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  • Post Adoptive and Guardianship Services

    Agency: Families Forever - Nebraska Children's Home Society

    Serves all Nebraska adoptive families - international, domestic infant, private, step-parent and foster adoptive families.  Advocates for the special interests of adoptive families and connects families to one another.   Six core services include Permanency Support Services, Respite Care Connections, Parent2Parent Network, Mental Health Connections, Training, and Support Groups and Family Activities. 

    Case management available for up to 180 days.  Individualized family plan designed and implemented with the family's input.

    Assists post adoptive and guardianship families in locating formal and informal respite providers and can provide financial assistance for respite services (limited).  All families who receive financial respite assistance through Right Turn will be asked to attend a training.

    Mentoring in partnership with Nebraska Foster and Adoptive Parent Association (NFAPA) to assist in providing peer mentoring services to post adoptive and guardianship families.

    Mental health services - locates and refers families to professional post adoption and guardianship providers.

    Training opportunities that can support skill building on issues related to adoption.

    Support groups and networks for families and youth where social networks can be created and peer support can be achieved.



    • Families Forever - Nebraska Children's Home Society (Omaha)
      Nebraska Children's Home Society: (402) 451-0787
      Fax: (402) 978-5637
      Crisis line 24/7: (844) 463-0009
      4939 South 118th Street
      Omaha, NE 68137
      Directions

    • Families Forever - Nebraska Children's Home Society (Lincoln)
      Lincoln Office: (402) 483-7879
      Fax: (402) 483-7870
      Crisis line 24/7: (844) 463-0009
      4700 Valley Road
      Lincoln, NE 68510-4846
      Directions

    • Families Forever - Nebraska Children's Home Society (North Platte)
      North Platte office: (308) 534-3250
      Fax: (308) 534-5356
      Crisis line 24/7: (844) 463-0009
      121 North Dewey Street, Suite 206
      North Platte, NE 69101
      Directions

    • Families Forever - Nebraska Children's Home Society (Scottsbluff)
      Scottsbluff Office: (308) 632-8377
      Crisis line 24/7: (844) 463-0009
      1930 East 20th Place, Suite 200F
      Scottsbluff, NE 69361
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    • Families Forever - Nebraska Children's Home Society (Norfolk)
      Main Phone: (402) 379-3378
      Fax: (402) 844-3406
      Crisis line 24/7: (844) 463-0009
      1800 West Pasewalk Avenue, Suite 202
      Norfolk, NE 68701
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    Agency: Families Forever - Nebraska Children's Home Society

    Languages Available: English

    Fees: None

    Intake: Call for information

    Eligibility: Families considering adoption, fostering a child with plans to adopt, adoptive families, and adoption professionals; additional support and services to eligible families following legal adoption and guardianship finalization

    PRIVATE DOMESTIC INFANT, INTERNATIONAL, FOSTER CARE, KINSHIP, AND STEP-PARENT ADOPTION
    Serves ALL adoptive families living in Nebraska including private domestic infant, international, step-parent, foster care, and kinship adoption until the child turns 21; serves families who adopted children previously in the custody of the state of Nebraska prior to finalization, with a valid subsidy agreement regardless of the State of residence

    FOSTER CARE GUARDIANSHIP
    Serves families who have a child who was in the custody of the state of Nebraska prior to the finalization of their guardianship, with a valid subsidy agreement regardless of the State of residence until the child turns 19

    Documents Required: None

    Hours: Phone available Mon-Sun 24 hours

    Areas Served:




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