Community Service Block Grant

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Economic Assistance
Children and Family Services

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What you need to know

State Plan

The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) is a federal, anti-poverty block grant that provides base funding for Nebraska's nine local Community Action Agencies (CAA). These agencies create, coordinate and deliver programs and services to low-income families in all 93 counties of Nebraska.

Nebraska Community Action Agencies Northwest Community Action Partnership  Central Nebraska Community Services Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska Blue Valley Community Action Southeast Nebraska Community Action Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership

Services Provided by CAAs

The CAAs conduct community needs assessments to determine services that will be provided in each region. The services provided by the CAAs are based on the needs of their community, such as:

  • Food and nutrition programs
  • Housing
  • Abuse prevention and intervention
  • Family parenting classes​
  • Head Start, Early Head Start, and Migrant Head Start

Matt Thomsen
Community Services Block Grant Program Manager
Phone Number
(402) 417-9435
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026