Sheryl VanSteenbergen – Personal / Social Counselor

Mental Health/Counseling:

  • Nebraska Family Helpline – 1-888-866-8660One phone call can now connect Nebraska families to the help they need when dealing with their children’s behavioral health problems. This new service is available 24/7/365, providing assistance to families with a youth experiencing a behavioral health challenges. Trained Helpline operators screen calls to assess immediate safety needs, identify the potential level of a behavioral health crisis, make recommendations or referrals to appropriate resources, and help callers connect to emergency resources or providers.
  • Heartland Family Services: individual, group, family counseling services. Sliding fee scale, accepts most insurance and Medicaid.
    Phone: 402-339-2544 or 402-552-7272
  • Immanuel Mental Health: acute inpatient treatment for children with behavioral or psychological disorders that require a high level of care.
    Phone: 402-572-2016
  • Lutheran Family Services: mental health and substance abuse treatment for the whole family. Sliding fee scale, accepts most insurance and Medicaid.
    Phone: 402-592-0639
  • UNMC Eating Disorders Unit: Inpatient and outpatient levels of treatment for adolescents and adults with an eating disorder.
    Phone: 402-559-5524
  • Children’s Family Support Center: Psychological testing and mental health treatment for children and their family.
    Phone: 402-955-3900
  • Capstone Behavioral Health: Mental health and substance abuse counseling, family support work, parent education, psychological services, and in-home services.
    Phone: 402-614-8444
  • Kid’s Inc: Therapeutic services for children and adolescents with a variety of specialized needs.
    Phone: 402-330-4014


  • A Woman’s Touch: pregnancy testing, counseling, parenting classes, maternity and baby supplies.
    Phone: 402-933-2988
  • Planned Parenthood: Reproductive health care and testing.
    Phone: 402-554-1040
  • Positive Alternatives: Toll free referral system for pregnancy testing, limited ultra sounds, women’s health education, maternity and infant supplies, medical care, and parenting options.
    Phone: 1-800-877-4747
  • AAA Pregnancy Counseling: Free and confidential pregnancy counseling, pregnancy and STD testing and treatment.
    Phone: 402-397-0600

Drugs and Alcohol:

  • Drug Hotline: To report illegal activity
    Phone: 1-800-742-9333
  • PRIDE Omaha: Parenting resources and information on drug education.
    Phone: 402-397-3309
  • Partnership for Drug Free America Hotline: Help for parents who suspect their child is using drugs.
    Phone: 1-800-870-1812
  • Al-anon/Alateen: Support group for families affected by alcoholism.
    Phone: 402-553-5033 or 1-800-ALCOHOL
  • Valley Hope Ralston: Chemical dependency evaluations and substance abuse treatment.
    Phone: 402-991-8824

Abuse and Neglect:

  • Child Protective Services Hotline: To report suspected child abuse and/or neglect.
    Phone: 1-800-652-1999
  • YWCA Women Against Violence/Date Rape: Shelter and counseling for victims of domestic violence and/or rape.
    Phone: 402-345-7273
  • Parents United: Treatment and support groups for adult and children victims of sexual abuse.
    Phone: 402-978-5635


  • Boys Town Crisis Hotline: 24-hour crisis, referral and resource line for parents or youth struggling with suicide, depression, school and abuse.
    Phone: 1-800-448-3000 or email to:
  • Youth Emergency Services: Shelter, programs, and advocacy for homeless and at-risk youth.
    Phone: 402-734-1800
  • Grief’s Journey: A center for grieving children.
    Phone: 402-502-2773
  • Military OneSource
    This free 24-hour service is available to all active duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families. Consultants provide information and make referrals on a wide range of issues. Up to six free face-to-face counseling sessions are also available. Call 1-800-342-9647 or go to Provided by the Department of Defense.


  • Poison Control Center: 402-354-5555
  • Missing Youth Hotline: 402-289-4401
  • Nebraska AIDS project: 402-552-9255 (free testing and counseling)
  • Chicano Awareness Center: 402-733-2720
  • One World Community Health Clinic: 402-734-4110 (free health clinic)
  • First Call for Help: 402-444-6666