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2019 Holiday Assistance

Open Door Mission Turkey ‘N Fixins Box

Timberlake Outreach Center, Open Door Mission, 2107 East Locust Street, Omaha, (402) 422-1111
Council Bluffs Outreach Center, 1612 Avenue D, Council Bluffs
Elkhorn Outreach Center, 1620 North 203rd Street, Elkhorn

Registration November 5-23, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 9:30 am-5 pm at all three locations

-Must bring Photo ID for adult registering and proof of current residency
-One registration per household (address)
-Applicants will be able to choose their items for their Turkey n Fixin box from the Manna Food Pantry as well as supplement their income with free gently used clothing, shoes, toys, household items, toiletries, diapers and miscellaneous other items

Open Door Mission Toy and Joy Shop Program

Timberlake Outreach Center, 2107 East Locust Street, Omaha, (402) 422-1111
Council Bluffs Outreach Center, 1612 Avenue D, Council Bluffs
Elkhorn Outreach Center, 1620 North 203rd Street, Elkhorn

 Parents receive gifts for their children (ages 0-18) to place under the tree on Christmas morning from themselves or Santa.  Shopping will still be located at the Toy and Joy Shop in Omaha.

Registration December 10-21, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 9:30 am-5 pm at three locations

To register, an adult must bring photo ID, proof of current address, and SS card for each child being registered. Only one adult per household will need to be present. Children can only be registered for Project Santa once.  There is no childcare provided and children will not be permitted into the toy warehouse.  Applicants will choose a date and time to shop in the Toy and Joy shop before Christmas.

Open Door Mission Holiday Meals

Garland Thompson Men’s Center, 2705 N 20th Street E, Omaha    

Meals open to the public.

Christmas Eve Brunch, 9 am     New Years Eve Brunch, 9 am    New Years Day Brunch, 9 am

Christmas Day Banquet, 4 pm   New Years Eve Banquet, 4 pm  New Years Day Banquet, 4 pm

 

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Emergency Shelters - Open 24 Hours a Day

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)

Life-Changing Programs

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

Rental Housing

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.

Free Hot, Nutritious Meals for the Hungry

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

Shuttle

Van departs Open Door Mission: Monday – Friday

For a current schedule call (402) 829-1571

Continual service between ODM and 14th & Douglas from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Monday – Sunday: 4:00 p.m., 4:30  p.m., 7:30 p.m.pick-ups at 14th & Douglas

Homeless Prevention Programs

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 

Timberlake Outreach Center & Council Bluffs Outreach Center Services
2107 E Locust St • Omaha, NE 68110
Tuesday – Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday – CLOSED TO SHOPPERS
Friday – Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 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.

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

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

Furniture & Appliance Assistance

Call for instructions and available items: (402) 829-1560

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

WorkNet/GED Program

Innovative and free classes for successful career development and employment.

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

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