In an effort to be socially responsible and to contribute to our community’s efforts to minimize the spread of COVID-19, a number of OHB staff will be working from home now through April 5, 2020. We will continue to serve the clients in our care and put their health and safety as our top priority. Monetary donations are needed now more than ever to help OHB youth who have been displaced from dorm living, to help young families provide meals for their children, and to help with rent and other necessities for OHB youth who have reduced work schedules. Give today!

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From Surviving to Thriving: Monae’s Story

When you’re not sure where you’re going to lay your head at night or where your next meal might come from, it’s impossible to concentrate on anything but surviving day to day. Setting goals and thinking about the future is out of the question. Such was the case for 19-year-old Monae.

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Grazed to Life

It started with the death of his beloved grandmother. Then came the anger and resentment that developed into aggressive outbursts. Shards of glass from shattered windows and broken TVs served as visible reminders of his growing rage. DiVante’s downfall worsened as his disrespect for his mother grew and he began running away. Serving jail time,

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A Mentor to Others: Changpiny’s Story

A few words commonly used to describe eighteen-year-old Changpiny include responsible, hardworking and encouraging. While these attributes are what define Changpiny today, they are a far cry from the characteristics of the young man who came to Omaha Home for Boys in the summer of 2018. Before Changpiny’s time in the Home’s Residential Care Program,

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On the Road to Success

When you look at a map, it doesn’t seem that getting from Omaha, Nebraska to Council Bluffs, Iowa would be all that difficult. Pretty much all that separates the neighboring cities is the state line and a winding stretch of the Missouri River. It appears especially easy to navigate from one town to the other

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Answered Prayers

Prayers – possibly the only thing that kept Israel going when everything around him seemed so bleak. He was a high school graduate but had no plans for the future. After being homeless for a bit, he was living in a cramped, overcrowded apartment with friends of his father. Being unemployed and out of school

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From Truancy to Triumph: Gabe’s Story

It wasn’t long ago that on a typical school day when sixteen-year-old Gabe should have been in class studying he was nowhere to be found. In fact, there were times when his teachers wouldn’t see him for two or three weeks at a time. Gabe’s truancy landed him on probation but that didn’t faze the

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I’ve Got This

To say that 19-year-old Mahalia’s life has been full of disappointment would be quite an understatement. Let down by her parents she found herself living in a less than ideal situation. At a time in her life when a solid support system and a positive mentor were critical to her development, there were none. All

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Hopeless to Happier than Ever – Renan’s Story

At 16 I was somebody’s mistake and at 17 somebody’s regret. At 18 I was somebody’s problem, being tossed from detention center, to group home to foster families like it was a game of hot potato. At 19 I was turned into a monster.

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