Families in Need of Resources, Support and Education

At CEDARS we focus on services that are designed to help the entire family— so those healthy connections grow, and families can stay together. We even offer early childhood opportunities that are supportive and inclusive, so kids can go on to be successful.

Family Resources

Family resources focus on maintaining healthy family connections. We offer a variety of family-based services to match various needs, including Healthy Families Home Visiting, Sixpence, Partners in Permanency, Community Response, Family Support and Circle of Security Parenting. To learn more about the resources available to families in our community, call us at 402-434-5437.

CEDARS Early Childhood Development Center

CEDARS Early Childhood Development Center provides children with early and ongoing developmental opportunities in an inclusive and diverse environment to help them become better learners. Classrooms led by educated and experienced teachers focus on social and emotional development so kids can go on to be successful in school.



School-Age Programs

In partnership with the Community Learning Center (CLC) initiative and Lincoln Public Schools, CEDARS provides students with positive experiences, enrichment and academic clubs that help them become lifelong learners. The program is an extension of the school day and encourages collaboration among the school, community and each kid’s family.

Clinical Services 

CEDARS Clinical Services provides a variety of trauma-responsive behavioral and mental health services for children, youth and families. The following therapeutic services are available to CEDARS service recipients and their families:

  • Assessments, including trauma assessments, substance use evaluations and co-occurring evaluations
  • Brief crisis stabilization
  • Individual and family outpatient counseling, using evidence-based treatment models with an emphasis on trauma recovery
  • Clinical consultation for program staff, foster parents and clients

CEDARS accepts Medicaid, Blue Cross-Blue Shield and Probation vouchers for payment of services. Services are provided for individuals and families in the office, on-site in CEDARS programs, at school or other appropriate community settings.

To learn more about any of CEDARS services, please call 402-434-5437 or email us at info@cedarskids.org