SENCA | Southeast Nebraska Community Action
Community Action Partnership

Investing in our neighbors through education and partnerships to improve lives and build strong communities in Southeast Nebraska.

Investing in Our Neighbors through Education and Partnerships to Improve Lives and Build Strong Communities in Southeast Nebraska.


Help us
assist families in need.

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Help us assist families in need.

Hot Topics

  • SENCA Weatherization Recognizes October 30th as National Weatherization Day

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    In an effort to create more awareness of the Weatherization Assistance Program, and the energy saving benefits the program provides to qualifying households, October 30th is recognized each year as National Weatherization Day.  SENCA has been weatherizing homes of eligible, low-income households since 1975. 

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  • SENCA SMART Financial Literacy Now Scheduling for 2021-2022 School Year

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    SENCA SMART (Strategic Money and Resource Techniques) Financial Literacy is available for all 8th and 12th grade students throughout the counties of:  Cass, Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee and Richardson for the 2021-2022 school year.

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Success Stories

  • A Head Start in the Right Direction - Merriah's Story

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    Because of Merriah’s determination to succeed, she utilized local Community Action programs provided by SENCA, such as Head Start and Family Outreach.  The resources, provided by professional and caring staff, not only helped Merriah's family during some challenging times, they also helped each of them prepare for a better future.

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  • Head Start, Improving Lives Generation after Generation - Shelby’s Story

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    From Head Start student, to Head Start parent, to being named agency Fiscal Officer, Shelby's life has been positively impacted by SENCA and the Head Start program.  

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  • Tecumseh Residents Benefit from SENCA's Nutrition Program

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    As with any favorite restaurant, Loretta, cook at the SENCA Johnson County Outreach and Senior Center, has regular customers who support the local nutrition program that provides a much needed service to the community.
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  • Unpacking My Suitcase - I'm Home

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    CASA Volunteer Advocates help provide abused and neglected children with hope, caring and a safe, forever home.
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  • SENCA Volunteers - Making a Difference

    Tecumseh Loretta and Mary Lempka 3Looking to make a difference in your community?  Consider becoming a SENCA volunteer!
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History

Southeast Nebraska Community Action Council, Inc. (SENCA) is a private non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation incorporated on May 2, 1966, with its headquarters located in Humboldt, NE. SENCA was incorporated for the purpose (as stated in its articles of incorporation) of "developing and operating any and all community action programs and activities including, but not limited to those authorized or permitted by the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964."

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