Lancaster County, NE Assistance Programs and Resources

Lancaster County Housing Assistance Programs

Our housing assistance programs include HUD, housing assistance, Section 8, subsidized housing programs in Lancaster County.

Lincoln Housing Authority

5700 R St.
Lincoln, NE - 68505
402-434-5500
Provides affordable, safe, sanitary and decent housing to qualifying families currently undergoing financial stress. Application required. Single, non-disabled applicants will not be selected until all families, elderly and disabled are served from the waiting list first...

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Centerpointe

2633 P St
Lincoln, NE - 68503
402-475-8717
Makes treatment available for people suffering from mental and substance use disorders. Provide a wide variety of treatment, rehabilitation and housing services for homeless and low-income people living with these disorders...

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Lancaster County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Lancaster County.

Waverly Senior Center

13820 Guildford St.
Waverly, NE - 68462
(402)416-7693
The Aging Partners Waverly Senior Center has been serving the community for over 30 years and offers small town, rural hospitality and friendliness, and a variety of activities for adults. We have educational programs to stimulate the mind and health programs to assist you in living a healthy lifestyle. We also celebrate birthdays once a month and have music programs. Come join us for a nutritional meal and fellowship...

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The Gathering Place

1448 E St
Lincoln, NE - 68508
402-476-7398
Services: Offers free food, bread, coffee, etc. Requirements: No ID required. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm ..

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Tabitha - Meals on Wheels

4720 Randolph St
Lincoln, NE - 68510
402-486-8520
Provides hot noon meal to individuals who are elderly or disabled. Meals are provided regardless of ability to pay on a case-by-case basis...

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Salvation Army

2625 Potter St
Lincoln, NE - 68503
402-474-6263
Food pantry is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-4:00pm and Wednesday 1:00-6:00pm. Documentation required, call for info...

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People's City Mission

110 Q St
Lincoln, NE - 68508
402-475-6888
Boxes of food are available until they run out. Customers are allowed once a day, twice a week. Hours of Operation: Mondays and Fridays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, 9:00 am - 11:30 am (4:00 pm to 6:00 pm for employees and for students only - must provide check stub or class hours). ..

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Oxford House for Women - Sunset Place

5117 N Street
Lincoln, NE - 68510
402-533-3943
Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit. ..

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Oxford House for Men - Hartley

645 N 30th St
Lincoln, NE - 68503
402-937-7791
Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit...

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Oxford House for Men - Hansen Manor

1035 S. 12th St.
Lincoln, NE - 68508
402-261-5752
Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit...

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Oak Lake Evangelical Church

3300 North 1st St.
Lincoln, NE - 68521
402-474-3344
Food distribution every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 3:00-4:00pm..

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Northwestern Family Center at Havelock United Methodist Church

4140 N 60th St
Lincoln, NE - 68507
402-471-3700
Tuesdays from 4:30-6:30pm, provides perishables and non-perishables. Must show up before 5:00pm to receive food...

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Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach

2121 N 27th St
Lincoln, NE - 68503
402-477-4116
Meal times served daily: lunch 11:30am-12:30pm, dinner 5:30pm- 6:30pm. No ID required, other services available...

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Malone Community Center

2032 U St.
Lincoln, NE - 68503
402-474-1110
Food distribution every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 12 - 1 pm..

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Lincoln Public Schools (LPS) Emergency Pantry

300 S 48th St
Lincoln, NE - 68510
402-436-1308
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3:00-5:30pm when schools are in session. Any LPS family or Catholic School family can come to the pantry to receive food assistance. Amount of food distributed to families depends on family size...

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Indian Center

1100 Military Rd
Lincoln, NE - 68508
402-438-5231
Thursdays at 10:00am, mostly perishable foods such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, bread, etc. to all needy families...

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Good Neighbor's Community Center

2617 Y St
Lincoln, NE - 68503
402-477-4173
Their emergency food box is available once every 30 days. Call office at 9:00 AM to set up appointment for the following business day. ..

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Fourth Presbyterian Church

5200 Francis St.
Lincoln, NE - 68504
402-466-9201
Food distribution every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 10 - 11 am..

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Foodnet - North Central Distribution

3901 N 27th St
Lincoln, NE - 68521
402-416-6197
Services: Foodnet mainly supplies perishable foodstuffs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products, bread  to all families in need. At door number 2, Pantry Opening Hours: Wednesdays 12:40 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. ..

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Foodnet - Neighborhood Church

1302 F St
Lincoln, NE - 68508
402-435-3673
Foodnet mainly provides perishable foods such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, bread, etc. to all families in need. They are open every 6:30 PM on Thursday. ..

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Foodnet - Korean Church

4915 W Adams St
Lincoln, NE - 68524
402-470-3604
Services: Foodnet mainly supplies perishable goods such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products, bread, and many more to all needy families. Hours of Operation: Every Monday starts at 10:00 a.m. ..

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Foodnet - Havelock United Methodist

4140 N 60th St
Lincoln, NE - 68507
402-466-6736
Foodnet provides mostly perishable foods such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, bread, etc. to all needy families. Tuesday at 5 pm..

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Foodnet - Grace Chapel

4000 Sheridan Blvd
Lincoln, NE - 68506
402-484-8555
Foodnet provides mostly perishable foods such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, bread, etc. to all needy families. Fridays at 12:15 pm..

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Foodnet - First Street Bible

100 W. F St.
Lincoln, NE - 68508
402.476.3080
Foodnet provides mostly perishable foods such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, bread, etc. to all needy families. Saturday 10:30 am..

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Foodnet - Denton Community Center

7115 Lancaster Ave
Denton, NE - 68339
402-797-2045
Foodnet provides mostly perishable foods such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, bread, etc. to all needy families. Monday at 5 pm..

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Foodnet - Cristo Rey

4221 J St
Lincoln, NE - 68510
402-488-5087
Foodnet provides mostly perishable foods such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, bread, etc. to all needy families. Wednesdays at 5:30 pm..

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Foodnet - City Light Church

2820 O Street
Lincoln, NE - 68503
402-261-8007
Foodnet provides mostly perishable foods such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, bread, etc. to all needy families. Fridays at 11:30 am..

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Foodnet - Church of Christ

3110 N 1st St
Lincoln, NE - 68521
402-475-3313
Foodnet provides mostly perishable foods such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, bread, etc. to all needy families. Tuesday at 5 pm..

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Foodnet - Capital View

1640 A St
Lincoln, NE - 68502
402-476-7922
Services: Foodnet mainly offers perishable foods such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, bread, etc. to all families in need. Hours of Operation: Sunday at: 2:00 pm ..

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Foodnet - Candlewood Church

2640 R St
Lincoln, NE - 68503
402-917-0048
Services: Foodnet mainly provides perishable food such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products, bread to all families in need. Hours of Operation: Every Thursday starts at 2:00 p.m. ..

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Foodnet - Calvert Recreation Center

4500 Stockwell St
Lincoln, NE - 68506
402-441-8480
Services: Foodnet offers all families in need with mainly perishable food, such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products, bread. Hours of Operation: Every Thursday starts at 11:00 a.m. ..

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Foodnet - Barnabas Community Center

931 Saunders Ave
Lincoln, NE - 68521
402-423-4769
Services: Foodnet mainly supplies perishable foods such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, breads, etc. for all needy families. Hours of Operation: Sunday: 3:00 pm ..

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Foodnet - Allon Chapel

2301 Y Street
Lincoln, NE - 68503
402-476-7014
They mostly provide perishable foods such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, bread, etc. to all needy families. ..

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Food Bank of Lincoln

4840 Doris Bair Cir Suite A
Lincoln, NE - 68504
402-466-8170
The Food Bank of Lincoln Foundation was established in 2006. The Mission of the Food Bank of Lincoln Foundation is to support the work of the Food Bank of Lincoln. Our Foundation was created to ensure the financial future for the work of the Food Bank, and to provide supporters of our efforts a way to provide an ongoing gift to feed the hungry far into the future. Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm..

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F Street Community Center

1225 F St.
Lincoln, NE - 68508
402-441-7951
Food distribution every 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 12 - 1 pm..

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Commodity Supplemental Food Program

1100 Military Rd.
Lincoln, NE - 68508
402-438-5231
Serves elderly people, and provides food rather than the food vouchers that WIC participants receive. Eligible people cannot participate in both programs at the same time...

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Center for People in Need

3901 N 27th St Suite 1
Lincoln, NE - 68521
402-476-4357
Hours of Food Distribution: Tuesday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Friday 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ..

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Lancaster County Rent and Bill Pay Assistance Programs

Our financial assistance programs include rent assistance, bill pay services, prescription assistance programs, utility assistance, mortgage assistance programs in Lancaster County.

Lancaster County Medical Society

233 South 13th St, Suite 1200
Lincoln, NE - 68508
402-483-4800
May help with prescriptions. Must NOT be covered by any medical prescription plan. Medications needed must be for a chronic or ongoing illness, since once accepted for one year at a time. It is best if your medication dosage is stable. Not all medications are covered by the National Pharmaceutical Assistance Program...

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Clinic With a Heart

1701 South 17th Street
Lincoln, NE - 68502
402-421-2924
Free, walk-in (no appointment) healthcare clinic. Patients are seen first-come, first-served. Patients under 19 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Early sign in at 2:00pm, doors open at 4:00pm. Patients are seen 5:30-7:00pm. Closed on major holidays...

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Lancaster County Health Care Assistance Programs and Clinics

Our list of clinics and healthcare assistance programs includes free and income based clincs: dental and medical, health care assistant payment programs, etc.

People's Health Center

1021 N 27th St
Lincoln, NE - 68503
402-476-1455
PHC serves the people of Lincoln and Lancaster County, especially individuals and families who have limited resources or are experiencing barriers to health care to improve their health status. All types of insurance accepted, including Medicaid and Medicare. If there is no insurance, the services offered on a sliding scale. Primary care: Quality care for all ages, from infants to the elderly. They offer physical, vaccinations, preventive medicine, and chronic disease management. Dental hygiene: Comprehensive, periodic and limited oral examinations, full mouth series of x-rays, fillings, regular cleaning, deep cleaning, sealants for children, extractions (simple and surgical), stainless steel crowns and placeholders for children, root canals, Root canal of the first molar, emergency visits, fluoride varnish, re-cementing of crowns and bridges, advisor for oral pathology, simple biopsies, periodontal consultation for gum diseases or problems, endodontic consultation for root canal problems and crowns. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Friday,  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ..

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People's City Mission - Free Medical Clinic

401 N 2nd St
Lincoln, NE - 68508
402-817-0980
Arrive BEFORE 8:00am and BEFORE 1:00pm for walk-in medical clinic. Clinic is closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Hours: Monday, 1:00-7:00pm, Tuesdays and Fridays, 8:00-11:00am and 1:00-4:00pm, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:00-11:00am and 1:00-5:00pm...

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Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska

2201 S 17th St
Lincoln, NE - 68502
402-441-7940
Provides human care services that build and strengthen individual, family and community life. LFS' programs and services are available to everyone regardless of age, race or income. Behavioral Health: including mental health counseling, sexual abuse/incest treatment, substance abuse treatment and specialized counseling for children, adolescents, adults and families. Children Services: providing infant, international and foster care adoption services and searches, foster care, pregnancy counseling, maternal healthcare and family support services...

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Lancaster County Alcohol and Drug Rehab Assistance Programs

Lancaster County, NE Alcohol and Drug Rehab

Local Rehab Assistance: 800-780-2294
Specialists trained to find the best treatment solutions at little to no cost. Call for location and rates for rehab.

Lancaster County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Lancaster County.

WIC (Women, Infants and Children)

3140 N St
Lincoln, NE - 68510
402-441-6200
Services: WIC is an additional nutrition program for pregnant, breast-feeding, post-partum women, infants and children up to 5 years of age. ..

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Voices of Hope

2545 N St
Lincoln, NE - 68510
402-476-2110
Provides services to those who have experienced relationship violence, sexual assault and related forms of abuse. Our services are free and confidential to victims of these crimes as well as their families...

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The Pregnancy Center

111 Piazza Terrace
Lincoln, NE - 68510
402-483-4247
Services offered: free pregnancy test, ultrasounds, options counseling, post-abortion support and community resources...

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Hickman Senior Center

115 Locust St.
Hickman, NE - 68372
(402)416-7693
Hickman Nursing Centre offers you a small town, rural hospitality, and friendliness. Open every Wednesday of the month, they offer games, cards, and sightseeing with many other special activities. Please come. Hours of Operation: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ..

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Firth Senior Center

311 Nemaha Blvd.
Firth, NE - 68358
(402)416-7693
The Firth Senior Center offers you small town, rural hospitality and friendliness. Open on each Monday of the month we offer games, cards and visiting along with many other special activities. Please come and join us!..

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Family Health Services, Inc.

630 N Cotner Blvd Suite 204
Lincoln, NE - 68505
402-466-1012
If you don't have insurance, they offer a sliding scale. Services for women: Offer birth control, annual check-ups, pregnancy prevention and testing, HIV and STD testing, ladies' questions and answers, resources, safe dating. Services for men: STD and HIV testing, Q&A for men, Resources, Dating Safely. Hours of Operation: Monday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Tuesday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Friday: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm ..

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Bennet Senior Center

970 Monroe Street
Bennet, NE - 69317
(402)416-7693
The Bennet Senior Center offers you small town, rural hospitality and friendliness. Open on each Tuesday and Thursday of the month we offer games, cards and visiting along with many other special activities. Please come and join us!..

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Lancaster County Assistance Locations

Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Assistance

There are many non-profit and government based organizations dedicated to providing housing and support. We find them for you.

Food Pantry Assistance

Food pantries, soup kitchens, food baskets. We find these local resources and list them.

Free clothing assistance

Thousands of churches and religious organizations offer low-cost or free drug and alcohol treatment as part of their missions.