Contact a Respite Coordinator

Call the Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network to speak with a Respite Coordinator: 1- 866-RESPITE (1 - 866-737-7483)

Are you interested in learning more about programs and services in Nebraska that may be of assistance to you or your loved one? Or do you have additional questions?

Click on your county on the map below to send a message to the Respite Network Coordinator in your area or view contacts below:

Respite Regions Map

Local Respite Network Coordinators

Central Service Area Central Region
Lyndsey Durman
Independence Rising
Kearney, NE

Eastern Service Area Eastern Region
Ellen Bennett
Munroe-Meyer Institute UNMC
Omaha, NE

Northern Service Area Northern Region 
Megan Kleensang
Munroe-Meyer Institute, Arc of Norfolk
Norfolk, NE

Southeast Service Area Southeast Region 
Amanda Drier
Southeast District Health Dept.
Auburn, NE 
402-274-3993 x104

Southwest Service Area Southwest Region 
Joy Trail
Southwest NE Public Health Dept. 
McCook, NE 

Western Service Area Western Region 
Sherri Blome
Panhandle Partnership for Health and Human Services
Chadron, NE 


Statewide Coordinators

Hanna Quiring
Program Coordinator
DHHS - Division of Children & Family Services
Lifespan Respite Subsidy Program
Lincoln, NE

Resource Developer
DHHS - Division of Children & Family Services
Lincoln, NE

Jan Drewel
Social Services Worker
DHHS - Division of Children & Family Services
Lifespan Respite Subsidy Program
Lincoln, NE


Certified Recreational Therapeutic Respite
Nicole Meyer, Executive Director
Wonderfully Made
Lincoln, NE

Employer Engagement
Kim Falk, Lead Respite Coordinator
Munroe-Meyer Institute UNMC