Parent Resource Coordinators

Parent Resource Coordinators (PRCs)

PRCs are parents of children with disabilities and/or complex health needs who have specific training to provide parent-to-parent support and help you connect to resources you may need.

Parent Resource Coordinators can help with


Early Intervention Services:
Refer and connect families to the Early Development Network

Insurance: Assist with Nebraska Medicaid, Medicaid Waiver programs, private insurance and appeals

Parent Education: Host support groups/workshops, plan special family events, and coordinate activities program

Eligibility: Identify programs that help meet family needs such as WIC (nutritional program for Women, Infants and Children), childcare, respite and other social services

Basic Needs: Provide resources for housing, utilities, food, medicine and recreational activities

Youth Transition: Guide families through applications with SSI, Developmental Disability Services, Medicaid and guardianship


Meet the Team

 
Sarah Swanson, MPH 

Sarah Swanson, MPH

Program Manager, Family Care Enhancement Program (FCEP)
Community and Family Resource Specialist
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Rachelle Main

Rachelle Main, MSW, MPA
FCEP Training Coordinator
Staff bio

 


Munroe-Meyer Institute PRCs

 

Whitney Cox 

Whitney Cox
Parent Resource Coordinator

 

Jennifer Hansen 

Jennifer Hansen, BS
Parent Resource Coordinator
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Michelle McPeck 

Michelle Kelly, BS
Parent Resource Coordinator
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Shaistha Kiran Karipi 

Shaistha Kiran Karipi
Parent Resource Coordinator
Multilingual: Hindi, Urdu, English, Telugu, Tamil
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Georgia Ryba 

Georgia Ryba
Parent Resource Coordinator
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Andrea M. Schroeder-Stangler 

Andrea M. Schroeder-Stangler
Parent Resource Coordinator

 

Graciela Sharif 

Graciela Sharif
Parent Resource Coordinator
Bilingual: English, Spanish
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Off-site PRCs

Omaha

Jessica Gutierrez, BS, CPH 

Boys Town Pediatrics
Omaha, Nebraska

Jessica Gutierrez, BS, CPH
Parent Resource Coordinator
Bilingual: English, Spanish
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Erika Rodriguez 

OneWorld Community Health Center
Omaha, Nebraska 

Erika Rodriguez
Parent Resource Coordinator
Bilingual: English, Spanish

 

Kearney

Candi Koenig 

Children's Physicians
Kearney, Nebraska

Candi Koenig
Parent Resource Coordinator
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Lincoln

Josetta Bright 

Bluestem Health
Lincoln, Nebraska

Josette Bright
Parent Resource Coordinator
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Susan Riggs 

Children's Complete
Lincoln, Nebraska

Susan Riggs
Parent Resource Coordinator
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Brooke Martin 

Help Me Grow
Lincoln, Nebraska

Brooke Martin
Parent Resource Coordinator

 

Scottsbluff

Judy Hartmann 

Independence Rising
Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Judy Hartmann
Parent Resource Coordinator
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