The Metro Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless (MACCH) has
selected Jason Feldhaus as its new executive director, effective May 31, 2022. Feldhaus’ extensive
nonprofit background and commitment to serving the most vulnerable Nebraskans will amplify
MACCH’s commitment to unite the efforts of shelter, housing, supportive services and faith-based
organizations that serve individuals facing homelessness and near homelessness in Douglas, Sarpy and
The City of Omaha has approved a pause in acceptance of ERAP applications beginning 2/1/2022.
During this time, first time clients/individuals will sign up on macchconnect.org to receive first access to the new application, a placeholder as such. All unassigned, complete applications will be assigned to specialists & specialists will continue to review applications.
During this pause, we will also implement our recertification plan, projected to begin 3/15/2022. Previous clients will receive an email of next steps/instructions when recertification is available. Please keep in mind the timeline may be fluid taking all the moving puzzle pieces into consideration.
Thank you for your support and understanding as we continue to navigate the challenges brought on by COVID.
2021/2022 Warming Centers Information
Address: 1607 Avenue I, Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 7 days a week
Phone: (712) 256-3940
Address: 1702 Nicholas Street (North Entrance Security Gate)
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (on days open, according to forecast)
Phone: 402-341-1821 press * for information line and then press 2 for Warming Center information.
Address: 4825 S. 25th Street Ste 100, Omaha, NE 68107
Time: Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Phone: (402) 546-9978
Address: The Omaha North Corps: 2424 Pratt Street, Omaha, NE 68111
Time: 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Monday - Friday
Phone: (402) 451-4048
Address: The Omaha Kroc Center: 2825 Y Street, Omaha, NE 68107
Time: 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Monday - Friday
Phone: (402) 905-3500
Address: The Salvation Army Heritage Place: 3612 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday – Friday
Phone: (402) 898-5972
Address: The Salvation Army Council Bluffs, IA: 715 N 16th St. Council Bluffs, IA 51501 (Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus).
Time: 9:00a.m. to 4p.m. Monday - Friday (very limited capacity)
The final ranking and tiering for the 2021 HUD CoC Program NOFO competition has been announced. Please review the Notice of Acceptance/Rejection and Final Ranking and Tiering announcement for projects that will be included in the NE-501 CoC 2021 Project Priority Listing for funding. The first will be an overview training on the 2021 NOFO held on September 17th from 10:30-12noon via zoom. This training will be provided by DMA, MACCH’s NOFO consultant. A second New Project Town Hall will be held on September 20th from 11-12:30 pm via Zoom. This second training is designed to highlight the NOFO process, what to expect during the annual competition and will be a great opportunity to ask questions.
Any organizations who are interested in applying for *NEW* HUD CoC Program funding in 2021 should plan to attend. MACCH strongly encourages organizations who are not current HUD CoC Program funding recipients to attend these trainings and to apply for HUD CoC funding.
Additionally, all organizations interested in applying for *NEW* project funding in 2021 must complete and submit the Intent to Submit by COB on September 24th, 2021. Please direct any questions regarding the Intent to Submit to Randy McCoy or Lisa Vukov prior to the submission deadline (9/24/2021) deadline. For all current HUD CoC Program grantees and perspective grantees, please take the time over the next few days to read the NOFO. It is imperative that all applicants for funding, new or renewals, are aware of the contents of the NOFO. MACCH will also be communicating directly with our current CoC Program grantees regarding documents needed to begin scoring renewal grants by the end of this week, so please be on the lookout for future emails.
If you have any questions regarding this annual process, please reach out to Lisa Vukov and Randy McCoy, directly via email.
The Omaha – MACCH Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) will begin taking online applications April 5, 2021. This assistance program is only for those individuals who are currently renting with a signed, current lease or rental agreement. These ERAP funds are not available to provide move in assistance such as security deposit. The applicant must be currently residing in the rental unit for which they are requesting assistance. Initially, application will only be accepted online. You’re able to assist any tenant or renter, including your current clients, complete the online application and upload verification documents. Housing problem solving flexible funds are still available to help those who don’t qualify for the Omaha – MACCH ERAP
If you are experiencing a housing crisis or housing instability, our Housing Problem Solving program may be able to help you.