Services

Bright Horizons provides the following confidential and free services:

Individual Advocacy

  • Individual support, education, and information concerning domestic and sexual violence
  • Referrals to other service providers in the community for financial, housing, legal, counseling, and educational assistance.
  • Bilingual translation and services provided for Hispanic domestic and sexual violence victims

Shelter Services

  • Confidential shelter facility for those fleeing an unsafe situation
  • One-on-one advocacy with a case manager helps one to assess their situation, evaluate options, and make safe decisions
  • Groceries and personal supplies are provided as needed

Support Groups

  • Weekly peer support group for women who have experienced domestic violence
  • Free child care is provided
  • Call the Bright Horizons office at 379-2026 in Norfolk and 336-1774 in O’Neill for meeting time.

Community Education

Bright Horizons provides community education concerning:

  • Domestic and dating violence, sexual assault
  • Healthy Relationships and other related topics
  • Bullying, Feelings, Good Touch and Bad Touch for elementary schools
  • Free educational materials available

Criminal Justice and Legal Advocacy

  • Accompany victims through the court process if requested
  • Includes both criminal and civil proceedings related to domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Working toward reform of legal procedures and related laws in Nebraska

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Contact Our Norfolk Office
305 N. 4th St.
Norfolk, NE 68701
402-379-3798

Contact Our O'Neill Office
318 E. Douglas St.
O'Neill, NE 68763
402-336-1774

Contact Our Ainsworth Office
PO Box 313
938 E Zero St.
Ainsworth, NE 69210
402-382-5676

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