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Nebraska Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

Mailing Address:
345 North Minden Avenue
Minden, NE 68981

Phone: 877-239-8880
Fax: 866-763-2649

Contact Person: Candy Kennedy-Goergen

Email:

Web Site: http://nefamilies4kids.org

Population Served:
Serious Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances

Mission:
The Nebraska Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health is to continually advance the systems of care for children's behavioral health.

Description:
The Nebraska Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health is recognized as the state leader in guaranteeing that all children and families in Nebraska are emotionally, behaviorally and mentally strong, are empowered by family driven choices, and are fully honored in their diversity. Employees and volunteers of the organizations are family members who understand the challenges and mentor other families experiencing some of these same struggles they themselves have faced. Recognizing that youth, parents and caregivers are the experts when it comes to their families needs, theNebraska Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health isa network of advocacy, support, education, and resource referral designed to strengthen families and empower them as they become stronger advocates for their children.

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)

Organization type:
• A statewide family-run chapter of a national organization

Region(s) served:
• Statewide

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