Guardian Light Family Services (GLFS) offers services to rural Nebraska families working toward safety, permanency, and well-being.  GLFS partners with DHHS to provide Agency Supported Foster Care, Family Support Services, and court-ordered Drug Testing.

Are you interested in making a difference in your community? Click the links below to learn more ways to get involved with GLFS.

Click the links below to learn more ways to get involved with GLFS.


Become a Foster Parent!

There are Nebraskan children who need a foster home.  Maybe you have thought about becoming a foster parent and wondered if it is right for you and your family.  Click below to learn about the process.


Career Opportunities

Family Support Workers partner with parents to enhance protective factors within their families through the use of evidence based practices to achieve family permanency, safety and well-being.

Our Impact in 2023

Foster Care
Number of Youth Reunified
Family Support
Individual Families Served

Mission Statement:

Guardian Light Family Services is lighting the path towards a healthy and positive family lifestyle through exceptional service. Guardian Light Family Services is committed to empowering families towards a safe and nurturing environment.

Why choose GLFS to support you as a foster parent?


The process of becoming a foster parent is an uncharted territory for most.  GLFS has specialists in the field that can be your guide into successfully becoming licensed.  Having someone available to answer your questions, (concerns), direct you to needed resources and match your excitement during the process is valuable.

When it is time for your first placement (and every placement that follows) GLFS has a team waiting to support you.  This provides you with contact and solutions 24/7.

GLFS also has individualized training for pre-licensing that best fits your schedule and lifestyle.  Followed by easy selection of approved on-line training for continuing education hours to help keep your license current.

What People Say About Us

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    Megan McFadden

    Family Support Worker

    Seeing a client reach their goals and work their way through the process to reunification is the most rewarding thing to witness.

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    Blain Schilreff

    Foster Care Specialist

    GLFS has a very structured program and prides themselves in hiring team members that will grow and be innovative during times that they can make a significant difference. 

Find a GLFS office near you

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Visitation Center
Scotts bluff County

614 E 27th Street, Ste. C
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

By Appointment

Visitation Center
Cheyenne County

1021 10th Avenue
Sidney, NE 69162

By Appointment

North Platte
Visitation Center
Lincoln County

509 E 4th Street, Ste. E
North Platte, NE 69101

By Appointment

Visitation Center
Buffalo County

1315 Central Avenue,
Kearney, NE 68847

By Appointment

Grand Island
Visitation Center
Hall County

3008 W Stolley Park Road, Ste. 2, Grand Island, NE 68801

By Appointment

Council on Accreditation

Guardian Light Family Services holds their accreditation from the Council On Accreditation (COA).  This ensures that GLFS follows strong and rigorous yet practical standards.  This in turn strengthens the communities we support and provides peace of mind in the services we provide.