There are a variety of options available for UNMC employees and students who have been displaced by a disaster. If you are in need of housing, contact Aileen Warren at firstname.lastname@example.org, and she can direct you to options. UNMC also has corporate rates for many Omaha area hotels and motels and some in other Nebraska cities. View resources and find shelters available from the American Red Cross for Nebraska and Southwest Iowa.
If you're experiencing feelings of concern or distress, confidential services for employees and their family members are offered through UNMC's Employee Assistance Program, which works with Arbor Family Counseling. Appointments can be made by calling a live-answered local (402-330-0960) or toll-free number (1-800-922-7379) or by visiting the Arbor Family Counseling website. HIPAA-compliant WebEx sessions also can be scheduled via phone or the website. Arbor Family Counseling has locations in Lincoln, Kearney, Scottsbluff and Norfolk.
If you’re experiencing any feelings of concern or distress, please contact UNMC’s Counseling and Student Development Center at 402-559-7276 during regular office hours. Services are free and confidential and remain open during spring break. For immediate crisis assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, call the Boys Town National Hotline, 800-448-3000.
Students may use their UNMC email addresses to complete an online form requesting assistance from the UNMC Food Pantry, in partnership with UNO’s Maverick Food Pantry.