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REACH Initiative Project

Manager: Michelle Mitchell

Legal Aid of Nebraska’s REACH Initiative (Raising Effective Advocacy for Crime Victim Health and Safety) provides information and free civil legal assistance to victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation across Nebraska, and to victims and survivors of domestic violence in the 45 rural counties served by our Lincoln, Grand Island, and Scottsbluff offices.

Common Legal Issues We Help With


Children and Families

  • Protection Orders
  • Divorce
  • Paternity
  • Custody
  • Power of Attorney


  • Consumer Fraud
  • ID Theft
  • Report Abuse




  • Evictions
  • Public Housing Benefits


  • Food Stamps


  • Financial Exploitation
  • Power of Attorney
  • Protection Orders

How We Help:

We provide information, referrals, advice, self-help services, limited assistance and representation to qualifying low-income victims of elder abuse or financial exploitation statewide or victims of domestic violence in 48 rural counties served by our Grand Island, North Platte and Scottsbluff offices. The type of assistance we provide depends upon your situation, the legal issue and Legal Aid’s resources. Our services are free to those who qualify.

How to apply for Services:

Contact your advocate to assist with your application.

Call one of our toll-free numbers

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