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Our blog is constantly being updated with the latest tips, strategies, and advice for parents, caregivers, grandparents, teens, and children looking for support. Check out our blog to see the latest articles.

Understanding the Layers of Adoption Grief

Grief is a quiet, complex emotion that flows through the adoption journey, touching everyone involved—children who have been adopted, adoptive…

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Discover the Rewards of Becoming a Mentor

There's a special kind of fulfillment in helping someone navigate the twists and turns of life, especially when it's a…

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Creating an Adoption Lifebook for Your Child |…

As an adoptive parent or guardianship parent, you may have come across the term "Lifebook" in your journey. A Lifebook…

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The NCHS resource library is filled with educational materials and useful guides to help you in your journey, whatever it may be. Our range of programs and services means you can easily find the information you’ve been searching for.


Guide: Understanding Adoption Loss and Grief

This guide gets into all the complex feelings that come with adoption, giving you tips and tricks to…

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2022-2023 Annual Report

Check out our financials for the 2022-2023 fiscal year!

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Quiz: Am I Ready For a Baby?

Take this quiz to see whether or not you are emotionally and financially ready for the obligations of…

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Adoption Information Sharing Meeting

As the first step in our Adoption Program, the Information Sharing Meeting is an opportunity for those interested…

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Families Forever Support Group (Lincoln)

Social and informal support networks provide parents and families the opportunity to learn from one another and maintain…

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Goal$ and Assets: Family Conversations About Money

You already have experiences and strengths around money. This no-cost series focuses on those as a starting point…

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Governor Pillen proclaims September is Ki...

Caption: Governor Jim Pillen presents Kinship Care Awareness Month Proclamation to NCHS Chief Executive Officer Lana Temple-Plotz. Pictured from left…

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NCHS Welcomes Five New Board Members

OMAHA, Neb. (August 8, 2023) - NCHS is pleased to welcome five new members to its board of directors. Recruitment…

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NCHS Celebrates 19th Annual Night at the ...

LINCOLN, Neb. (August 3, 2023)- It was a beautiful night for a ballgame at Lincoln's Haymarket Park. 100 friends and…

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