It is the mission of CEDARS to help children achieve safety, stability, and enduring family relationships.
For over 70 years, thousands of vulnerable children and youth have found safe refuge and a new beginning at CEDARS. One of Nebraska’s most trusted child-service organizations, CEDARS makes sure that children feel safe and secure. At the same time, we’re giving parents, foster families, and partnering agencies the support they need to care effectively for children.
A few short months ago, Noah and his mother were living in complete fear. Noah’s mom was suffering ongoing verbal abuse and physical beatings at the hands of Noah’s father. She worried about Noah witnessing his dad’s violent behavior. But ultimately, his mother worried that one day Noah himself would become the target of his father’s anger.
Protecting her child, Noah’s mother found the courage to pack up their belongings and leave.
Every Day, Innocent Children Live In The Frightening Chaos Of Abuse And Neglect.
CEDARS Youth Opportunity Center begins summer hours.
During the month of June, Ivanna Cone will be scooping up a flavor named “The Giving Tree” to help support CEDARS.
Colbie's foster mom, Anita wanted Colbie to continue to be successful as she grew into an independent young woman. That’s why Anita kept a bedroom open for Colbie when she left for college.