Answers4Families 206 South 13th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508 When there is someone in your family with special needs, you may find yourself looking for answers. Answers4Families.org is Nebraska’s support and information connection for families and professionals seeking assistance.
DHHS Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health Programs 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509 We will be sharing information and resource materials regarding maternal, child and adolescent health programs available through the Nebraska DHHS.
Head Start Association and State Collaboration 301 Centennial Mall South. Lincoln, NE 68509-4987 Since Head Start began in 1965, the field of early childhood has grown as the needs of young children and families have also grown. Systems to develop quality programs ultimately support young children in learning and in life. To support these early childhood systems, the federal Head Start offices implemented Collaboration Projects in 1990. Nebraska was one of the first 12 states to pilot a Project and by 1998 all 50 states and two provinces had established State Collaboration Offices. Each governor designates the location of the "HSSCO" within state government or other statewide entity.
NE Dept. of Education Office of Early Childhood 301 Centennial Mall South The Office of Early Childhood provides leadership, guidance and support to: develop high quality environments for young children; promote equitable access to inclusive programs and services for all children from birth through age eight; facilitate state and community partnerships that address the needs of young children and their families; and, provide professional development, technical assistance and resources for personnel in early childhood care and education settings.
Nebraska Caregiver Coalition P.O. Box 1217 Hastings, NE 68902 The Nebraska Caregiver Coalition was formed in 2013 to raise awareness and support Family Caregivers. The goal of the Coalition is to build a network for Caregivers across the lifespan to share ideas, experiences, and needs. To host public awareness and recognition events and to work together to develop or enhance legislation to meet the needs of Caregivers. We will have information regarding the Nebraska Caregiver Coalition and it's member agencies. Copies of the Nebraska Caregiver Newsletter, information on the Assisting Caregivers Transition Act and how to become a member of the Nebraska Caregiver Coalition.
Nebraska ChildFind & The Early Development Network 3901 N 27th Street, STE 5, Lincoln, NE 68521-4177 Nebraska ChildFind provides information and referrals to parents, school personnel, and service providers on child development and special education for children from birth (or date of diagnosis) to age 21.
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation 215 Centennial Mall S. Ste. 200 Lincoln, NE 68508 Resources on the early childhood initiatives that Nebraska Children support, such as Rooted in Relationships, Circle of Security, Sixpence, and Prevent Child Abuse America.
Nebraska DHHS Office of Oral Health & Dentistry 301 Centennial Mall South Lincoln, NE 68509 Dental Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Early Dental Starter Kits
Nebraska Family Helpline 13940 Gutowski Road, Boys Town, NE 68010 Raising kids is hard. It's OK to ask for advice. We are a free resource for parents with kids of all ages, who have any type of question regarding their child's behavior. 1-888-866-8660
Nebraska Lifespan Respite 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509 Respite provides temporary relief for family caregivers from the ongoing responsibility of caring for an individual of any age with special needs. Family caregivers often do not know how, nor do they want, to ask for help. The Department of Health and Human Services coordinates with organizations in six local networks statewide to improve awareness of respite resources. Network partners assist families, advocates and employers in accessing funding and respite provider support.
Nebraska Resource Project for Vulnerable Young Children 206 S. 13th St, Suite 1000, Lincoln, NE 68588 We will talk with attendees about our project and have available many of our resources, which can be found at http://nebraskababies.com/resources. This will include information on Child Parent Psychotherapy providers.
Step Up to Quality 301 Centennial Mall South Step Up To Quality is a quality child care rating process to support child care providers with professional development, coaching, resources, and provide intitives in reaching their goals.
United Healthcare Community Plan of Nebraska 2717 N 118th Street, Suite 300, Omaha NE 68164 With over 20 years of experience providing services to Medicaid beneficiaries in Nebraska, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives by simplifying the healthcare experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with providers.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Program 253 Center St, Lincoln, NE 68503 Information on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Program
Wellcare of Nebraska, Inc 10040 Regency Circle, Ste. 100 Omaha, NE 68132 Wellcare of Nebraska is a Managed Care Organization working alongside Nebraska Medicaid. We will provide information on Wellcare benefits and branded giveaways at the booth.