State/Local Resources

Aging and Disability Resource Center

Many agencies and programs throughout Nebraska are available to help, and it can be hard to know where to start. This resource is your connection to help, services, and programs for elders, people of all ages with disabilities, family members and care givers.

(844) 843-6364

Answers4Families is Nebraska’s support and information connection for families and professionals seeking assistance.

(800) 746-8420


Assistive Technology Partnership

Provides technology solutions and access to all Nebraskans with disabilities and opportunities to better live, learn, and work.

(402) 471-0734, (877) 713-4002



Find equipment for all ages, available for loan, demonstration, free or for sale.

(877) 713-4002


Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska (BIA-NE)  Virtual Support Groups also available! 

BIA-NE is the voice of brain injury in Nebraska and focuses on prevention, research, education and advocacy.

Resource Facilitation   Support Groups

(844) 423-2463


CHI Immanuel Rehabilitation Institute

Offers all levels of rehabilitation for persons with a brain injury. The IP Rehab unit is CARF accredited as a Brain Injury Specialty Program.


DHHS, Aging Unit Long-term Care Ombudsman

An Ombudsman is an advocate for the rights and well-being of long-term care and assisted-living facility residents.

(402) 471-9345


Disability Rights Nebraska

Disability Rights Nebraska provides individual advocacy, advice on legal rights, information about disability rights and services, and referrals.

(800) 422-6691



Return to Learn: Bridging the Gap, From Concussion to the Classroom, 2nd Edition, 2018

First developed in 2014 to provide guidance to assist Nebraska school districts in developing a concussion management protocol. The second edition updates existing information and provides new recommenations for best practices to ensure that school personnel have the resources necessary to facilitate the return of a student to the classroom and the field of play following an injury.


Hotline for Disability Services

Information and referral for Nebraskans who have questions or concerns related to a disability (information about rehabilitation services, transportation, special parking permits, legal rights, and other questions related to a disability).

(800) 742-7594


Legal Aid of Nebraska

Assistance with legal issues.

(877) 250-2016


Madonna Rehabilitation

Brain injury rehabilitation program serving all levels of brain injury.

(800) 676-5448 (Lincoln)

(402) 401-3100 (Omaha)


Nebraska 2-1-1

Nebraska 2-1-1 keeps an accurate and comprehensive database to find health and human services to meet your needs.

(Dial 2-1-1)


Nebraska Ticket to Work

A centralized source of information to explore competitive employment opportunities.

(800) 471-6425 Ext. 102


Nebraska’s Traumatic Brain Injury Provider Training Manual

Provides materials and tools to help agency and service provider staff meet the needs of their clients with TBI.

TBI Provider Training Manual, October 2019


Nebraska VR

Helps people with disabilities return to work or join the workforce. Check the website for your nearest office.

(877) 637-3422


Opioid Addiction

Your regional Behavioral Health office can offer links to opioid prevention activities, programs, and materials in your area. Information on the opioid overdose medication Naloxone is available along with help accessing medicated assisted treatment (MAT) and recovery services,

Region 1    (308) 635-3173

Region 2    (308) 534-0440

Region 3    (308) 237-5113

Region 4    (402) 370-3100

Region 5    (402) 441-4343

Region 6    (402) 444-6573

Learn more:  Brain Injury and Opioid Overdose: Fast Facts


Quality Living, Inc.

A rehabilitation program for persons with brain and spinal cord injuries.

(402) 573-3700


988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline 

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

Suicide and Crisis Hotline dial: 988


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The Brain Injury Advisory Council is sponsored by Nebraska VR.

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90TBSG0036-01-00, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.