Mission Statement

The mission of The Connection Project, Inc. is to walk with people on a journey towards recovery and wellness by building mutual relationships based on peer support principles. 


We are an organization of individuals with lived experience of mental health and/or

substance use challenges, and allies who aim to better the lives of peers

and to strengthen the wider community.


The Connection Project, Inc. endeavors to enhance community participation, provide individual and group support, and facilitate educational opportunities by

building on a foundation of mutual and intentional relationships.




The Connection Project team is a group of dedicated people who all have lived experience with mental health and/or addiction.  The team consists of a Board of Directors, Executive Director, and many volunteers.  Our team is trained or being trained in Intentional Peer Support and many are Certified Peer Support Specialist through the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Consumer Affairs.

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Due to the increased COVID risk level, The Connection Project will be implementing some measures to reduce the risk at the drop-in center.  If you decide to visit The Connection Project, masks are required and we are checking temperatures and doing double duty on sanitizing. If you are experiencing any symptoms or do not feel well, please stay home and stay safe!  If you want to get a COVID test, go to https://www.testnebraska.com/en