Drive-thru distributions Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Tuesdays 3 to 5 p.m.
Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - we are not currently open to visitors.
The shift from daylight savings time has pushed sunset much earlier, creating a safety hazard for clients and staff at our Tuesday evening food distributions. Clients and staff were both at risk, as visibility was reduced significantly.
Effective immediately, Tuesday evening distributions will be held from 3 to 5 p.m.
This will reduce the safety hazard posed by distributing after sunset. If you know anyone who attends Tuesday evening distributions, please let them know of the change. We need your help getting this news spread as quickly as possible. Thank you.
We regret to inform you that our holiday special events - Thanksgiving Distribution and Toyland - will not take place this year. The threat of COVID-19 continues, and we cannot risk large events like these. We apologize for any inconvenience and hop you have a wonderful holiday season.
We will be distributing food and diapers as usual around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. But, we will be closed Nov. 26-27 for Thanksgiving and also closed Dec. 24-25 for Christmas. Please plan accordingly.
Getting the flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself from the flu. Get your free flu shot from the Lincoln & Lancaster County Health Department at the Center (3901 N. 27th Street) on Nov. 16th from 3-5 p.m. No appointment necessary. For more info, call 402.441.8065.
As the need in our community increases, so do waiting lines for our drive-thru distributions of food and diapers. To avoid a wait, do not arrive at distribution early. Tuesdays are our busiest day - if you can attend distribution on a day other than Tuesday, please do so.
When there’s a waiting line, please follow traffic flow outlined below and park in the designated waiting lines (A, B, C, and D). If these lines are full, we may direct you to waiting lines E, F, G or H.
We appreciate your patience as we work to keep our community fed and its youngest residents diapered. For more info, visit https://www.cfpin.org/vnews/display.v/ART/5e72d436bae68.
The Center has received funds from the CARES Act to assist families financially impacted by COVID-19. To qualify, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, Nebraska resident (living in Lancaster County) and have proof that you have been financially affected by COVID-19.
To apply, leave a message at 402.473.3013 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This project or activity was supported by funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) from the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, CFDA Number 21.019.
If you’re having trouble making ends meet, consider applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as food stamps). To see if you’re eligible, contact Salim at 402.476.4357 x105.
WIC is a special nutrition program specifically for pregnant and breastfeeding women and families with children younger than 5 years old. For more information, visit dhhs.ne.gov/pages/wic-about.aspx or call Family Service WIC (remote services through September) at 402.441.8655 or Lincoln Lancaster County WIC at 402.441.8000.
Don’t forget you can double your food dollars
Get free fresh fruits and vegetables with your EBT card with Double Up Food Bucks. For details, visit https://food.unl.edu/DoubleUp!
For a list of 54 companies currently hiring in Lincoln along with information about the positions, visit lcoc.com/job-postings!
For one-on-one coaching and career planning, resume building, interview preparation and assistance using NEworks.nebraska.gov to connect with employers, email NDOL.NEres@nebraska.gov and include your location.
Tuesday, Nov. 3: Election Day
All ballots must be received by this date.
Nov. 16, 3-5 p.m.: Flu Vaccination Clinic at the Center No appointment needed!
Nov. 26-27: Center closed for Thanksgiving
Dec. 24-25: Center closed for Christmas
Jan. 1, 2021: Center closed for New Year’s Day