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COMMUNITY PARTNERS


Basic Needs

  • Joseph's Coat of Blair - 402-426-0440 - Assists Washington County residents in need of food and clothing.
  • Care Corps Family Services - 721-3125 - Provides short-term emergency shelter to individuals and families in a housing crisis. Programs include case management, professional counseling, and life skills education classes to assist residents in securing employment and housing.
  • Jefferson House - 721-5099 - Emergency placement program for abused, neglected, truant, and trauma-informed youth ages 0-18. Provides long term group home care servicing youth 12-18 from across the state of Nebraska with a history of dysfunctional family issues, behavior issues, and a lengthy history of abuse and neglect.
  • Low Income Ministry - 727-6884 - Programs for Dodge County residents in need of food, household goods, hygiene products, rent and utility assistance. Specialized food programs and school supply distribution to all Dodge County schools are also available.

Health

  • The Bridge Crisis Center - 727-7777 or 888-721-4340 - Comprehensive services to victims, their families, and perpetrators of domestic violence and sexual assault, including 24-hour hotline and shelter programs, support groups, criminal justice advocacy, and an educational program for perpetrators of violence.
  • Fremont Family YMCA - 721-6952 - Hundreds of area children have access to the health, wellness, and value-centered programs at the YMCA due to the financial aid/scholarship program, where no child is denied.
  • Lutheran Family Services - Building Families Boutique - 941-0075 - an incentive-based early intervention/prevention program for families with children prenatal-age 5, where participating parents earn points by engaging in healthy activities. Families redeem points for new and gently used infant and toddler items at our Boutique store.

Education

  • Dodge County Head Start - 721-9022 - Provides child development and education services to low income 3- and 4-year-olds and their families.
  • Hope Center for Kids, Fremont - 402-670-4351 - Provides academic support for youth and children during the school year. During the summer, they provide a free lunch and academic enrichment for at-risk children. 

Income

  • Habitat for Humanity - 721-8771 - Builds simple, decent, affordable houses with specially selected low income neighbors. Partner families purchase their homes, and provide many hours of "sweat equity" building houses.
  • Hope Center for Kids, Fremont - 402-670-4351 - Provides academic support for youth and children during the school year. During the summer, they provide a free lunch and academic enrichment for at-risk children. 
  • Lutheran Family Services - Building Families Boutique - 941-0075 - an incentive-based early intervention/prevention program for families with children prenatal-age 5, where participating parents earn points by engaging in healthy activities. Families redeem points for new and gently used infant and toddler items at our Boutique store.