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Get to Know Us

Treatment Scholarships of Nebraska is a Lincoln-based non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the shortage of treatment options for substance use disorder and mental health in our state. Our goal is to improve the lives of those affected by the overdose and mental health crisis, as well as their families and communities. We strive to provide accessible and supportive treatment to all Nebraskans.

OUR PROGRAMS

Making a Difference

Project Pay It Forward

The Future Looks Bright

A program has been developed to assist individuals who are undergoing residential treatment to pay for their mortgage/rent and utilities. The program is designed to help individuals focus on their recovery without having to worry about their financial responsibilities. The program provides financial assistance to eligible participants based on their income and needs.

To qualify for the program, individuals must be undergoing residential treatment for a mental health or substance abuse disorder. They must also be the primary payer of their mortgage/rent and utility bills. Eligible participants will be provided with financial assistance to help cover these expenses for the duration of their treatment.

This program is designed to alleviate financial stress and allow individuals to focus on their recovery. It is hoped that this program will encourage more individuals to seek residential treatment for mental health and substance abuse disorders.

To apply for the program, individuals must complete an application and provide documentation of their income and bills. Once their application has been reviewed and approved, they will receive financial assistance to help cover their mortgage and utility bills while they are in treatment.

Hand Up Project

Making Change Possible

The "Hand Up" program is a community-based initiative that provides support and assistance to individuals who are facing economic or social barriers that prevent them from achieving their goals. The program aims to empower individuals by providing them with the resources and tools they need to change their trajectory in life.

One of the key services offered by the "Hand Up" program is assistance with obtaining essential documents such as a driver's license, personal identification, birth certificates, and social security cards. These documents are often required for employment, housing, and accessing other services, but can be difficult and expensive to obtain for people who are facing financial hardship or other challenges.

In addition to assistance with obtaining essential documents, the "Hand Up" program also recognizes the importance of reliable transportation, such as a bus pass or even a bicycle, in helping individuals achieve their goals. For many people, lack of access to transportation can be a significant barrier to employment, education, and accessing essential services.

Through the "Hand Up" program, eligible individuals can receive financial assistance to cover the costs associated with obtaining these documents, such as application fees and transportation costs. In addition, the program provides guidance and support to help individuals navigate the often complex process of obtaining these documents.

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Project Hired

Ready for Success

Project Hired is a program designed to support individuals who face barriers to employment due to limited financial means, as well as those dealing with substance use and mental health disorders. The program provides professional attire, accessories, and necessary tools to help participants secure or retain employment with self-assurance.

The program's primary goal is to help individuals achieve competitive employment and build paths to self-sufficiency and recovery. Participants are provided with a range of resources, including interview attire, grooming supplies, and tools necessary for their specific profession. In addition, the program provides career coaching and job search assistance to help participants identify job opportunities that match their skills and interests.

Project Hired recognizes that many individuals who are struggling with substance use or mental health disorders face additional challenges when it comes to securing and maintaining employment. To address these challenges, the program provides a supportive and non-judgmental environment where participants can receive the resources and support they need to succeed.

By providing professional attire and necessary tools for employment, Project Hired helps individuals present themselves with confidence and professionalism, which can significantly improve their chances of securing employment. Furthermore, by helping individuals build skills and achieve self-sufficiency, the program supports long-term recovery and provides a pathway to a brighter future.

Are you in need of assistance? Apply for a scholarship here!

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