The First Responders Foundation Opens New Wellness Facility

The First Responders Foundation ( opened a new Wellness Facility at 10605 Burt Circle in Omaha. The new Wellness Facility houses administration offices, behavioral health services through the FRST Program (First Responders Support Team), a Service Dog Program called JAVELAN and a new Physical Health/Fitness Department called Free Weights and Freedom, all exclusively for first responders, veterans, and their families. The Physical Health/Fitness Department is facilitated by Director Adam Tripp. The goal of the department is to provide a holistic group fitness and wellness program specifically designed to help members recognize, address, and overcome issues related to their physical and emotional well-being due to occupational stress. Programs and classes include an open gym membership, Respond Stronger exercise class, Respond Stronger for Spouses Only class, yoga classes, an exercise class followed by a devotional called Rock Solid for Jesus, and more. Nutritional coaching is available along with a free monthly nutrition class. All classes and programs follow the goal of the Foundation to help produce first responders who are: Emotionally Strong, Physically Fit, Financially Secure, and Spiritually Sound.

The mission of the First Responders Foundation is to serve and honor all first responders and their families, build appreciation and respect for their work, and enhance public safety. The programs and services of the First Responders Foundation are available for both paid and non-paid first responders and their families. To schedule an appointment or talk with Adam about the Physical Health/Fitness Department, call (402) 788-1574 or email For more information about the organization, email or visit