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District Referral Resources

Need Dentist/No insurance:

Smiles for Kids Dental Clinic   393-0594

(they do serve medicaid children)

Creighton Dental Program   280-5990

 

Medical:

Brain Tumor Education and Support Group  NE Med Center 42nd and Emile St.  559-4420

One World Community Health   734-4110

Charles Drew Health Center   451-3553

UNMC has a nurse practitioners clinic that operates during limited hours Monday - Thurs. - 595-2794


Hearing


HearU
Nebraska  (formerly NE Children's Hearing Aid Bank)
Provides hearing aids to chilren ages 0-18 with priority to newly identified children ages 0-3 yrs.  To qualify, the child cannot have hearing aid coverage through Medicaid, MHCP, or private insurance. 
 
For more information, please email hearingaidbanks@unl.edu or call 402-472-0043.
 
HIKE Fund  A special endowment fund that provides hearing and/or assistive listening devices to children in need.  For Information and an Application Form please contact:
The HIKE Fund, Inc.
c/o HIKE Board Secretary
10115 Cherryhill PL
Spring Hill, FL  34608-7116



Drug Testing:

Midwest Minor Medical  (3 locations)  www.midwestminormedical.com 

 

8610 W. Dodge Rd # 2, Omaha - (402) 827-6511

 

5310 S 84th St # 100, Omaha - (402) 827-6720

13518 West Center Road, Omaha - (402) 827-6502

Drugtek Inc.  2718 S. 148t Cir.  Omaha, NE  68144  330-5303

 

Eye Exams/Glasses:

Free eye exam clinic for children under the age of 19.  The clinic meets the first Thursday of every month from 1:00 -4:00. Clients are served on a ‘first come-first served’ basis.

Location:  

One World

4920 So. 30th St., Suite 103  Omaha

397-1626  (no appointment necessary)

 

Prescription Medication Assistance:

www.myrxadvocate.com    www.freemedicinefoundation.com    www.needymeds.org

The Salvation Army can sometimes assist with one free prescription - 898-5860

The I Care Program is a local program that can also help families as they collaborate with drug companies.  552-3914

 

Therapeutic Resources:

Child Savings Institute   553-6000  x-157 for the Shelter

Community Counseling Program (Methodist Hospital)   354-6891 (Free)

Children’s Respite Care Centers   496-1000 (Ask for Heather Feser)

Cancer Survivorship Group-402  559-4420  NE Med Center 42nd and Emile St.

Heartland Family Service   552-7005  2101 S. 42nd St.  68105  553-3000

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Support Groups 800-347-1074 

Lutheran Family Services   894-4794

Region 6/Professional Partners   996-8377

Teen Support for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder  955-3900  Children’s Behavioral Health  1000 N. 90th St.  Ste. 200

Ted E. Bear Hollow   grief services, groups for children and families

347 North 76th St. Omaha, NE 68114-3627 (402) 502-2773

 

General Assistance:

SingleMothersGrants - http://singlemothersgrants.org/   - a site that helps financially disadvantaged families with finding assistance programs. Our directory lists assistance programs that help with utility, energy, mortgage, rent, medication, education and medical bills.

Douglas County General Assistance   444-6215

United Way  2-1-1   www.ne211.org

Heart Ministry Center   451-2321

Together Inc.   (multiple services)   345-8047

Catholic Charities   554-0520

St. Vincent DePaul   (food)   346-5445

Nebraska Food Bank  331-1213

St. John Vianney  (food pantry)  895-0808

St. Stephen the Martyr (food) 896-9675  

Red Cross Pantry   343-7755

Westside Church  (food pantry)  496-7833

 

NE Determinations Section:

NE Dept. of Education    402 471-2961 

Dave Sprague/Disability Examiner  1-800-331-5616