The Northwest Community Action Partnership serves residents of Dawes and Sioux Counties Nebraska. They offer a wide range of programs. Some of them include the programs below. But also contact them if you need some assistance that is not listed. Also be sure to contact them to apply for aid.
They are located at 620 West 3rd in Chadron, NE 69337. Phone (308) 432-4831.
The leading government agency in the region is Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services - Sioux Counties. The programs they run include low income energy bill assistance. This service is a federal government funded financial assistance program that was created to assist elderly as well as low-income households in meeting energy costs and heating bills. Benefits and amounts provided are based on family size, fuel type, and geographic residency in the state. They also provide emergency cash grants and financial assistance. This option provides assistance to needy families with minor children in situations where other sources are not available and all other options have been used up. Examples of financial and emergency assistance covered, as well as situation for which assistance is available are imminent include evictions, loss of utility service, running out of heating oil and fuel, or exhaustion of food supplies. Another key program is called SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), formerly Food Stamps, provides food stamp benefits to the needy. Medicaid helps with health care needs, and it provides payment for the medical care of low-income Nebraska’s. Call (308) 432-0537.
Cirrus Housing Inc. runs a rent program known as homeless prevention and rapid rehousing, and this particular service offers referrals and financial assistance for individuals or families who are homeless or facing homelessness in the community. Call (308) 635-1365.
Good Neighbors Community Center - The location can offer free food as well as living necessities, toys, household goods, diapers, appliances, baby items, clothing, school supplies, and furniture. Call (308) 638-7534.
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