Partner Agencies

United Way of Western Nebraska Partner Agencies

United Way of Western Nebraska is partnering with 27 local non-profit agencies in the areas of health, education and financial stability. All partner agencies are selected through our funds distribution process in the Spring. To learn more about our funds distribution process please visit Our Work page or the United Way of Western Nebraska offices. For more information on how your non-profit can become a United Way of Western Nebraska Partner Agency please visit our United Way Grants page. 

11.13 Ministries

11.13 Ministries provides assistance to individuals and families in need through programing efforts that address food insecurity, homelessness, and poverty. 11.13 Ministries provides individuals in need with hot meals, emergency shelter, and short-term utility and medical assistance. 11.13 Ministries is a partner with Firefighter's Ministries and provides local firefighters battling wildfires with hot meals and food services to individuals displaced due to fire. For more information please visit: 11.13 Ministries

Alliance Aftershock Softball

Alliance Aftershock Softball offers girls the opportunity to develop and improve their softball skills and develop character traits of teamwork and sportsmanship. For more information please visit: Alliance Aftershock Softball  

Alliance MOPS

Alliance MOPS is a program designed to nurture mothers or expecting mothers, with children ages birth through five, by encouraging and equipping mothers to realize their potential as parents, women, and leaders in their community through peer supports and education. For more information please visit: Alliance MOPS

Alliance Oldtimers Baseball & Softball

Alliance Oldtimers Baseball & Softball provides baseball and softball opportunities to youth ages 4 to 15 teaching the value of sportsmanship, competition, teamwork and work ethic thru the framework of a safe and healthy sports environment. This is a summer program with almost 400 children enrolled. For more information please visit: Alliance Oldtimers Baseball & Softball

Alliance Recreation Center

Alliance Recreation Center (ARC) strives to engage families through healthy programs, events, and activities offering both fitness focused classes, recreational opportunities, and after school programing. For more information visit: Alliance Recreation Center

Alliance Spartans

The Alliance Spartans baseball program provides a volunteer administered recreational program for the youth of Alliance, in order to promote the sport of baseball by providing youth with an enjoyable recreational learning experience, and assist youth in maximizing their potential as both players and citizens. Alliance Spartans instill the ideals of sportsmanship, respectfulness, teamwork, loyalty, competition, and commitment. For more information please visit: Alliance Spartans

Banisters Leadership Academy

Banisters Leadership Academy offers youth programing to strengthen and empower youth through leadership development programs and opportunities. Banister Leadership Academy provides families with educational supports and resources, family engagement opportunities and resources referrals. For more information please visit: Banisters Leadership Academy

Buckboard Therapeutic Riding Academy

Buckboard Therapeutic Riding Academy offers therapeutic equine-assisted activities and pleasure horseback riding to disabled children. Their programing combines instructions in tradition horsemanship skills with concepts of physical therapy to improve the strength, balance, and self-esteem of physically and mentally disabled children. For more information please visit: Buckboard Therapeutic Riding Academy


CAPstone is a child advocacy center that is a child-focused and child friendly facility where children who have experienced abuse and neglect can have interviewing done by a on-sight forensic interviewer. CAPstone strives to reduce the trauma suffered by a child and their non-offending caregivers and works to increase prosecution of the abuser. For more information please visit: CAPstone

Carnegie Arts Center

Carnegie Art Center is a free art gallery that provides schools and community members with the ability to explore art through their exhibits, educational tours, and free art stations to explore various types of art materials. Carnegie Art Center provides youth and adult art classes and art camps for school aged children and youth. For more information please visit: Carnegie Arts Center

Carpenter Center

The Carpenter Center is an intergenerational community center that provides recreational activities and programs regardless of age or financial status. The Carpenter Center's programing include fitness activities, education, health, literacy, mentoring, low-cost community meals, and youth camps. For more information please visit: Carpenter Center

CASA of Scotts Bluff County

CASA stands for a Court Appointed Special Advocate who serves children involved in the Juvenile Court System. CASA volunteers are non-legal advocates for children who are victims of abuse and neglect and who have entered the county court system. CASA's are judge appointed advocates who look out for the child's best interest while they are involved in the county court system and until their cases are closed and have been placed in a safe and permanent home. For more information please visit: CASA of Scotts Bluff County

Cirrus House- Youth Services

Cirrus House Youth Services provides youth programing for mentally ill and substance abusing youth through the Youth Transitional Support Program. Cirrus House- Youth Services' programing seeks to empower and educate at risk youth and young adults towards the greatest level of success and independent living within their community of choice, through on-going supports and skill development. For more information please visit: Cirrus House

Commodity Supplemental Food Program- CAPWN

Commodity Supplemental Food Program works to improve the health of low-income elderly people by providing supplemental nutritious foods. Participants receive a monthly food box, with the option of home delivery for individuals who are homebound. For more information please visit: CAPWN

Community Table

Community Table's mission is to provide a meal to everyone in need regardless of circumstances. Community Table provides individuals and families with a daily meal Monday through Thursday and a sack lunch on Fridays at no cost and no qualifications for all within the community. For more information please visit: Community Table

Eastpoint Horspice

Eastpoint Horspice is a therapeutic riding program open to all ages. In addition to their therapeutic services, Eastpoint Horspice rescues and rehabilitates horses from abuse and neglect. Through education, care, rehabilitation and therapy both the humans and the horses lives are improved and enriched. For more information please visit: Eastpoint Horspice

Family Stabilization- CAPWN

The Family Stabilization Program through CAPWN focuses on helping families move one step ahead to achieve personal success by empowering clients towards positive change and supporting them in building productive relationships that lead to economic and personal independence. For more information please visit: CAPWN

Guadalupe Center

Guadalupe Center is a recreational facility for programs and activities for youth and adults. Guadalupe Center offers Mexican culture enrichment programing with a strong focus on Hispanic/Latino heritage through education, cultural entertainment, vendors and games. In addition they offer their facility for events such as health screenings and immunization clinics, business meetings and events, food distributions, and educational programing and services. For more information please visit: Guadalupe Center

Lifespan Respite

Lifespan Respite provides families caring for a family member with a disability with respite services throughout the Nebraska panhandle. In addition to their referral services for respite, Lifespan Respite provides recruiting and training to respite providers, outreach and education about the importance of respite services. For more information please visit: Lifespan Respite

Nebraska Diaper Bank

Nebraska Diaper Bank provides diapers through collaborative partnerships to change lives and empower families in need. The diaper bank model limits unnecessary duplication of services for agencies, reduces administrative expenses, and works collaboratively to solve a basic human need at the community level for infants and young children. Our centralized warehouse procures diapers through community drives and large wholesale purchased diapers (ordered by semi-load), repackages those diapers into packs for each child, and distributes requested quantities to partnering agencies who provide direct family support.  For more information please visit: Nebraska Diaper Bank.

Northfield Haven

Northfield Haven is a 15-unit apartment housing campus providing housing for independent adults with language, learning, developmental and cognitive disabilities. Most of the residents are able to have jobs and are looking forward to living independently.

Plains West CASA 

Plains West CASA is a non-profit volunteer advocacy program for children in the foster care system. Plains West CASA's primary goal is to improve the lives of children and provide them with quality advocacy services for all children who are victims of abuse and neglect. For more information please visit: Plains West CASA

Red Cross

The Red Cross helps prevent and prepare for home fires and other disasters through safety education and outreach in the most vulnerable, underserved populations; particularly those living at, or near the poverty level. For more information visit: Red Cross

Scotts Bluff County Volunteer Center

The Scotts Bluff County Volunteer Center coordinates and promotes activities that can be performed by community volunteers who are committed to caring for those in need through Meals-on-Wheels, Shopping for Seniors, Home Delivered Commodities, Snow Angels, Thanksgiving in the Valley and various other programs. These programs are designated to benefit the elderly, challenged and homebound individuals in our community and to provide them with the opportunity to remain in their homes longer and improve their quality of life. For more information please visit: Scotts Bluff County Volunteer Center

Scottsbluff/Gering Soup Kitchen

The Scottsbluff/Gering Soup Kitchen helps meet the needs of families and individuals struggling with food insecurity by providing a nutritious meal at no cost to the individuals. For more information please visit call the United Way of Western Nebraska office.

Summer Program of Handicapped Children- Camp Scott

Camp Scott is a 5 week summer program for handicapped children, providing social and recreational activities for developmentally disable children and adolescents ages 7-21. Camp Scott strives to provide a safe and fun-filled environment that allows campers to experience activities that develop self-esteem, physical, academic,  and social life skills. For more information please visit:

The DOVES Program

The DOVES Program provides supports and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. For more information please visit: The DOVES Program

Western Community Health Resources

Western Community Health Resources is a prescription assistance program that helps individuals struggling to afford their prescription medication to maintain mental and physical health. For more information please visit: WCHR