Tornado Relief and assistance
Information updated on June 5, 2019
TORNADO AGENCY RESOURCE CENTER - SALVATION ARMY KROC CENTER
The Salvation Army is planning to open a Resource Center for those affected by the tornadoes, to receive additional financial assistance and supplies. Response and recovery agencies are welcome to participate in a single location site where those impacted can receive multiple services.
Location: The Salvation Army Kroc Center Dayton, 1000 N Keowee St, Dayton. There is space for tables, parking, and activities for kids. The schedule:
- Thursday, June 6 through Saturday, June 8: 1 pm - 8 pm
- Sunday, June 9: Closed
- Monday, June 10 through Tuesday, June 11: 1 pm - 8 pm
Resources currently available for those with a damaged property: Food boxes, hygiene kits, home goods, snacks & drinks. Financial assistance includes Thrift store vouchers and gift cards. If your agency would like to participate and have a table/resources, please contact Thad Hicks: firstname.lastname@example.org or 740-601-1252.
If you feel that you or your loved ones are in immediate danger, do not hesitate to call 911. If you need to confirm the status of a loved one, please call the Red Cross Safe and Well Hotline at (937) 222-6711.
WATER AND POWER
Dayton Water Dept. customers with questions should call 333-4900 for service issues or 333-3550 for billing questions.
Check power outage status at https://www.dpandl.com/landing/outage. If you see downed power lines, assume that they are live and dangerous. Do not touch under any circumstances. Call DP&L 877-468-8243.
Bottled water available:
- Corinthian Church, 700 N. James H. McGee, Dayton
- Morton Middle School, 8555 Peters Pike, Vandalia
- Montgomery County Environmental Services, 1850 Spaulding Rd, Dayton
- Washington Twp. Rec Center, 895 Miamisburg Road
- Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 645 Infirmary Road, Jefferson Twp.
- Northwest Recreation Center, 1600 Princeton Dr., until 9 pm
- Greater Dayton Recreation Center, 2021 W Third, Dayton, until 9 p.m
The Dayton Foodbank will be at the following sites for mobile food relief:
- June 5, 12 - 1 pm: 6201 N Dixie Dr, Dayton
- June 6, 3 - 4 pm: Evangel Church of God, 132 N Smithville, Dayton
- June 7, 9 - 10 am: Brookville Fire Department, 775 Upper Lewisburg-Salem Rd, Brookville
- June 10, 3 - 4 pm: Brookville Fire Department 775 Upper Lewisburg-Salem Rd, Brookville
- June 12, 12 - 1 pm: 6201 N Dixie Dr, Dayton
- June 13, 9 - 10 am: Rohrer Park, 720 Rohrer Blvd, Riverside
DP&L will distribute ice from 10 am - 6 pm at Triangle Park (2680 Ridge Ave, Dayton)
HOUSING & PROPERTY
If a natural disaster destroyed your housing and you need assistance with moving expenses, rental deposit, rent and utility payments, contact Miami Valley Community Action Partnership (937) 963-9433 for assistance & resources.
If you are a homeowner and need assistance with home repairs, contact:
- CountyCorp: 937-225-6328
- Rebuilding Together Dayton: 937-223-4893
- People Working Cooperatively: 513-351-7921
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE) has provided information on renter rights following a disaster. If you have additional questions on your legal rights, please contact ABLE or Legal Aid of Western Ohio by calling the Legal Aid Line at 888-534-1432 or by visiting www.legalaidline.org.
Property owners affected by tornadoes in Montgomery County can pick up a free copy of property deeds at the Montgomery County Recorder's Office, 451 W Third, Dayton, from 8 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday. Call 937-225-6381 for more information.
Property owners, please read this scam advisory from the office of the Ohio Attorney General.
Through June 16, from 9 am - 5 pm daily, households can have up to 2 loads of laundry washed, dried, and folded free of charge by Matthew 25: Ministries and Proctor & Gamble at Home Depot (5200 Salem Ave, Dayton 45426). They will also be distributing free hygiene products. Hygiene products are also available at Montgomery County Fairgrounds (645 Infirmary Rd., Dayton, OH 45417).
- Morton Middle School: 8555 Peters Pike, Vandalia 45377
- First Baptist Church of Kettering: 3939 Swigart Road, Beavercreek 45440
- Corinthian Baptist Church: 700 S. James H McGee Blvd, Dayton 45402
YMCA of Greater Dayton - Bring photo ID, available until closing on Friday, June 7, 10 pm (Trotwood location closes at 9 pm):
- Coffman YMCA: 88 Remick Blvd Springboro 45066
- Downtown YMCA: 316 N. Wilkinson St., Dayton 45402
- Fairborn YMCA: 300 S. Central Ave, Fairborn 45324
- Kleptz YMCA: 1200 W. National Rd., Englewood 45315
- Preble County YMCA: 450 Washington-Jackson Rd., Eaton 45320
- South YMCA: 4545 Marshall Rd., Kettering 45429
- West Carrollton YMCA: 900 S. Alex Rd., West Carrollton 45499
- Xenia YMCA: 336 Progress Dr., Xenia 45385
- Y-NDC Trotwood YMCA: 506 E. Main St., Trotwood 45426
- YMCA at the Heights: 7251 Shull Rd. Huber Heights 45424
RESTROOMS AND CELL CHARGERS
Salvation Army Kroc Center (1000 N Keowee St., Dayton 45404)
DEVICE CHARGING AND COMPUTER WORKSTATIONS
A Wireless Emergency Communication Center at the Red Cross Shelter at Dayton Fire Station 8, 2636 Stanley Ave, has device charging & computer workstations, wireless phones, tablets & other devices to contact friends, family & other important contacts.
The Montgomery County Veterans Service Commission is ready to help veterans pay insurance deductibles as a result of tornado damage. Call (937)-225-4801 or email email@example.com.
MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH
Optum Public Crisis Line: Toll-free emotional support line at (866)342-6892 is free of charge and available to anyone. Caring professionals will connect people to resources. Open 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: 800-985-5990. Nationwide hotline for individuals experiencing emotional distress for any disaster. Or text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746. www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline
MEALS FOR VOLUNTEERS & FIRST RESPONDERS
Mercy Chefs, a Virginia-based disaster relief and aid organization that serves professionally prepared, restaurant-quality meals in emergencies and natural disasters, has deployed a team of professional chefs to feed volunteers and first responders The organization will serve meals at Vineyard Church (4051 Indian Ripple Road, Beavercreek) through June 10.
LOST AND FOUND PETS
SICSA Pet Adoption Center: email HelpCenter@SICSA.org or call 937-294-6505, ext. 23
SHELTERS IN OTHER COUNTIES
- Dayton Vineyard Christian Church: 4051 Indian Ripple Rd, Beavercreek 45440 (7 am - 9 pm)
- Beavercreek Christian Church: 3009 Shakertown Rd, Beavercreek 45434 (Organized by City of Beavercreek)
- King’s Table Bar: 2348 Grange Hall Rd, Beavercreek 45431 (Organized by City of Beavercreek)
- Coldwater Eagles Lodge: 101 W Walnut St, Coldwater 45828
- Laura Fire Station: 10 North Main Street Laura 45337
- Hoffman United Methodist Church: 201 S Main St, West Milton 45383
other WAYS TO HELP
If your group is looking for a way to volunteer, please contact Darius Beckham at Darius.firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-333-3659.
Donate to the Greater Dayton Disaster Relief Fund of The Dayton Foundation. Make a secure online credit card donation at daytonfoundation.org/disasterfund or mail a check to: The Dayton Foundation, 40 N. Main Street, Suite 500, Dayton 45423.
Donate to the Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS, www.redcross.org, or text the word Red Cross to 90999.
Donate to the Dayton Foodbank at www.thefoodbankdayton.org/donate.
Ginghamsburg Church Fort McKinley Campus - Needs bottle water donations.
Dayton Vineyard Life Church (4051 Indian Ripple Rd, Beavercreek) is accepting donations of bottled water and non-perishable food items. Contact dvc.life/relief to learn more.
Community Blood Center is in need of type O positive blood. Emergency room usage was high during Memorial Day weekend and the storms forced blood drive cancellations. Schedule donations at http://www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE.