Nebraska Department of
Health and Human Services
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509

877-213-4754
402-471-7000

State Unit on Aging
DHHS.NE.gov
PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509
800-942-7830
402-471-2307

The following are some of the programs administered by the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services. To obtain a complete listing of all programs offered, call 402-471-7000.

  • Medicaid, Medicaid Waiver, food and financial assistance eligibility.
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman –  advocates for those living in a long-term care facility.
  • Developmental Disability Services –  service coordination for adults 19 years of age or older with disabilities.
  • Social Services Block Grant Program –  assistance for persons who are aged 60 and older or disabled so they may remain in their own home or in other safe surroundings as long as possible.
  • Adult Protective Services (APS) –  investigates and helps remedy abusive situations.

You can anonymously report elder abuse to Adult Protective Services at 800-652-1999.

National Institute on Aging (NIA)
(research on aging and the health & well-being of aging adults)
NIA.NIH.gov