About Us

Our Mission

Here at Answers4Families, our mission is to provide information, opportunities for dialogue, education, and support to Nebraskans with special needs and their families; by developing and providing Internet resources; and by encouraging others to do the same.


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Terms and Conditions of Use

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Registering with Answers4Families – Account Services

As a service to our users, Answers4Families features Discussion Groups, Ask An Expert, Ask Rx and other public forums where users with similar interests can share information and support one another or where users can post questions for experts to answer. We also offer online discussions moderated by Answers4Families staff. In order to use these services, you must become a registered user on Answers4Families, using Account Services. Account Services is a single-sign-on authentication service and is free and easy to use. Learn more about Account Services and register with Answers4Families. For help creating your account, view our short video tutorial.

Project History

The project began in 1994 with a grant from the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau. This grant served 40 families in the Early Intervention and Katie Beckett programs. The Answers4Families.org project (formerly the Nebraska Network for Children & Families) was extended in 1996 by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce TIIAP program which created the Partnership IDEAS Network. Since 1999, the Answers4Families project has been funded by the agencies named under “Important Partners” (listed below). Answers4Families provides information for families and consumers so that they have options based on what each family or individual needs.

The Answers4Families content staff* continuously reviews the site for accuracy and timeliness.

*The Answers4Families content staff is comprised of staff from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Center on Children, Families and the Law.  To view staff credentials, please visit the Center's website.  Answers4Families also partners with several Nebraska State Agencies and Organizations.