jefferson, Thayer, Fillmore, York, Seward, Saline, and Gage counties. 24-Hour Crisis Line support is available by calling 1-877-388-HOPE(4673). Community education and presentations are available through direct contact with our office.
FYI (Family & Youth Involvement) CENTERserved as the venue for mentoring, academic assistance, computer technology, health & fitness, service learning clubs, community service opportunities, juvenile diversion, substance abuse prevention education and positive parenting classes. With the assistance of AmeriCorps Members, and leadership from the Jefferson Community Coalition, more than 200 unduplicated youth were served last program year.
Phone: (402) 729-6510
FRIENDS OF BLUE VALLEY provides volunteer opportunities for sharing time and talents. Serve as council, advisory group and/or board member. Participate in fundraising, center activities, issue advocacy, holiday projects, classroom volunteers and promotional events. The opportunities are endless!
PIONEER FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM provides opportunities for individuals 55 and older to provide one-on-one daily mentoring and attention to children with special or exceptional needs. Foster Grandparents are stationed at volunteer sites such as schools, preschool programs, Head Start centers and day care centers.