Welcome to Right Turn!
Statewide support for Nebraska's adoptive and guardianship families.
We are here to help and support families who have adopted a child or entered into a guardianship in Nebraska.
Eligibility includes international, domestic, step-parent and adoption from foster care along with guardianship from foster care. Right Turn® is located in 8 offices across the state of Nebraska - we can help make a difference in the lives of parents and their children.
Our website contains a variety of resources. Feel free to take a look around.
You never know what you might find when you make the Right Turn®
Current Events at Right Turn®
** Lincoln Support Group has Changed Location**
The Lincoln support group will now be held at Christ United Methodist Church located at 4530 A St, Lincoln, NE. This change is effective for the February support group. Group will be held in the lower part of the church. Staff will be available to assist you in finding our new meeting rooms.
OMAHA High School Teen Group
Only a few spots left! Registration is OPEN. This is a group for adopted youth who are 15-18 years old. This opportunity is designed to provide youth a platform to share, explore and gain insight into the challenges that may arise within the circle of adoption. Meets in Omaha for 8 weeks starting March 19, 2018.
Round Table Discussion: Enhancing Post Permanency Services in the Western Service Region
Right Turn round tables coming to McCook, North Platte and Gering. Stakeholders from the region are invited to attend this opportunity to discuss struggles and solutions t some of the larger issues facing Nebraska's adoptive families.
Meal provided. Registration required.
What do people say to YOUR KIDS about ADOPTION?
Do your kids know how to W.I.S.E. Up! their friends, peers and neighbors about ADOPTION?
W.I.S.E. Up!, developed by C.A.S.E, is designed to empower kids and families in their own world! It is a program that teaches tools for handling comments and questions about adoption. W.I.S.E. Up! gives children and teens (and parents, too!) the power to choose how to talk about adoption with others! Children need W.I.S.E. Up! when they begin to be asked questions about adoption and their adoption story.
This TOOL is important when the children begin to hear that others are noticing some differences about how their family was formed. For children in transracial or transcultural families, that may begin as early as age 3 (“Why don’t you look like your mom?”) and for others, it may not begin until ages 6, 7, or 8, when their friends may begin to be curious about their adoptive family (“Why were you adopted?”).
W.I.S.E. Up! is for adopted children entering 1st — 6th grades in Fall of 2017.
Please note that birth children and foster children are not able to attend. W.I.S.E. Up! is a curriculum of C.A.S.E. and Right Turn is bound by their requirements.
Parents do need to attend with their children.
Dinner will be served.