If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills, or other essential services, visit http://www.unitedwaymidlands.org/2-1-1 to find your local 211, or dial 211 to speak to someone who can help. You can also text your zip code to 898211 for text assistance. This resource is available 24 hours a day, 7-days a week.
Blue Valley Community Action (BVCA) can help with various basic needs, education, family development, health/nutrition, housing, transportation, and volunteer opportunities.
David City, NE
BVCA Partnership operates over 30 programs. Each program has multiple services. Most programs and services are designed to interact with and complement each other. Thus you may qualify for, and want to use, more than one program. You will be required to fill out BVCA Partnership's Family Intake Form, which can be obtained from one of BVCA's Family Development Partners. To participate in several of BVCA's programs, you must be income eligible. Click here to download BVCA Partnership's Brochure | Spanish Version.
Remember that programs change. New services are added, new counties are covered. Eligibility requirements change as new income guidelines are issued. Should this or other circumstances inhibit your enrollment in any BVCA program, you may appeal by clicking here. This information is intended to provide a general overview. It is not the final word. If you or a family member need assistance, please contact BVCA Partnership. We will be happy to discuss your particular situation and provide you with current information on all our programs and services. We will also refer you to other agencies whose services may benefit your family.
Food pantry to income qualifying people/families; Emergency assistance to qualifying people; thrift store; special projects of school supplies; Christmas adopt-a-family; income tax preparation.
Private non-profit thrift store. Provides a learning environment for persons who want to develop job skills, direct work experience, job readiness. Development and placement. Mini-work- shops on basic book keeping, tax, laws, interviewing youth at risk employment as an incentive to complete schooling.
Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm
For more than 50 years, Legal Aid of Nebraska has provided dignity, hope, self-sufficiency and justice through quality civil legal aid. That’s the important job of Legal Aid of Nebraska. Legal Aid is a problem solver, standing side by side with low income, diverse Nebraskans – enforcing laws, protecting rights, all the while addressing urgent needs and shining a light on what more could be done.
Legal Aid of Nebraska is a statewide organization and serves all 93 counties. We have over 80 employees in eight office locations in Omaha, Bancroft, Lincoln, Norfolk, Grand Island, North Platte, Scottsbluff and Lexington. As the only Nebraska civil legal aid provider offering our free services in every nook and cranny, we have a singular view on the realities facing Nebraska’s poor.
Taxpayer Assistance Offices for Nebraska Taxes
301 CENTENNIAL MALL S
The mission of the Seward County Pretrial Diversion Program is to provide persons charged with criminal offenses in Seward County an alternative to traditional criminal justice or juvenile justice procedures.
Retirement, Survivor, Disability Social Insurance Program payments as well as Supplemental Security Income payments for those over 65 or blind or disabled who have limited income and resources. Social Security and Medicare replacement cards.
Grand Island, NE
Swede Haven is a 36 unit low income housing apartment complex in Stromsburg. Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
If your funds have run out and your basic needs have not been met, we are glad to help.
YCMA awards no more than $150 per person, per year. Preference is given to those with a one-time critical need over chronic requests.
Our funds are used primarily for rent and utilities. Other requests are considered.
Please help us by following these instructions.
Please print or download the request form.
Check with the agencies listed prior to contacting us. Please have each agency fill out their part of this form.
For food, clothes, or toiletries, contact Blue Valley Community action and Living Water Rescue mission.
For rent assistance, contact York County Housing Authority, Blue Valley Community Action, the Department of Health and Human Services, and York County General Assistance.
For utility assistance, contact your utility company. They often have programs to help you. Then contact Blue Valley Community Action, the Department of Health and Human Services, and York County General Assistance.
For medical needs contact 4 Corners Health.
Once you’ve made the above contacts, if your needs have not been met, fill out your part of the Request Form. Please have all adults in your household fill out the personal information page. Print one for each person
Open the On-Call form. Call the pastor who is on call. You will be asked to meet with that pastor in person.
Go to this meeting with the completed form and a photo ID for everyone over 18 in your household.
If your request is for a utility payment, please make sure you bring a copy of your most recent bill. If you have a letter, note, or bill that documents your rent, please bring it.
Provides financial, medical and needed services to low income families and disabled individuals.