Project Everlast Lincoln works with four primary partners to provide transitional services. These types of services handle basic needs - like housing, health care and mental health programs - to make the a successful transition to adulthood possible.
PALS (Preparation for Adult Living Services) work with young people ages 16-19 (if in state custody) and 19-21 (if not served by DHHS's Bridge to Independence program) to find indepent housing.
Region V Profession Partners work with Project Everlast Lincoln to serve up to 35 young people, ages 17-24. The program provides help seeking independent housing. Youth with behavioral health needs will be given priority.
Bridges Program at CEDARS serves homeless or near-homeless, pregnant or parenting young people between 17-24 year of age. It's a 2-year plan that includes an apartment and savings plan to help participants become financially independent. Through Project Everlast, the Bridges Program can serve up to 8 young adults.
Centerpointe provides housing assistance for young people 19 and older. Priority will be given to young people with mental health or substance abuse diagnoses.
Rural Southeast Nebraska
Transitional housing services are provided by Blue Valley Community Action Partnership and the Southeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership for young people 19-21 who are not involved in the DHHS Bridge to Independence program. Counties served are Clay, Fillmore, Gage, Saline, Nuckolls, Thayer, Jefferson, Cass, Otoe, Johnson, Nemaha , Pawnee, Richardson, York, Polk, Butler, and Seward.