Foster Care Services

Family Preparation
and Support

As families and individuals prepare to move forward with foster care, we provide a variety of services to ensure children receive loving care in a safe environment from people they trust — and that the caregivers feel informed and supported.  


Foster Care & Kinship Family Training

Nebraska Children’s Home Society provides expert, ongoing training to family members, close friends and foster parents who are assuming a caregiving role.

Home Study & Licensing

Our social workers walk prospective foster parents through their home study and licensing procedures, helping them to ensure an efficient, successful process.

NCHS license foster homes in the following counties: Adams, Buffalo, Clay, Douglas, Hall, Hamilton, Howard, Kearney, Merrick. Phelps and Sherman.

24/7 Support

Any individual or family working with Nebraska Children’s Home Society to provide foster care can count on 24/7 support from our highly trained team of social workers, foster care experts and advocates, as well as ongoing mentorship.


Melanie Nicely
Recruitment and Matching Specialist

Tri-City Area (Grand Island, Hastings & Kearney)
Lacie Wojtalewicz
Foster Care and Resource Development Specialist

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