Financial Concerns and Resources

Hospitals and Hospice Programs often have Foundations established to help those in need. Many Pharmaceutical Companies offer Discounted Prescription Programs.

AARP Nebraska Information Center
(tax preparation for seniors)
AARP.org/states/ne
402-398-9568

Alzheimer’s Association
Alz.org/Nebraska
National Helpline – 800-272-3900
Omaha – 402-502-4301
Council Bluffs – 712-322-8840

American Red Cross
RedCross.org/local/nebraska-iowa
888-890-9569
402-343-7700 (Omaha)
712-322-4017 (Council Bluffs)

Area Agencies on Aging
Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging
ENOA.org
888-554-2711
402-444-6536

Area Agencies on Aging
Connections Area Agency on Aging
ConnectionsAAA.org
800-432-9209
712-328-2540

Assistive Technology Partnership (ATP)
ATP.NE.gov
888-806-6287 (resource coordinator)
877-201-4141
402-595-1923

Bellevue Human Services
(Bellevue residents only)
Bellevue.net
402-293-3138

Catholic Charities
CCOmaha.org
402-554-0520

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
ConsumerFinance.gov/older-americans

Council Bluffs Community Development
(emergency plumbing and electrical home repair cost)
CouncilBluffs-IA.gov
712-328-4629

Departments of Health & Human Services – Nebraska
DHHS.NE.gov
402-595-2890

Departments of Health & Human Services – Iowa
DHS.Iowa.gov
712-328-5661

Douglas County General Assistance
(utilities & rent)
DouglasCounty-ne.gov/generalassist
402-444-6215

Dreamweaver Foundation
(Fulfills Wishes for Seniors with a Terminal Illness)
DreamWeaver.org
402-697-5471

Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership (ENCAP)
ENCAPomaha.org
402-453-5656 (Douglas County)
402-292-2961 (Sarpy County)

Goodfellows
(emergency assistance)
OWH.com/goodfellows
402-444-1388

Habitat for Humanity
HabitatOmaha.org
402-457-5657
(Roof and Repair Program)
402-934-1033 (ReStore)

Heartland Family Service
(emergency services)
HeartlandFamilyService.com
402-451-6244 (North)
402-339-2544 (Sarpy)
712-435-5350 (Council Bluffs Lakin Campus)

Homestead Exemption
Douglas County Assessor 
DCAssessor.org
402-444-7060

Homestead Exemption
Sarpy County Assessor
Sarpy.com/assessor
402-593-2122

Homestead Exemption
Pottawattamie County Assessor
Pottco.org
712-328-5617

Iowa Able Foundation
(loans for home modifications & assistive devices)
IowaAble.org
888-222-8943

Iowa Department of Revenue
Rent Reimbursement Program
State.ia.us/tax
800-367-3388

Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program
Nebraska Public Service Commission
PSC.Nebraska.gov
800-526-0017

One World Community Health Centers
OneWorldOmaha.org
402-734-2028

Pottawattamie County General Assistance
(rent, utility or medication assistance)
PottCounty.com
712-328-5867

Respite Across the Lifespan
UNMC.edu
402-559-5732
402-559-5735

Salvation Army
SalArmyOmaha.org
402-898-5966 (Utilities Assistance)
402-898-5900

Social Security Administration
SSA.gov
800-325-0778 (TTY)
800-772-1213 (National)
866-716-8299 (Omaha office)

St. Vincent de Paul
SVDPomaha.org
402-496-7988

Together
Homeless Services Organization
TogetherOmaha.org
402-345-8047

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
VA.gov
800-827-1000

United Way (211)
UnitedWayMidlands.org
NE211.org
402-444-6666

Volunteers Assisting Seniors
VAS-Nebraska.org
402-444-6617