Respite Care Providers

When calling potential respite care providers, ask if they are Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Approved Service Providers.

EASTERN NEBRASKA

The Nebraska Respite Network: Eastern Service Area 
Serving Douglas and Sarpy
Coordinator: Elizabeth Chentland
Ph: 402-996-8444
Email: echentland@gmail.com

Easterseals Nebraska Mini-Camp Respite Weekends and Week Long Residential Camps for Children and Adults with Disabilities 
The weekend camps are held in Gretna at the 4-H camp. Anyone can attend if they are willing to drive to the campsite.
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NORTHERN NEBRASKA


The Nebraska Respite Network: Northern Service Area 
Serving Washington, Dodge, Colfax, Platte, Nance, Boone, Antelope, Holt, Rock, Brown, Cherry, Keya Paha, Bpyd, Knox, Cedar, Burt, Dixon, Dakota, Thurston, Cuming, Stanton, Madison, Pierce, and Wayne
Coordinator: Tanya Williams, Assistant Family Outreach Director
Ph: 308-745-0780 ext. 122
Email: twilliams@centralnebraskacap.com

SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA


The Nebraska Respite Network: Southwest Service Area 
Serving Dundy, Hitchcock, Red Willow, Furnas, Gosper, Dawson, Lincoln, Logan, Thomas, Grant, Hooker, Arthur, Keith, Perkins, Chase, Hayes, and Frontier
Coordinator: Helena Janousek
Ph: 308-345-4223, 308-345-4990
Email: respite@swhealth.ne.gov



SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA


The Nebraska Respite Network: Southeast Service Area 
Serving Thayer, Jefferson, Gage, Otoe, Cass, Pawnee, Richardson, Johnson, Nemaha, Lancaster, Saline, Fillmore, York, Seward, Polk, Butler, and Saunders
Coordinator: Mary Shada
Ph: 402-434-3494 ext. 103
Email: mary@ywcalincoln.org  


Easterseals Nebraska Mini-Camp Respite Weekends and Week Long Residential Camps for Children and Adults with Disabilities 
The weekend camps are held in Gretna at the 4-H camp. Anyone can attend if they are willing to drive to the campsite.
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WESTERN NEBRASKA


The Nebraska Respite Network: Western Service Area
Serving Sheridan, Garden, Deuel, Sioux, Cheyenne, Morrill, Box Butte, Dawes, Scottsbluff, Banner and Kimball.
Coordinator: Sherri Blome
Ph: 308-432-8190
Email: specialprojects@wchr.net

Panhandle Partnership for Health and Human Services
PO Box 669
Chadron, Nebraska 69337
Contact: Elke Reichenberg
Ph: 308-432-2747
Email: accountant@chadronhospital.com
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CENTRAL NEBRASKA


The Nebraska Respite Network: Central Service Area
Serving Harlan, Franklin, Webster, Clay, Nuckolls, Phelps, Kearney, Adams, Buffalo, Hall, Hamilton, Merrick, Howard, Sherman, Custer, Valley, Greeley, Blaine, Loup, Garfield, and Wheeler
Coordinator: Tanya Williams, Assistant Family Outreach Director
Ph: 308-745-0780 ext. 122
Email: twilliams@centralnebraskacap.com

METRO AREA

Children’s Respite Care Center
Northwest Location: 2010 North 88 Street, Omaha, NE 68134
Southwest Location: 5321 South 138th Street, Omaha 68139
Ph: 402-496-1000
Fax: 402-496-4209
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Lutheran Family Services
Children’s Services Center
124 South 24 Street, Suite 200
Omaha, NE 68102
Ph: 402-661-7100
Contact: Denise Pecha
Email: dpecha@lfsneb.org
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Department of Recreational Therapy Munroe-Meyer Institute
985430 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198
Ph: 402-559-5777or 800-656-3937 ext. 9-5777
Fax: 402-559-5737

Respite Resource Center
4223 Center Street
Omaha, NE 68105
402-996-8444
Email: echentland@gmail.com

A Special Sitter
Ph: 402-697-8400 or 402-658-9555
Fax: 402-697-9751
Email: rtroia@aspecialsitter.com
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Easterseals Nebraska Mini-Camp Respite Weekends and Week Long Residential Camps for Children and Adults with Disabilities 
The weekend camps are held in Gretna at the 4-H camp. Anyone can attend if they are willing to drive to the campsite.
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CENTRAL CITY

Easterseals Nebraska Mini-Camp Respite Weekends and Week Long Residential Camps for Children and Adults with Disabilities
The weekend camps are held in Gretna at the 4-H camp. Anyone can attend if they are willing to drive to the campsite.
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GRETNA

The Barn: Your Playful Diversion Destination Play Center for Children with Special Needs
13504 South 226 Avenue
Gretna, NE 68028
Ph: 402-301-6829
Fax: 402-731-8090
Contact: Chris Monestero
Email: info@myplaybarn.com 

Easterseals Nebraska Mini-Camp Respite Weekends and Week Long Residential Camps for Children and Adults with Disabilities 
The weekend camps are held in Gretna at the 4-H camp. Anyone can attend if they are willing to drive to the campsite.
Visit Website 

KEARNEY

The Arc of Buffalo County
4511 Sixth Avenue, Suite 240
Kearney, NE 68845
Ph: 308-237-4343
Email: arcofbuffalocounty@frontiernet.net
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LINCOLN

Easterseals Nebraska Mini-Camp Respite Weekends and Week Long Residential Camps for Children and Adults with Disabilities 
The weekend camps are held in Gretna at the 4-H camp. Anyone can attend if they are willing to drive to the campsite.
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