Community Resources

A key component of the Community Justice Center and Restorative Justice is community restoration for the individual. Below links and information are resources and partner agencies that assist in this process.

Human Service of Nebraska 2.1.1
2-1-1 is a free, comprehensive information and referral system linking Iowa and Nebraska residents to health and human service programs, community services, disaster services and governmental programs. 2-1-1 is a one-stop source of information for people looking for services. The above link is to a searchable database of area services and resources.

Center for People in Need
Provides comprehensive supports and services for individuals and families. Click the Community Resource Book link below to see their comprehensive list of community information and resources.
3901 North 27th Unit 1,
Lincoln, NE 68521
(402) 476-4357
Community Resource Book

Nebraska Board of Parole Community Resource Guide
Downloadable/Printable Community Resouce Guides for Lincoln, Omaha, and surrounding areas.


The myLNK app provides a mobile database of community services in Lincoln and Lancaster County.  The app is free, easy-to-use and is consistently updated with accurate information.  Once downloaded, it does not require an internet connection to look up the information with the app.
Download for android users:
Download for iphone users:


Reentry Alliance Nebraska
RAN is a functioning public partnership supporting formerly incarcerated individuals and successfull re-entry initiatives.
Provides list of member agencies with links to programs and services. 


Bridges to Hope
A service to men and women soon to be or recently released from incarceration. Provide basic household furnishings, clothing, and personal hygiene products at no cost to the men and women they serve.


ACLU Nebraska Re-Entry
Advocacy information on reentry voting rights, “Ban the Box” fair chance in hiring processes, and professional licensure requirements.

ACLU Nebraska Mass Incarceration-Smart Justice
We’ve joined forces with faith leaders, fiscal conservatives, and others to advocate for reforms in the legislature and beyond. If advocay with policy makers fails, the ACLU has established a Prison Litigation Advisory Panel to guide litigation to end Eighth Amendment violations in Nebraska’s prisons. A series of reports produced by the ACLU have sucessfully moved policy makers to pass historic reforms – but much work remains.

ACLU Campaign for Smart Justice
The ACLU Campaign for Smart Justice is an unprecedented, multiyear effort to reduce the U.S. jail and prison population by 50% and to combat racial disparities in the criminal justice system.


ReConnect, Inc.
The Reconnect2Success Reentry Initiative focuses on providing services in three core areas: education, job readiness, and personal development. Each core element is designed to meet the individual needs of clients.
1941 So. 42nd Street, Ste. 502
Omaha, NE 68105

Community Hope Federal Credit Union-Lincoln
Community HOPE Federal Credit Union is a nonprofit financial home for our members. We are dedicated to assisting those unserved and underserved in our community to find HOPE by providing a choice of financial tools and resources.
1625 N Street, Suite A, Lincoln, NE 68508
Stop by during our business hours:
Monday through Thursday: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


Nebraska Legislature FAQ on Nebraska’s Prison Reentry Policies


Legal Aid of Nebraska
Offers free legal help to low-income and senior citizen (60+) clients in a full range of civil matters. Serves all Nebraska counties.
209 S. 19th St, Suite 200
Omaha, Nebraska 68102
(402) 348-1069
Legal Assistance:
1 (877) 250-2016

Lancaster County Bail Fund
Posts bail for people who can’t afford it.  Click link for more information. Requests are reviewed for assistance regularly. If you or someone you know needs help to pay bail, please contact with the full first and last name of the individual at:
(402) 613-7468 and leave a message

AA/NA Meeting Location List
Lincoln AA Central Office
2748 S Street, Ste. AA
Lincoln, NE 68503
24 Hour Line: 402-438-5214
Nebrask Area Hotline: 1-877-AA OF NEB (1-877-226-3632)

Heartland Family Service-Choosing Non-Violence Batterer’s Group
The Choosing Non-Violence Men’s Batterer’s Group’s primary focus is the eduction of betterers.  The group is meant to be educational for the abuser; however, the interests of victim safety and autonomy supercede the interests of the abuser.  Anger management techniques are included. The group advances the premise that domestic violence is a criminal activity and is learned behavior, and therefore, changeable.


Nebraska Statewide Directory of Resources for Sex Offender Outpatient Treatment