Resources

Outreach Agencies who may be able to provide assistance for people in need who have been incarcerated:

Center for People In Need –      http://Centerforpeopleinneed.org

The Center for People in need provides comprehensive services and opportunities to support low-income, high needs families and individuals as they strive to lift themselves out of poverty and achieve economic self-sufficiency. 3901 North 27th Street, Unit 1    Lincoln, NE 68521    Phone: 402-476-4357

Matt Talbot Kitchen –   http://mtkserves.org

Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach (MTKO) is a faith-based hunger relief and outreach program, devoted to serving homeless and near homeless men, women, and children, MTKO provides meals twice daily, everyday of the year. They have also expanded their services to include education, outreach and advocacy. 2121 N. 27th St. • P.O. Box 80935 • Lincoln, NE 68501 Phone: (402) 477-4116

People’s City Mission –    http://peoplescitymission.org

The People’s City Mission’s mission is to be a witness for Christ among the poor and homeless, serve their needs, and advocate their cause to the community at large. The Shelter is located at 110 Q Street, Lincoln, NE 68508, p: 402.475.1303

The PCM Medical Clinic is open, providing free medical, dental, vision, and counseling care to uninsured Lincoln residents. TheFree Clinic , 401 North 2nd Street, Lincoln, NE 68505, p: 402.817.0980

Homeless Prevention Center – People’s City Missionhttp://www.peoplescitymission.org/index.php/distribution-centeHomeless

The Homeless Prevention Center is located at 26th and O Street, Lincoln, Nebraska. The Prevention Center makes items such as food, clothing, personal care needs, furniture and household goods available at no charge to the poor and near homeless. It is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for shopping, and Monday through Friday for donation drop off. You can also bring donations on Saturday and Sunday.The Prevention Center, 2615 O Street. Lincoln, NE 68510, p: 402.475.6888

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church –       http://osllincoln.org

The Mission of Mission and Outreach focuses on but is not limited to the care of God’s people and God’s creation beyond this mission center in the name of Christ. Located at 1200 South 40th Street, Lincoln  NE   68510 (402) 483-4126

Released and Restored –   http://releasedandrestored.org

Released and Restored provides inmates and ex-offenders in Nebraska with the tools and support systems needed to learn how to live productive, moral, ethical and legal lives in our communities. Released and Restored’s goal is to prepare individuals for their release, restore family relationships that were harmed or broken by incarceration and to renew lives

The Community Justice Center     http://communityjusticecenter.org

(CJC) is a not-for-profit, public safety organization addressing the needs of crime victims, correctional institutions, offenders and communities.

CJC has provided these unique classes to correctional institutions since 2001 and adult probation in 2006, complimenting their existing programming. CJC recommends all offenders and addicts take the class at the beginning of their institutional and community based supervision. Institutional staff has reported that offenders are less defensive and easier to supervise after completing CJC instruction, resulting in a noticeable reduction in misconduct reports and lower recidivism rates.  5625 “O” Street, Suite 114
Lincoln, NE 68510 Phone: (402) 429-1050 Office: (402) 464-4547

Community Mental Health Center of Lancaster County

Provides outpatient and inpatient mental health services, educational and vocational assistance, AIDS testing, 24-hour emergency services. Sliding scale fee  2201 S. 17th St.,  Lincoln  NE  68502 Contact 402-441-7940

Macie’s Place –       http://maciesplace.org

Macie’s Place is a thrift store and community resource center  Hours 1-7 Wed, 10-4 Thursday-Saturday  2601 N. 47th Street, Suite 6, Lincoln NE   402-601-1773

St. Vincent De Paul Outreach Center 

2215 O Street, 402-438-3135 or 402-435-7968

Barnabas Community    http://sheridanlutheran.org/missions-giving/local-partners/barnabas/

The Barnabas Community Free Store and Gathering Place is Sheridan’s grassroots effort to alleviate the burden of poverty in Lincoln. Barnabas Project began November of 2008 through a cooperative agreement between People’s City Mission, Sheridan Lutheran Church and Spirit of Hope Lutheran Church. Barnabas serves the Belmont Community and the working poor of Lincoln.  Saturdays: 9-3, Thursdays:  10-11:30am, First & third Tuesdays: 6-8 p.m., Second & fourth Thursdays: 6-8 p.m.Located at 931 Saunders Ave. (near the SW corner of 11th & Cornhusker)  402-423-4769

Nebraska Fathers Helping fathers in Nebraska  Nebraskafathers.org

Nebraska Family Help Line Nebraska families in crisis 1-888-866-8660

Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties     http://www.communityactionatwork.org/

Computer Lab program and Tutoring/G.E.D. program. Community Action Partnership offers three different courses: Important skills to be successful in the workplace, computer skills for success, and resume building. Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties, 210 O Street, Lincoln  NE  68508, 402-471-4515

Prison Reentry      Prison Reentry FAC

Frequently asked questions regarding Nebraska’s post-prison policies Click on the link to see the questions and answers.

Clinic With A Heart     http://clinicwithaheart.org/

A faith-inspired organization, Clinic with a Heart serves the uninsured and underinsured through a ministry of healthcare. Our volunteers provide free healthcare with hospitality, dignity and grace. As part of our commitment to our patients we serve as a gateway to other human service agencies helping them in finding an appropriate healthcare home.

Fresh Start       http://freshstarthome.org/

Fresh Start is a transitional shelter that empowers homeless women to change their lives by recognizing and utilizing their strengths to overcome barriers to self-sufficiency.

LFFI (Lincoln Family & Friends of Inmates) a group to encourage one another, educate ourselves and the community on correctional issues, and to advocate and communicate on behalf of all men and women who are or have been incarcerated.  Facilitator – Michelle Webster familyandfriendslincoln@gmail.com

OFFI (Omaha Family & Friends of Inmates) offering support to those affected by losing a loved one to incarceration. We focus on: Acceptance, Understanding, Camaraderie, and Action! Facilitator Mary Ann Beckman mabeck3636@cox.net

M.A.S.S.I.V.E. (Members Among Society Serving Individuals Validating Each other) Helping individuals find a purpose greater than themselves. Providing Peer Support, Lived Experience, Based on a 12-Step Model, Trauma Informed Care, Reentry and Prevention Support Group.  info@massive-ne.org

PEOPLE’S HEALTH CENTER      http://www.phclincoln.org/

People’s Health Center offers an integrated and comprehensive service delivery system for the provision of primary, dental and behavioral health care services that are client-driven, culturally sensitive and family-focused. This model allows People’s Health Center to provide cost-effective services to those in the community with the greatest health needs, while at the same time ensuring continuity of care and coordination between services. They serve all patients regardless of inability to pay.