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Mission Statement

Stephen Center partners with the community, families and individuals to overcome homelessness, addiction and poverty.


Stephen Center, Inc has served the homeless and low-income men, women and children in Omaha since 1984. We were founded by Sharon and Dick McNeil, a couple that was determined to focus on the particular needs of the poor in south Omaha.

Emergency Shelter:
-32 beds for men, 32 beds for women, 4 family rooms
-Only Dry Shelter in the Metro Area
-30 day emergency stay shelter
-Staffed 24 Hours a Day
-Case management and supportive services available

HERO Program:
-State-Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Program
-Evidence-Based Twelve Step Supported Program
-Serves Those with a Co-Occuring Mental Illness
-Juvenile program established in 2016

Permanent Supportive Housing Units:
- 61 Housing Units
-Supportive services for those moving from homelessness to independent supportive living

Transitional Living Program:
-Utilizaes a Strength-Based Case managemet Philosophy
-Focuses on Participants Attaining Self-Sufficiency and Building Self-Esteem

Thrift Store:
-Clothing and various items provided to Stephen Center clients via voucher system
-Provides jobs and job training for Stephen Center residents.


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Would you recommend Stephen Center?

by Kayla B. (November 24, 2014)
I'm going back to volunteer tomorrow. The clients at the center are so nice and thankful for everything that we do! The volunteer coordinator is amazing and she makes it so easy for you to drop in and help out around YOUR schedule!