The Orchard, a Wellbeing Initiative program, strives to connect individuals with mental health challenges to a community that empowers recovery. It is an incredibly exceptional opportunity for people who struggle with mental health challenges to create genuine connections with others who have shared experiences.

The Orchard is the gateway to a wealth of community resources as well as to the other activities, trainings, and support groups offered through Wellbeing Initiative. It is entirely unique in that it provides an easily accessible and inclusive environment for people in recovery to find resources, support and encourage one another, exercise independence, as well as to participate in activities designed to promote recovery and give back to the community. Our distinctive approach to peer support provides a comprehensive program.

People previously struggling alone now have a place to come sit quietly, visit, play games, and build new connections. It will bridge the gap between clinical services in a comfortable, trauma informed environment.



Monday: 10am – 8pm

Tuesday: 10am – 8pm

Wednesday: 10am – 8pm

Thursday: Noon – 8pm

Friday 10am- 8pm

Saturday: 10am – 8pm

Sunday: CLOSED

300 S. 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Get Involved
The Orchard relies very much on the participation of our members and contributions from the community! There are so many ways to be invested and give back! Learn more about volunteering your time or check out a list of items we frequently need!


The Orchard is looking for quality, dedicated people who are looking for the next step in their recovery journey!

Being a volunteer at the Orchard means using the expertise you have gained through your own challenges and experience with mental health to walk along side others who long to know they are not alone. Together we can explore recovery, fight stigma, and impact mental health services in a positive way.
We believe this starts right here at the Orchard.
An Orchard volunteer is dedicated to their recovery, excited to share their journey and learn from their peers, and will protect every member’s right to be the expert in their own recovery.
If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Skylar Linn
Support Groups & Workshops
There are several support groups, workshops, and activities offered at the Orchard throughout the week. Learn more about each group and meet the facilitators or subscribe to our events calendar!
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Our forums are an online extension of the Orchard Community. Our online community is a private forum to help protect confidentiality and allow for freedom to talk about whatever challenges and victories you’re facing.
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Help Us Grow!

Take Our Survey!

This survey is designed to help Wellbeing Initiative continue supporting our community through The Orchard as well as help us identify ways in which we can do more!

By participating in this survey YOU are taking an active role as an Orchard member to ensure the future success of the community you have helped us build.

Please Note:

  • Answer all questions as honestly as you feel you are able
  • If you do not want to respond to a question, simply don’t! There is no reward or penalty for completing this survey in any way
  • This survey will help Wellbeing Initiative report results to our community, our partners, and our funders–thus allowing us to continue supporting each other as a community
  • This information will NOT be used to identify you. Your individual responses will NOT be shared will anyone. All responses given on this survey will be anonymously coded and analyzed so that only general statistics are reported.

HERE to Take the Survey!

New mental wellness center

Posted By: Laurann Robinson