Community Resources

School Social Worker News (updated 12/1/21)

Westside Family Resource Center

Located at 7770 Hascall St. (Pipal Community Center) Entrance is at the Northeast doors.


If you are in need of food, clothing or winter items, please schedule a time to come shop with one of the School Social Workers (contact info below).


Family Resource Center

Housing Resources

Family Housing Advisory Services Housing Help Line: 402-934-6763.

Heartland Family Service Housing Services: NE 402-934-8810. IA 712-435-5350

Heartland Family Service Rental and Utility Assistance: 402-451-6244

https://www.heartlandfamilyservice.org/housing-financial-stability/hardship-assistance/

Open Door Mission Permanent Supportive Housing: 402-829-1545

Salvation Army Housing programs (Singles and Families): 402-898-7521

Omaha Housing Authority: 402-444-6900 or www.ohauthority.org

Stephen Center Permanent Supportive Housing 402-715-5494 or 402-715-5500

Together Inc. 402-345-8047 http://togetheromaha.org/

Douglas County Housing Authority: 402-444-6203

https://www.douglascountyhousing.com/

http://macchconnect.org/housing-problem-solving-partners

http://www.endhomelessnesstoday.org/Access_Point_Flyer_January_2020.pdf

https://www.mercyhousing.org/find-housing/?location=Omaha

TRANSPORTATION

K-12 Rides FREE Program

https://www.ometro.com/k-12/

Internet Assistance


Emergency Broadband Benefit Program:

https://getemergencybroadband.org/


https://www.cox.com/residential/internet/connect2compete.html


If additional assistance is needed for internet access, please contact the School Social Worker.

April Anderson, LCSW

School Social Worker at Westgate, Westbrook, Hillside, Rockbrook, Prairie Lane, Loveland, Swanson and Westside Early Childhood Centers

Kim Schenkelberg, LICSW

School Social Worker at Westside Middle School, Oakdale, Sunset and Paddock Road

Sarah Fehringer, LCSW

School Social Worker at Westside High School and West Campus
School Social Workers function as a link between the home, school and community. We can assist families who are experiencing social, familial and/or economic challenges that impact the learning process of students.