COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – For the first time in the history of Heartland Family Service’s annual “Strike a Chord” Gala, nominations for the Salute to Leadership Award are now open to the community. The Salute to Leadership Award honors an individual, couple, or family who has exemplified leadership within the southwest Iowa community.read more
OMAHA, Neb. — Today, Heartland Family Service (HFS) announced it has been selected to receive a $5 million grant from the Day 1 Families Fund to expand innovative solutions to end homelessness.
HFS will use this grant to expand prevention and diversion services; dedicate rapid rehousing resources specifically to families with children; and develop a transition support team to meet needs related to children’s services, peer support, and income and workforce supports to support resilience and expand skills that keep families housed.read more
96 area golfers helped putt an end to domestic violence and sexual assault by raising $32,220 at the 25th Anniversary Safe Haven Golf Tournament on Monday, September 10 at Oak Hills Country Club.read more
Heartland Family Service (HFS) has been assisting the families of Yale Park Apartments since Thursday, September 20, with their housing needs after the apartment units were vacated due to the 2,500 health code violations the City of Omaha discovered. As a result, almost 500 people, nearly all of them refugees, were forced to leave their homes. Many of them moved into temporary shelters at the Adams and Columbus Park Community Centers, while others stayed with friends and family.read more
Effective immediately, Heartland Family Service (HFS) will no longer operate the Sarpy Donation Center at their Sarpy Office, located at 302 American Parkway in Papillion. The Career Clothing Closet at their Central Adminstration Office is also closed.read more
Heartland Family Service (HFS) is honored to receive a $13,500 award from the Nebraska Arts Council. This grant will support artists in the agency’s Ready in 5, Family Works, Baby TALK and Youth Links programs.read more