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UWKA Partner Agencies
Adult Basic Education - 308-338-4000
Provides free education to adults 16 & older in ESL and GED.
Contact: Executive Director Laurel Volpe
American Red Cross, Ft. Kearney Chapter - 308-234-2770
Disaster relief, military communication, CPR & other training.
Contact: Executive Director John Jones
The Arc of Buffalo County - 308-237-4343
Supports people with developmental disabilities and their families.
Contact: Executive Director Kristen Larsen
Boy Scouts - 308-382-3717
Youth programs of character development and values-based leadership training.
Contact: Program Director Erik Karre
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
Phelps/Harlan Counties - 308-995-2102 Ext. 333
Buffalo/Kearney Counties - 308-865-5675 Ext. 115
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) follow children through the foster care system.
Contact: Executive Director Christina McIntire
Child Abuse Resources Education (C.A.R.E.) - 308-865-5675
Helps people touched by child abuse and prevents child abuse and neglect.
Contact: Program Director Jessica Osterbuhr
Citizen Advocacy - 308-234-9368
Supports citizens to be advocates for people with developmental disabilities.
Contact: Temporary Executive Director Claude Louishomme
Senior Companion Volunteer program - 308-865-5365
Volunteers helping those in need, particularly seniors, through volunteer assistance.
Contact: Program Director Lori Gerih
Friends - 308-236-2036
Provides mentors to help children with a special need for friendships.
Contact: Executive Director April Roggasch
Girl Scouts - 308-236-5478
Discover the fun, friendship and power of girls together.
Contact: Membership Director Pat Larson
Head Start - 308-865-5690
Strengthens children, families and communities through education & service.
Contact: Program Director Laicie Clark
Immunization Clinic - 308-865-1352 Ext 139
Immunizations are provided to children at low or no cost.
Contact: Program Director Julie Weir
Jubilee Center - 308-234-3880
Provids basic human service needs, food pantry and thrift shop.
Contact: Executive Director Steve Glover
Kearney Area Children's Museum - 308-698-2228
A place where children and their families can play, learn, and grow.
Contact: Executive Director Tara Knuth
Minden Senior Center - 308-865-5675
Senior daily nutrition and activites program.
Contact: Program Director Meredith Collins
Commodity Supplemental Food Program - 308-865-5683
Delivers food packages to more than 2,000 people.
Contact: Program Director Rich Weiss
Homeless Prevention Program - 308-865-5680
Reduces homelessness by preventing evictions, foreclosures and utility disconnections.
Contact: Program Director Mariana Hernandez
RAFT - 308-865-1355 ext. 133
Provides transitional housing with supportive services to homeless families.
Contact: Executive Director Erin Merryman
Recreational Scholarship Fund - 308-237-6840
Helps kids develop character and important skills through scholarships for activities.
Contact: United Way Office
Salvation Army - 308-234-9998
Helps hungry and homeless people with needs such as groceries, household supplies and clothing.
Contact: Executive Director Lt. Ron Wubben
The S.A.F.E. Center - 308-237-2599
Assistance for families dealing with domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
Contact: Executive Director Nikki Gausman
Click here for details on how to become a United Way partner agency.