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Nebraska Kearney C.A.R.E. Child Abuse Resource and Education Program

C.A.R.E. Child Abuse Resource and Education Program

16 West 11th
Kearney, NE - 68847
(308) 865-5675


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About C.A.R.E. Child Abuse Resource and Education Program

“To provide education, information and resources used towards preventing child abuse and neglect in Kearney and surrounding communities.” To do this we provide several different programs, which include:

Happy Bear Presentations, a personal safety program for early elementary aged children, teaches kids about bullying, good touch/bad touch, drug and alcohol prevention, and stranger danger.

Love and Logic Parenting Classes, he Love and Logic workshop consists of six training sessions that will be held once a week for approximately one hour and thirty minutes. Participation fees are $35 per couple and $25 per individual. Grant scholarships are available to income eligible participants.

Child Passenger Safety, CARE works closely with other Child Passenger Safety Technicians in Nebraska to help teach families proper usage of child safety seats and seat belts. We also are involved with Platte Valley SAFE Kids which helps to provide car seats to families at a reasonable price and helps to install them correctly.

Stewards of Children Program, is a program originated by Darkness to Light, a nonprofit organization that protects children from sexual abuse by placing responsibility on adult shoulders.

Community Service Offices

    * Franklin 631 15th Avenue, PO Box 221 (308) 425-3726
    * Hastings 422 North Hastings, Suite 203 (402) 463-7679
    * Kearney 114 East 11th (308) 865-5680
    * Lexington 931 West 7th (308) 324-4219
    * McCook 108 West C Street (308) 345-1187
    * Minden 426 North Colorado (308) 832-1829
    * Superior 410 N. Central (402) 879-3715
    * North Platte 901 East 10th (308) 532-3250


Services Provided

Alcohol Abuse Education/Prevention;Bullying Prevention;Child Abuse Prevention;Child Sexual Assault Prevention;Drug Abuse Education/Prevention;General Safety Education;Parenting Skills Classes;


Lisa Follmer (CARE Coordinator)

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