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Emergency Shelter Helps Cameron Turn Around
Cameron arrived at Child Saving Institute's Emergency Shelter in fall 2018 with a negative mindset. He made it clear that he wanted to go home. He ran away with another Emergency Shelter resident four days after arriving. Two days later, Cameron turned himself in because he became extremely ill (he suffers from a recurring illness).
Upon returning, Cameron' behavior changed drastically. He became a role model for his peers, earned gold status daily, and exceeded expectations. He came to respect the staff and his peers. Cameron thrived when he could prove wrong anyone who doubted him. Read more!
Thank You for Your Amazing Support
Child Saving Institute (CSI) is very fortunate to have donors like you who are committed to helping children! Read more!
Stand-Up for CSI's Kids at Cabaret 2019
Child Saving Institute’s (CSI) Board of Directors and Guild Boardwill present its biggest fundraiser of the year — Cabaret 2019 — Saturday, May 11, at 6 p.m. at the Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District, 222 N. 10 St., featuring the return of comedian Jeff Dye. Read more!
Oliver Works Through "Big Feelings"
Oliver had a difficult time paying attention in class and, when he felt anxious, he would pick his skin until it bled. It turned out that a family friend had sexually abused him two years earlier, but attempts to engage Oliver in therapy at that time were unsuccessful... Learn more!
Listening a Major Key to Success
When Child Saving Institute Therapist Vanessa Summers begins working with a new client, she spends time building rapport with the child and family through active listening... Learn more!
Join CSI's Guild and Help Kids Today!
Membership in the Child Saving Institute (CSI) Guild provides an easy way for you to help children and families find hope and healing. Joining the CSI Guild does not require a time commitment, only a commitment to ensuring that area kids and families receive the help they need... Learn more!
Two Great Events Heading This Way!
The Child Saving Institute's exciting Touch-A-Truck is a free event for the entire family where children can see and climb on "real life" vehicles! Then as fall approaches, check out PurseOnalities with New York Times Bestselling Author, Laura Schroff... Click for more details!
AUNTYs Donates Books to Pediatric Social Work Program
Child Saving Institute’s (CSI) AUNTYs group recently provided 450 copies of the book “I Love You Like Sunshine” to the agency’s Pediatric Social Work program (PEDS). The PEDS program promotes screening and early identification of risk factors... Read more
Shelter Expands Therapy Program
Beginning in February, every youth who arrives for a stay in Child Saving Institute’s (CSI) Emergency Shelter undergoes a mental health assessment by a CSI therapist as part of the intake process, according to Teffany Murphy... Read more
Micah Overcomes the Odds
Micah was just 14 when he came to CSI’s Emergency Shelter. He arrived from the Douglas County Youth Center (DCYC), where he was held after making threats against his school, which expelled him. An assessment done by the DCYC upon intake showed that Micah would likely be a repeat offender... Read more
It’s a Wrap: Friends Provide Cash to Help Kids!
Child Saving Institute (CSI) is grateful to its extraordinary friends who support the children and families the agency serves.
Since January, CSI has wrapped up three distinct fundraisers. In total, generous donors provided $380,915 to help Omaha area children and families find hope and healing... Read more
Shelter Pulls Off Christmas ‘Miracle’
For most people, the holidays are a time for joy and spending time with family.
For the kids staying in the Child Saving Institute (CSI) Emergency Shelter, however, it can be a time of loneliness and frustration as most cannot go home to celebrate.... Read more
Donations Make Christmas a Happy One
Child Saving Institute's Emergency Shelter received a generous holiday gift in honor of Maureen Ricketts to provide a special holiday dinner for the youth in Child Saving Institute’s (CSI) shelter, knowing that it is hard to be away from family — particularly during the holidays... Read more
Mark Your Calendar
Cabaret 2018 — June 2
Foster Parent Orientation — March 19
FREE Parenting Workshop — Healthy Nutrition Feb. 14... Read more
Child Saving Institute supporters are extraordinarily kind and generous people!
Because of donors like you, CSI exceeded the holiday campaign goal to raise $125,000 in celebration of our 125th year in service... Read more