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Health and Wellness Resources
State and Local Resources:
Living Well/DHHS Nebraska
Program Description: Living well is a Chronic Disease Self -Management program
which is evidenced based. The program is a 6 session interactive workshop that helps
people who have on-going health condition learn real-life skills for living a full health
Contact information: http://www.livingwellne.org/
Living Well/ Omaha
Program Description: Long term collaborative effort to improve over health of
community by providing those who care about our quality of life with tools, skills and
support needed to transform the health of our community and create a more vibrant,
active and livable city.
Contact Information: http://livewellomaha.org/
Living Well Nebraska
Description: Website based information on Fitness and Nutrition
Douglas County Health
Description: Healthy Living Information and Prevention Programs
Contact Information: http://www.douglascountyhealth.com/healthy-living
Cobb and Douglas Public Health
Description: Coalition that empowers Douglas County to create a drug –free and health
Contact Information: http://www.cobbanddouglaspublichealth.com/health-wellness/livehealthy-douglas-coalition/
National Resources:
CancerAmerican Cancer Society
Program Description: With chartered divisions throughout the country and over 3,400 local
offices, the American Cancer Society (ACS) is committed to fighting cancer through
balanced programs of research, education, patient service, advocacy, and rehabilitation.
Contact Information: www.cancer.org
Cancer Care
Program Description: CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free,
professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers,
children, loved ones, and the bereaved.
Contact Information: www.cancercare.org
Cancer Hope
Program Description: At Cancer Cancer Hope Network, we provide free, confidential, oneon-one support to people with cancer and their families.
Contact Information: www.cancerhopenetwork.org
CardiovascularAmerican Heart Association
Program Description: Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Contact Information: www.americanheart.org
DiabetesAmerican Diabetes Association
Program Description: The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit
health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. The American
Diabetes Association conducts programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia,
reaching hundreds of communities.
Contact Information: www.diabetes.org
Leukemia and LymphomaThe Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America
Program Description: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary
health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education, and patient
services. The Society's mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma,
and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Contact Information: www.lls.org
Multiple SclerosisNational MS Society
Program Description: MS stops people from moving. The National MS Society exists to
make sure it doesn't. We help each person address the challenges of living with MS through
our 50 state network of chapters.
Contact Information: Kansas City Area:
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/KSG/index.aspx or
Wichita Area: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/KSS/index.aspx
Muscular DystrophyMuscular Dystrophy Association of America
Program Description: Provides information and support to those with neuromuscular
Contact Information: www.mda.org
PulmonaryAmerican Lung Association
Program Description: The mission of the American Lung Association® is to prevent lung
disease and promote lung health.
Contact Information: http://www.lung.org/
Sickle Cell DiseaseSickle Cell Disease Association of America
Program Description: To Promote Finding a Universal Cure for Sickle Cell Disease while
Improving the Quality of Life for Individuals and Families where Sickle Cell Related
Conditions Exists.
Contact Information: http://www.sicklecellkck.org/ or www.sicklecelldisease.org
Smoking CessationSmoke Free
Program Description: Smokefree.gov is intended to help you or someone you care about
quit smoking. Different people need different resources as they try to quit. The information
and professional assistance available on this Web site can help to support both your
immediate and long-term needs as you become, and remain, a nonsmoker.
Contact Information: www.smokefree.gov
Adult Day Services:
Department of Health and Human Services
Adult Day Services licensed in the state of Nebraska
Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit
301 Centennial Mall South-Third Floor
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
*Contact your local Area on Aging for a listing of Adult Day Programs closest to you
Behavioral Health:
NAMI Nebraska
415 S. 25th Avenue
Omaha, NE 68131
Contact Information: (402) 345-8101
Douglas/Sarpy County
Alegent Health Senior Psychiatric Services
Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization, Aftercare/Outpatient services
6901 N. 72nd Street
Omaha, NE 68122
Contact Information: (402) 717-4673
Lancaster County
CenterPointe, Inc
Treatment for individuals with substance abuse or dual diagnosis; Outpatient and
Residential Services; Harvest Project for Individuals 55+ provides free case
management services specializing in aging, mental health, and substance abuse.
2633 P Street
Lincoln, NE 68503
Contact Information: (402) 475-8717
Community Mental Health Center of Lancaster County
Case Management (med management; transport, etc), Crisis Line, Homeless
Services; Residential Care; sliding scale fee
2201 S. 17th Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Contact Information: (402) 441-7940
Intake Coordinator: Carol
Crime Victim Services:
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Adult Protective Services; Child Abuse and Neglect
Contact Information: (800) 652-1999
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Programs
Contact Information: (800) 799-7233 National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 656-4673 National Sexual Assault Hotline
Nebraska Crime Commission
Victim Assistance Grants; Crime Victim Reparation Services
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94946
Lincoln, NE 68509-4946
Contact Information: (402) 471-2194
Creighton University School of Dentistry
Offers dental care at discounted rates
2802 Webster Street
Omaha, NE 68178
Contact Information: (402) 280-4080
Dentistry from the Heart
Free extractions, fillings, and cleaning at nationwide one-day only hosted events
Check website for upcoming events and locations
4546 Grand Boulevard
New Port Richey, FL 34652
Contact information: (727) 849-2002
Nebraska Mission of Mercy-Nebraska Dental Association
America’s Dentists Care Mission of Mercy
9110 E. 35th St N
Wichita, KS 67226
Contact Information: (316) 260-5056
Upcoming Events:
August 23-24, 2013
Pershing Center
226 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68508
Nebraska Donated Dental Services
Free dental care to qualifying individuals
1800 15th Street, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80202
Contact Information: (888) 623-2780
Douglas/Sarpy County
Charles Drew Health Center, Inc
Dental Clinic-sliding fee scale
2915 Grant Street
Omaha, NE 68111
Contact Information: (402) 453-1433
One World Community Health Center
Dental Clinic-sliding fee scale
4920 S. 30th Street-3rd Floor
Omaha, NE 68107
Contact Information: (402) 932-7204
Lancaster County
Clinic with a Heart
Walk-In Dental Clinic, Tuesdays 5:30PM-7PM
1701 S. 17th Street, Lower Level
Lincoln, NE 68502
Contact Information: (402) 421-2924
Scotts Bluff County
Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska
Dental Clinic Mon-Fri 7AM-5PM-sliding fee scale; Serves Banner, Cheyenne,
Deuel, Garden, Kimball, Morrill, Scotts Bluff counties
975 Crescent Drive
Gering, NE 69341
Contact Information: (308) 632-2279 (Dental Clinic)
Disability Services:
Arc of Nebraska
Advocacy and Support for individuals with intellectual or development disabilities
3601 Calvert Street, Suite #25
Lincoln, NE 68506
Contact Information: (402) 475-4407
Brain Injury Association of Nebraska
Contact Information: (800) 444-6443 or (402) 423-2463
Easter Seals Nebraska
638 North 109th Plaza
Omaha, NE 68154-1722
Contact Information: (402) 345-2200 or (800) 650-9880
Goodwill Industries of Greater Nebraska, Inc.
Vocational Rehabilitation
1804 South Eddy Street
Grand Island, NE 68801
Contact Information: (308) 384-7896
Hotline for Disability Services
Information and referral line: rehab services, transport, legal rights, etc
Contact Information: (800) 742-7594
League of Human Dignity
Offices in Lincoln, Norfolk, Omaha, Council Bluffs, Scottsbluff, Kearney, North
5513 Center Street
Omaha, NE 68106
Contact Information: (402) 595-1256
Nebraska Early Development Network
Early intervention for children Birth to Age 3
Contact Information: (888) 806-6287
Disaster Services:
American Red Cross
www.redcross.org –for local chapter
Heartland Chapter, Omaha, NE
2912 S. 80th Avenue
Omaha, NE 68124
Contact Information: (402) 343-7700
Contact Information: (800) 745-0243 FEMA Helpdesk
Experience Works (formerly Green Thumb, Inc)
Assistance with employment and training to individuals 55+, who are within
125% of FPL; operates in many counties throughout Nebraska
Senior Community Services Employment Program
1010 N Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Contact Information: (402) 742-3770
Nebraska Workforce Development Career Centers
www.dol.nebraska.gov –for local career centers
1010 N Street, Box 194
Lincoln, NE 68508
Contact Information: (402) 471-2275-Lincoln
Operation ABLE
Age 50+ Job Seekers in Butler, Filmore, Lancaster, Polk, Saline, Saunders,
Seward, and York counties
1010 N Street
Lincoln, NE
Contact Information: (402) 441-7064
Douglas/Sarpy County
Senior Employment Program
Assists individuals +50 with employment, computer classes
Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging
4223 Center Street
Omaha, NE 68105-2431
Contact Information: (402) 444-6684
Lancaster County
Goodwill Industries serving Southeast Nebraska
Serves people with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities, or dependence on
public support, as well as other barriers to employment; Computer Lab Program
2100 Judson
Lincoln, Nebraska 68521
Contact Information: (402) 438-2022
Financial Assistance:
American Red Cross
www.redcross.org –for local chapter
Assistance with heating/cooling bills, and to repair furnaces, stoves/electric
heaters, heat pumps, air conditioners
Heartland Chapter, Omaha, NE
2912 S. 80th Avenue
Omaha, NE 68124
Contact Information: (402) 343-7755
Benefits Check Up
A service of the National Council on Aging
Identifies program eligibility: Medicaid, Food Stamps, Medicare Savings
Programs, Social Security Low Income Subsidy
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
Database of financial resources for cancer patients; can search by cancer type or
resource need.
Community Action Partnership of Nebraska
http://www.canhelp.org/StateOrgs.htm for your county
1120 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
Contact Information: (402) 471-3714
Homestead Credit-Property Tax
Property Tax Relief; Must apply by July 1; Apply at County Assessor’s Office
Douglas/Sarpy County Assessor Office
11422 Miracle Hills Dr #110
Omaha, NE 68154
Contact Information: (402) 444-7060
Low Income Heat Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Apply through the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services office in
your county
Contact Information: (402) 471-3121 DHHS Main Switchboard
Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program
Application found at:
Mail completed application to:
P.O. Box 94927
Lincoln, NE 68509-4927
Contact Information: (800) 526-0017
Nebraska AIDS Project
Offices in Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney, Norfolk, Scottsbluff
Omaha Office (Home Office)
250 South 77th Street, Suite A
Omaha, NE 68114
Contact Information: (402) 552-9260
Salvation Army
www.salvationarmyusa.org – for location near you
Material Assistance; Seasonal Services; Transitional Housing
Omaha office
3612 Cuming Street
Omaha, NE 68131
Contact Information: (402) 898-5900
Tax Payer Service/Tax Counseling for the Elderly
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (IRS)
Free Tax Help for low to moderate income families (generally below $49,000)
Contact information: (800) 906-9887 for location near you
Free Tax Help for low to moderate income families, special focus on ages 60+
Contact information: (888) 227-7669
United Way of the Midlands
1805 Harney Street
Omaha, NE 68102
Contact Information: 2-1-1 for health or human service information
Douglas/Sarpy County
Department of General Assistance
Financial assistance program of last resort for individuals 19-64 yrs of age
Douglas/Sarpy County Health Center
4102 Woolworth Avenue
Omaha, NE 68105
Contact Information: (402) 444-6215
Harper’s HOPE
Social Services for oncology patients, regardless of where they receive treatment;
initial use of services is free/ you will not be denied access due to inability to pay.
Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center
8303 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114
Contact Information: (402) 354-HOPE
St. Vincent De Paul Society (by appt only)
Free Material Goods “store” and Food Pantry
2101 Leavenworth Street (Store and Pantry)
5037 S. 24th Street (Store)
5920 Maple Street (Store)
Omaha, NE
Contact Information: (402) 341-1688
Together Omaha
Food Pantry, Together Store, Rent Assistance, Transportation, Documentation,
Medical Prescriptions
1616 Cass St
Omaha, NE 68102
Contact Information: (402) 345-8047
Gage County
St. John Lutheran Church
Food Pantry, one time assistance with rent/electric bill
701 N. 6th Street
Beatrice, NE 68310
Contact Information: (402) 223-5306
Lancaster County
El Centro de las Americas-Hispanic Community Center
Information and Referral, Food Pantry, Mental Health, ESL, Substance Abuse
2032 U Street
Lincoln, NE 68503
Contact Information: (402) 474-3950
Lincoln Action Program
Basic and Emergency Needs; Family Development and Support; Education and
Job Skill Development; Seasonal Assistance
210 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Contact Information: (402) 471-4515
Food-Congregate Meal Sites:
Area Agency on Aging
Food-Home Delivered Meals
Area Agency on Aging
Bountiful Baskets
Food Co-Op provides produce at reduced rate-locations vary by state.
Have to be able to set up an account and order on-line.
Magic Kitchen
Private pay, home-delivered, frozen meals (Diabetic, Renal, Low Sodium, Senior)
Contact Information: (877) 516-2442
Mom’s Meals
718 SE Shurfine Drive
Ankeny, IA 50021
Contact Information: (866) 971-MOMS
Douglas/Sarpy County
Jewish Senior Services (Kosher Meals)
323 S. 132nd Street
Omaha, NE 68154
Contact Information: (402) 330-4272
Food-Pantries/Distribution Sites:
Angel Food Ministries
Discounted Food Packages; call or www.angelfoodministries.com for local
distribution site.
P.O. Box 128
Good Hope, GA 30641
Contact Information: (877) 366-3646
Commodity Supplemental Food Program
Infants, Children up to 6, Women (pregnant, breastfeeding, baby within past
year), and Seniors 60+
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Lifespan Health Division
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5029
Contact Information: (402) 471-2781
Food Bank of the Heartland
Serves 93 counties in Nebraska
6824 J Street
Omaha, NE 68117-1016
Contact Information: (402) 331-1213
Food Bank of Lincoln
Pantry and Meal sites for 16 counties in Nebraska
4840 Doris Bair Circle, Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68504
Contact Information: (402) 466-8170
Food Bank of Siouxland
Burt, Cedar, Cherokee, Crawford, Dakota, Dixon, Ida, Lyon, Monona, Plymouth,
Sioux, Thurston, Woodbury Counties
Sioux City, IA
Contact Information: (712) 255-9741
MID-Nebraska Community Action Partnership
Kearney, NE
Contact Information: (308) 865-5683
Senior Farmer’s Market Program
Must meet financial requirements and sign up for the coupon program at your
local participating senior center. Contact local Area Agency on Aging for more
SHARE Iowa-serves Iowa and Nebraska
Discounted food packages in exchange for volunteer service; Call for distribution
center near you.
1102 S. 7th Street
P.O. Box 328
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
Contact Information: (800) 344-1107
Douglas/Sarpy County
Community Cupboard
First Saturday of every month from 10am-12pm in the Westgate school gym
7802 Hascall
Omaha, NE 68124
Contact Information: (402) 391-0350
Food for Seniors-Food Bank for the Heartland
Bimonthly delivery of boxes of food and personal hygiene items to seniors living
in low income housing in Omaha.
6824 J Street
Omaha, NE 68117
Contact Information: (402) 331-1213 x105
Kountze Memorial Church Pantry
Mondays, 10AM-1PM
2650 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE
Mission for all Nations
Tu 6:30-7:30pm; Th 1:30-4pm; Sa 1:30-4pm
5218 S. 21st Street
Omaha, NE
Contact Information: (402) 733-2077
Salvation Army
M, Tu, W, F 9am-11am and 1pm-3:30pm
3612 Cumming Street
Omaha, NE
Contact Information: (402) 898-5860
Lancaster County
Neighborhood F.O.O.D. Program
Participation requires approved application; If approved, can pick up food once
weekly at local distribution site
Center for People in Need
3901 North 27th Street, Unit 1
Lincoln, NE 68521
Contact Information: (402) 476-4357
Food Stamps:
Department of Health and Human Services
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
www.dhhs.ne.gov/map/mapindex.htm –for your local office
www.hhs.state.ne.us/fia/guidelines.htm -for program guidelines
www.dhhs.ne.gov/fia/EA-117.pdf -for application
WIC (Women, Infants and Children)
www.hhs.state.ne.us/wic/ -for program information
www.hhs.state.ne.us/wic/Outreach/who-is-eligible/index.htm -eligibility
http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/wic/Outreach/how-do-i-apply/index.htm -application
Grief Services:
Compassionate Friends
Supporting families after a child dies
Nebraska Chapters: Chadron, Columbus, Fremont, Geneva/Bruning, Grand
Island, Hastings, Lexington, McCook, Norfolk, North Platte, Omaha, O’Neill,
Scottsbluff, Sidney
Contact Information: (877) 969-0010 for chapter information
Grief Share
Links to local support groups for people grieving the death of a loved one
www.griefshare.org for group location near you
P.O. Box 1739
Wake Forest, NC 27588
Contact Information: (800) 395-5755
Nebraska SIDS Foundation
P.O. Box 540633
Omaha, NE 68154
Contact Information: (402) 935-1911
Douglas/Sarpy County
Catholic Diocese of Omaha
Weekend support group for those already thru initial stages of grief ($95)
Beginning Experience Weekend Program
3214 N 60th Street
Omaha, NE
Contact Information: (402) 827-3738
Community Support Groups
Omaha and Council Bluffs Grief Support Groups-adults, families, children
Nebraska Medical Center
Cancer Support, Hope After Stroke, Epilepsy, Transplant
Contact Information: (800) 922-0000
Health Care Funding:
Co-pay Assistance
Copay assistance: Breast Cancer, CDiff, Colorectal Cancer, Crohns, Cystic
Fibrosis, Hereditary Angioedema, Idiopathic Parkinsons, Multiple Myeloma, MS,
MDS, Non-small Cell Lung CA, Psoriasis, RA, Wet Eye Age-Related Macular
4700 Millenia Boulevard, suite 500
Orlanda, FL 32839
Contact Information (855) 845-3663
www.cancercarecopay.org for eligible diagnoses
Pharmaceutical co-pay assistance, counseling services and transportation grants
275 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 1001
Contact Information: (800) 813-HOPE (transportation and child care grants)
Contact Information: (866) 552-6729 (co-pay assistance)
Caring Voice Coalition
Insurance Premium Assistance, Insurace Co-payment Assistance, and Medicare
Prescription Drug Assistance for: Alpha-1, Chronic Granulomatous Disorder,
Complex Partial Seizures, Congenital Factor XIII, Huntington’s Disease,
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Infantile Spasms, Narcolepsy, Pulmonary Arterial
8249 Meadowbridge Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Contact Information: (888) 267-1440
Charles Ray III Diabetes Association, Inc
Free glucose meters and testing strips; discounts on insulin pumps and insulin
pump supplies
P.O. Box 792
Apex, NC 27502
Contact Information: (919) 303-6949
Chronic Disease Fund
www.gooddaysfromcdf.org for disease eligibility
Provides co-pay assistance to the underinsured who cannot afford the co-pays of
their specialty medication.
6900 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 200
Plano, TX 75024
Contact Information: (877) 968-7233
CoPay Relief
www.copays.org for disease eligibility
Pharmaceutical co-pay assistance for insured individuals
421 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666
Contact Information: (866) 512-3861
Healthwell Foundation and Healthwell Pediatric Assistance Fund
www.healthwellfoundation.org for disease eligibility
Provides financial assistance to eligible individuals to cover co-insurance, copayments, healthcare premiums and deductibles for certain treatments
P.O. Box 4133
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Contact Information: (800) 675-8416
Kya’s Krusade
Grants for children with disabilities to help offset costs of adaptive equipment,
PT/OT, Hippotherapy
947 E. Johnstown Rd., Ste. 143
Gahanna, OH 43230
Contact Information: (614) 750-2198
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Co-Pay Assistance Foundation
P.O. Box 12268
Newport News, VA 23612
Contact Information: (877) 557-2672
Patient Access Network Foundation
www.panfoundation.org for disease eligibility
Assists with out of pocket costs for treatment needs
P.O. Box 221858
Charlotte, NC 28222
Contact Information: (866) 316-7263
Patient Advocate Foundation
Assists patients with Medical Debt Crisis, Insurance Access Issues, Job Retention
421 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666
Contact Information: (800) 532-5274
Patient Services Incorporated
Offers copayment, Premium, COBRA assistance for the above listed disease
P.O. Box 5930
Midlothian, VA 23112
Contact Information: (800) 366-7741
United Healthcare Children’s Foundation
Awards grants up to $5,000 to help cover OOP costs of medical care for
commercially (under) insured children
Application available on-line/No Paper Application available
Contact Information: (952) 992-4459
Department of Human Services
http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/ -For your local office, by zip code
Medicaid/T19; Medicaid for Employed Persons with Disabilities; Health
Insurance Premium Program
Contact Information: Apply at your local DHS office
Aged and Disability Waiver
Provides services, funding, and individualized supports to maintain eligible
members in their own homes or communities who would otherwise require care in
a medical institution
Contact Information: local DHS office or local Area on Aging for assistance
Medicare Savings Program
Provides assistance with Medicare premiums, coinsurance and deductible costs
Contact Information: Apply at you local DHS office
Fertility Treatments
IVF scholarship program
P.O. Box 6836
Arlington, VA 22206
Contact Information: (703) 379-9178
Fertility Dreams
Embracing Hope Grant-a grant of $10,000 towards IVF expenses
5931 Brick Court
Winter Park, FL 32792
Contact Information: (321) 397-3868
Fertile Hope
Sharing Hope Financial Assistance Program-financial assistance for cancer
patients for sperm banking, and egg and embryo freezing.
Contact Information: (866) 965-7205
Home Modification/DME
Assistive Technology Partnership
www.atp.ne.gov –for all office location information
Offices in Lincoln, Omaha, Kearney, Scottsbluff, Colmbus. Assists individuals in
finding funding for DME. Partners with various agencies. Application required.
Omaha Office
1313 Farnam on the Mall
Omaha, NE 68102
Contact Information: (877) 201-4141 or (402) 595-1923
Online list of free or free to loan DME
3901 N. 27th Street
Lincoln, NE 68521
Contact Information: (888) 806-6287 or (402) 471-0734
Gastroparesis Supply Depot
Donated unused medical supplies
702 Winebary Circle
Lewisberry, PA 17339
Contact Information: (888) URG-PACT
Muscular Dystrophy Association Equipment Assistance Program
www.mda.org to find local field office
National DME Loan Program
Contact Information: (800) 572-1212
Oley Foundation Equipment/Supply Exchange
www.oley.org for listing of available products; updated on Mondays
For individuals with Home IV’s or Tube Feeds; Listing of tubes, bags, formula,
and durable goods
Contact Information: (866) 454-7351
Individual Health Insurance Plan options:
Nebraska Comprehensive Health Insurance Pool
Individual coverage option for those with pre-existing conditions
Individual plan comparison
Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
Free service to assist individuals make informed decisions about Medicare and
other health coverage
Contact Information: (800) 234-7119 for counselor near you
Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs
Abbott Patient Assistance Program
Offers assistance with nutritional products for individuals experiencing financial
difficulties (e.g. Ensure, Jevity, PediaSure Enteral Formula)
P.O. Box 270
Somerville, NJ 08876
Contact Information: (800) 222-6885
American Kidney Fund
Individual Grant provides assistance for Pharmaceuticals, DME, Transportation,
Mobility Aids; Needs to be completed by a Renal Professional
6110 Executive Blvd., Suite #1010
Rockville, MD 20852
Contact Information: (800) 795-3226
Needy Meds
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
RxOutreach Patient Assistance Programs
Social Security Administration-Extra Help
Provides assistance with medication co-pays under a Medicare Part D
Prescription Drug Plan; Must meet Income and Resource Guidelines to qualify
for program
Contact Information: (800) 772-1213 to apply
Douglas/Sarpy County
H.E.L.P. (Health and Medical Equipment Loan Program)
Primarily services Omaha/Council Bluffs area; will serve eastern Nebraska
areas. Low, sliding scale, processing fee for the loan of DME.
HELP Adult Services
Presbyterian Community Outreach
8447 Lake Street
Omaha, NE 68134
Contact Information: (402) 341-6559 x101
Easter Seals Nebraska Enrichment Foundation
Provides emergency assistance with medical bills, medication or utility bills,
assistive technology equipment; Primary focus is on adult aged individuals with
physical disabilities.
638 N 109th Plaza
Omaha, NE 68154-1722
Contact Information: (800) 650-9880 x1124
Lancaster County
The Cancer Resource Center
Free wigs, turbans, breast prostheses
4600 Valley Road, Suite 336
Lincoln, NE
Contact Information: (800) 487-8786 or (402) 483-2827
Health Clinics-Free/Sliding Scale:
Box Butte County
Alliance Migrant Health Clinic
119 W. 3rd St.
Alliance, NE 69301-3301
Contact Information: (308)-635-3089
Cass County
Cass Family Medicine
409 Main St.
Plattsmouth, NE 68048-1961
Contact Information: (402) 296-2345
Douglas/Sarpy County
Oneworld WIC-St Josephs Church
1723 S. 17th St.
Omaha, NE 68108-3913
Contact Information: (402) 991-4787
Charles Drew Medical Clinic
2915 Grant St.
Omaha, NE 68111-3863
Contact Information: (402) 457-1200
Charles Drew Health Center Satellite Clinic
1490 N. 16th St.
Omaha, NE 68102-4101
Contact Information: (402) 457-1200
Charles Drew Francis House
1111 N. 17th St.
Omaha, NE 68102-4102
Contact Information: (402) 457-1200
Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church
Healing Gift Free Clinic, Thursdays 4-6PM. First Come, First Serve. Also has a
relationship with Walgreens, can fill prescriptions at no cost.
2650 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68131
Contact Information: (402) 341-7761 Meggan Lloyd
Oneworld WIC Clinic
4612 S. 25th St.
Omaha, NE 68107-1764
Contact Information: (402) 734-2028
The Stephen Center
2723 Q St.
Omaha, NE 68107-3447
Contact Information: (402) 991-3904
Oneworld Community Health Centers, Inc
4920 S. 30th St. Ste 103
Omaha, NE 68107-1656
Contact Information: (402) 932-7204
Lancaster County
People’s Health Center
1021 N. 27th St.
Lincoln, NE 68503-1803
Contact Information: (402) 476-1455
Clinic with a Heart
Walk-In Clinic, Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30PM-7PM; Dental, Medical, Mental
Health, Physical Therapy, Vision, Chiropractic, Cardio-Vascular Screening
1701 S. 17th Street, Lower Level
Lincoln, NE 68502
Contact Information: (402) 421-2924
Morrill County
Bridgeport Migrant Health Clinic
401 N. Main St.
Bridgeport, NE 69336
Contact Information (308) 635-3089
Nance County
Genoa Community Clinic Site
706 Ewing St.
Genoa, NE 68640-3035
Contact Information: (402) 563-9224
Platte County
East Central Dist Health Department
3806 Howard Blvd.
Columbus, NE 68601-8329
Contact Information: (402) 563-9224 x210
Good Neighbor Community Health Center
2282 E. 32nd Ave.
Columbus, NE 68601-7233
Contact Information: (402) 562-7500
Global Tele-Med Services
2282 E. 32nd Ave.
Columbus, NE 68601-7233
Contact Information: (402) 563-9224 x210
Scotts Bluff County
Panhandle Community Services Health Center
975 Crescent Dr.
Gering, NE 69341-1712
Contact Information: (308) 635-3089
Hearing Impairment:
AARP HearUSA Program
AARP members receive a 20% discount on digital hearing aids; 15% discount on
other products
Contact Information: (800) 203-7048
Audient Alliance for Accessible Hearing Care
Provides hearing aids at significantly lower cost for low income seniors, children,
and adults
3191 W. Temple Avenue, Suite 200
Pomona, CA 91768
Contact Information: (866) 956-5400
Foundation for Sight and Sound: Help America Hear Program
Provides hearing aid assistance.
P.O. Box 1245
Smithtown, NY 11787
Contact Information: (631) 366-3461
www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org (application available online)
Assists individuals obtain hearing aids who have no other resources available
Starkey Hearing Foundation
6700 Washington Avenue South
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Contact Information: (800) 328-8602
HIKE-Hearing Impaired Kids Endowment Fund
Provides hearing aids for children, age birth to 21, from low income families
18 Cambridge Drive
Belleville, IL 62226
Contact Information: (618) 397-1841
Lions Club, International
Assists qualifying individuals with obtaining hearing aids
Lions Affordable Hearing Aid Project
Apply through you local Lions club
Contact Information: (630) 203-3837
Lions Hearing Aid Bank
Assists qualifying individuals with obtaining hearing aids; ages 17-64
Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
200 South Silber, Room 207
North Platte, NE 69101-4298
Contact Information: (800) 545-6244
Listen Up
Provides links to sources of Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant Funding
Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Community Resources; Support Groups, Advocacy Organizations
Lincoln Office
4600 Valley Road, Suite 420
Lincoln, NE 68510-4844
Contact Information: (402) 471-3593 or (800) 545-6244
Omaha Office
1313 Farnam
Omaha NE 68102-1836
Contact Information: (800) 545-6244
North Platte Office
200 South Silber Room 207
North Platte NE 69101-4298
Contact Information: (800) 545-6244
Sertoma Hearing Aid Bank
Assists qualifying individuals with obtaining hearing aids; ages 65+
Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
200 South Silber, Room 207
North Platte, NE 69101-4298
Contact Information: (800) 545-6244
Nebraska Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Program
Vouchers for amplified phones, signaling devices, TTY/TTs.
Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
200 South Silber, Room 207
North Platte, NE 69101-4298
Contact Information: (800) 545-6244
Home Maintenance/Handyman/Weatherization Services:
Rebuilding Together
www.rebuildingtogether.org (multiple service areas IA/NE)
Home modification and repairs, including w/c ramps; No cost to homeowner
Washington County (NE)
P.O. Box 103
Fort Calhoun, NE 68023
P.O. Box 540436
Omaha, NE 68154
Contact Information: (402) 965-9201
Lincoln, NE 68508
Contact Information: (402) 434-6313
1837 North C Street
Fremont, NE 68025
Contact Information: (420) 727-4832
Douglas/Sarpy County
Handyman Repair Program
Provides elderly households with minor repairs at affordable costs
Omaha Planning Department
Housing and Community Development
1819 Farnam Street, Suite 1111
Omaha, NE 68183
Contact Information: (402) 444-5153
Helping Hands “Keep Omaha Beautiful”
Free one-time yard clean up, includes: raking, litter and limb pick up, weed
1819 Farnam Street, Suite 306
Omaha, NE 68183
Contact Information: (402) 444-7774
Free exterior house painting; Serves Omaha, Bellevue, Gretna, Elkhorn, LaVista,
Ralston, Papillion, and Council Bluffs, IA
P.O. Box 540436
Omaha, NE 68154
Contact Information: (402) 965-9169 or (800) 330-9567
Nebraska Weatherization Assistance Program –Douglas Co.
Insulation, calking, window/door repair/replacement, heating/cooling system
tune-ups for lower income homeowners
Contact Information: (402) 342-1611
Lancaster County
Aging Partners Home Handyman Program
Sliding Fee Scale home maintenance and repair services
1005 “O” Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Contact Information: (402) 441-7030
Nebraska Energy Office
Dollar and Energy Saving Loans; Free Home Weatherization
1111 O Street, Suite 223
Lincoln, NE 68508
Contact Information: (402) 471-2867
Snow Angels
A volunteer-based program providing snow removal
Lincoln Public Works and Utility Department
Contact Information: (402) 441-7644
Urban Development
Emergency Repair Loans; Home Improvement Loans
808 P Street, Suite 400
Lincoln, NE 68508
Contact Information: (402) 441-7606
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Complete list of Hospice providers, Nebraska Dept of Health and Human Services
a free service to list and find rental housing and services in Nebraska
P.O. Box 35305
Charlotte, NC 28235
Contact Information: (877) 428-8844
Nebraska Investment Finance Authority
Home ownership and rental programs
1230 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Contact Information: (402) 434-3900 or (800) 204-6432
Douglas/Sarpy County
Omaha Housing Authority
Section 8, Public Housing, Senior Housing
540 S. 27th Street
Omaha, NE 68105
Contact Information: (402) 444-6900
Lancaster County
Lincoln Housing Authority
Section 8 Vouchers
5700 R Street
Lincoln, NE 68505
Contact Information: (402) 434-5500
Mercy Western Manor
Low Income Rental Housing
2200 W. Q Street, #8
Lincoln, NE 68528-1760
Contact Information: (402) 477-3512
In-Home Care Providers:
*Funding may be available under T19/Aged and Disability Waiver
Case Management for the Frail Elderly
Nebraska Area Agency on Aging
Cleaning for a Reason
Free maid service to women diagnosed with any type of cancer
P.O. Box 146
Lewisville, TX 75067
Contact Information: (877) 337-3348
Eldercare Locator
U.S. Administration on Aging
Department of Health and Human Services
330 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington D.C. 20201
Contact Information: (800) 677-1116
Home Instead Senior Care
Offices in Beatrice, Bellevue, Blair, Fremont, Hastings, Lincoln, Norfolk, North
Platte, Omaha, Scottsbluff
Omaha/Elkhorn Office
622 N. 108th Ct.
Omaha, NE 68154
Contact Information: (402) 498-3444 or (866) 996-1087 for national directory
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Respite Subsidy Program Across the Lifespan
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Contact Information: (800) 358-8802
Nebraska Respite Network
Provides linkage and referral to respite services in Nebraska; offers grants to
assist with Respite Care costs.
4223 Center Street
Omaha, NE 68105
Contact Information: (866) 737-7483 or (402) 996-8443
Right at Home
Offices in Omaha, Bellevue, Lincoln
Omaha Metro
13304 W. Center Rd, Suite 118
Omaha, NE 68144
Contact Information: (402) 697-7536 or (877) 697-7537 for national directory
Douglas/Sarpy County
Comfort Keepers
In-home companionship and care; Personal Care Service; Private Pay
5437 N. 103rd Street
Omaha, NE 68134
Contact Information: (402) 991-9880
Desert Ministries
Volunteer companionship for frail, institutionalized older adults
2205 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE 68108
Contact Information: (402) 556-8032
ElderLife Consultants
Private, Case Management Organization
2107 S. 151st Street
Omaha, NE 68144
Contact Information: (402) 330-3079
Encompass Senior Solutions
Private, Case Management Organization; provides private duty care
2712 South 87th Avenue
Omaha, NE 68124
Contact Information: (402) 991-7399
HELP Adult Services
Sliding Scale Respite Care-low hourly fee for 2-4 hours/week
Respite Program Manager
8447 Lake Street
Omaha, NE 68134
Contact Information: (402) 341-6559 x101
Telephone Reassurance Service-Salvation Army
Matches older, lonely, alone homebound persons with volunteers
Lied Renaissance Center
923 North 38th Street
Omaha, NE 68131
Contact Information: (402) 898-5937
Lancaster County
Comfort Keepers
In-home companionship and care; Personal Care Service; Private Pay
Lincoln, NE
Contact Information: (402) 484-5177
Lincoln, NE
Contact Information: (402) 420-5622
Legal Services:
Advanced Directives
The Gift of Peace of Mind
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care forms
Legal Aid of Nebraska
Free legal help to qualifying low income residents of Nebraska; will draft
Advanced Directives over the phone at no cost
Contact Information: 402-348-1060 AccessLine Douglas Co. area
877-250-2016 AccessLine outside Douglas Co. area
800-527-7249 Elder AccessLine +60
800-729-9908 Native American AccessLine
800-464-0258 Nebraska Farm Hotline
Nebraska State Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
Free or sliding scale legal assistance to qualifying individuals
P.O. Box 81809
Lincoln, NE 68501-1809
Contact Information: (402) 475-7091-In Lincoln; (800) 742-3005 statewide
Omaha Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
Serves Douglas, Sarpy, Cass, Washington counties; arranges initial 30 minute
consultation with an attorney for $40 (worker’s comp, personal injury, soc sec
have $0 consultation fee); if attorney takes the case, fee arrangements are made
privately between the attorney and the client. Not a financial assistance program.
P.O. Box 11195
Omaha, NE 68111-0195
Contact Information: (402) 280-3603
Douglas/Sarpy County
Creighton University Civil Law Clinic
Free legal assistance on civil matter to low income resident of Douglas Co.
Omaha, NE 68178
Contact Information: (402) 280-3068
Metro Area Volunteer Guardians and Conservators
Recruits, trains, monitors, and supports volunteer guardians/conservators
1821 N. 90th Street
Omaha, NE 68114-9129
Contact Information: (402) 431-9129
Volunteers Assisting Seniors
Provides legal assistance, homestead exemption assistance, Medicare/insurance
counseling, conservatorship, guardian/conservator training classes.
1941 S. 42nd St., Suite 502
Omaha, NE 68105
Contact Information: (402) 444-6617
ADA Paratransit Programs
*Contact your local Area Agency on Aging for program in your area
MOBY-City of Omaha Transit Authority
http://s3.amazonaws.com/omaha-metro/resources/227/2_MOBY_APP_09-212010.doc -application
ADA Paratransit Program for Omaha, NE
2222 Cuming Street
Omaha, NE 8102-4392
Contact Information: (402) 341-0800
StarTran Handi-Van Program-Lincoln, NE
www.lincoln.ne.gov/city/pworks/startran/programs/handivan/pdf/hvpappa.pdf application
Transportation Coordinator
League of Human Dignity
1701 “P” Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Air Ambulance
Air Ambulance Specialists
345 Inverness Drive South, Suite A-110
Englewood, CO 80112
Contact Information: (800) 424-7060
Angel Flight Central, INC
Arranges free fights for people in need; must be medically stable/ambulatory
Contact Information: (800) 474-9464
American Cancer Society Road to Recovery
Volunteers provide transportation to and from Cancer treatments
Contact Information: (800) 227-2345
Area on Aging websites
Nebraska Medicaid Non Emergency Medical Transportation
Call 3 days in advance to arrange transport
American Medical Response/Access2Care
210 S. 77th Street
Omaha, NE 68114
Contact Information: (855) 230-5353 to schedule ride
Aid and Attendance
Provides funding to veterans and their spouses’ to assist with in-home
services/Assisted Living
Regional Office:
Facility Options
Veterans’ Homes
Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Alzheimer’s Care, Nursing Home care, Respite
Grand Island Veterans Home
2300 West Capital Ave
Grand Island, NE 68803
Contact Information: (308) 385-6252
Norfolk Veterans Home
600 East Benjamin Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701
Contact Information: (402) 370-3330
Eastern Nebraska Veterans’ Home
12505 South 40th Street
Bellevue, NE 68123
Contact Information: (402) 595-2180
Western Nebraska Veterans’ Home
1102 West 42nd Street
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Contact Information (308) 632-0300
Military One Source
Information regarding benefits for counseling, education, elder care, finances
Contact Information: (800) 342-9647 -24 hour hotline
Nebraska Military Exemption-Property Tax1
Property Tax Relief; Must apply by July 1; Apply at County Assessor’s Office
Douglas/Sarpy County Assessor Office
11422 Miracle Hills Dr #110
Omaha, NE 68154
Contact Information: (402) 444-7060
Veterans Administration Regional Office
3800 Village Drive
Lincoln, NE 68501-5816
Contact Information: (800) 827-1000
Douglas/Sarpy County
Veteran Services
Douglas/Sarpy County Office
2428 Cuming St.
Contact Information: (402) 346-6735
Sarpy County Office
1308 Gold Coast Rd.
Contact Information: (402) 593-2203
To check eligibility for services from the VA Hospital system: (402) 995-3244
Geriatric Evaluation and Management Clinic
VA Medical Center
4101 Woolworth Avenue
Contact Information: (402) 346-8800 x 4803
Vision Service:
Accessibility.net, Inc
Technology solutions for individuals who are blind or have low vision
11110 Fort Street, Suite 103
Omaha, NE 68164
Contact Information: (866) 699-4357
American Printing House for the Blind, INC
World’s largest provider of accessible educational and daily living products
1839 Frankfort Avenue
P.O. Box 6085
Louisville, KY 40206
Contact Information: (800) 223-1839
Eye Care America
Free eye exam for qualifying individuals
American Academy of Ophthalmology Foundation
Contact Information: (800) 222-3937
Glaucoma, Eye Care Program (GEP)
Free glaucoma eye exams and initial treatment to uninsured individuals
Contact Information: (800) 391-3937
Independent Living Aids, INC
Low vision and hearing products
200 Robbins Lane
Jericho, NY 11753
Contact Information: (800) 537-2118
Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Offices in Omaha, Lincoln, Norfolk, Kearney, North Platte, Scottsbluff
Nebraska Library Commission Talking Book and Braille Service
Free books and magazines on cassette, digital cartridge, and in Braille
1200 N Street, Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508-2023
Contact Information: (800) 742-7691 or (402) 471-4038
Radio Talking Book Service
Provides a special radio receiver to blind, visually disabled and elderly
Nebraskans; Volunteer read newspapers, short stories, mysteries,
grocery/department store advertisements
7101 Newport Avenue #205
Omaha, NE 68152
Contact Information: (800) 729-7826 or (402) 572-3003
Nebraska Department of Education, Vocation Rehabilitation
P.O. Box 94987
301 Centennial Mall, South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
Contact Information: (877) 637-3422 or (402) 471-3644
Nebraska Lions Club One Sight/Gift of Sight program
Lincoln Star City and Lincoln Bethany Lions Club
New Eyes for the Needy
Voucher program for free eyeglasses; Applications need to be submitted by a
local social service organization. Vouchers accepted at Wal-Mart Vision Centers
or any local optical dispenser who is willing to participate.
549 Millburn Avenue
P.O. Box 332
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Contact Information: (973) 376-4903
Vision USA
Free vision care services to qualifying low income individuals and their families
243 North Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63141
Contact Information: (800) 766-4466
Douglas/Sarpy County
Half-priced taxi coupons for the vision-impaired in Greater Omaha area
P.O. Box 6253
Omaha, NE 68106-0253
Contact Information: (402) 827-9814
Lions Club/Lenscrafters-Omaha
Lenscrafters will screen for Lions Club vision/eyeglass assistance
Lenscrafters, Westroads Mall
10000 California Street #269
Omaha, NE 68114
Contact Information: 402-393-3590 Ask for Kristy
Lancaster County
Christian Record Services For the Blind
Lending library of cassette tapes, books in Braille
4444 S. 52nd Street
Lincoln, NE 68516
Contact Information: (402) 488-0981
Clinic with a Heart
Works with Lions Club to provide vision screenings and eyeglasses
Vision Clinic is the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 5:30-7PM
First 8 individuals are assisted (Doors open @ 4PM)
1701 S. 17th Street., Lower Level
Lincoln, NE 68502
Contact Information: (402) 421-2924
Lincoln Star City Lions Club
Vision and Eyeglass assistance
Contact Information: (402) 441-0414 Club Voicemail