Changing Lives. Inspiring Futures.

Omaha Bridges Out of Poverty is making a difference in Omaha by bringing the community together to end poverty. Together, our goal is to help individuals and families realize their dreams and create a new story, and a compelling future.

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A New Way

Omaha Bridges Out of Poverty is helping to break the cycle of poverty in our community once and for all. By empowering under-resourced families to change their lives by discovering and overcoming barriers to success, we are building a new way forward for all.

Getting Ahead in Omaha

There are more than 100,000 people living in poverty in the Omaha / Council Bluffs metro area. Omaha Bridges Out of Poverty was created to solve this problem. Through our partnerships and successful Getting Ahead curriculum, we are on our way to achieving our long-term goal of reducing poverty in the metro area by 50% over the next decade.


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Life-Changing Workshops 

Our Omaha Bridges community workshops are specifically designed to provide individuals, agencies, and businesses the strategies they need to overcome poverty. Learn more about our available workshops.

"This class has been so valuable and encouraging for me because it helped me realize I am not what society has tried to invoke on me...I am important, and I can make good choices even with the bad hand that circumstances have dealt has really changed my life!"

Omaha Bridges Getting Ahead Graduate

“Getting Ahead helped me in my everyday life! I am more aware of what is going out and coming into my life! Money, taxes, when and what needs to be paid or not! Continuing my sobriety and everything that has happened do not have to define my future! Knowing budget and not overspending! So, so much I can say! I'm very grateful of this program!”

–Omaha/Council Bluffs Getting Ahead Graduate

“I have been actively engaged, informed, supported, and encouraged. Getting Ahead has given me a different outlook on life and for that alone I am thankful. With the completion of this course, I feel better, I’m more confident in the choices that I have made to better myself and my children where there was doubt, and I’m just ready to chase my dreams head on...”

Omaha/Council Bluffs Getting Ahead graduate

Opening Doors For All

Learn more about how Omaha Bridges Out of Poverty is working with individuals, businesses, and agencies to help open doors and create positive change for our organizations and community!

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Have a question for us or want to get involved with Omaha Bridges Out of Poverty? Get started today helping families and individuals thrive and become self-sufficient!