Nebraska Strong Crisis Counselors Find Creative Ways to Help Nebraskans During COVID
An effort to link helpers to Nebraskans struggling with 2019’s flood recovery has been extended and taken statewide to deal with a different kind of disaster: COVID-19.
The Nebraska Strong Recovery Project, funded during the post-flood phase with $6.7 million in federal grants, offers outreach to connect people in need with crisis counseling services and other resources.
With coronavirus, the methods have changed. Instead of going door to door in flood-damaged communities, outreach workers had to find ways to get the word out all across the state without making risky personal contacts.
Read the full story in Nebraska Today.