Montgomery County

The County Resource Directory
provides a self-service database of agencies
and programs serving County residents

Click this link:

The Ohio Benefit Bank

Neighbors helping neighbors


Trained counselors are available where you live, work, play, and pray. Call today to check your eligibility and find a site near you:

  • Prescription Assistance
  • Access to Tax Credits
  • Food Assistance
  • Medical Coverage
  • Assistance with utilities
  • And other community supports

Ohio Here to Help

Website to locate assistance with:

  • education & training
  • food
  • money
  • healthcare
  • housing
  • employment
  • transportation
  • child care
  • child support
  • applications for services

Ohio Airs Service Map

Interactive information and referral website

Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area

719 S Main St.

Dayton, OH  45402

Phone:  937-341-5000

The Community Services Network is made of more than 1100 local, private, non-profit and public agencies that work to alleviate poverty and empower low-income families in communities throughout the United States.

Services:  transportation, energy assistance (HEAP), employment, child development, food/nutrition (pantries & emergency food), housing & community development (repairs), scholarships, youth programs.

Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel

10 W Broad St., Ste. 1800

Columbus, OH  43215-3485

Phone:  877-742-5622 or 614-466-8574


The Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel represents households in court and educates consumers about electric, natural gas, telephone, and water issues.

State law prevents utilities from disconnecting a consumer’s electric and natural gas services for nonpayment if a permanent member of the household has a medical condition defined as “especially dangerous” to health and the consumer has a medical certification waiver on file with the utility company. 

In some cases, electric companies can give preference to prevent disconnection or establish a reconnection of utility service to individuals who rely on life support devices, such as respirators, ventilators or other medical equipment.  

Contact you utility company directly or Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Call Center hotline at 800-686-PUCO (7826).

Social Welfare Services

Find social and welfare services in your area by entering your zip code at this web site:


Access Center for Indendendent Living

Our mission is to ensure that people with disabilities have complete access to the communities in which they wish to live.

35 South Jefferson St.
Ddayton, Ohio 45402

937) 341-5202
(937) 341-5217 FAX
(937) 341-5218 TTY

Area Agency On Aging, AAA2
40 W 2nd Street, Suite 400
Dayton, OH 45402

Phone: 937-341-3000 or 800-258-7277

Fax:  937-341-3005

Jenni Harris/Doug McGarry

Adult day services, Companion services, Home delivered meals, Home medical equipment, Homemaker services, Home repair, Electronics monitoring systems, and medical transportation.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman

11 W Monument Ave., Ste. 606
Dayton, OH  45402

Phone: 937-223-4613 or 800-395-8267

The Ombudsman addresses the concerns of consumers in a variety of long term care settings. by investigating and resolving complaints; Promoting the enforcement of laws and regulations; Advising and recommending policy to sttae andd federal government agencies on long term care issuses; and educating the public, consumers, providers, and policy makers.

The Golden Buckeye Card


More than two million Ohioans are eligible for the Golden Buckeye card, honored at more than 16,000 businesses statewide. Golden Buckeye cardholders have saved an estimated $2 billion since 1976. All Ohioans age 60 or older, as well as adults age 18-59 who have disabilities as defined by Social Security, are eligible for a free Golden Buckeye Card.



601 E Street N.W.

Washington, DC 20049


By Phone

Toll-Free Nationwide: 1-888-OUR-AARP


Medicare Supplement Plans

You must meet the minimum age requirement of 65+ to be eligible. If you are not yet age 65, but eligible for Medicare by reason of disability, please call 1-866-270-8022 for more information.


Medicare Prescription Drug Plans


Medicare Part D plans are designed to help make prescription drug costs more predictable. With the rising costs of prescription drugs, enrolling in a Medicare Part D plan may be a smart way of insuring yourself again the unexpected. Even if you are relatively healthy, enrolling could save you money in the future.


The AARP® MedicareRx Plans, insured through UnitedHealthCare, offer simple, reliable protection to help you manage the cost of your prescription drugs. In fact, members of AARP MedicareRx Plans together saved over $15 billion on their prescription drugs.*If you are eligible for Medicare, these plans are available to you, even if you're not a member of AARP.


  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Discounts
  • Prescrption Discounts
  • Fitness Discounts
  • Health Essentials Catalog
  • Medical Supply Services
  • ADT Companion Service

Montgomery County Children Services
3304 N Main St.
Dayton, OH 45405

Phone:  937-224-5437

Foster care & adoption, ombudsman, parenting, report child abuse & neglect

Montgomery County Department of Job and Family Services
1111 S Edwin C Moses Blvd
, OH 45408

Phone:  937-225-6164

Assistance with health care, food stamps, Financial assistance, food stamps, Shelter and transportation

Montgomery County Board of

Developmental Disabilities
5450 Salem Ave
Dayton , OH 45426

Phone:  937-837-9200

County agency providing supports to children and adults who have mental retardation or developmental disabilities.

Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation

1435 Cincinnati St., Ste. 200

Dayton, OH  45417

Phone:937-331-5000 or 800-582-1589

Voice/TTY:  937-331-5054

Fax:  937-331-5052

The Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR) is the program that provides individuals with disabilities the services and support necessary to help them attain and maintain employment. Disabilities may include either physical, intellectual, mental health, or sensory disabilities.

Crisis Intervention/ Mental Health Services
601 Edwin C. Moses Blvd.
Dayton , OH 45417

Phone:  937-224-4646

Crisis prevention and intervention for drug abuse and mental health services.

AccessOhio Mental Health Center of Excellence

East Location:

99 N Brice Rd., Ste. 360

Columbus, OH  43213

Phone:   614-367-7700

North Location:

8100 Ravines Edge Ct., Ste. 200

Columbus, OH  43235

Phone:   614-985-3112

AccessOhio is a Mental Health Agency licensed by the Ohio Department of Mental Health. AccessOhio provides treatment addressing all aspects of mental illness to include:

Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia, Depression, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Anxiety disorder, ADHD/ADD, Autism, Insomnia, Addictions, Dementia, Post-traumatic Stress disorder, Chronic fatigue syndrome, etc.

If you need additional information about getting services in your county, please contact:

Becky Somerville 740-503-8032

Patty Parsley 614-915-4638

Online tools for Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Moodtracker features:

  • Graphical mood chart
  • Medication history
  • Public forum
  • Support Alerts
  • Connect with your caregiver

National Suicide Hotlines

Toll-free/24 hours/7days a week


National Hopeline Network



National Suicide Prevention Lifeline



YAH! Youth America Hotline

Counseling for Teens by Teens



The Trevor Project


Crisis intervention & suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth

Crisis Chat

Online Emotional Support


I'm Alive

An Online Crisis Network

Suicide & Crisis Chat


Vet 2 Vet



Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255, Press 1


1-800 PPD MOMS (773-6667)

Postpartum Depression?

Talk to a mom who's been there.

1-800-799-4889 TTY

Child Protective Services
1111 S Edwin C Moses Blvd
Dayton , OH 45408

Phone:  937-224-1416


Montgomery County Adult Protective Services (APS)

same address as above


Phone:  937-225-4906




Services are for families with children determined to be at risk of abuse and neglect.




APS works to ensure the personal safety and well-being of elderly citizents of Montgomery County.  They investigate suspected abuse, neglect, and exploitation primarily age 60 and over.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone:  1-800-799-SAFE(7233)

141 W 3rd St
Dayton , OH 45402

Crisis:  937-222-6333

Domestic Violence:  937-222-SAFE (7233)

Business:  937-222-8946

This YWCA centers helps victims/survivors of domestic violence, homeless women, and pregnant, parenting teens who seeking a safe place for themselves and their children.

Artemis Center

310 W Monument Ave.

Dayton, Ohio 45402

Phone: 937-222-7233

TTY: 937-461-7910

Fax: 937-461-2852

If you or someone you know is in danger call 937.222.SAFE in the Dayton, Ohio area. In case of emergency call 911. You have the right to protection from your abuser. Get help immediately.

Artemis Center provides support and information for victims of domestic violence and their children. Please browse our web site to find out how we can help you and the community be safe from domestic violence.

New Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church
2000 Catalpa Dr
Dayton, OH 45406

Phone:  937-275-7888

Services here include a monthly soup kitchen, emergency food pantry, emergency travel.

Food Pantries
1930 Fairport Ave
Dayton, OH 45406

Phone:  937-278-5125

Services here include lunch and dinner services only. With counseling and some social work.

Goodwill Easter Seals of Miami Valley
1511 Kuntz Rd.
Dayton, OH  45404-1927

Phone:  937-461-4800

This non-profit organization helps people with education, training, and career services for people with physical, mental and emotional disabilities.

Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley
922 W Riverview Ave
Dayton, OH 45402

Phone: 937-223-7217 or 800-300-2937

Northern Counties Office

1201 Fairington Dr.

Sidney, OH  45365

Phone:  937-498-4593 or 800-521-6419

Serves:  Mercer, Auglaize, Shelby, Logan, Champaign, Darke, Miami, Preble, Montgomery, and Green counties.  Call the county office for services available.

This organization provides services for families who need pregnancy counseling, adoption assistnace, foster care, refugee resettlement, early childhood counseling for parents and teachers, paretntLink, food pantry, senior services (home visiting, case management, respite), mental health counseling, amd Erma's House (supervised familiy visitation center)

United Way
184 Salem Ave
Dayton, OH 45406

Phone:  937-225-3001

This organization provides services to help children and youth succeed, strengthening and supporting families

Corporate Office:
6430 Inner Mission Way
Dayton, OH 45459

Phone:  937-433-2140

Our programs include senior living, credit counseling, case management and emergency services, affordable housing for persons who are older or have disabilities, senior complanion program, and housing and care for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Starkey Hearing Foundation

Hear Now


Hear Now is a national non-profit program committed to assisting those permanently residing the in the U.S. who are deaf or hard of hearing and have no other resources to acquire hearing aids.


Our Mission: Change the social consciousness of hearing and hearing matters through education and research while providing the gift of hearing to those in need around the world.

Sight for Students (1-800-290-4964)

Vision USA (1-800-766-4466)

Eye Care America (1-800-222-3937)

Free or Financial Assistance with Eye Exams and/or glasses



Registered dieticians will work with Ohio Medicaid patients who require tube feedings or nutritional supplements to receive their nutrition supplies free.


1-800-651-6223, x526

ActivStyle is a full-service medical supply company that specializes in providing incontinence products to Medicaid recipients. We are committed to helping the underserved Medicaid-eligible patients and their families. Our expertise in understanding technical medical regulations allows us to give you the level of service that you deserve.

If you are on Medicaid, most of our products can be provided to you at no cost.

ActivStyle has a fully stocked warehouse and maintains a highly trained staff of incontinence specialists to ensure that you can find the products that best suit your level of incontinence. If you qualify, we will do all the billing, obtain the prescriptions from your physician, and complete any other Medicaid paperwork for you. Additionally, we do not charge for shipping the products directly to your home.

Legal Aid of Western Ohio

525 Jefferson Ave., Ste. 400

Toledo, OH  43604

Phone:   877-894-4599


Legal Services Corporation


Our Mission: To promote equal access to justice in our Nation and to provide high quality civil legal assistance to low-income persons.

Metropolitan Housing Authority
110 Melba St
Dayton, OH 45402

Phone:  937-222-4556

Their programs provide assistance to low and moderate income families and individuals.


Home Energy Assistance Program

Call HEAP toll-free at (800) 282-0880 during regular business hours (7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) Monday through Friday. For the hearing-impaired with a telecommunication device for the deaf (TTD), call toll-free number (800) 686-1557

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program administered by the Ohio Department of Development's Office of Community Assistance (OCA). It is designed to help eligible low-income Ohioans meet the high costs of home heating. If you are eligible for assistance, the amount of your one-time HEAP benefit wilI depend on federal funding levels, how many people live with you, total household income, and the primary fuel you use to heat your home. In most cases, the one-time benefit will be a credit applied to your energy bill by your utility company (or fuel vendor).

Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you with help paying your bills, mortgage and debt, show you how to save money, as well as provide some tips and ways to pay bills when money is tight

Save the Dream Ohio


Restoring stability

Avoiding foreclosure

Creating financial fitness

Ohio Housing Finance Agency

57 E Main St.

Columbus, OH  43215

Phone:  614-466-7970 or 888-362-6432

TDD:   614-466-1940

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency offers affordable housing opportunities for Ohioans from rental assistance to home ownership. OHFA provides access to financial resources for the development and management of affordable, safe, and sanitary housing. The agency's programs serve first-time homebuyers, renters, senior citizens, and other populations with special needs who otherwise might not be able to afford quality housing. (Serves all 88 Counties in Ohio)

American Red Cross
370 W 1st St.
Dayton, OH 45402

Phone:  937-222-6711

This agency helps prepare communities for emergencies and keep people safe following an emergency.


MS Society
Ohio Valley Chapter

4440 Lake Forest Dr., Ste. 120
Cincinnati, OH 45242

Phone: 513-769-4400 or 800-344-4867
Fax: 513-769-6019

The Ohio Valley Chapter provides a wealth of programs, fund-raisers, activities, and services for 27 counties in Southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky for people who have multiple sclerosis, their families, and friends. Our goal is to develop programs and services that provide knowledge, health, and independence. The objective is always to empower the person with MS to lead a productive and fulfilling life.

RX for Ohio website;

RxforOhio is a program that connects qualified, low-income people with discount prescription drugs, direct from the pharmaceutical manufacturer.


Montgomery County-Vital Statistics



VA Medical Center Dayton

4100 W Third St.
Dayton, OH 454208

Phone:  937-268-6511

The Dayton VA Medical Center provides a continuum of care, which encompasses all levels of acute, nursing home, and domiciliary care.
A very active ambulatory care program is provided through a variety of clinics including a primary care program designed to assure that we offer an atmosphere of friendly, personal and individualized patient care.


The Ohio Head Start Association, Inc.
144 Westpark Rd.
Dayton, Ohio 45459

Phone:  937-435-1113
Fax:  937-435-5411

OHSAI Mission Statement

As a professional organization, we are dedicated to advocacy, training and providing support which enhances and fosters growth of our individual members, member agencies, partners and others who impact the lives of children and families.

OHSAI Values
DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP We recognize that strong and effective leadership requires reciprocal, interactive, positive partnerships with all members of the community who touch the lives of children and families. We encourage continual personal and professional growth.
ACHIEVING QUALITY The quality and performance of our efforts in all areas are guided by high standards and a strong sense of responsibility. We encourage personal responsibility and growth while supporting innovative approaches and solutions.
ESTABLISHING RELATIONSHIPS We promote inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our lives. We foster an environment of honesty, integrity, respect, teamwork and trust.

Administrative Offices

Planned Parenthood
2314 Auburn Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45219

Phone:  937-226-0780

Phone:  513-721-7635
Fax:  937-226-0328

Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region strengthens our community by preventing unintended pregnancy and empowering individuals with the knowledge, opportunity, and freedom to make private decisions about reproductive and sexual health.


  • To provide reproductive health care services to any individual who wants or needs them.

  • To advocate public policies which guarantee each individual's access to services, right to privacy, and ability to make reproductive decisions free of coercion.

  • To provide human sexuality education which enhances the health and well being of individuals in the community.

Other Guardianship Programs in Ohio

County Program Name Phone Number
Montgomery Life Essentials, Inc. 937-586-0545 x105
The program is designed to serve the severely mentally disabled individuals  that have been judged incompetent by the Probate Court. 
The program offers guardianship of the person only, and will not offer guardianship of the estate. This program will however assist in the facilitation of a payee or guardian of estate when necessary.

American Red Cross Dayton Area Chapter,

370 W First St., P.O. Box 517

Dayton, OH  45401-0517.

Phone: 937-222-6711

Red Cross Family Living Center

829 S Gettysburg Ave.

Dayton, OH 45408

Phone:  937-279-6034

Who is eligible for this program?

To qualify for the program, a person must be the head of a household with at least one child and temporarily homeless due to:

  • Unsafe/unsanitary living conditions
  • Natural disaster (fire, flood, etc.)
  • Lack of financial resources
  • Domestic Violence
  • Lack of utilities
  • Eviction
  • Transience
  • Condemned dwelling/displaced by the city

How do I get a referral?

Eligible families must be referred by a social service agency, such as the American Red Cross. Other acceptable agencies include:

  • Family Service Association
  • YWCA Shelter Network
  • Lutheran & Catholic Social Services
  • Montgomery County Children’s Services
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • Project Cure
  • Montgomery County Job and Family Service Center
  • Ombudsman’s Office

To obtain a referral, the head of the household may request a confidential assessment of the family’s housing situation from one of the above-mentioned agencies.

Temporary Residency

Each EHP resident is provided with a maximum of 60 days of housing, clothing and food. During this time, a trained social worker is assigned to each family to assist in resolving the situation that led to their homelessness.

Referral and on-site services include:

  • Budgeting classes
  • Nutrition classes
  • Parenting classes
  • Fair housing classes
  • Housekeeping classes
  • Weekly case management
  • Transportation to appointments
  • Assistance with locating permanent housing
  • After-school tutoring program

The EHP also offers follow-up casework for up to one year and assists families in locating permanent low-cost housing.

For the Children

Educational programs are offered to children living at the EHP. Through a partnership with Dayton Public Schools, children have the opportunity to receive tutoring in their studies.

During the summer, children can participate in the Summer Reading Program. They can check out library books from selected Dayton Public Schools and participate in crafts and learning games.

In-Kind Contributions

To donate furniture, household items such as blankets, towels or sheets, or personal hygiene items such as soap, toothpaste or diapers, call 937-223-2985.

Senior Dining Centers

Phone:  937-296-3268
Serves at noon

The 30 Senior Dining Centers within Montgomery County, serve hot, nutritious "home style" lunch meals to individuals 60 years of age and over. The Senior Dining Center in your neighborhood is attended by people like you, folks who enjoy going out for a low-cost but healthful and tasty lunch and who enjoy the company of their neighbors.

At the Dining Centers you can meet new people, attend picnics, and enjoy holiday celebrations. Exercise classes and entertainment are available at select Dining Centers. The Senior Dining Centers are brought to you by The Senior Resource Connection and are funded through the Area Agency on Aging Title III program, United Way and customer contributions. Many groups contribute as host facilities and special funders.

You also have the opportunity to learn more about maintaining your health and nutrition and about resources available to seniors in our community. Screening tests are brought directly to various Dining Centers throughout the year.

What Is the food like?

Hot, nutritious and delicious meals are served for both regular and diabetic needs.  Milk and bread accompany every meal.

How much does it cost?

Customers contribute according to their abilities.  A contribution of $2.00 is suggested.  Friends and family are welcome, but everyone under age 60 (except spouses) must pay $4.65 for their meals.  Ask about our volunteer program for those under 60 years of age and needing a donation-meal only.

How do I start?

You can order your lunch in advance while at your Dining Center, or you can call the number listed for the Dining Center you wish to attend by 12:30 p.m. the day before you go.

What if I don't drive?

In Montgomery County the majority of dining centers are located in the city of Dayton and are on public transportation routes.  For specific information regarding transportation in all counties, please call the individual dining center.

What if I can't get out?

Most people prefer to socialize among their peers whenever they can, but sometimes that's impossible.  People who are homebound (unable to cook or shop for themselves) and have no source of meal preparation may be eligible to receive Meals-On-Wheels.  Call the Senior Resource Connection Meals-On-Wheels at 937-228-FOOD (3663) or toll free at 1-888-580-3663. 

What happens if the weather is bad?

Major television and radio stations will announce Senior Resource Connection Dining Center closings.


National network of breast cancer organizations that provides information, assitance, and referrals to anyone with questions about breast cancer; also as a voice for the interests and concerns of breast survivors and women at risk.


(484) 708-1550

(610) 645-4567

A nonprofit educational orgranization committed to empowering breast cancer patients to live longer, happier lives. Resources include semiannual conferences, a quarterly newsletter, a library and resource center, and a toll-free help line.

Alzheimer's Association
Miami Valley Chapter

3797 Summit Glen Dr., Ste. G100
Dayton, OH 45449

Phone:  937-291-3332 or 800-272-3900

The Alzheimer's Association is the only national voluntary organization dedicated to conquering Alzheimer's disease through research and to providing information and support to people with Alzheimer's disease, their families, and caregivers.

Founded in 1980 by family caregivers, the Alzheimer's Association has more than 80 chapters nationwide providing programs and services to assist Alzheimer families in their communities. The Association is the leading funding source for Alzheimer research after the federal government.

Information on Alzheimer's disease, current research, patient care and assistance for caregivers is available from the Alzheimer's Association.


Premier Community Health

601 W Riverview Ave.

Dayton, OH  45406

Phone:  937-227-9400 or 877-274-4543

Fax:  937-293-7652

Premier Community Health is dedicated to building a healthier community in the area served by Premier Health Partners through prevention, early detection and disease self management. We focus on cancer, diabetes, heart and lung diseases because they heavily affect this area and can be impacted with education and awareness.

Premier Community Health is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization directed by a community-based board of trustees.


AIDS Resource Center (ARC)
The Kuhns Building 1883
15 W Fourth S.t, Ste. 200
Dayton, OH  45402

Phone:  937-461-2437 or 800-252-0827
Fax:  937-461-2435

AIDS Resource Center Ohio provides a continuum of services for those infected, affected and at risk of HIV/AIDS.  

We will be the leader in high-quality HIV/AIDS services and prevention.  We will ensure client satisfaction while servicing the highest number of people possible with cost effectiveness.

We will reduce the incidence of HIV infection through public awareness and behaviorally based prevention programs.

Disability Resources

What We Are...   Disability Resources, inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established to promote and improve awareness, availability and accessibility of information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work and play independently.    Who We Serve...   We serve thousands of individuals with disabilities through a multidisciplinary network of service providers and consumers. In order to reach as many people with disabilities as cost effectively as possible, we target our services and publications to libraries, disability organizations, independent living centers, rehabilitation facilities, educational institutions, and health and social service providers.    What We Do...   We disseminate information about books, pamphlets, magazines, newsletters, videos, databases, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, telephone hotlines and on-line services that provide free, inexpensive or hard-to-find information to help people with disabilities live independently.



Senior Resource Center 937-228 - 3663
Visiting Nurses Association 937-225 - 4500
Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance 937-268 - 0051
Ahler's Catering (Fresh-frozen meals only) 937-443 - 0405

Home Delivered Meals (Meals on Wheels)
In order to participate in the home delivered meals programs, individuals MUST be homebound (unable to leave the home without physical assistance). There cannot be an able-bodied individual in the home who could be preparing meals.

Voice Shot

Toll Free: (800) 962-0126
Outside the U.S.: (248) 647-3100

Toll Free: (800) 804-9314
Outside the U.S.: (818) 223-8964



VoiceShot Urgent Alert provides rapid delivery of emergency alert notification and reminder calls.  VoiceShot Urgent Alert includes all the powerful features of VoiceShot Outbound plus special features tailored to those who depend on VoiceShot in times of crisis.  Additional features include added security safeguards to protect sensitive data, advanced online data management along with perpetual storage of sound files and call lists.  VoiceShot Urgent Alert provides these additional features to address the special needs of schools, government, public safety and the health care industry.

Use VoiceShot Urgent Alert for:
Emergency alerts Membership notification
Service outage notification School closing information
Weather alerts Volunteer mobilization
Emergency response to public safety Health & medical alerts
Police & Fire emergencies Community notification
Missing children alerts Public safety warnings

CAP Montgomery County
719 S Main St.
Dayton, OH 45402

Phone:  937-341-5000
Fax:  937-341-5002

Welcome to Community Action Partnership serving Montgomery County since 1998. Our Agency offers low-income individuals and families programming and services that promote self-sufficiency. Below is a listing of the services and programs we offer.

Our mission is to work with local communities to eliminate the causes and conditions of poverty and to promote individual independence and self-sufficiency.

Community Action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.


Assisted Living Waiver Program

Council on Aging

Phone:  513-721-7670 or 800-252-0155

TTY/TDD:  513-651-0691

The Assisted Living Waiver Program is an alternative for Nursing Facility Residents and recipients of one of Ohio’s Waiver Medicaid Programs.  The purpose of the waiver is to provide an additional option on the continuum of care for individuals who meet the nursing home level of care criteria and whose needs can be adequately and safely met in a less restrictive setting.


In order to be eligible for the Assisted Living Waiver the individual must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Be a nursing facility (NF) resident seeking admission to a residential care facility that would remain in an NF for long term care if not for the waiver.

  • Be a participant on one of Ohio’s Medicaid Waiver Programs who would move to a NF if not for the Assisted Living Waiver.

In addition to one of the above, the participant must have a documented need for hands on assistance with at least two activities of daily living and also 21 years of age or older.

Children's Disabilities Information

Directory of Stores and Services for Children with Special Needs

Gifts, products, shops and services for children with disabilities.

Sunrise Center

1320 E Fifth St.
Dayton, OH 45402

Phone:  937-225-4920
Fax:  937-496-3007

Hours and Days of Operation
Monday through Friday
8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Function Statement
The mission of Sunrise Center is to act as a GUIDE to the local social service system...improving the quality of life by proactively providing the tools to empower our clients to help themselves; to be the HOST to a variety of social service agencies...creating a community-based "shopping center" for social services for our clients; to serve as a LISTENING POST for our clients and neighbors...developing innovative programming to address the needs of the community, with a focus on the future; to be a GOOD NEIGHBOR...always striving to provide accessible, quality services to the residents of our community.

The following resources are available at Sunrise Center:

Sunrise Center Staff - Provides case management, and acts as a clearinghouse for referral to food/clothing pantries and area churches. Case management services include regional assessment, information and referral or emergency social service needs like counseling, utilities, housing, etc. Our service area includes zipcodes: 45403, 09, 10, 19, 20, 30, 31, 32.
CALL 225-4920

Montgomery County Juvenile Court - Provides probation services for juveniles. CALL 225-4210

Montgomery County Adult Probation Department - Provides probation services for adults. CALL 225-4320

Montgomery County Combined Health District:
* Children & Youth Clinic, CALL 225-6039
* WIC (Women, Infants & Children) Program, CALL 225-6182
* Visiting Nurses Association, CALL 225-4051
Prenatal Clinic, CALL 225-4484

S.W.E.A.T. - Dayton's Americorps Program

Montgomery County OSU Extension

1001 S Main St.

Dayton, OH 45409

Phone: 937-224-9654

Fax: 937-224-5110

Hours:   M-F 8am-4pm

The office of OSU Extension, Montgomery County,  is a well-known resource in our community.  A welcoming environment, excellent customer service, caring staff, and a clean secure facility.

Montgomery County Extension Office has
five main program areas to support the local community:
4-H Youth Development
Agriculture, Agronomy, and Livestock
Community Development
Family and Consumer Science
Natural Resources

211 Ohio  - Helplink Dayton

Phone:  937-225-3000 or 800-91-REACH

211 is a simple, easy-to-remember number to call when you need help or access to human services.

It is a free 24-hour service so you get the help you need when you need it.

It will immediately forward you to the local 211 center, which will then direct your call to the appropriate agency when you need:

Information about human service agencies

Food and shelter providers

Child care resources

Special services for seniors

Volunteer opportunities

County and
City information

Plus much more information

Office of Family & Children First

The office provides administrative support to the Family and Children First Council and Human Services Levy Council.   They have resources  listed for agencies and programs that address issues affecting families and children; fetal alcohol, domestic violence, Help Me Grow

Modest Needs

Visit for eligibility guidelines, registration, and application.

"We work to promote the self-sufficiency of the 'working poor' - the hard-working but low-income individuals and families that conventional philanthropy has otherwise forgotten. Modest Needs offers grants to low-income but generally self-sufficient households, displaced workers struggling to return to the work force, permanently disadvantaged persons struggling to afford medical care, and small non-profit organizations." Grants are paid directly to the vendor or creditor.

Three main grant programs:


- Self Sufficiency -help low-income households with short-term emergency expenses

- Bridge -For persons who will become more self-sufficient once a full month's pay has been received, but need assistance during the transition period.

- New Employment -helps people in their job search.

Simply EZ of Columbus, Ltd.

3593 Interchange Rd.

Columbus, OH  43204

Phone:  614-308-1844 or 877-396-3251

Fax:  614-278-9728


We deliver more than 25,000 meals per week to over 47 counties in Ohio. Our weekly visits bring a variety of meals including low-sugar and low sodium choices as well as adhering to sensitive dietary restrictions. Our portions are freshly sealed for easy heat and serve.

If you are not affiliated with Passport, Title III C, or Ohio Home Care programs, you may purchase meals direct from us. Five meals a week (our minimum) is only $30.00. Seven meals are $40.00, or you may order any combination of those amounts.

Medicaid Dentist Directory

The Medicaid Dentist Directory is a resource for finding federal and state funded programs for providing basic dental services from clinics and individual dentist offices and practices for eligible individuals and families.

Families with children needing dental care may be able to qualify for special funding to obtain health insurance for children with the help of the Federal government.

Contact your local State government or local Medicaid office for determining eligibility and the application requirements.


635 W 7th St., Ste., 309

Cincinnati, OH  45203

Phone:  513-621-2517 or 888-765-6789

Fax:  513-621-0288

People with a low household income, few resources and
no dental insurance or Medicaid are eligible. OPTIONS patients are primarily adults; many are the “working "poor” or elderly living on a fixed income. Fees are based on your income and certain health conditions. You must be able to pay some money at the time of each appointment. If you do not have any income or other money, you will not be able to apply.

Services may include an exam,
x-rays, cleaning, fluoride treatment, sealants, fillings, extractions, dentures or

The completed application and proof of income are returned to a local referral coordinator who determines final eligibility.  Most patients who need dental care are referred to other
community resources. A patient who is eligible for OPTIONS
is matched to a nearby participating dentist.

For more information and an application visit the website.

Ohio Home Weatherization Program (HWAP)

Office of Community Assistance

77 S High St., P.O. Box 1001

Columbus, OH  43216-1001

Phone:  800-282-0882



The Ohio Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) is a no-cost energy assistance program designed to increase the energy efficiency of dwellings owned or occupied by income-eligible Ohioans, reduce participants' household energy expenditures, and improve participants' health and safety. HWAP is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and provided to Ohioans at no cost for customers Households at or below the federal poverty guidelines or households receiving Supplemental Security Income qualify for this no-cost program.

Any individual, homeowner, or renter with an income that falls into the federal government's poverty guidelines can apply for services under the HWAP. As required by the federal government, HWAP providers give priority to people over the age of 60 and those with disabilities. The local agency's review of your application will determine your eligibility for services.

Advocacy & Protective Services, Inc.

South West Region

Franklin Square Office Center

7650 Timbercrest Dr.

Huber Heights, OH  45424

Phone:  937-938-5000 9-5 M-F

Fax:  937-938-6334

After hours, evenings, weekends, holidays:  614-262-3800 or 800-282-9363

APSI (Advocacy & Protective Services, Inc.) is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to protecting the rights of Ohioans with developmental disabilities. We advocate for the people we serve by helping to make their desires and needs known, especially when they cannot speak for themselves or if they have no other advocate. We do this by providing a full array of guardianship and protective services to individuals age 18 or older.

The Village Network

7045 Corporate Wy., Ste. 3

Centerville, OH  43459

Phone:  937-291-3533

Referral agencies in need of information on placements contact Brad Bahl.
Office:   330-202-3837 
Cell:  330-201-2521

Teaching and guiding children toward independent productive lives drives every decision made at The Village Network. The needs of each boy and girl are individually assessed and treatment plans are designed to transition youth to permanent environments.

Masters-level therapists work to create individualized treatment programs for each boy and girl. The programs at The Village Network allow for immediate placement and treatment of youth in crisis.

Programs available in Centerville:  Wendy's Wonderful Kids adoption recruiters..

12 other campuses available in Ohio

Urban-Minority Alcohol and Drug Abuse Outreach

Program (UMADAOP) of Dayton

625 Salem Ave.

Dayton, OH  45406

Phone:  937-276-2176

Fax:  937-276-2048

Incorporates Afrocentric approaches in all segments of prevention programming, re-entry programs for paroled offenders,

senior abuse, youth leadership, communication skills, resistance skills, field trips, tutoring, support groups.

Safe Haven Agency

7862 Kingsland Dr., Ste. A

West Chester, OH  45069

Phone:  513-755-2134 Cincinnati

Phone:  937-944-2097 Dayton

Hours:  9am-5pm-M-F

Developmental disabilities services-skilled nursing, group homes, personal care services, light housekeeping, companionship, meal preparation, medication administration, non-medical transportation, errands and homemaker services.

REM Ohio (Central Satellite Office)

721 Lincoln Ave., Ste. B

Troy, OH  45373

Phone:  937-335-8267

REM Ohio serves adults & children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as individuals with complicated employment barriers (neurological, brain & spinal cord injuries). Our programs and supports are built around the unique needs of each individual we serve and designed to promote independence, skill development, personal choice and growth. 

Programs:  day programs, intermediate care, shared living, vocational employment, various social activities (movies, fitness, computers, arts & crafts, etc.), in-home homemaker & personal care services.

Home Delivered Meals

Homestyle Direct

P.O. Box 159

Kimberly, ID 83341

Phone:   866-735-0921

Fax:   208-423-4615

If you are a Medicaid recipient and are eligible or are currently on the waiver programs through Medicaid, once you are approved by Medicaid, there is no charge for our meals. Homestyle Direct handles all of the Medicaid billing on your behalf. If you are unsure about your qualifications, contact your local Medicaid office. You can also call us, and we will provide the appropriate guidance. All of the items on our menu are priced the same, $5.95 per meal plus the cost of shipping.


We ship healthy and delicious meals to our customers' doorsteps. All of our meals are certified and approved by our licensed dietician. Our extensive menu offers plenty of variety to please the palate and satisfy special requirements. In addition to the complete meal offerings that feature, chicken, turkey, pork, beef, fish and seafood, vegetarian, and breakfast, we offer special nutritional options; Low-fat, Low-calorie. Carb-controlled, Gluten free, Low-sodium and Renal diets.


We can ship anywhere in the state of Ohio.

AIDS Resource Center Ohio

The Kuhn's Building

15 W Fourth St., Ste. 200

Dayton, OH  45402

Phone:  937-461-2437

Awareness, advocacy, testing and care services.

Montgomery County Victim Witness

41 N Perry St., Ste. 212

Dayton, OH  45422

Phone:  937-225-5623

Victim Assistance Program

The Justice League of Ohio is the only crime victims’ rights legal clinic in the state of Ohio that provides free legal representation in criminal court to citizens victimized by crime to protect their legal rights.



Children's advocacy centers

Counseling services

Domestic violence shelters

Elder care and abuse

Legal services

Rape crisis centers

SANE programs

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired (BSVI)

1435 Cincinnati St., Ste. 200

Dayton, OH  45417

Phone:   937-331-5000 or 800-582-1589

TTY:  937-331-5054

Fax:  937-331-5052

BSVI provides direct, personalized services to help individuals with disabilities obtain or retain employment. The BSVI counselor works with you one-on-one to plan an individualized program leading to gainful employment.


  • Work Assessment
  • Mobility Training
  • Medical Restoration
  • Vocational Development
  • Braille Instruction
  • Career Planning
  • Job Placement
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Employer Assistance
  • Follow-up Support

741 Center

Aging Services

570 N St. Rte. 741

Lebanon, OH  45036

Lebanon & Surrounding Areas: 513-695-2239
Cincinnati/Butlerville/Maineville: 513-925-2239
Dayton/Franklin/Springboro: 937-425-2239
Middletown: 513-261-2239
Blanchester: 937-783-4993, ext. 2239

The 741 Center offers Warren County adults, 55 and over.  The Center provides hot lunches for a $3.00 donation for seniors 60 and over, health and wellness screenings and education, board games, parties, income tax assistance, driving, dance, book driving, computer classes, group travel, and much more.

Individuals are invited to become members. Members do play an active role in determining the Center's activities. Take advantage of these benefits by joining The 741 Center for a small membership fee of $15 per year.

4C...for Children

Kroc Corps Community Center

1000 N Keowee St.

Dayton, OH  45404

Phone:  937-220-9660 or 800-256-1296

Fax:  937-220-9661

Hours:  8am-4:30pm

4C for Children is the region's pion eering leader, advocate and resource for high-quality early childhood education and care.

4C is the hub of information on early care and education programs and the largest provider of training and technical assistance for early childhood care-givers and teachers. 4C assists families, child-care centers, family child care providers and employers.

4C serves 15 counties in Ohio.

English as a Second Language courses

South Dayton Presbyterian Church

1180 E Alex Bell Rd.

Centerville, OH  45459

Phone:  937-433-1022

Kettering City Schools                         St. Mary's Center

D.L. Barnes Building                            corner of Steele/Xenia Avenues

3700 Far Hills Ave., Rm. 206              Dayton

Kettering, OH  45429

Project Read Helpline                      Abiding Christ

937-461-7323                                   326 E Dayton-Yellow Springs

                                                            Fairborn, OH  45324

                                                            Phone:  937-343-1999

Belmont United Methodist               Dayton Metro Library

2701 S Smithville Rd.                      215 E Third St.

Dayton, OH  45240                          Dayton, OH  45402

Phone:  937-254-1788                    Phone:  937-463-2665

Christ the King Reformed Episcopal Church

925 N Main St.

Dayton, OH  45405

Phone:  937-224-8555

Dayton Chinese Christian Church     Dayton Red Cross

600 Patterson Rd.                               370 W First St.

Dayton, OH  45419                             Dayton, OH  45404

Phone:  937-299-9595                       Phone:  937-271-5095

Kroc Center-ESOL                        Life Enrichment Center

1000 N Keowee St.                       425 N Findlay St.

Dayton, OH  45404                        Dayton, OH  45404

Phone:  937-854-6287                  Phone:  937-409-9191

Moraine Civic Center                    Redeemer Orthodox Presbyterian

3050 Kreitzer Rd.                          22 S Fairfield Rd.

Moraine, OH  45439                     Beavercreek, OH  45440

Phone:  937-499-1452                 Phone:  937-426-9965

Sinclair Community College        St. John's United Church

444 W Third St.                             515 E Third St.

Dayton, OH  45402                       Dayton, OH  45402

Phone:  937-512-3099                 Phone:  937-461-3332

South Dayton Presbyterian Church     St. Paul United Methodist Ch.

1180 E Alex Bell Rd.                             101 Huffman Ave.

Centerville, OH  45459                          Dayton, OH  45403

Phone:  937-433-1022                          Phone:  937-252-4467

Sulphur Grove United Methodist Church

7505 Taylorsville Rd.

Huber Heights, OH  45424

Phone:  937-235-5783

University of Dayton                     Wright State University

Alumni Hall Room 012                 133 Allyn Hall

300 College Park Ave.                3640 Colonel Glen Hwy.

Dayton, OH  45469                      Phone:  937-775-2935





Many of the chuches have food pantries.

South Dayton Presbyterian Church also has an Oil Change Ministry for single moms and spouses of husbands who are serving overseas.

ASIST  Translation Services, Inc.

4891 Sawmill Rd., Ste. 200

Columbus, OH  43235-7266

Phone:  888-546-7745

200+ languages, 24/7/365 availability

Children's Hunger Alliance

Southwest Ohio Region

3594 N Snyder Rd.

Trotwood, OH  45426-3835

Phone:  937-890-2280

Fax:  937-837-4511

School and Summer Nutrition, Afterschool Nutrition and Education, Adult Nutriition Education, Early Childhood Nutrition, AmeriCorps Healthy Communites (hands-on, noncompetitive nutrition education and physical activity) programs

The Glen at St. Joseph

611 St. Joseph Ave.

Dayton, OH  45410

Phone:  937-252-1635

Fax:  937-252-4964

A home for low-income single mothers and necessities such as food, clothing and medical care.
In addition, the day-to-day pressures of raising a child leave little opportunity to focus on the future and work toward a better life.

The Glen at St. Joseph provides the time, resources and environment single moms need to break out of the cycle of poverty and create a secure, successful future for themselves and their children.

East Dayton Food Pantry

140 Stonemill Rd.

Dayton, OH  45409


Phone:  937-223-2294



New Path Outreach

GIVE Medical Ministry

1000 Mote Dr.

Covington, OH  45318

Phone:  937-473-5195

Hours:  Tue., Thurs, Fri. 9am-5pm, Sat. 9am-noon by appointment

Point Fort Food Pantry

506 E Main St.

Trotwood, OH 

Hours:  Tue., Wed., Thurs 11am-1:45pm and 3rd Saturday of each month from 9-11.  Need phone ID and proof of address

The New Path-provide homes in Fort McKinley neighborhood

3721 W Siebenthaler Ave.

Dayton, OH  45406

Phone:  937-276-2464

Hours:  Tues-Thur-10am-12:45pm

Gateway Cafe

Ginghamsburg Church

6759 S County Rd. 25A

Tipp City, OH  45371

Dinner is served at 5:30pm

St. Vincent de Paul

945 S Edwin C. Moses Blvd.

Dayton, OH  45417

Phone:  937-222-7349

Hours:  2nd and 4th Wed, 9am-11am


The Gospel Mission

The King's Table

64 Burns Ave.

Dayton, OH  45402

Phone:  937-223-4513

The purpose of GIVE Medical Ministry is to provide assistance at no charge to people with medical needs, particularly those having limited financial resources. This purpose is accomplished as GIVE:

•loans durable medical equipment, ranging from hospital beds to respiratory equipment.

•supplements disposable medical supplies, ranging from incontinence soft goods to wound care products

•transfers medications to mission doctors and local free-clinics.

•makes referrals for healthcare needs to local free-clinic services.

•donates medical equipment and supplies to domestic and international Christian mission organizations.

Services of GIVE:  resale shops (clothing and furniture), food pantry, gardening, cafe, nutrition, G.E.D. tutoring (New Path at Fort McKinley).

St. Vincent dePaul also operates a furniture bank, homeless shelter, help paying bills/rent/medication, and veterans support.

The Gospel Mission offers a daily buffet every day.  Also offered: household goods, clothing, bible studies, rap sessions, a gym.

Welcome Dayton

Melissa Bertolo-Program Coordinator

Phone:  937-333-1422


Welcome Dayton promotes immigrant integration into the Dayton area by encouraging business and economic development, access to education, government health and social services, equity in the justice system, and appreciation of the arts.

Resources-community resources, ESOL classes, legal assistance, local language service providers.

Dayton World Soccer Games unites Dayton's immigrant and native-born communities to promote inclusiveness, sportsmanship, and soccer itself.

Gettysburg Gateway for Men

1921 S Gettysburg Ave.

Dayton, OH  45417

Phone:  937-222-7350

This is a 24-hour emergency homeless shelter serving single men.  Men with spouses and/or children are housed in the Gateway Shelter for Women and Families at Apple Street.

The Gettysburg Gateway shelter provides three meals daily, clothing, person items, mail and message services, job seeking services, and acess to case managment who assist in finding housing.

Samaritan Behavioral Health

601 Edwin C. Moses Blvd.

Dayton, OH  45417


8638 Old Troy Pike

Huber Heights, OH  45424


CrisisCare:  937-224-4646

Phone:  937-734-8333

Fax:  937-734-8339

CrisisCare is a crisis and assessment service for people with mental health or drug and alcohol needs. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, CrisisCare services any adult or youth in Montgomery County who needs crisis services or evaluation for hospitalization. Often access for Severe Mental Health and Alcohol/Drug Diagnostic Assessments is available Monday through Friday.

  • Hotline – 24-hour suicide prevention and crisis counseling telephone line.
  • Warmline – 24-hour supportive telephone counseling service.
  • Screening & Triage – Evaluation of crisis needs with follow-up recommendations for service.
  • Emergency Walk-ins – Face-to-face crisis intervention.
  • Pre-Hospital Screening – Health officials evaluate whether a consumer needs to be hospitalized due to life threatening circumstances.
  • Mobile Crisis Services – Crisis intervention services provided at residences and/or in the community for those who are at risk of harm to themselves or others.
  • Crisis Counseling – Provides individual counseling up to a maximum of three sessions for acute stabilization.
  • Crisis Counseling – Ongoing support of clients who are in the process of being linked to community treatment agencies.

Good Neighbor House

627 E First St.

Dayton, OH  45402-1367

Phone:  937-224-3003

Fax:  937-224-1771

Services offered for the under-served:

Medical, eye, dental, clothing & household items, food & nutrition, faith & wellness .

Salvation Army Rehabilitation Program

913 S Patterson Blvd.

Dayton, OH  45402

Phone:  800-SA-TRUCK (728-7825)

This program provides spiritual, social, and emotional assistance for ment nand women who cannot cope with their problems

This is a long-term commitment of at least six monts.  Each person is screened prior to participating in the program.

Transportation Services


Yellow Cab-937-228-1155

Project Mobility-937-425-8400

Community EMS-937-640-3008 (via gurney)

Buckeye Ambulance-85-777-0911 (from facility only)

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