Infant to school-aged quality including early education and childcare services.
Provides services, which vary by county, to low-income residents of Butler, Gage, Fillmore, Jefferson, Polk, Saline, Seward, Thayer and York counties; limited services are available in other non-member counties in Nebraska. This location is the Administrative Office for all Blue Valley Community Action Partnership county offices.
Donated funds are used to assist low-income people (with proof of need) with small emergencies. Utility bills and rent are occasionally paid by the agency.
Community groups and individuals donate non-perishable food and paper products and funds to purchase perishable items that are distributed to families/individuals in emergency situations.
Services for homeless individuals and families including food pantry, homeless shelter, clothing, referrals, and locating permanent housing.
Distributes government-purchased surplus food commodities to income-eligible persons 60 years of age or older.
Child development program for preschool children, 3-5 years, which stresses parent involvement, education, social services, and health.Locations in Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Saline, Seward, Thayer, and York Counties.
Developmentally appropriate care and family support to prenatal mothers and low-income families with children, birth to 3 years old. Information and referral to community resources as well as health, nutritional, and social activities. Socializations are held twice a month.Locations in Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Saline, Thayer, and York Counties....
Opportunities for low-income persons, 55 years and older, to give supportive person-to-person service to help alleviate the physical, mental, or emotional problems of children having exceptional or special needs.
Volunteers, community groups and local businesses donate materials, food, toys and skills for seasonal holiday projects for low-income families. Provides food packages and allowances to purchase clothes, shoes, coats, and household goods.
Low interest loans for low and moderate income homeowners to rehabilitate health and safety needs of their older homes. Provides home buyer education to persons of any income level.
Immunizations for children, ages 2 months to 18 years, at public clinics by BVCA Partnership in cooperation with Nebraska Health and Human Services, local nurses, hospitals, community groups, individuals, and doctors.
First-time misdemeanor offenders, up to 13 years of age, can receive diversion education which includes crime and the impact on the community, restitution plans, good choices and alternatives, substance abuse education, and community service.Outreach opportunities for youth who have not been sited for a first-time misdemeanor offense, but who may b...
Homeless families with children participate in a housing and supportive services project for up to 24 months.
Provides government subsidized private rental housing as well as low cost/below market rental housing to income qualified people.
County-wide transportation services to the general public for a small fee.Transportation to Lincoln, Hastings, and York is provided two days per week.
Connects youth and families with resources and support. Navigators have the ability to “fill gaps”, either through helping agencies partner around a common goal, or through flexible funding for needs such as rent, utilities, transportation, and more. Community Response is designed to reduce unnecessary involvement of child welfare and juvenile jus...
Works with youth who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Works together with youth to identify and obtain housing, work on retaining that housing, connect to supports and resources, and to address the issues which led them to the homeless situation.
Down payment and/or closing cost assistance to income-eligible families to enable them to purchase a home.
Scholarships are available to income-eligible individuals planning to attend college. Scholarships can be used for tuition, books, and fees associated with enrollment.
Provides education and support for pregnant and post-partum women to ensure a successful breastfeeding experience. Services based on the WIC Breastfeeding Model for Peer Counseling by utilizing peers to encourage and support mothers to breastfeed their infants via mother-to-mother support. Peer counselors are paid paraprofessionals with WIC.
Services helping older, unconnected youth age 14-25 voluntarily transition successfully into adulthood. Examples of eligible youth would be those currently or formerly in foster care, homeless or near homeless without family support, past involvement with the juvenile justice system, or those on probation that meet specific qualifying circumstances...
Assists individuals and families in becoming mortgage ready through pre-purchase homebuyer education and on-on-one case management.
Emergency repair or replacement for heating and air conditioning. Eligibility criteria includes Owner-occupied homes where conditions are life-threatening, household whose incomes are under 200% of the poverty level and who have not received LIHEAP-ERRA in the previous 5 years.
Services on financial literacy education, savings and matching assistance with care purchases, first-time rental expenses or home purchase, higher education tuition expenses, medical bills or debt consolidation.Each category has specific eligibility criteria and match ratio.
Provides financial assistance for unexpected large expenses such as emergency home repair, vehicle repairs and/or employment-related expenses.
Provides potential homeowners a two-year leasing window to prepare for homeownership while being provided the opportunity to save for a down payment. The approved participant will select a home that is for sale. The Community Action Partnership will purchase the home, provides housing rehabilitation and leases it to the participant. During the leas...
Provides assistance to secure homes for hot and cold weather, making homes more energy efficient. To be eligible, families must submit pay stubs from the last three months, and provide a legal description of the home or obtain the landlord's permission if the home is not owned by the family. The family must reside in the home for at least one yea...
Benefit specialist assists eligible individuals applying for SSI/SSDI. Must be experiencing homelessness or at risk for homelessness and have a mental illness.
Health and nutrition program for at-risk breastfeeding, pregnant and post-partum women, and for infants and children up to age five. After medical and nutritional screening, food vouchers are given to qualified individuals.
Provides Emergency Housing (to veterans at risk due to COVID-19), Rapid Rehousing and Homeless Prevention services to eligible veterans and their families. Temporary financial assistance, navigation, case management and connection to other appropriate services and programs will be provided by a supportive team.
Mini shelters are available for displaced persons who suffer loss of homes due to fire, tornadoes, transience, domestic disputes, or homelessness. Shelters are guarded and locations are confidential.
Clothing, shoes, coats and household goods for families in need and to the public for small handling fee.