We have heard from many parents that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought on significant challenges for families. Below is a list of local and online resources for a variety of concerns. Many incredible organizations are offering help with regards to child care, food, medical, and academic support. 

Updated: August 10, 2020

Talking to Your Child about Coronavirus
Educational Resources
Information about Coronavirus

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Parenting Resources
Food
  • SNAP: To apply for SNAP benefits, please call the hotline to speak to a SNAP coordinator. The hotline number is 855-444-5556. A coordinator will walk you through the application process, help you determine if you or your family meet the guidelines for food assistance, and provide information about using the SNAP EBT card.

  • Double Up Food Bucks: Nebraska Extension's Double Up Food Bucks program doubles the value of federation nutrition (SNAP or food stamps) benefits at participating markets and grocery stores.

  • Food Bank of Lincoln: Their daily food distribution schedule is updated regularly on their website. The Food Bank of Lincoln has several other partner agencies with additional food resources, including Catholic Social Services, Center for People in Need, Good Neighbor Center, the People's City Mission Help Center, and The Gathering Place.

  • The Salvation Army in Omaha is providing pantry orders and anyone in need can pick up a food box. Phone: 402-898-7700

Housing

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Mental Health

Suicide and Crisis

 

Lincoln, NE

  • Associates in Counseling & Treatment

  • Lutheran Family Services

  • CenterPointe

  • CEDARS

Omaha, NE

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