Healthy Village Collaborative

Healthy Village Collaborative

Supported by Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

The goal of the Healthy Village Collaborative is to connect residents in North and South Omaha with valuable information, resources and opportunities.

Get connected with:

COVID-19 Information

Health Services



Job Training


Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)


Charles Drew Health Center
North Omaha Area Health
Center for Holistic Development
One World Health Center

Village Ambassadors

Omaha Economic Development
Fair Deal Village Marketplace

Managing Partner for Healthy Village Collaborative
Empowerment Network

Direct Contacts:

Physical and Behavioral/Mental Health 

Charles Drew Health Center

Behavioral Health Navigator – Jacqueline Powers – 402-504-1644

Community Health Worker – Sherlonda Rush – 402-916-9407

North Omaha Area Health

Behavioral Health Navigator – Erika Ewing – 402-502-9788

Community Health Worker – Maxine Jackson – 402-513-8471

Center for Holistic Development

Behavioral Health Navigator – Erika Ewing – 402-502-9788

Community Health Worker – Kelsay Combs-Brown – 402-502-9788

One World Health Center

Jennifer Groove 402-619-5301


Omaha Economic Development Corporation (OEDC)

Fair Deal Village Marketplace

Cynthia Hume     402-504-1842

No More Empty Pots

Nancy Williams 402-502-1642

Whispering Roots

Greg Fripp 402-321-7228

(Rental Assistance, Foreclosure Prevention, Eviction Prevention)

Family Housing Advisory Services (FHAS)
Teresa Hunter – CEO

Sharena Marrs 402.934.6763

Homebuyer Education
Denise Parker 402.934.6743

Homeowners (foreclosures)
Donna McFadden 402.934.6741

Financial Education & Savings
Julia Craig 402.934.6749

Fair Housing Center
Joe Garcia 402.934.6669

Tax Prep
Ed Leahy

Omaha 100 (Mortgage Loans)
Jerry Dantzler

Douglas County

Kerry Kernen 402-444-7471

Metro Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless (MACCH)

Randy McCoy 402-957-1747

Employment & Job Training

Step-Up Omaha/Empowerment Network
Moniki Gunn Cannon 402-502-3763

Urban League of Nebraska (UL)

Thomas Warren – CEO

Rozalyn Bredow – Employment/Career Services Director

Lawanda Gould – Coordinator

Heartland Workforce Solutions (HWS)

Karlus Cozart 402-444-4700

Metropolitan Community College (MCC)

Tim Clark 531-622-2400

Utility Assistance

Metropolitan Utility District (MUD)

Megan Murray 402-504-7114

Omaha Public Power District (OPPD)[]