mission is to help men and women over the age of 19 stop the damaging effects
of sexual trauma, sexual exploitation, sex trafficking, and prostitution
through empowerment and peer support.
The program began in 1988 with a small group of concerned Omaha
community members and by 1994 it had evolved into a program of The Salvation
Army. A large number of Wellspring
participants refer themselves to the program.
Wellspring staff also receive referrals from the judicial system, court
diversion programs, other human service agencies, probation, and parole. The Wellspring program has significant
community impact. The program has helped
reduce social and economic costs in areas such as law enforcement, public
health, recidivism, and community image.
serves adults who are currently involved or have a history of sex trafficking,
prostitution, exotic dancing, and/or survival sex. Individuals with any gender
identity or sexual orientation are welcome.
Clients who wish to make changes in their lives can come to the
Wellspring program without fear of blame or judgment.
services we offer include peer support, case management, and counseling. Limited transportation services may be
available for these appointments. Please
see the “for clients” brochure below for a more in-depth description of our
staff also work weekly in Douglas County Department of Corrections to provide support,
counseling, and case management to inmates.
call Mary Raynovich, Program Director, at 402-898-5871 to talk about how we can
Download the Wellspring Program Brochure