Boone County Food Bank - Open Thursdays 2:00 - 4:00
1108 W. State Street in Albion, NE
You must be a resident of Boone County and will need proof of residency with something such as a bill or driver's license.
A Mobile Food Pantry is available once a month. Contact the Boone County Sheriff's department for more information.
Boone County Health Center - If you or a loved one is struggling, it is free to call the Social Work Department at 402-395-3109. They can direct you to the appropriate resources to fit your needs and situation.
Boystown National Hotline - A free resource and counseling services for parents and youth available 24/7 all year. 1-800-448-3000.
Text "Voice" to 20121 http://yourlifeyourvoice.org
Center for Survivors - Center for Sexual Assault and Domestic Abuse
3103 13th Street, Columbus, NE
(402)564-2155 or (800)658-4482
Also located at the Boone County Hospital once a week.
Crisis Text Line - Text Home to 741-741. http://crisistextline.org
East Central District Health Department - Serving Boone, Nance, Platte and Colfax Counties
Also Known as Good Neighbor Community Health
2282 East 32nd Ave. in Columbus, NE
Medical, Dental and Mental Services available along with a sliding fee scale.
Nebraska Family Helpline
Click on Behavioral Health and then Children's Behavioral Health
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Nebraska Rural Response Hotline
NRRH has been providing assistance to rural residents and families for over 20 years. Callers are connected with an experienced staff person who is equipped to assist callers through Counseling, Outreach and Mental Health Therapy. Staff members are trained to work with people over the phone or in their home providing confidential information and assistance. No-cost counseling vouchers are also available for those wishing to pursue further support with a mental health counselor. In addition, staff may refer callers to lawyers, financial consultants, clergy, or other types of mediation to assist with the crisis they are experiencing. 1-800-464-0258
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Lifeline Chat: This is a service provided by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Individuals are connected with counselors for emotional support and other services via web chat. https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/