DHHS’ Public Assistance Office Changing Location

News Release
For Immediate Release: 6/1/2021

Barb Tyler, (402)-471-3486

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Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is relocating the Lincoln public assistance office from the Gold's Building, located at 1050 N Street, to 246 S. 14th Street, which is at the intersection of 14th and M Streets.  The new office will open next week.

The DHHS public assistance office helps people with questions concerning economic assistance and Medicaid/CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program) services.

The Lincoln office will continue to operate this week during the move with no disruption of services, with the exception of Friday afternoon, June 4, from 1 pm to 5 pm., when the office will be closed.  DHHS teammates will be available at the Gold's location until that time.  The phone number, (402) 471-7000, will remain the same.  

On Monday, June 7, at 8 a.m. the new office will be open and available to the public.   

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