Mission: We are committed to building strong families and vital neighborhoods by educating, supporting, and advocating for the diverse children and families of our community.
Geographic areas served: Lincoln, NE
Programs: Parenting program provided services to approx 500 families. These programs are directed at teaching parenting skills. Activities include play groups and parents as teacher programs, home visitation programs are also included.
child care programs include after school programs and summer activites. A total of over 150 children participated in these along with 4-h and intergenerational club.
food programs for qualifying families. Families at risk of hunger may receive nutritionally balanced weekly food or food from emergency pantry. This serves approximately 350 families.
This organization has a positive impact on Lincoln especially on youth through the Academy of Rock --www.myspace.com/academyofrock. NFC hosts the Havelock Neighborhood Association and is expanding services to the community by opening a childcare center.