The following resources are available to kinship, relative, and licensed foster homes.


Foster Love with Beef

P.O. Box 65
Harrison, NE 69346

A way for our local families to help the foster care community by providing beef to foster families when they welcome a new child into their homes. It may seem small, but a little beef goes a long way.


Foster Care Closet of Nebraska

  • Lincoln – 643 S. 25th Street Suite 8 Lincoln, NE 68510
  • North Platte - 516 North Dewey, North Platte, NE 69101
  • Scottsbluff – 1818 Broadway, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
  • Kearney – Located inside First Baptist Church – 3610 6th Avenue, Kearney, NE 68845
  • Beatrice - Located inside First Baptist Church – 1025 North 16th Street, Beatrice, NE 68310

This is a program aimed to restore the dignity of the children entering foster care. They offer numerous services to include an intake center (in certain locations), clothing, items to furnish an apartment for youth close to aging out of foster care, and the Prom Closet so that youth may have nice attire for prom.



Nebraska Foster and Adoptive Parent Association

3601 N. 25th Street
Suite D
Lincoln, NE 68521    

NFAPA, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, was formed in 1999 to increase the amount of information, resources and support available to Nebraska's foster families. 


The PALS Program

(Preparation for Adult Living Services)

Central Plains Center for Services
1138 North C Street
Broken Bow, NE 68822  

PALS helps at-risk young people transition to a successful adulthood. Managed by the Central Plains Center for Services and funded by Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, PALS has helped the youth it serves make significant gains in education, employment status, housing, health and community engagement. Works with youth ages 14-24. Must be a current or former foster youth. The youth’s case worker must be the referral source for all PALS programming, but your FCS can assist in the process: