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Click here for a list of Central Navigators throughout the state that can help connect you to resources.

Navegadores Centrales Comunitarios 

If you want to be a part of making sure Nebraska families are thriving, please contact your local community collaborative:

Buffalo County Community Collaborative
Denise Zwiener, Coordinator
308-865-2280

Community and Family Partnership (Platte and Colfax Counties)
Sarah Papa, Coordinator
308-991-0030

Community Impact Collaborative (Adams, Clay, Nuckolls, and Webster Counties)
Chandra Essex
402-461-8418

Dawson County Community Collaborative
Nichole Hetz, Coordinator
308-529-8784

Douglas County Community Response Collaborative
Deborah Dancer, Coordinator
402-595-1326  x2003

Families First Partnership (Lincoln and Keith Counties)
Caroline Sabin, Coordinator
308‐520‐0608

Fremont Family Coalition (Burt, Dodge, and Washington Counties)
Kimberly Barton
402-721-4157

Growing Community Connections (formerly Dakota County Connections)
JoAnn Gieselman, Coordinator
712‐222‐6383

Hall County Communty Collaborative (H3C), (Adams, Buffalo, Clay, Dawson, Franklin, Hall, Hamilton, Harlan, Howard, Kearney, Merrick, Phelps, Nuckolls, and Webster Counties)
Julie Nash, Coordinator
308-930-9038

Lancaster County
Rachael Surmick, Coordinator
402-441-7774

Lift Up Sarpy
Tanya Gifford
402-306-3749

Norfolk Family Coalition (Madison and Stanton Counties)
vacant
402‐640‐5106

Panhandle Partnership (Banner, Box Butte, Cheyenne, Dawes, Deuel, Garden, Kimball, Morrill, Scotts Bluff, Sheridan, and Sioux Counties)
Faith Mills
308-262-5940

York County Health Coalition
Jake Owens

Partners 4 Otoe County
Lisa Chaney, Collaborative Coordinator
402-713-5270

Southeast Nebraska Collaborative (Butler, Cass, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Otoe, Polk, Saline, Seward, and Thayer Counties)
Collena Laschanzky
402-729-6510

Sandhills Community Collaborative (Blaine, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Loup, Sherman, Valley and Wheeler Counties)
Cathy Minnick
308-870-3180

Valentine Children and Families Coalition (Cherry County)
Jessica McGinley, Coordinator

If there is not currently a community collaborative in your area, there are lots of ways to volunteer to help make Nebraska a better place for all of us. Visit Nebraska Impact for ways to volunteer in your community.

Find out more about how you and your community can join Bring Up Nebraska by contacting Jennifer Skala.

 
 
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