Who We Serve

The Helpers

  • Child Welfare Practitioners
  • School Personnel
  • Community Leaders
  • Policymakers
  • Homeless Service System Providers
  • Indigenous Tribal Leaders
  • Community Health Workers
  • Respite Coordinators
  • Service Providers
  • Local, State, and Federal Agencies
  • Mental Health Practitioners
  • Judges and Attorneys
  • Law Enforcement
  • Probation Officers
  • Basic and Emergency Needs Providers

Those Helped

  • Neglected and Maltreated Children
  • Vulnerable Infants and Toddlers
  • Parents and Families
  • Older Adults
  • Foster and Adoptive Parents
  • Service Professionals
  • Individuals Impacted by Health Disparities
  • Families Impacted by Domestic Violence
  • Youth Impacted by the Justice System
  • Caregivers and Care Recipients
  • The Community
  • Populations at Increased Risk
  • Individuals with Disabilities
  • Survivors of Trafficking
  • Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Serving Nebraska

Service to the state is a central component of the mission of the University of Nebraska, and CCFL holds a deep commitment to the people of Nebraska. CCFL faculty and staff work closely with local and state agencies and nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of children and families through research, legal and policy analyses, program evaluation, consultation with service providers, educational programs, and training.

Serving the Nation

CCFL is committed to the development and dissemination of knowledge that advances the well-being of all children and families. Research and other scholarly work undertaken by the CCFL faculty and staff have been instrumental in shaping policies and laws in states other than Nebraska and at the national level. CCFL faculty also serve on various boards and advisory committees for national organizations concerned with child and family policy.