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Poverty in the US

This guide provides information about poverty and the working class in America.


General Resources 

Poverty USA

PovertyUSA is the domestic anti-poverty program of the U.S. Catholic Bishops. An initiative of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), PovertyUSA seeks to educate and promote understanding about poverty and its root causes.

United States Census Bureau

Find income and poverty facts and highlights in the United States from 2016. 

Nebraska Report on Poverty 2018

Help for those in need in Nebraska.

Agencies for Nebraska Residents

Can Help

CAN is part of a national network of nonprofits consisting of over 1,000 Community Action Agencies, all “dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.”

Need Help Paying Your Bills

Find Nebraska financial assistance programs.

Department of Human Services

Explore Nebraska's primary state health agency. 

Federal Programs

Learn about major federal safety net programs in the United States.