Advocacy List


PTI Nebraska (Parent Training and Information)

Provide training, information and support to Nebraska parents and others who have an interest in children from birth through twenty-six and who receive or who might need special education or related services. (402) 346-0525 or (800) 284-8520


Community Action Partnership Mid-Nebraska

Provide essential programs that help individuals, families, and communities reach their fullest potential through advocacy and partnerships.   Our dedicated staff provides access to opportunities in education, health, housing, nutrition, and transportation.  These services empower people to make a positive difference in their lives and communities.

Barb Ostrum / Araceli Ayala  (308)-345-1187


Domestic Abuse/Sexual Assault Services

Provides free, confidential and empowering services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking while raising awareness and prevention efforts throughout our communities.



Mid-Nebraska Community Action (Lexington)

(308) 324-4219

Food pantry, housing assistance, WIC


Lexington Housing Authority

(308) 324-4633

Housing, Section 8


Lexington Public Schools/ Food drive

every first Thursday of month/McKinney Vento Program

(308) 324-1259


Migrant program

(308) 324-1258

Education needs for migrant families


Proteus, Hastings, NE


covers Lex area: if past or current migrant worker assist with education, finding employment, financial assistance with house bills.


Lutheran Family Services

IOP, counseling services

(308) 324-6995


Kearney Manor (Housing Authority) 308-234-3000

Access Nebraska/ Medical (855) 632-7633 & Financial assistance Call (800) 383-4278


RYDE Transit 308-324-3670


Family Skill Building

Tracking, family support services



Boys Town/ In home services 308-227-8391


CASA/ volunteer workers for abuse & neglect children 324-7364


YMCA gym & activities 324-1970

Anytime Fitness/ gym 324-3481


Parent Child Center:

Clothing, shelter, sometimes helps with bills of client.



Team Mates: Torri McCraken (school counselor @ Middle School) 324-2349


First Methodist Church (324-2397), Lexington Christian Church (324-3084), Calvary Assembly of God (324-5310) & St. Ann’s (324- 4647): at times assist with food, bills, rent, and furniture


Right Turn

Phone: 888-667-2399

Description: Help for post adoptive parents and guardians


Community Action Partnership of Nebraska


Description: To provide essential programs that help individuals, families, and communities reach their fullest potential through advocacy and partnerships. Staff provides access to opportunities in education, health, housing, nutrition, and transportation.


Families 1st Partnership

Phone: 308-520-3743

Description: Assists families and youth in the community by collaborating with other programs and making necessary referrals and assisting as needed with services and resources.


Nebraska Respite Network

Phone: 308-345-4990 (Helena Janousek-Coordinator)

Description: Respite is providing a short-term break to those caring for family members with special needs.  Respite pays someone to take care of an individual of any age with special needs and give the primary family caregiver a temporary break.


Changing Behaviors Program/Juvenile Assessment Center

Phone: 308-221-6287

Description: Changing Behaviors Program (CBA) is a low cost program for students (ages 12-18) who may need a safe place to go after school, extra supervision, social skills and new group of peers.


Community Connections-Mentoring

Phone:308-696-0975 (Angela Hipp-coordinator)

Description: Mentoring through the community up to grade 8th


TeamMates Mentoring

Phone: 308-535-7105 (Molly Morales-Coordinator)

Description: Mentoring service for youth in the school system


Dept of Labor Youth Program

Phone: 308-535-8338

Description: We can assist youth ages 14-24 with employment and education opportunities through the WIOA program.  There are a number of resources available to them including a work experience program, tutoring, educational funding, leadership development opportunities, financial literacy education, entrepreneurial skills training, career counseling and work search assistance. There are eligibility requirements.


Independence Rising

(308) 258-1914

offers  services to people with disabilities in order to help them meet their goals for independence.


Families CARE

(308) 237-1102

Providing services and support to parents who have children with emotional, behavioral, or mental health challenges.



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