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
402-309-4344
ldurman@irnebraska.org
respite@irnebraska.org

Eastern Service Area Eastern Region
Ellen Bennett
Munroe-Meyer Institute UNMC
Omaha, NE
402-559-5732
edbennett@unmc.edu
eastrespite@unmc.edu

Northern Service Area Northern Region 
Ellen Bennett (interim)
Munroe-Meyer Institute UNMC
Omaha, NE
402-559-5732
edbennett@unmc.edu
eastrespite@unmc.edu

Southeast Service Area Southeast Region 
Amanda Drier (interim)
Southeast District Health Dept.
Auburn, NE 
402-274-3993 x104
respite@sedhd.org

Southwest Service Area Southwest Region 
Paula Callahan
Southwest NE Public Health Dept. 
McCook, NE 
308-345-4990
respite@swhealth.ne.gov

Western Service Area Western Region 
Sherri Blome
Panhandle Partnership, Inc.
Chadron, NE 
308-432-8190
specialprojects@wchr.net
respite@wchr.net

 

Statewide Coordinators

Hanna Quiring
Program Coordinator
DHHS - Division of Children & Family Services
Lifespan Respite Subsidy Program and
Disabled Persons & Family Support Program
Nebraska State TSB Building, 1410 M St.
PO Box 98933
Lincoln, NE 68509-8933
531-530-7011
hanna.quiring@nebraska.gov
 

Jan Drewel
Social Services Worker
DHHS - Division of Children & Family Services
Lifespan Respite Subsidy Program and
Disabled Persons & Family Support Program
PO Box 98933
Lincoln, NE 68509-8933
402-471-9188
dhhs.respite@nebraska.gov

Employer Engagement
Kim Falk, Lead Respite Coordinator
Munroe-Meyer Institute UNMC
402-559-4951
kim.falk@unmc.edu

Download Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network map and contact list

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