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
- 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.
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Crisis Phone Numbers
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call or Text 988
- South Central Behavioral Services 308-237-5991 (Local)
- Richard Young Behavioral Health Hospital 308-865-2000 (Local)
- Virtual Family Assistance Center Red Cross 833-492-0094: redcross.org/vfac (State) Free and confidential
- Nebraska Family Helpline 1-800-866-8660 (State)
- Nebraska Rural Response Hotline 1-800-464-0258 (State)
- Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 (National
- Psychology Today: Resource guide to search for local mental health therapist, counselors, and psychologists.
- Buffalo County food leaders and agencies have collaborated to create a pantry list. >>Click here to download<< This list can change, check Mylink or 211 for latest updates.
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 http://www.kearneyhousingagency.com. Resources are also available in Spanish.
- 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 >>