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Duffels 4 Dignity

PromiseShip’s Duffels 4 Dignity program was launched in July 2013 in response to staff’s concern that foster youth were transporting their personal belongings in nothing more than trash bags. Trash bags are for trash, not for children’s belongings. All children deserve the respect and dignity to proudly carry their personal belongings in duffel bags. Duffels […] Read More

January 2018 Prevention Services Newsletter

January 2018 marks the first edition of the Prevention Services Newsletters, which is replacing the previous Aftercare Newsletter. This new, digital newsletter provides many great community resources, events and other helpful information for families. Read More

PromiseShip, The New Nebraska Families Collaborative

Since our founding, we’ve accomplished so much in helping countless families transform from a state of uncertainty to a state of well-being. And in the process, we grew in experience, size, mission, and vision. In honor of our work, we spent the past year looking at the Nebraska Families Collaborative brand, completing a much-needed deep […] Read More

December 2017 Aftercare Newsletter

The last Aftercare Newsletter of 2017 is here. Read all about exciting changes coming up next year, resources to help you get 2018 off to a good start, and upcoming holiday events to celebrate the magic of the season. Read More

November 2017 Aftercare Newsletter

The season of gratitude and family togetherness is here. If you need some assistance to give your family the holidays they deserve, read up on all the resources and events available just for you. Read More


2009 Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and PromiseShip, then Nebraska Families Collaborative, sign implementation contract with full transition of one-third of children and families in the child welfare system of Douglas and Sarpy Counties on January 1, 2010. 2010 Nebraska Families Collaborative assumed service coordination of child welfare and juvenile justice in […] Read More

October 2017 Aftercare Newsletter

Fall is here and so is the October 2017 Aftercare Newsletter. Find important resources, people to contact if you need assistance and fun family events to make this season a success. Read More

Handmade Pillows: Bringing Family Together

We would like to share a story about a family who made it their mission to bring love and warmth to children entering foster care. Beverly Valasek and the Hein Family made special pillows last November and donated them to the Duffels 4 Dignity program at PromiseShip. The children who received the pillows absolutely loved […] Read More