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2015 Partner Agencies
 

 

THE ARC OF NORFOLK                                                  

Director:  Amy Stubben-Goetsch

PO Box 32

Norfolk, NE  68702-0032                                                                            

402-379-1160

 

The Arc of Norfolk advocates for the rights of citizens with developmental disabilities and their families. Every citizen, regardless of his or her disability, has the right to live, work, learn, play, worship and serve others within the local community. The Arc works diligently to protect these basic rights.

 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECALISTS

Connie Barnes

900 W Norfolk Ave

Norfolk, NE  68701

Office:  402-370-3140             CARE Line: 1-888-370-7003

 

The CARE Line is a community crisis line that offers services to not only those with law enforcement or hospital involvement, but also to those individuals and families in the general public who are in crisis and in need of intervention and connection to appropriate levels of care. There are no eligibility requirements or limitations on individuals qualified to be served. No person shall be denied services and there is 100% access to care 24 hours per day, 7days a week

 

BLESSINGS IN A BACKPACK

Director:  Julie Robinson 

PO Box 1129

Norfolk, NE  68701

 402-658-7085

E-mail:  julier@norfolkiron.com

 

Blessings in a Backpack provide weekend food for students in Norfolk who may otherwise have little or no access to food, during the school year.

 

BRIGHT HORIZONS 

Director:  Linda Olsen  

Norfolk location                                                             O'Neill location         

305 N 4th St                                                                    318 E Douglas

PO Box 1904

Norfolk, NE  68702-1904                                              O'Neill, NE  68763 

Office:  379-2026                                                           Office:  402-366-1774                                                                              

                                           Crisis line:  402-379-3798  

        

E-mail:  brighthorizons@telebeep.com

 

Bright Horizons is dedicated to ending domestic and sexual violence through empowerment, education, social action, and support services. All services are free and confidential and include 24-hour crisis line; individual support and advocacy, crisis intervention, transportation and emergency shelter, protection order assistance and court accompaniment.

 

CASA OF NORTHEAST NEBRASKA

Director:  Ruth Matthews Mott

2501 Lakeside Dr. Ste. 104A

Norfolk, NE  68701

371-9599

 

CASA provides each victim of child abuse and/or neglect with a trained adult advocate who will represent their best interests in court. These advocates are teamed up with all entities involved in order to plan the best course of action for the child. CASA volunteers offer advocacy and stability to children in the court system at no cost to the courts.

 

 

MEALS ON WHEELS

Director:  Vicki Goeken     

Norfolk Senior Citizen Center

307 Prospect Ave.

Norfolk, NE  38701                                                    

371-8626

 

The Meals on Wheels Program provides home delivered meals to the elderly of Norfolk who are unable to prepare their food. Meals are prepared by the Norfolk Senior Citizens Center staff and delivered by volunteers from local area Churches.

 

GIRL SCOUTS SPIRIT OF NEBRASKA - PRAIRIE HILLS SERVICE CENTER

PO Box 1004

Columbus, NE  68602-1004

1-800-695-6690

 

In partnership with caring, committed adults, girls develop the strength, confidence, motivation, leadership, and skills to succeed for a lifetime. Girls embrace the values of the Girl Scout Promise and Law as touchstones for life decisions. They are changing the world.

 

 THE LINK, INC.                                                                  

Director:  Tom Barr

1001 W Norfolk Ave

PO Box 2007

Norfolk, NE  68702-2007

402-371-5310

 

The Link provides a therapeutic transitional living facility for males who have completed in-patient treatment; who need and want a structured environment from which they can integrate into society while maintaining sobriety. Some services provide include individual counseling, employment issues and skills counseling, and encouragement to join local AA/NA support. 

  

MADISON COUNTY DIVERSION PROGRAM

Director:  Madison County Attorney, Joseph Smith

Madison County Court House

110 Clara Davis Dr.

PO Box 269

Madison, NE  68748

402-454-9956

 

The Madison County Diversion Program is an informal probationary program, which attempts to rehabilitate juvenile offenders and provide a chance for them to learn the magnitude of their errors. Participants are chosen based upon no prior arrest record and their age. No formal charges for the offense are filed against juveniles who successfully complete the program.

  

NORTHEAST NEBRASKA CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS

Norfolk Location:                                                                                                   

2612 W Norfolk Ave                                                                      

PO Box 304                                                                                      

Norfolk, NE  68702-0304                                                               

402-371-0393                                                                                  

 

Provides relief to victims of disaster, disaster preparedness, prevention, training and emergency contact for servicemen and women and families.

 

MID TOWN HEALTH CARE CENTER 

Director: Kathy Nordby

Norfolk Location:                                                                              Madison Location:

302 W Phillip                                                                                       222 Main St.

Norfolk, NE  68701                                                                           Madison, NE  68748

402- 644-7314                                                                                    402-454-3304

 

The Mid Town Health Care Center helps those who are making a sincere effort to help themselves and their families maintain good health. The health care is provided to those who are uninsured and those who have financial and language barriers to access health care. 

  

NORFOLK FAMILY YMCA

Director:   Randy Hagedorn   

301 W Benjamin Ave.

Norfolk, NE  68701

402-371-9770

 

The YMCA provides programs to develop and improve the spiritual, social, mental and physical life of youth, adults, and families through education, counseling and personal growth in fitness, wellness, and illness prevention. 87 percent of the members using the programs are youth and no child is turned away from the YMCA who cannot afford a program.

  

NORTHEAST NEBRASKA CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER

Director:   Kelli Lowe   

Faith Regional Health Services (East Campus)

1500 Koenigstein

Norfolk, NE  68701

402-644-7402

 

A Child Advocacy Center is a child-friendly, coordinated program in one location where representatives from many disciplines gather evidence, evaluate, and make decisions about the investigation, treatment, prosecution and prevention of child victimization. This multi-disciplinary team includes law enforcement, child protective services, prosecution, and medical and mental health professionals.

  

OASIS COUNSELING INTERNATIONAL

Director:   Dr. Mark Stortvedt         

333 W Norfolk Ave.

Norfolk, NE  68701

402-379-2030

 

Oasis is a professional counseling agency, which is designed to meet the needs of the whole person. Services offered are psychological counseling from a spiritual perspective through the following programs: counseling for sex offenders and sexual abuse victim’s bilingual counseling, drug & alcohol, and gambling addictions evaluations and mentoring programs.

 

READ ALOUD NORFOLK

Director:  Mark Clausen

Norfolk Public Schools

512 Phillip Ave.

PO Box 411

Norfolk, NE  68702-0411

402-644-2507

 

Read Aloud Norfolk is dedicated to "promoting successful children and families through reading aloud."  RAN's mission is to ensure that children receive the "read-aloud" experiences they need from birth in order to become lifelong readers.  The Read to Your Bunny book is given to new parents as they leave Faith Regional Health Services along with the message "if you read to your bunny for 20 minutes a day, then one day your bunny will read to you." 

 

  

THE SALVATION ARMY 

Directors: Captains RC & Miranda Duskin

112 N 7th St.

Norfolk, NE  68701

402-379-4663

 

The Salvation Army seeks to assist families and individuals in times of financial crisis with direct aid to overcome the most immediate need. Some of the services provided are the Daily soup Kitchen as well as assistance with clothing, shelter and utilities.

  

STUDENT HEALTH FUND COUNCIL  

Norfolk Public Schools

PO Box 139

Norfolk, NE  68702-0139

402-644-2509

 

The council is concerned with the general welfare of every student and that each student may be given every advantage of continuous progress in school. And does so by receiving funds to pay for health care for the uninsured, underinsured, and underserved children in the public and parochial schools of Norfolk. Any concerned individual can refer students to the council.

  

 

 

TEAMMATES Of:

NORFOLK                                         BOONE CENTRAL                     HOLT COUNTY

Contact:  Susie Buss                             Contact: Stephanie Knust          Contact:  Connie Gildersleeve               

Norfolk Public Schools                           605 S 6th St                                   PO Box 543

PO Box 139                                                    

Norfolk, NE  68702-0139                        Albion, NE 68620                         O'Neill, NE  68763

402-644-2509                                 402-395-2151                        402-340-4783  

 

Teammates pairs adult volunteers one-to-one with teenagers providing a positive role model for students needing extra adult attention.

 

 

THE ZONE AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM

Julee Pfeil

110 N 4th St

Norfolk, NE  68701

402-640-1411

 

The Zone Afterschool Program is a proactive, community-based, after-school program targeting 7th through 12th graders in Norfolk, Nebraska.  It provides a safe environment for area youth that strengthens social skills and character.  The after-school program focuses on six program areas:  education, enrichment, health and wellness, community involvement, leadership and special activities.  The ultimate goal of the program is to motivat6e disadvantaged youth to graduate from high school and to develop into healthy, productive adults.