THRIVES (Traditional Housing for Rural Independence Viability and Economic Stability)

The goal of the THRIVES program is to provide rapid re-housing for homeless & near homeless and to address the characteristics of rural Nebraska. Assistance is provided to help the participant obtain affordable housing through limited financial assistance and maintain housing utilizing the case management services provided.


THRIVES offers:

  • Information on safe, suitable housing
  • Case management in 12 different life areas to address barriers
  • Provide a support system
  • Budgeting
  • Advocacy & referrals
  • Supportive financial services may be available


Eligibility Criteria:

  • No housing-staying in a place not meant for human habitation
  • Eviction
  • Domestic abuse
  • Living in a shelter
  • Living with family/friends & being asked to leave
  • Must be 18 years of age


Required Documentation and responsibilities:

  • Complete an application packet
  • Participate in an interview
  • Have or be eligible to obtain a photo ID and Social Security Card
  • Be willing to obtain employment or increase existing income if needed
  • Agree to work with someone on setting and attaining life goals
  • Follow through with case plans developed by you and your case manager


Located in all 21 CNCAP counties and Cherry County contact your local office to apply or the

Housing Programs Coordinator at (308)385-5500 or (402)336-4298 Ext. 26

**Not sure you qualify; call anyway-Family Outreach is here to help**