Community Support

updated November 3, 2021

What to do if you get sick

Food, Transportation, Medicine community support photo of Dayton


Staying Connected Check-in Service

The Ohio Department of Aging is offering a FREE, daily check-in by phone for Ohioans age 60 or older. This service can also connect you with aging network information and support.


Are/were you out of work because of Coronavirus? 

Unemployment benefits are taxable. The IRS provides information on reporting your unemployment income on your federal tax return.


Mental health concerns

If you, your student, or a peer is experiencing a more extensive or crisis-related concern (such as severe depression, self-harm, harm to others, or suicidal ideation), please immediately contact one of the following resources:

  • Crisis Care (937) 224-4646
  • Crisis Text Line-Text CONNECT to 741741
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK
  • Drug and Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222
  • 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
  • Dayton Children’s Crisis Center (for students 17 or younger)
    • Monday through Friday 8:00 am - midnight
      Saturday and Sunday 2:00 pm - midnight
      Visit the ER during other times
    • Miami Valley Hospital or Kettering Medical Center ER - if 18 or older
  • Miami Valley Warmline: 937-528-7777 (Non-emergency support open Monday-Friday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.)


Small Business Help 

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance

The SBA will continue to support small businesses through this difficult time, and urges Dayton area businesses to visit and follow @SBA_Columbus on Twitter or sign up for our newsletter for more updates.



Ohio Consumers' Council - read the Winter Reconnect Order, which begins October 5, 2020.

Public Utilities Commission


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