Former Wards Personal Records

 
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Children
Children and Family Services
 
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Former Nebraska state wards can receive personal records that are kept by the Division of Children and Family Services.

​​​​Former Nebraska state wards can receive personal records that are kept by the Division of Children and Family Services. Former wards can also request verification letters to show they were a Nebraska state ward. Verification letters are requested for grants, housing, financial aid and other programs.

Records Request

Fill out the Former Ward Records Reques​t Form. The form requires a notarized signature and can be submitted via email or mail to the addresses listed on the form.

Former Ward Verification Letters

Former Nebraska state wards may also request a letter listing the dates they were a state ward by: 

Providing your full name and date of birth and contacting DHHS through one of the means below:

  1. Contact your current DHHS caseworker, if you have one;
  2. Send your request to DHHS.ChildrenandFamilyServices@nebraska.gov with the subject line “Former Ward Verification Letter"; or
  3. Call (402) 471-9272 to make this request.