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Help For You & Your Loved Ones

Offering low-cost medical equipment rentals and long-term care planning, HELP improves quality of life and independence for seniors, adults and youths.

Medical Equipment
Rental & Supplies

HELP renovates gently used medical equipment and loans it to those in need at a fraction of the retail cost. Health supplies also are available.

Long-Term Care
Planning

HELP provides referrals to assisted living facilities and nursing homes for Douglas/Sarpy-county residents, including those on Medicaid.

News & Success Stories

HELP serves more than 7,000 people in the Omaha, Nebraska, and Council Bluffs, Iowa, areas. Here’s how.

Jeremiah’s New Bed!

Jeremiah’s New Bed!

We got a call on Tuesday from Jake. No, not Jake from State Farm…Jake from Boys Town. He told us…

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#HELP-Helps

#HELP-Helps

On Monday, December 31st we got a call from a social worker. They call us on occasion when they have…

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The Story of the Stockings…

The Story of the Stockings…

Each year for many, many years our organization has partnered with the Presbyterian Women’s organizations at several of the local…

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Wanted: Wheelchairs and Hospital Beds!

Wanted: Wheelchairs and Hospital Beds!

People walk through HELP’s doors every day seeking assistance due to illness, aging or physical limitations. Our ability to help…

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“HELP has been very beneficial for me, my family and my friends. In times of need, they were always there to help with medical supplies and equipment such as wheelchairs, IV Poles and bath benches. What a blessing they have been for us all.”

Marge Miller

Our History

In 1982, philanthropists Dr. Ross Robson, Marjorie Kiewit, Willis Strauss and other community leaders began their mission through the First Presbyterian Church of Omaha. From a makeshift office in the church boiler room, the “Presbyterian Outreach” helped elderly and low-income people remain independent and safe in their own homes. The Outreach evolved into today’s thriving nonprofit 501c3 organization known as HELP (Health Equipment & Long-term Planning).