Nebraska Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood

Region 7

Current Grantee

Grantee Name:  Northwest Family Services
Grant Program Description:  Community Centered Healthy Marriage
526 NE 52nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97213-3047
Contact:  Rose Fuller
Additional information:  The Northwest Family Services is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization in Oregon serving at-risk communities.  Northwest Family Services has successfully managed several large federal grants with a budget of $2.3 million providing services to the community for over 30 years.  This grantee’s allowable/authorized activities are:  public advertising campaign; education in high schools on the value of marriage, relationship skills and budgeting; marriage education, marriage skills, and relationship skills programs, that may include parenting skills, financial management, conflict resolution and job & career advancement; pre-marital education and marriage skills training; marriage enhancement and marriage skills training programs for married couples; and divorce reduction programs that teach relationship skills.  They will use funds to provide six of the eight allowable healthy marriage and relationship activities in four of Oregon’s most populated counties in the greater metropolitan Portland area.  The project is a collaborative approach between Northwest Family Services (NWFS) as the lead agency partnering with Multnomah County Health Department (MCHD) and Catholic Charities of Oregon.  NWFS will provide comprehensive services: relationship and marriage education, employment, and other support to low-income couples and individuals.  The following curricula will be used to support project activities: Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP), PREPARE/ENRICH, Within My Reach and Money Habitudes.

Previously Funded Grantees

Grantee Name:  Indian Center, Inc.
Title:  Nebraska Healthy Marriage Project
Grant Program Description:  Healthy Marriage
1100 Military Rd.
Lincoln, NE 68508
Contact:   Clyde Tyndall
Grantee Name:  Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska
Title:  Winnebago Hazohi Healthy Marriage Project
Grant Program Description:  Healthy Marriage
P.O. Box 687
Winnebago, NE 68071
Contact:   Regina Littlebeaver