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Free Clothing & Necessities In The Nebraska Region

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St Vincent De Paul Thrift Store

2101 Leavenworth St
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 341-1688

Two Changes Of Adult Clothing And Three Outfits For Children Provided Every 60 Days Upon Request.

Clothing given Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-12:30 pm

No restrictions

Documents Required
Social Security cards for everyone, photo ID for adults

Area Served
Douglas County

Together Inc

812 S 24th St
Omaha, NE 68108
(402) 345-8047

Diapers And Formulas (very Little Available, Same As Pantry Hours).

Mon-Thu 10 am-3:30 pm, Fri 10 am-2 pm

No restrictions

Area Served
Douglas County

Operation School Bell

3569 Leavenworth St
Omaha, NE 68105
(402) 342-4288

PROVIDES ONE NEW OUTFIT, including jeans, sweatshirt, t-shirt, winter coat, hat, gloves, socks, underwear, and toiletries for children in grades K-8


FAMILIES GET REFERRALS through their school counselor, nurse, or principal

Hours vary - Call for details

Area Served
Douglas County

Women's Center for Advancement

3801 Harney St
Omaha, NE 68131
(402) 345-6555

24-HOUR HOTLINE for sexual assault and domestic violence referrals, safety planning, information

ADVOCACY for safety planning, protection orders, transportation, housing, shelter referrals, some financial assistance for victims fleeing abuse


CAREER ASSESSMENT online, provides career coaching includes resume critiquing, mock interviews and seminars

LEGAL SERVICES provided for victims of domestic violence, must consult Legal Aid of Nebraska first

EDUCATION PROGRAMS domestic violence education for women, women's empowerment course (call for schedule), non violence classes for men and women.

DRUG AND ALCOHOL intensive outpatient evaluations, groups, and individual counseling sessions

Mon-Thu 8 am-5 pm, Fri 8 am-5 pm

Area Served
Douglas County

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Heart Ministry Center

2222 Binney St
Omaha, NE 68110
(402) 451-2321

Clients In Need Of Clothing May Schedule A Time To Meet With A Case Manager, Who Will Work With Clients To Get Them The Clothing Items They Need.

Area Served
Douglas County

Douglas Co Primary Health Care

1201 S 42nd St
Omaha, NE 68105
(402) 444-6215

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

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

Area Served
Douglas County

Heartland Family Service

2101 S 42nd St
Omaha, NE 68105
(402) 553-3000

COUNSELING for individuals, couples, marriage, families and children including:
-Mental Health Services
-Substance Abuse Services includes assessment, outpatient treatment, chemical dependency groups and alcohol and drug education classes for OWI, DUI and MIP.
-Compulsive Gambling Treatment
-Therapeutic School
-Family Works residential substance abuse treatment for women with infants
-Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

-Parenting Classes
-Training for childcare providers

-Intensive Family Preservation
-Family Support Services
-Jefferson House Children's Emergency Shelter and Group Home (Fremont, NE)
-Children's Emergency Shelter (Omaha, NE)
-Tracker program (Omaha, NE)
-Electronic Monitoring/GPS Services (Omaha, NE)
-Drug and Alcohol Testing (Omaha, NE)
-Home Supported Safety Services (Omaha, NE)
-Respite Services (Omaha, NE)

-24-hour crisis line 800-523-3666
-Safe Haven Transitional Shelter for women and children
-Protection order assistance / Criminal justice advocacy
-Support group for Women
-Choosing Non-Violence batterer's group for men

JUVENILE CRIME Intervention and Prevention
-Community Based Evaluation
-Youth Substance Abuse Outpatient Treatment
-Tracker Program
-Victim Empathy Program
-Youth Links triage center

-Family and Child Care Resource Center serves the Metro Area
-Ruth K Solomon Girls Center serves the Metro Area, but primarily North Omaha
-Senior Center serves the Metro Area, but primarily Central Omaha
-Transitions serves Pottawattamie County

-Pottawattamie County Homeless Link
-Heartland Homes permanent supportive housing (Council Bluffs)
-Heartland Housing Solutions (Omaha)
-Career Clothing Closet (Omaha / Council Bluffs)
-Holiday Assistance Program (North Omaha, Sarpy County)
-Gendler Emergency Medication Service - GEMS(North Omaha)

Mon-Thu 8:30 am-8 pm, Fri 8:30 am-5 pm

Area Served
Douglas County

Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership

2406 Fowler Ave
Omaha, NE 68111
(402) 453-5656

HOMELESS SERVICES help clients obtain shelter, clothing, and food

SUBSTANCE ABUSE UNIT provides outpatient services

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES includes individual, group, family, and marital counseling, psychological and psychiatric testing,stress and anger management.

EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOPS FOR EX-OFFENDERS Mon and Wed and again Tue and Thu 1 pm-3 pm 16 week session need to pre-register; RSVP to Saundra, ext. 212

MONTHLY senior breakfast and other programs

VOCATIONAL TRAINING and education referrals

VOLUNTEERS INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA) runs from January 1 to April 15 each year for short forms Low Income Taxpayers Clinic available for dispute resolution with the Internal Revenue Service; income must be below 250% of the poverty guidelines ($40,225 for family of three) and the dispute must be over a matter less than $50,000; By scheduled appointment only

TAX PREPARATION assistance year round Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm by appointment only


SUBSTANCE ABUSE support groups



FREE or reduced bus tickets for clients only

COMMODITY FOOD PROGRAM provides foods purchased and distributed to infants up to the age 1, children age one to 6, pregnant women who are breast feeding and/or who have had a baby within the past year, and seniors, 60 and over; WIC clients must bring proof of participation in federal or state food, health or welfare programs or proof of income; elderly clients must bring proof of income; birth certificates for all children under the age of six must be provided A document verifying age may be substituted, if birth certificates are unavailable Pregnant mothers not visibly pregnant must provide a doctor's note verifying pregnancy Postpartum women must provide a birth certificate for an infant or other verification of pregnancy within the last year unless they have a WIC referral Proof of residence is required A letter postmarked within the last 30 days or a utility bill with date and address on it will suffice.

CSFP DELIVERY of food to those in high rises and homes who, because of medical condition, are unable to pick-up food

NUTRITIONAL EDUCATION and assistance is available upon request

CAREER CLOSET for anyone who has verifiable employment, interviews, or job searches; client or agency must call for an appointment and bring identification, proof of address

GED CLASSES Mon-Thu 9 am-12 noon

Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Area Served
Douglas County

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Good Foundation Ministries

3223 N 45th St
Omaha, NE 68104
(402) 457-7828


HOUSEHOLD ITEMS such as appliances, furniture, electronics, etc.

DELIVERY of items available within a 25 mile radius

By appointment only; open to the general public Sat 10 am-2 pm

Area Served
Douglas County

The Salvation Army Burrows Center

6101 NW Radial Hwy
Omaha, NE 68104
(402) 898-5860

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.

Mon-Fri 9 am-11 am and 1 pm-3:30 pm

Area Served
Douglas County

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