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Lincoln County, NE

Community Well-Being Data

Casey Family Programs, with input from across the United States, has created the Community Opportunity Map. This is an interactive tool that highlights the aspects of communities that are associated with safe children and strong families. This interactive, research-based framework is composed of select U.S. Census Bureau indicators and is available for any community in the nation to use. It was informed by significant evidence of the community factors correlated with child maltreatment and a healthy community framework developed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The tool maps community indicators at geographic levels defined by the user, from the state level down to neighborhoods. We hope the tool will be used by community members, policymakers, child welfare leaders, city government officials, and other stakeholders to build hope and promote well-being for families and children.

Click here to view the Community Opportunity Map.


Nebraska Children's investments in Lincoln County

North Platte Child Abuse Prevention Council

Collective Impact support to build a Community Prevention System through West Central District Health Department

Grant to complete the Child Well-being (CWB) assessment and planning process for development of collaborative capacity, the prevention system, and parent child interaction as related to community context. The organization will use the results of this process to complete and begin implementation of an integrated work plan, then work in partnership with Nebraska Children on planning, training, and implementation and evaluation.

Project Everlast Foster Youth Council – North Platte

Each Project Everlast Council creates opportunities for youth in care and alumni to connect with each other, share resources and provide input on program and policy issues.

Past Nebraska Children and Families Foundation Grants

North Platte School/Community Partnership Designed to improve social and emotional well-being of children and families by enhancing school and community services. Strategies were created to address young children’s mental health and behavioral health needs, parent-child relationships, and kindergarten truancies. North Platte targeted the Coordinated School Health (CSH) Initiative in order to implement trauma-informed practices.

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