Community Resources

 

Clothing Assistance

Who qualifies?

Agency

Contact

Program Description

Working adults

Clothes that Work

1133 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Dayton

(937) 222-3778

Career clothing for working adults

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Everyone

(with required documents)

Good Neighbor House

627 E. 1st St., Dayton

(937) 224-3003

Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(but must arrive no later than 2: 30 p.m.)

Required:

-Social security cards for all in household

(custody papers or birth certificates accepted for minors)

-Picture ID(s) for ALL adults in household

(ID cannot be expired more than 6 months)

*proof of residency NOT required to receive clothing.

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Youth

(Seasonal program - October and November only)

WDTN/Dayton CW

Carl's Coats for Kids

(937) 293-2101

Evidence of limited income (SSI, CareSource card) or sign a statement of need. Coats are available for infants through high school. Program usually runs in the month of October (coat collection) and coats are usually distributed in mid-November.

Distributed through Goodwill to individuals in need of assistance

Seasonal program - October and November only

 
Food Assistance

Who qualifies?

Agency

Contact

Program Description

Individuals in need of baby formula/ supplies

Dayton Right to Life/Life Resource Ctr

425 N. Findlay St., Dayton

(937) 461-3625

Open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday by appointment only (only schedule the week of)

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Everyone

(with required documents)

Good Neighbor House

627 E. 1st St., Dayton

(937) 224-3003

Food given every 30 days. Homeless clients not eligible.

Required:

  1. Social security cards for all in household

(custody papers or birth certificates accepted for minors)

  1. Picture ID(s) for ALL adults in household

(ID cannot be expired more than 6 months)

3. Proof of Residence

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Residents of Miamisburg

Miamisburg Helping Hands

224 E. Maple Ave., Miamisburg

(937) 866-9323

Must make an appointment. Open Monday from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday and Friday from 2 to 4 p.m., and the last Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Residents of 45404, 45414, part of 45424

Northeast Churches Pantry

359 Maryland Ave., Dayton

(937) 281-17777

Open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday,

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Residents of Dayton

(all zip codes)

Wesley Community Ctr

3730 Delphos Ave., Dayton

(937) 263-3556

Open Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Residents of West Carrollton (zip codes 45439 and 45449 only)

West Carrollton

Food Pantry

26 N. Locust St., West Carrollton

(937) 847-2274

Open Monday and Thursday,

by appointment only, 2 p.m.to 5 p.m.

Individuals in need of baby formula/ supplies

Womanline

301 E. Sixth St., Dayton

(937) 223-3446

Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday by appointment

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Individuals in need of baby formula and supplies

WIC

(Women, Infants, and Children)

Corwin Nixon

Health Center

2349 Stanley Ave., Dayton,

(937) 225-6355

Dr. Charles R. Drew Health Center

1323 W.3rdSt., Dayton,

(937) 225-4491

Salem WIC Clinic

4500 Salem Ave., Dayton,

(937) 496-3176

Sunrise Health Center 1320 E. 5th St., Dayton,

(937) 225-6166

West Carrollton Clinic 113 E. Central Ave., West Carrollton,

(937) 859-7974

Provides nutritional counseling, supplemental foods, breast feeding support, and information to promote good health and safe delivery of a healthy baby.

Open to women who are pregnant or have given birth within the past six months, breastfeeding women up to one year after giving birth, and infants and children up to five years old. Clients must be at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty.

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Furniture Assistance

Who qualifies?

Agency

Contact

Program Description

Everyone

Catholic Parishes

Must contact a Catholic Parish and request a referral to St. Vincent De Paul Thrift Store

Everyone

(with required documents)

Good Neighbor House

627 E. 1st St., Dayton

(937) 224-3003

Household assistance is given once a year.

Required:

  1. Social security cards for all in household
(custody papers or birth certificates accepted for minors)

2. Picture ID(s) for ALL adults in household

(ID cannot be expired more than 6 months).

3. A household referral from an accredited agency

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Housing Assistance (Emergency)

Who qualifies?

Agency

Contact

Program Description

Homeless youth, ages 10-21

Daybreak

605 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton

(937) 395-4600

(937) 461-1000

Provides short-term emergency shelter for youth (runaways or those that have been pushed out of their homes)

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Homeless, single men

Gettysburg Gateway for Men

1921 S. Gettysburg Ave., Dayton

(937) 222-7350

Provides short-term emergency shelter (overnight) to homeless, single men.

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Homeless families and single women

YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter and Housing Network

141 W. Third St., Dayton

(937) 461-5550

Provides emergency protective shelter and services for victims of physical, emotional, and sexual violence. Services are provided to adult females and single female heads of households and their children.

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Homeless families and single women

Gateway Woman and Family Shelter

120 W. Apple St., Dayton

(937) 461-7837

Provides short-term emergency shelter (overnight) to families and single women. Families must call in to register by 3 p.m. and single people must call in by 5 p.m.

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Legal Assistance

Who qualifies?

Agency

Contact

Program Description

Everyone

Dayton Bar Association

109 N. Main St., #600, Dayton

(937) 222-6102

Lawyer Referral Line

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Over age 60 living in Montgomery County

Legal Aid of

Western Ohio

333 W. First St., Dayton

(937) 228-8088

Legal services for seniors

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Low-income individuals

Legal Aid of

Western Ohio

333 W. First St., Dayton

1-866-534-1432

Assistance is based on agency resources

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Prescription Assistance

Who qualifies?

Agency

Contact

Program Description

Individuals with no coverage (includes Medicaid spend down)

Unified Health Solutions

1133 Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Dayton

(937) 220-6600

Types of assistance include emergency one-time assistance and help in obtaining long-term assistance through third-party patient assistance program. Client must have no prescription drug coverage. Medical need and income determine eligibility.

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HIV and AIDS patients

AIDS Resource Center

15 W. Fourth St., Suite 200, Dayton

(937) 461-2437

Provides funds for the provision of health-related services for persons with AIDS/HIV+. Emergency assistance can be accessed to pay for medical appointments, medications, and other HIV-related support services.

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Everyone

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

1-888-477-2669

Must go through your doctor's office

The call center is open Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm EST.

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Low-income individuals with no other coverage

Pfizer

Rx Pathways

1-866-706-2400

Check eligibility and prescriptions:

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Rent/Mortgage Assistance

Who qualifies?

Agency

Contact

Program Description

Individuals with an eviction notice dated within 30 days of application with documentation of inability to pay

Community Action Partnership (CAP)

719 S. Main St., Dayton

(937) 496-2074

Applicant must have an eviction notice dated within 30 days of application. Reason of delinquency must be a matter beyond the control of applicant and applicant must have income to pay future monthly payments. All other resources have to be exhausted.

Maximum payment is $500

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Those with a referral from a social

service agency

Montgomery County Children's Services

Diversion Team

3304 N. Main St., Dayton

(937) 276-7490

No self-referrals are accepted. Parent is required to have income as well as the ability to maintain income. An agency involved with the family can make a referral to the Diversion Team.

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Pregnant woman or families with children

Montgomery County Job and Family Services, Prevention, Retention and Contingency (PRC)

The Job Center

1111 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Dayton

(937) 225-4148

Must apply at the Job Center and turn in required documentation to demonstrate need. Must be at least 30 days behind on mortgage payment.

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Honorably discharged veterans and their families

Veterans Services

627 Edwin C. Moses Blvd., 4th Floor, East Medical Plaza, Dayton

(937) 225-4801

Services may include but are not limited to: financial assistance with rent, utilities, emergency food, vouchers, and prescriptions.

Interview and application required.

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Utility Assistance

Who qualifies?

Agency

Contact

Program Description

Income-eligible households in PIPP Plus default status or enrolling in PIPP for the first time

Community Action Partnership (CAP)

719 S. Main St., Dayton

1-866-504-7379

Summer HEAP provides electric bill payment assistance from July 1 through August 31. Must be at least 175% of Federal Poverty Line (FPL)

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Income-eligible households, 150% of Federal Poverty Line (PIPP), 175% of Federal Poverty Line (HEAP)

Community Action Partnership (CAP)

719 S. Main St., Dayton

1-866-504-7379

PIPP (Percentage of Income Payment Plan) and HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program)

Amount dependent on household size, funding levels and income. Must call to make appointment beginning at 6 a.m.

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Income-eligible households at least 175% of Federal Poverty

Community Action Partnership (CAP)

719 S. Main St. Dayton

1-866-504-7379

Winter Crisis HEAP provides emergency energy payment assistance from November 1 through March 31. Must be at least 175% of FPL.

May receive up to $175

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Low-income individuals and families

East End

Community Services

624 Xenia Ave, Dayton

(937) 259-1898

Can provide up to $150 in assistance based on availability of funding

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Pregnant woman or families with children

Montgomery County Job and Family Services, Prevention, Retention and Contingency (PRC)

The Job Center

1111 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Dayton

(937) 225-4148

Must apply at the Job Center and turn in required documentation to demonstrate need

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Honorably discharged veterans and their families

Veterans Services

627 Edwin C. Moses Blvd., 4th Floor, East Medical Plaza, Dayton

(937) 225-4801

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General Assistance

Please contact the Ombudsman's Office should you have any other questions about these services.

Our office may be reached Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or via email at ombudsman@dayton-ombudsman.org.

Should you require other types of assistance and are unable to reach our office,

United Way's HelpLink is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (937) 225-3000 or by dialing 211 from a landline.