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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. 

Family Events:

Right Turn Family Picnic June 18, 2018 at Camp Carol Joy Holling in Ashland, NE

 A Day at Riverside Discovery Center August 4, 2018 in Scottsbluff, NE

Family Challenge Day August 11, 2018 at Camp Cosmo in Grand Island, NE

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 to some of the larger issues facing Nebraska's adoptive families.

McCook April 23, 2018

North Platte April 24, 2018

Gering April 25, 2018

Meal provided. Registration required. 

Talking to Your Child About Adoption: The Do's and Don'ts - Lincoln

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
11:30 am1:00 pm
Nebraska Children's Home Society | 4700 Valley Road | Lincoln, NE 68510

with Christine Bowlby, LMHP, RPT

Many parents have reservations when it comes to talking to their children about adoption. They are unsure what age to begin talking about adoption, what information is appropriate to share, and how to answer their child’s difficult questions. Topics that arise may be uncomfortable and parents sometimes fear they may say the wrong thing and somehow hurt their child. Whether a child was adopted as an infant or as an older child or adolescent, adoption is a part of the child and a part of the family. Adoption impacts how the adopted person views the world, how the world views them, their sense of self, and current and future intimate relationships. Learn what the history of adoption has taught us through honesty and openness and help your child build a foundation for a strong adoption identity.



Right Turn® is a collaboration between Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska & Nebraska Children’s Home Society.