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Douglas County Social Services

July 6, 2019
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners agreed to purchase the downtown property owned by First Lutheran Church, pictured here. The plan is to turn the building into office space. The church is moving this year into a new building. (Echo Press file photo)
Squeezed for space: Social Services, library need more room
July 6, 2019 - 7:18am
March 31, 2017
Information meeting offered to potential foster families
March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
October 12, 2016
Three organizations came together to make the duffel bag donation possible. Pictured are (left to right) Douglas Machine employees Jeff Arkfeld, Tom Wosepka and Colt Cozart; Douglas County Social Services Director Laurie Bonds; His Kids volunteers Rachael McCleary, Marie Johnson and Chad Melton; Douglas County social worker Jennifer McLaughlin; Douglas Machine employee Joe Luke; and His Kids volunteer Penny Oleson. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Helping the foster journey
October 12, 2016 - 12:00am
September 28, 2016
Mental health services shift to a community focus
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
September 23, 2016
Attorney says civil commitment process has failed mentally ill
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 21, 2016
Mental health issues a unique challenge for care providers
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
September 16, 2016
Task force seeks changes in mental health care
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
June 3, 2015
Meeting to provide foster care information
June 3, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
Mike Woods
County task force to examine child protection process
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
May 30, 2014
Foster and adoptive families needed
May 30, 2014 - 12:00am
March 19, 2014
Learn about foster care opportunities
March 19, 2014 - 12:00am