The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is a state department that operates under the government of the city of North Platte, Neb. The department offers adoption, medical care and legislative issue handling services. It also offers the Food Stamp Program, which includes financial assistance services for low-income individuals and families. In addition, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services administers the Medicaid program, which includes health care services for senior citizens and individuals with disabilities. It operates through long-term care, developmental disabilities, children and family services, and behavioral and public health divisions. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services additionally provides respite care and personal assistance services.