Community Resources

Parenting

Children's Hospital and Medical Center

8200 Dodge Street - (800) 833-3100: Offers Parenting U, a series of workshops on a variety of parenting topics.  Workshops are generally in the evenings, food is provided, child care may be available if needed, and all workshops are free.  Registration is required due to limited space.  Register online at http://childrensomaha.org/Parentingu

Children's Respite Care Center

Northwest - 2010 North 88th Street - (402) 496-1000 or Southwest - 13336 Industrial Road, Suite 101 - (402) 895-4000: Offers parenting courses for parents of children with special needs.  www.crccomaha.org

Heartland Family Service - Positive Parenting

2101 South 42nd Street - 552-7400 (English) or 616-7749 (Spanish):  Positive Parenting is a 12 week class for parents of children from birth to age 12 who want to learn more about developmental stages and needs, appropriate expectations, effective discipline, family roles, and cooperation and independence. Free child care is available. Groups meet once a month. Cost is $75 ($6.50 per class). www.heartlandfamilyservice.org

Jewish Family Service - Parenting the Love and Logic Way

333 South 132nd Street - (402) 330-2024: Offers a 4 session course intended to expand parent knowledge of children's needs, allow children to grow from mistakes, and teach children to live with consequences.  There is a fee for the course, but scholarships may be available upon request.  Offered twice a year.  www.jfsomaha.com

Lutheran Family Services - Council Bluffs Center for Healthy Families

300 West Broadway, Suite 7 - (712) 242-1040: Offers pregnancy and early childhood services including pregnancy counseling, pre and post adoption services, early childhood mental health services, parenting programs, sexual abuse treatment for affected children and families, incentive programs, life skills development, and community referrals.  www.lfsneb.org

Lutheran Family Services - North Omaha Center for Healthy Families

3040 Lake Street - (402) 504-1733: Offers pregnancy and early childhood services including pregnancy counseling, pre and post adoption services, nutrition education, early childhood mental health services, parenting programs, sexual abuse treatment for affected children and families, incentive programs, training programs, child care for on-site activities, and community referrals.  www.lfsneb.org

Nebraska Children's Home Society

4939 South 118th Street or 3549 Fontanelle Blvd - (402) 451-0787 or (877) 420-4747: Offers parenting classes and a "boot camp" for new dads. Other services for parents include material support, mentoring, newborn care classes, and connections to community resources.  www.nchs.org

Omaha Home for Boys

4343 North 52nd Street - (402) 457-7000: Offers an Effective Parenting programseveral times each year.  The program includes the Boys Town Common Sense Parenting program and Advanced Parenting.  There is a fee for the course.  www.omahahomeforboys.org

Pregnancy Services

Bethlehem House

2301 South 15th Street - (402) 502-9224: Residential program provides support to pregnant women who choose life for their unborn child during and after pregnancy.  Offers pregnancy and parenting education, medical services, and other support services.  www.bethlehemhouseomaha.org

Bethlehem House

2301 South 15th Street - 502-9224:  Residential program to provide support and education for pregnant women both during and after pregnancy. Education covers prenatal care, parenting, and life skills. www.bethlehemhouseomaha.org

Birthright of Council Bluffs

427 East Kanesville, Suite 303 - (712) 322-2100: Offers free pregnancy testing and confidential support including referrals for medical assistance, prenatal care, domestic abuse services, adoption services, housing, low or no cost baby furniture, food, WIC, addiction services, and professional counseling.  www.birthrightcb.org

Catholic Charities-Sheehan Center

3300 North 60th Street - 554-0520:  Offers adoption and post-adoption services, pregnancy and abortion counseling, mentors for new mothers, and clothing, food, diapers, and personal care items for moms and their children. www.ccomaha.org

Charles Drew Health Center - Omaha Healthy Start

2915 Grant Street - (402) 455-2229: Provides ono-on-one care coordination/case management services, health education and training, and health screening opportunities for pregnant women, women with infants and toddlers less than 2 years of age, and their families.  Also provides free pregnancy testing.  www.omahahealthystart.org

Child Saving Institute

4545 Dodge Street - (402) 553-6000: Offers free pregnancy counseling to women and their partners to provide support in making decisions about pregnancy.  Once decisions are made, referrals are offered for community agencies offering in home family support, medical resources, WIC enrollment assistance, parenting classes, prenatal care resources, adoption opportunities, and grief/loss support groups.  www.childsaving.org

Essential Pregnancy Services

24 hour hotline - 554-1000  Benson Center - 6220 Maple - 554-0121  Bellevue Center - 908 W Mission Ave - 933-2988  Maple Village Center - 3029 N 93rd Street - 763-8768:  Pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, health, nutrition, breastfeeding, and parenting education, STD screening, maternity and baby clothing, baby items and equipment, counseling, adoption information, post-abortion counseling, GED preparation, and community resource referrals. All services are free and confidential. www.essentialps.org

La Leche League of Omaha

339-2290: Meetings at various locations in Omaha, Bellevue, and Papillion provide information, support, and encouragement for mothers who are breast feeding and mothers to be who are interested in breast feeding. www.lllusa.org

La Leche League of Omaha

339-2290:  Meetings at various locations in Omaha, Bellevue, and Papillion provide information, support, and encouragement for mothers who are breast feeding and mothers to be who are interested in breast feeding. www.lllusa.org

Lutheran Family Services - Council Bluffs Center for Healthy Families

300 West Broadway, Suite 7 - (712) 242-0326: Offers pregnancy and early childhood services including pregnancy counseling, pre and post adoption services, early childhood mental health services, parenting programs, sexual abuse treatment for affected children and families, incentive programs, life skills development, and community referrals.  www.lfsneb.org

Lutheran Family Services - North Omaha Center for Healthy Families

3040 Lake Street - (402) 504-1733: Offers pregnancy and early childhood services including pregnancy counseling, pre and post adoption services, nutrition education, early childhood mental health services, parenting programs, sexual abuse treatment for affected children and families, incentive programs, training programs, child care for on-site activities, and community referrals.  www.lfsneb.org

Lutheran Family Services - Pregnancy Counseling

Pregnancy Counseling Services are available at these Lutheran Family Services locations:

Bellevue - 730 Fort Crook Road North - (402) 292-9105

Papillion - 1410 East Gold Coast Road, Suite 200 - (402) 592-0639

Omaha Downtown - 124 South 24th Street, Suite 100 and 200 - (402) 661-7100

Omaha North - 2401 Lake Street, Suite 110 - (402) 455-9757

Omaha Center for Healthy Families - 3040 Lake Street - (402) 504-1733

Council Bluffs Center for Healthy Families - 300 West Broadway, Suite 7 - (712) 242-1040

www.lfsneb.org

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