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Central Navigation Community Response Contacts:

Below is a list of contacts for the local Community Collaboratives. Click here to download a pdf of this list.

If you are looking to see how you can get involved and support your local collaborative, please contact your local Coordinator.

If you are struggling and looking for assistance, contact the local Central Navigator from the list below. The Central Navigator is a local person who has experience with all kinds of problems and will listen and get you connected to supports to meet your goals.

You can also text HELP to 402-225-5842 or 308-280-8383 to be connected to your local Central Navigator.

Community Collaborative Central Navigator Coordinator Counties Served
Better Together/ Partners 4 Otoe County Vanessa Sherman 402-969-0319 | Lisa Chaney 402-713-5270 | Otoe
Buffalo County Community Collaborative Wanda Fedorchik 308-865-2283 (office) 308-240-0813 (cell) Denise Zwiener 308-865-2280 Buffalo
Community and Family Partnership Tammy Bichlmeier 402-366-5615 | Roberta Miksch 402-809-3297 | Boone, Colfax, Nance, Platte
Community Impact Network of Adams, Clay, Webster, Nuckolls Chandra Essex 402-461-8418 | Brady Rhodes 402-461-8418 | Adams, Clay, Nuckolls, Webster
Dawson County Family Partners Pam Reicks (Cozad) 308-784-2804 | Nichole Hetz (Gothenburg) 308-529-8784 | Diana Romero (Lexington) 308-746-3685 | Amanda Woolley, 308-529-8784, Dawson
Douglas County Community Response Collaborative Nikia Gunn-Abdulai 531-301-3021 |, Laura Hernandez, Candace Howard Deborah Dancer 402-595-1326 x.2003 | Douglas
Families 1st Partnership Tori Courter 308-520-3743 | Caroline Sabin 308-520-0608 | Arthur, Keith, Lincoln, Perkins
Fremont Family Coalition Shelby Rice 402-721-4157 | Rosanna Jaeger 402-721-4157 | Jacki Trujilo 402-721-4157 | Michelle Padilla 402-721-4157 | Burt, Dodge, Washington
Four Counties Collaborative
Laura Osborn 402-274-7510 | Johnson, Nemaha, Pawnee, Richardson
Growing Community Connections Sandy Nation 402-494-3337 ext. 22 | JoAnn Gieselman 712-222-6383 | Dakota
Hall County Community Collaborative (H3C) Jessica Gutierrez 308-930-9046 |
Franklin, Hall, Hamilton, Harlan, Howard, Kearney, Merrick, Phelps
Lancaster County Coalition Sam Gross (she, her) 402-875-9388 | Lynn Ayers, 402-441-6070, Lancaster
Lift Up Sarpy Elci Warnell 402-292-2961 | Tanya Gifford 402-306-3749 | Sarpy
Norfolk Family Coalition Jamie Bouslaugh 402-640-2409 | Kimberly Powell 402-640-5106 | Madison, Pierce, Stanton, Wayne
Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Joseph Fleming 402-837-5331 |

Panhandle Partnership Carmen Trevino 308-633-3236 | Faith Mills 308-262-5940 | Banner, Box Butte, Cheyenne, Dawes, Deuel, Garden, Kimball, Morrill, Scottsbluff, Sheridan, Sioux
Panhandle/Western NE Native American outreach Rebekah Barber | and, Edison Red Nest III |

Project Everlast Lincoln at The HUB Lindsay Drake 402-580-9247 | - Lancaster
Project Everlast Omaha Brittney Williams, 402-875-3594 | - Douglas, Sarpy
Sandhills Community Collaborative Vacant Nicole Jacobsen, 605-630-3302, | Blaine, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Loup, Sherman, Valley, Wheeler
Santee-Sioux Nation Carrie Rouillard 402-857-2300 | Yvonne Bickerstaff 402-857-2300 |
Saunders County Amber Pelan 402-443-8107 | cell: 402-367-8456

Southeast Nebraska Collaborative Collena Laschanzky 402-729-6510 | Collena Laschanzky 402-729-6510 | Butler, Cass, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Otoe, Polk, Saline, Seward, Thayer, York
Valentine Children and Families Coalition - Sonia Coates 402-252-9030 | Cherry
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska Angie Walker 402-878-2379 |

York County Health Coalition Britney Watson 402-363-9946 | Jake Owens York

Our Impact This Year

  • Children/Young Adults Served in 2020

    Over 9,000

  • Parents Supported in 2020

    Over 4,300

  • Service Professionals Trained in 2020

    Nearly 300

  • Counties Working with Bring Up Nebraska

    75 and Growing

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