Answers4Families

Finding Answers Together

When there is someone in your family with special needs, you may find yourself looking for answers. Answers4Families.org is Nebraska’s support and information connection for families and professionals seeking assistance.

Email Discussion Groups - Provides the opportunity to share information, resources and support with persons across the state via e-mail discussion boards.


NRRS - Nebraska Resource and Referral System

Connecting Nebraskans to Services & Resources - Look for over 30,000 service providers across Nebraska when using the Nebraska Resource and Referral System. The NRRS is the fastest, most accurate and convenient way of locating valuable resources online. This database provides individuals the opportunity to have a real choice in the diverse selection of service providers by allowing users to more easily locate and compare services of local and state agencies.

NRRS - Respite ResourcesNRRS - Child Care FinderNRRS Self-Assessments


Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network Online Provider Orientation The demand for skilled respite care providers in Nebraska is growing! The purpose of this free orientation is to give you basic information about what to expect as a respite provider. Feel free to start and stop the orientation as needed to fit your schedule. Most are able to complete the orientation in about one hour. You will receive a certificate of completion after successfully completing the orientation. 

Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network


Home Visiting Core Practices and Principles Online Training provides you with the foundation of working with parents in the home and will guide you in the basics of communication, family systems, coaching, and the principles of home visitation. The training is designed to support your partnership with families and does not substitute for any training required by evidence-based models, your agency, or funders.

Home Visiting Core Practices and Principles Online Training