Community Support Specialists provide assistance to individuals experiencing Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI).  The goal is to help clients achieve self-sustaining independence by attaining stability, improving personal, community and vocational functioning, increasing residential stability and enhancing development of skills.


Services are provided to individuals 19 years of age or older — living in Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy, Cass, Washington or Dodge Counties in Nebraska — diagnosed with one of the following:

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Major Depression
  • Psychotic Disorder
  • Schizoaffective Disorder

And experience difficulty functioning in at least two of the following areas:

  • Daily living
  • Vocational skills
  • Meeting basic needs
  • Finding transportation
  • Accessing community resources
  • Stabilizing mental health symptoms

For more information, call (402) 441-7940  for services in Lancaster County or (402) 342-7007 for services in all other locations.