The Heart Ministry Center is a community outreach center located at 2222 Binney Street. The mission of the Heart Ministry Center is to provide food, clothing, healthcare, and a way forward to people severely affected by poverty in the Omaha area.

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Address: 2222 Binney Street
Omaha, NE 68110
Food Pantry and Clothing Closet
The Heart Ministry Center offers a "choice" food pantry. Pantry clients can choose from a variety of bread, meat, produce, and canned or boxed items. Clients can also shop for 10 minutes in our free clothing closet and can select all of the clothing items their families need.

Porto Medical Clinic
The Porto Medical Clinic provides free basic medical care. Creighton University nurse practitioners can treat everyday health problems like the flu, sore throat, or infections. Basic screenings for diabetes and blood pressure, as well as school and some work physicals are available. The Porto Clinic also regularly schedules other health services like physical therapy, smoking cessation programming, diabetes education, and flu shots.

Dental Clinic
Creighton University dental school and Iowa Western Community College's dental hygienist program work with the Heart Ministry Center to provide clients with dental care.

Social Work and Case Management
The Heart Ministry Center may be able help with more than just food and clothing. Clients can meet with staff to discuss assistance with:
• SNAP (food stamp) applications and recertifications
• Personal Care Items
• Diapers and Baby Formula
• Basic Household Supplies
• Budgeting
• Goal Setting
• Transportation
• Family Support
• Individualized Assistance
• Referrals for Other Resources

Fresh Start Job Training & Placement Program
Fresh Start is a job placement program for Heart Ministry Center clients who desire to find paid employment. Fresh Start provides an opportunity for participants to learn job skills, effective workplace communication and customer service skills while helping to serve others in the community. Through the program, Fresh Start participants work with Center staff to develop and follow self-sufficiency plans to support their long-term success. The Center provides employment placement assistance for graduates of the program.

Fresh Start also provides self-sufficiency programming designed to help clients become self-sufficient. Participants set life goals and work with a case manager to identify and overcome challenges that may stand in the way.Participants also attend therapy or support groups, meet with the case manager to work toward life goals, and volunteer to assist other clients at the Center.

Additional Services
The Heart Ministry Center offers other services on a weekly and monthly basis. Several times a month, attorneys provide free legal advice on civil matters related to family law, employment, and landlord-tenant disputes. Occupational and physical therapists also come to the Center monthly to provide services to clients.