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Resources for Families

Child Feeding Sites

Drive-Up Mobile Pantries

Food Pantries

  • Catholic Charities Juan Diego Center

    5211 S. 31st St.
    Omaha, NE 68107
    4 to 6 p.m.

  • First Lutheran Church (Fremont)

    3200 E. Military Ave.
    Fremont, NE 68025
    (402) 721-2959
    Thursday 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    Drive-thru dinner where people may pick up a prepared meal.

  • Joseph's Coat/Washington County Food Pantry (Blair)

    1737 Washington St.
    Blair, NE 68008
    (402) 426-0440
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m.

  • Project Hope Food Pantry

    6201 N. 60th St.
    Omaha, NE 68104
    Call for hours: (402) 453-7649

  • Salvation Army Burrows Center

    6101 N.W. Radial Hwy.
    Omaha, NE 68104
    Monday through Friday - 9 to 11 a.m.; 1 to 3:30 p.m.

  • St. Patrick's Parish Office (Fremont)

    422 E. 4th St.
    Fremont, NE 68025
    (402) 721-6611
    Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    *May receive food once per month

  • St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry

    2101 Leavenworth St.
    Omaha, NE 68102
    Call for hours: (402) 341-1689

  • Thriftology (Fremont)

    549 N. "H" St.
    Fremont, NE 68025
    (402) 721-3125
    Thursday: 5 to 7 p.m.
    Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    USDA food box may be requested anytime.

    NEED: 1) Current ID and 2) Piece of mail within last 30 days mailed to home address

  • Salvation Army (Fremont)

    707 N. "I" St.
    Fremont, NE 68025
    (402) 721-0930 (Dial "0" when leaving a message and Helen will call back)
    Monday-Friday 1:30 to 3:45 p.m.

    NEED: 1) Current ID and 2) Piece of mail within last 30 days mailed to home address

    *Families with children may now access the SA Food Pantry twice per month instead of once.

Food Resources for Elderly - Intercultural Senior Center

Food pantry services for adults ages 50 and older
  • Home Delivery

    Call (402) 444-6529 to request home delivery.

  • Pick Up

    5545 Center St.
    Omaha, NE 68106
    Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Drive Up

    5545 Center St.
    Omaha, NE 68106
    Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Language assistance in Spanish, English, Karen, Karenni, Nepali, Burmese and Arabic is available.

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Educational Resources

Immigrant Legal Center

At Immigrant Legal Center, the safety and health of clients and staff is the number one priority. Based on recommendations by the CDC and per the organizational closure policy, all Immigrant Legal Center offices are closed until further notice in response to the COVID-19 situation.

Per the policy for a closure of this type, all Immigrant Legal Center employees will work from home.

  • Attorneys will reach out to clients to reschedule appointments as necessary.
  • Attorneys will continue to attend scheduled court hearings if the courts are open.
  • All client service-related deadlines will continue to be met.

Those in need of immigration legal assistance can still contact NILAH (Nebraska Immigrant Legal Assistance Hotline) at 1.855.307.6730.

  • Current clients, community partners and the public can continue to reach Immigrant Legal Center staff by calling 402.898.1349 or emailing info@immigrantlc.org.

For more information regarding legal updates as they pertain to Immigrant Legal Center, please visit the Immigrant Legal Center website.

Employment/Unemployment

Housing

MUD or OPPD Bills
  • Residents who fall behind on bills will not see their service cut off.
  • Residents should not worry about the quality and availability of tap water. (Water quality is checked more than 1,000 times per day.)
  • Disconnections for non-payment suspended through April 30.
Metro Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless
  • Makes connections for those experiencing homelessness.
Nebraska DHHS Low-Income Energy Assistance Program
  • Energy assistance
211 Helpline
  • 24/7 Rent & Utility Assistance

Internet

Cox

For the next 60 days, Cox is extending the following (3/13/20):

  • Upgrading internet speeds.
  • Not terminating service to any residential or small business customer because of an inability to pay their bills due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Waiving any late fees that residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Opening Cox Wifi hotspots to help keep the public connected in this time of need.
  • Connect2Compete will fast-track qualification process so students can continue learning from home (will still cost $9.95 per month).
Allo
  • Free wifi for 60 days
Internet Essentials
  • Low-cost internet access
Lifeline
  • Qualify to lower phone/internet bill
Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program
  • Low-cost phone service
Spectrum/Charter
  • Free wifi for 60 days - call (844) 488-8398

 

Transportation & Moving for Students

Enterprise
  • Available to college students 18 to 24 years of age.
  • Valid for rentals of an economy through full-size cars, minivans, small pick-up trucks and cargo vans.
  • Standard driver and credit requirements apply, except for the minimum car rental age per this offer (fee if you are <25 years old removed).
  • Offer expires 5/31/20.
U-Haul
  • 30 days free self-storage offer.
  • Students should create an account at collegeboxes.com to initiate an order:
    • Boxes and packing supplies then are delivered to a student's residence.
    • Once packed, an at-home service will pick up the boxes at no additional charge.
  • U.S. students can contact (866) 269-4887 or info@collegeboxes.com to find out when Collegeboxes will be on their campus picking up items for storage or shipping.
  • The free month applies to new customers with college IDs.

Domestic Violence, Grief & Mental Health Resources