During these uncertain times, how can we help?
See below to access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and to explore our growing directory of both COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
The mission of Heartland Family Service is to strengthen individuals and families in our community through education, couseling and support.
Since 1875, Heartland Family Service has responded to the needs of our area’s most vulnerable children and families. Each year the agency’s 50 programs serve over 50,000 individuals of all ages -- from infants in our Family Works program to seniors in our Senior Center -- from more than 15 locations in east central Nebraska and southwest Iowa. We provide critical human services to the individuals and families who ultimately shape the future of our community through the following
ADDICTIONS: Inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment, OWI/DUI classes, problem gambling treatment
CHILD ABUSE: Shelter, home-based prevention services, parenting classes
COMMUNITY CENTERS & SERVICES: Centers for child care providers, girls and seniors; car loan service for low-income working parents with challenging credit history
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: 24-hour hotline; individual and group counseling services for victims; shelter for women and their children; educational group for men who abuse
EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT: Services for children, refugees and their families; training and support for child care providers
JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: Court-ordered intervention, evaluations, monitoring; residential program for youth in crisis
MENTAL HEALTH: Counseling for children and adults; therapeutic K-12 school; support for chronic mental health illnesses; integrated health home services
POVERTY & HOMELESSNESS: Hardship assistance for rent, utilities, medications; transitional and permanent supportive housing; donation center; career clothing closet