About NCAP

Helping People. Changing Lives.


Helping people. Changing Lives. Engaging communities to alleviate poverty.


We envision a thriving community that works together to empower people through knowledge, opportunity, and resources to improve the quality of their lives.


  • We manage resources responsibly and ethically to ensure accountability and sustainability.
  • We work in collaboration with funders, clients and community partners to enhance our ability to maximize our impact and resources.
  • We serve our clients with dignity and respect while delivering high quality, measurable outcome-based results.
  • We value professionalism, empathy, compassion, courtesy and appreciation for the unique qualities of every person with whom we work.
  • We use skills, knowledge and resources to build community and change lives.

Strategic Issues and Goals

Governance - NCAP will have an active, engaged, and accountable Board of Directors committed to the pursuit of organizational excellence.

Staff Development and Teamwork - NCAP will continue to develop a competent, engaged team committed to working together to build a culture of communication, transparency, and trust.

Programs and Services - NCAP will continue to strengthen out-come based services and ensure they are accessible to clients and are responsive to the community’s needs.

Branding and Marketing - NCAP will pursue opportunities to promote the agency’s resources to potential clients and stakeholders.

Management and Operations - NCAP will have the leadership, infrastructure, and resources needed to effectively and efficiently manage the agency and its assets.

Resource Development and Sustainability - NCAP will build organizational capacity and diversify funding.

NCAP serves the area low-income residents with anti-poverty plans, projects, programs and services. The agency provides services in Box Butte, Cherry, Dawes, Sheridan, and Sioux counties. The administrative offices are located in Chadron. Programs and services offered by NCAP include:

  • Community Services/Family Development
  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
  • Head Start & Early Head Start
  • Sheridan County Public Transportation
  • Housing and Weatherization.

The agency is one of the nine Community Action Agencies in Nebraska (CAN), and is governed by a twelve to fifteen member Board of Directors consisting of individuals both elected by the citizens and appointed by various government and civic organizations from across our service area.

Copies of our 990 and Annual Audit Report are available for review during regular business hours at 270 Pine Street, Chadron, NE 69337. Other documents may also be available in the publications section of this website.

Board meetings are held the third Thursday of each month in the conference room at 270 Pine Street in Chadron, Nebraska.

Privacy Statement

Any information provided by clients is strictly confidential unless client authorizes a release of information.