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All three of Open Door Mission's outreach Centers will be CLOSED on these dates:

November 26 - 28, 2020

Council Bluffs Outreach Center has been closed until further notice
due to the pandemic

Our process will be different for shoppers due to social distancing.
Shopping will be open from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Read below to see what day you are invited to come shop based on your LAST NAME.

TUESDAYS:

We will serve guests whose last names begin with A – G

WEDNESDAYS:

We will serve guests whose last names begin with H – M

THURSDAYS:

We will serve guests
60+ years of age (regardless of what their last name is)

FRIDAYS:

We will serve guests whose last names begin with N – S

SATURDAYS:

We will serve guests whose last names begin with T – Z

We are closed on Sundays and Mondays

For the safety of shoppers, volunteers and staff, and due to social distancing rules,
the following is REQUIRED when shopping at the Timberlake Outreach Center:

FIRST:

You MUST get your temperature checked upon entry.

  • If your temperature is above 100.4, you will be asked to leave immediately

SECOND:

You MUST have a face covering and MUST be wearing it the entire time you are in the building.

THIRD:

Absolutely NO CHILDREN are allowed in the building.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

Todos los centros de donación y divulgación han sido reabiertos

Haga clic en este botón para obtener más información.

The Turkey ‘N’ Fixin’s program empowers low-income individuals and families in need with the holiday food items – like a turkey or ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy – to cook a Thanksgiving meal in their own home rather than eating at the Open Door Mission on Thanksgiving Day. You may register and receive holiday food items for Turkey ‘N’ Fixin’s during your normal shopping time November 3rd thru November 25th at any of the 3 Outreach Centers during Holiday hours.  We are open Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 AM to 3 PM.  There will be ONLY- 1- Turkey ‘N’ Fixin’s registration allowed per address. To register, applicants will need a photo id and a current piece of mail with current address on it. Only one adult per address is needed to register for this program. 

 
The Project Santa’s Drive-Thru Christmas program empowers low-income parents to have gifts for their children under the tree on Christmas morning from themselves or Santa. This will be a Drive-Thru event providing 1 -2 toys for each child, books, diapers, coloring books and a Holiday food box. Parents will drive through and pick up gifts for their children on an assigned Saturday in December.  This program serves children ages birth to 12. Registration will be at all 3 Outreach Centers during Holiday Hours in the months of November and December.  The Outreach Centers are open Tuesday thru Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To register your children for Project Santa, applicants will need the following for EACH child they are registering:  a birth certificate or document verifying their age and the child’s social security number.   Parents will need to have their photo id and a current piece of mail. Only one adult per household is needed to register children for this program. Children can NOT be present at registration. A child can only be registered once for this program.  

 

The 3 Outreach Center are located as follows: 

Elkhorn Family Outreach/Donation Center 1620 N 203rd St Elkhorn, NE 68022/ 

Timberlake Outreach Center 2107 E. Locust St. Omaha, NE 68110 /

Council Bluffs Family Outreach/Donation Center 1612 Ave D, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

OUR SHELTERS REMAIN OPEN DURING THIS TIME.

Lydia House / Women & Families

2809 N 20th St E
Omaha, NE 68110

Emergency and transitional services for single women & families in need of assistance. Food, shelter, clothing, and other basic needs are provided. Case managers guide women & families through opportunities for life change – the first steps toward preventing future homelessness. Special services provided for children, domestic violence, and family reunification.

Call (402) 829-1531 for shelter availability. Ask for staff on duty.

Applications for the Lydia House Transitional Shelter are taken by individual appointment by contacting Ronda Nelson at 402-829-1545 or rnelson@opendoormission.org.  

Garland Thompson Men’s Center

Walk-ins accepted
2705 N 20th St E
Omaha, NE 68110

Emergency services for men in need of immediate assistance. Food, shelter, clothing and other basic needs are provided and each man is offered an opportunity for life change through resource case management, which provides the first steps toward preventing future homelessness. Special services provided for Veterans.

(402) 829-1500 ext. 2100 (ask for staff on duty)

New Life Recovery Program

This Bible-based 12-step residential program is committed to providing men, women, and families with the tools needed to become self-sufficient community members. Families and Single Women Contact Steve Frazee: (402) 829-1534 lh-director@opendoormission.org Single Men Contact Pat: (402) 829-1555 gtmc-director@opendoormission.org

Journey to Work Program

Residential Work program focused on personal development, money management, job training, and educational skills. Families and Single Women Contact Steve Frazee: (402) 829-1534 lh-director@opendoormission.org Single Men Contact Pat: (402) 829-1555 gtmc-director@opendoormission.org

Permanent Supportive Apartments

Waitlist available for families. Two and three bedroom apartment rentals for families desiring to live independently in an affordable, stable, supportive, sober-living community.

For more information, please contact Ronda at (402) 829-1545 or rnelson@opendoormission.org.

Single Room Occupancy Rentals

Waitlist available for single men & male Veterans.  Independent-affordable-long term rentals located in a stable, supportive, sober-living community focused on the needs of single men and Veterans.

For more information, please contact Ronda at (402) 829-1545 or rnelson@opendoormission.org.

Monday-Sunday

Hot Lunch
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hot Dinner
6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Garland Thompson Men’s Center
2705 N 20th St E
Omaha, NE 68110

Due to COVID-19, our shuttle schedule has been limited to 3 suttles a day, as follows

Van departs Open Door Mission:  Monday – Friday 12:00 p.m.

7 Days a week:  4:30  p.m. and 7:30 p.m. pick-ups at 14th & Douglas

For a current schedule call (402) 829-1571

Due to social distancing, you are required to wear a face covering and get your temperature checked upon entry.

CHILDREN ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE OUTREACH CENTERS.

Call (402) 829-1510 Free clothing, shoes, toys, household items, diapers, and food pantries. Some USDA foods are used in food pantries.  (USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.)  Resources are provided once every 30 days throughout all three Outreach Centers. To receive assistance, bring a current photo ID, proof of address, social security cards for your household. **This institution is an equal opportunity provider:  http://www.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/cr/Nondiscrimination-Statement.pdf 

Tuesday: Serving guests with last names beginning A-G – 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: Serving guests with last names beginning H-M – 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday: We will serve guests 60+ years of age (regardless of what their last name is)
                        11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday: Serving guests with last names beginning N-S – 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday: Serving guests with last names beginning T-Z – 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sunday – Monday Closed

We have chosen to close on Sunday, the day most widely recognized as a day of rest, in order to allow our employees more time for worship and family.

Timberlake Outreach Center Outreach Center
2107 E Locust St • Omaha, NE 68110

Elkhorn Family Outreach/Donation Center
1620 N 203rd St • Elkhorn, NE 68022

Council Bluffs Family Outreach/Donation Center CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
1612 Avenue D • Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Donated furniture and appliances are available during your monthly shopping time at the Timberlake Outreach Center.
Inventory is based on donations, so we cannot guarantee any items before you come.
 

Only at: Timberlake Outreach Center
2107 E Locust St
Omaha, NE 68110

Innovative and free classes for successful career development and employment.

Daniel: (402) 829-1552
danderson@opendoormission.org

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