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Mon-Thurs 9 AM-Noon, 1 -4 PM
Fri 9 AM-Noon

St. Joseph Center
2241 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
Clinical Services

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thursday, 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
Friday, 9:00 AM-4:30 PM

Immaculate Heart of Mary Counseling Center
3700 Sheridan Boulevard
Suite 1
Lincoln, NE 68506
Hastings Office

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:00 AM-Noon, 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Thursday, 10:30 AM-Noon, 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

St. John Vianney Center
333 West 2nd Street
Hastings, NE 68901
Auburn Office

EMERGENCY SERVICES (by appointment only)
If you need help with food, rent, utilities, or other payments please call 402.327.6242 Monday ­ Thursday. If there is no answer, please leave a message and our Emergency Service Coordinator will contact you as quickly as possible. Until further notice, phone interviews are replacing in­person appointments.

FOOD PANTRY & PERSONAL CARE ITEMS (by appointment only)
Food Pantry & personal care item requests can be made anytime by calling 402.327.6242. Your request will be taken and scheduled as available Monday ­ Friday. Current requests will be offered curbside due to Covid. CSS staff and volunteers will prepare pre­packed pantries and essential items such as soap, toilet paper, diapers, baby formula, and more. Please be aware that staff will not be able to bring items to your car, but will meet you at the door with a sanitized cart and allow you to load your items to your car. Please call when you arrive for your scheduled food pantry pick-up.

If you need a counselor from our Immaculate Heart of Mary Counseling Center, please call 402.489.1834.

We are currently renovating the house we own north of our campus in Auburn to provide transitional housing for the vulnerable in the future. We will provide updates on our Facebook page (linked below) and on this website.

1014 Central Ave
Auburn, NE 68305
St. Louise Gift & Thrift- Lincoln

Sunday and Monday, closed
Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Saturday, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

2201 O Street
Lincoln NE 68510
St. Isidore Gift & Thrift- Imperial

Wednesday, 3:00 PM-7:00 PM (Mountain Time)
Thursday, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM (Mountain Time)
Saturday, 8:00 AM-Noon (Mountain Time)

527 Broadway
Imperial, NE 69033
St. Joseph Gift & Thrift- Hastings

Sunday & Monday, closed
Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Saturday, 10:00 AM-Noon

325 West 2nd Street
Hastings NE 68901
St. Francis Gift & Thrift- Auburn

Due to severe economic circumstances, St. Francis Gift and Thrift closed indefinitely on September 10th. We thank all of our employees, customers, patrons, and volunteers for all of their loyal support through the years and hope to be able to open again in the future to continue to support the poor and working poor of southeast Nebraska.

Please see the "Auburn Office" listing above for information regarding our services offered through the Auburn CSS offices.

Please follow our Facebook page (linked below) for the latest information regarding our thrift store's reopening status.

Catholic Social Services of Southern Nebraska is committed to always having a presence in Auburn. Stay safe and may God bless and keep you.

  • Square miles served in the Diocese of Lincoln last year


  • Cash & in-kind assistance provided across southern Nebraska last year


  • Counseling sessions through the Immaculate Heart of Mary Counseling Center last year


  • Nights of lodging & safety provided through St. Gianna’s Women’s Homes last year


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