People helping people; empowering individuals, strengthening families and enriching communities in Northeast Nebraska

Working toward eliminating the causes and conditions of poverty

Food and Nutrition

NENCAP’s food & nutrition programs provide healthy foods and nutrition education at no cost to clients. Current programs include: Women, Infants and Children (WIC); Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) and food pantries.


NENCAP is committed to the development of safe and affordable housing within our 14 county service area. Current programs include the Weatherization program which helps to alleviate increasing costs of home heating and cooling.

Support Services

The focus of support services is to enhance the client’s ability to become independent and self-reliant. Programs provided include: Emergency Assistance; Budgeting and Financial Literacy; Case management; Income tax preparation; Child safety seat installation and education and more.


Health Services provides a range of services to insure even the most vulnerable clients receive the support, knowledge and skills to create a healthy environment for families and individuals from infancy through adulthood. Programs include: Early Development Network; Healthy Families and Immunizations.


NENCAP’s education services offer early childhood education programs which provide comprehensive child development and family support services to eligible families with children from birth to kindergarten.

Veteran’s Assistance

Multiple programs aim to assist Veterans by providing a range of supportive services designed to promote housing stability.

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership (NENCAP), Inc. was chartered in 1966 under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. In 2016, we celebrated 50 years of service in Northeast Nebraska.

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