Services

Support

Free Income Tax Preparation - Assistance to e-file basic tax returns and aide the elderly in completing homestead exemptions. Computer terminals are also available. More Information

Child Car Seat Program - Certified staff evaluates and insures the proper fit and installation of infant and child safety seats. More Information

Housing

Weatherization - Helps alleviate the costs of heating and cooling homes for low-income individuals by offering home-improvement services to increase energy efficiency.  More Information

Nebraska Homeless Assistance Program (NHAP) Rent & Utility Assistance - Provides up to 2 months rental or utility assistance and MANDATORY 90-day case management. AVAILABLE ONE TIME PER YEAR.  More Information

Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) Rent & Utility Assistance - Provides one month of rental or utility assistance due to an emergency need such as loss of job, large repairs paid, medical bills etc. AVAILABLE ONE TIME PER YEAR.  More Information

Health

Immunization Program- Provides 25 different vaccines to adults and children following the recommended schedule from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and the Center for Disease Control, regardless of insurance status.  More Information

Healthy Families Program - A free one-on-one health and parenting education and referrals to families. Enrollment can take place prenatally or up to 3 months after birth.  More Information

Early Development Network (EDN) - Serves children ages birth to 3 years, and their families, in the Norfolk Public School district who may be experiencing developmental delays or serious health/medical issues that affect their health and development.  More Information

Food and Nutrition

Commodity Supplemental Food Program - Nutritious, supplemental foods are provided to seniors aged 60 and over by the USDA on a bi-monthly basis.  More Information

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) - Participants receive tailored nutrition and health education services. Benefits are also issued to provide healthy food and infant formula to eligible mothers and children up to age 5.  More information

Food Pantries - With locations in Creighton, Norfolk, South Sioux City and Pender, food pantries provide up to one week's food supply based on household size. Clients are eligible four times per year (once per quarter).  More Information

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Education

Head Start - Numerous classes at various sites deliver comprehensive, high quality early childhood education to children age 3 to kindergarten entry.  More Information

Early Head Start (EHS) - Located at the Siouxland Family Center in Dakota City, EHS provides early, continuous, and comprehensive child development and family support services to families with children aged 0-3.

Head Start Application

Veteran’s Assistance

Supportive Services for Veteran Families - Provides supportive services such as case management, rent and utility deposits, rent and utility assistance, emergency supplies, transportation, small car repairs, gas vouchers, moving costs and emergency housing to very low-income veteran families and/or individuals residing in permanent housing, homeless or seeking permanent housing.  More Information