Hotlines

Hotline: Basic Needs +

211 Resource Hotline | Heartland United Way

call 2-1-1

Not all cell phones, pay phones and company phone systems allow callers to call 2-1-1. If this is an issue, call 402-444-6666

The 211 call center and database helps connect residents to: Utility Assistance, Rent Assistance, Food Pantries, Shelter and Housing Services, Clothing, Abuse Prevention, Behavioral Health Services, Support Groups, Senior Services, Transportation, Disaster Services, Government Shutdown Support, Legal Services, Health Care Services, Family Support, Financial Assistance and Education

Hotline: Behavioral & Mental Health

Blue Valley Behavioral health

1-877-409-6600

BVBH provides after-hours emergency services for all residents in our sixteen county area. Individuals may contact the emergency phone number to access on-call staff. Initial intervention and risk status will be completed over the phone. If further involvement is necessary, BVBH staff will contact a TASC Crisis Response Counselor to further address the needs of the individual.

Hotline: Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment. The goal of any conversation is to get you to a calm, safe place. Sometimes that means providing you with a referral to further help, and sometimes it just means being there and listening. A conversation usually lasts anywhere from 15-45 minutes.

Hotline: Disaster Distress & Mental Health

Disaster Distress Helpline

1-800-985-5990

The Disaster Distress Helpline is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

Hotline: Domestic & Sexual Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233)

Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Callers can expect highly trained, experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information, educational services and referral services in more than 200 languages.

Hotline: Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Hotline: Domestic & Sexual Violence

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

1-866-331-9474

Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Callers can expect highly trained, experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information, educational services and referral services in more than 200 languages.

Hotline: Behavioral & Mental Health

Nebraska Family Helpline

1-888-866-8660

Trained operators screen calls to assess immediate safety needs, identify the potential level of a behavioral health crisis, make recommendations or referrals to appropriate resources, and help callers connect to emergency resources or providers. The Helpline is supervised by licensed mental health professionals. Family Helpline operators also can connect eligible families to the Family Navigator Service. This service helps families move through Nebraska's child- and family-care system more efficiently to get the assistance they need. Family Navigator helps families identify existing community-based services and provides support from people who have had personal experience in the system.

Hotline: Alcoholics Anonymous

Nebraska Hotline for Alcoholics Anonymous

1-877-226-3632

Hotline: COVID_19

Nebraska Hotline for COVID-19 Information

(402) 552-6645

Hotline: Immigration Legal Assistance

Nebraska Immigration Legal Assistance (NILAH)

1-855-307-6730

Those in need of immigration legal assistance can contact NILAH in order to be connected to the non-profit immigration legal service provider that can best meet their needs, in the shortest amount of time. NILAH paralegals take the calls, complete the confidential intake screening forms, and refer people to the right organization in their area. The NILAH paralegals even have the ability to speak to callers in their native languages.

Hotline: Poison Control

Nebraska Regional Poison Center

1-800-222-1222

The Nebraska Regional Poison Center is a free, 24-hour emergency telephone service designed to assess and make treatment recommendations during possible poisonings. The Nebraska Regional Poison Center also provides public and professional education programs, collects data on poisonings, conducts research in the field of clinical toxicology and assists first responders during hazardous materials incidents.

Hotline: Domestic & Sexual Violence

Project Response

1-800-456-5764

Project Response, Inc- is a non-profit crisis center that provides free support and advocacy to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and related issues in Southeast Nebraska- We also provide services to the families, friends, and loved ones of abuse survivors- We are directed by a volunteer board of local citizens and staffed by paid advocates and volunteers- 402-402-873-3835

Hotline: Domestic & Sexual Violence

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network

1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

Hotline: Domestic & Sexual Violence

Strong Hearts Native Helpline

1-844-7NATIVE (1-844-762-8483)

StrongHearts Native Helpline is a safe domestic violence and dating violence helpline for American Indians offering culturally-appropriate support and advocacy daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT. Anonymous and confidential.

Hotline: Crisis, Veterans

Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255

The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that’s available to anyone, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care. The caring, qualified responders at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances.

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