Community Resources

Resource Guides

Resource Guides can help individuals needing services find exactly what they are looking for. 


  • MyLink is a resource website and app for those that need assistance for food, immigration, housing, education, employment, domestic violence, abuse,
    disabilities, and so much more. The MyLink app covers many locations throughout Nebraska. Kearney is ‘Central, NE’. The MyLink app can be set to a number of different languages and does not leave search history on devices. MyLink Website


  • Nebraska 211 connects community members in need to the resources that can help. 211 Website

Nebraska Family Helpline 

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Nebraska Family Helpline at (888) 866-8660​​ makes it easier for families to obtain assistance by providing a single contact point 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Trained Helpline 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.

Buffalo County Emergency Services Brochure

  • Buffalo County Emergency Services Directory. Click here to download >>
    • This brochure gives services for food, housing, legal, mental health, utility assistance, and other resources specific to Buffalo County.
    • Spanish version of brochure. Click here to download >>

Mental Wellness

Suicide Prevention: Hope and Healing

Crisis Phone Numbers

Finding Counselors 




Buffalo County Local Pantry List 



Buffalo County agencies collaborate to offer tools to rebuild a housing foundation for community members in need.

Kearney Housing Agency

  • The Kearney Housing Agency launched a housing resource website to assist residents in learning about housing programs in our community.  To access this information, log on at  Resources are also available in Spanish.

Unhoused Persons

  • Persons who are homeless after hours and weekends are to contact law enforcement at (308) 237-2104 to determine if they would be qualify for one night of lodging supported by vouchers from the Salvation Army. This partnership is between law enforcement, Salvation Army, and the S.A.F.E. Center
  • Buffalo County Emergency Shelters
    • Crossroads Shelter: 1404 E 39th Street Kearney, NE 68847, (308)236-5688
    • SAFE Center: (for individuals of domestic violence or sexual assault), 620 E 25th St, #14 Kearney, NE 68847, (308)237-2599

Buffalo County Housing List

  • This list gives contact information for income-based housing, mobile home parks, rental companies, and apartment complexes. Click here to download >>


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