At Heartland Hope, we realize that food insecurity is often a symptom of a larger problem. Our organization provides financial classes, employment resources and community referrals to help our clients rise above poverty and economic crisis.
Homelessness and Hunger Prevention Program
Our Homelessness and Hunger Prevention Program provides assistance in the form of a week’s supply of food, as well as clothing, personal hygiene products and household items to needy individuals and families in the Omaha metropolitan area. All persons completing a request for first-time assistance are eligible to receive services. Screening for other assistance programs is available for applicants.
Financial classes are available to help families learn proper money management. Classes are offered to teach how to make a monthly spending plan and how to manage cash flow. Clients are educated on the importance of good credit, how to read their credit score and how to rebound from a poor credit history.
Heartland Hope invites several business that are in high demand of employees to come to our facility and provide employment information for clients. On-site interviews are conducted and help with the application process is provided.
Clients who are in need of professional clothing are allowed to utilize the career closet and select professional clothing for work or interviews.