We know this pandemic is having a large impact on families, caregivers, and our community at large in so many ways. We are here to help you in any way we can.

Click here to view our latest communications about the actions URS is taking to help our community during this difficult time.

Below is a collective list of resources:


Help with Food from Foodbanks: Click to lookup the best way in your county to locate emergency food assistance from our network.

The Foodbank, 56 Armor Place, Dayton 45417 |  (937)461-0265 | https://thefoodbankdayton.org

(Monday through Wednesday, 1 – 3 pm)

Eligibility Criteria for Drive Thru at The Dayton Foodbank:

If you are in need of food, you are welcome to visit The Foodbank’s Mobile Farmer’s Market or our Drive-Thru Pantry.

  • We only ask that you bring a picture ID and fill out an ODJFS Eligibility to Take Food Home Form.
  • Food will be given out according to household size.

**If you are in need of food assistance, call us at (937)238-5132 and we will connect you to a food pantry or hot meal near you in Greene, Montgomery, or Preble counties.

If you are 60 years of age or older, you may qualify to be part of our monthly food box program called Commodity Supplemental Food Program. To see if you may qualify for the Senior Box Program, please click here (https://thefoodbankdayton.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/CSFP_FactSheet_2020.pdf)

The Hearth Community Place

3415 Linden Ave, Dayton, OH 45410 | (937) 903-9791 | https://www.thehearthdayton.org/

We provide meat, dairy, bread, non-perishable items, and (in the summer months) fresh produce. Through our partnership with East Dayton Christian Church, the Food Bank of Dayton, Schwebel’s Bakery, and the Dayton Phoenix Group, we serve individuals and families eligible for the Federal Emergency Food Assistant Program.


-All other Tuesdays open from 2:00pm-7:00pm

Eligibility Criteria:

Please note, we are operating a modified INDOOR model. You will have to park your car and enter the building. Masks are REQUIRED to enter the pantry and receive your groceries. Driver’s License and state ID are required at registration. No zip code restrictions.

If picking up groceries for someone else:

  • limit of 2 additional orders per customer.

  • If you are not listed in the recipient file as a person allowed to pick up their groceries you MUST supply the following: a COPY of the clients driver’s license or state ID that we can keep, and a note from the client allowing you (by name) to pick up the groceries.

Good Neighbor House

627 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402 | 937-224-3003 | http://goodneighborhouse.org/services/

Eligibility Criteria:

The purpose of Good Neighbor House is to provide help for under-served individuals and families, clients must meet certain eligibility requirements to qualify for our services. If eligible, clients are able to receive groceries every 30 days.

Good Neighbor House provisional participants must:

  • present photo ID and Social Security cards for all family members
  • 211 Card (If you have received one in the past from GNH or any other organization)


Wayman Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

3317 Hoover Ave. Dayton, Ohio 45402 | 937-268-6729 | https://www.waymandayton.org/

**Our Food Pantry currently remains open on Thursdays. Call for eligibility criteria.

St. Vincent De Paul

945 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd Dayton, OH 45417 | (937) 425-0592 | https://stvincentdayton.org/help/

St. Vincent de Paul is a faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving the Greater Dayton Area. We aid the homeless and impoverished by providing emergency shelter, transitional and permanent supportive housing, food, clothing and household items, and guidance on the path to leading a self-sustaining life.

Food Pantry hours:

-Food Pantries are open the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month from 9:00-11:00 am.

Eligibility Criteria:

– During the COVID-19 Crisis, our Food Pantry will be providing curbside distribution, whether you have a vehicle or not

-St. Vincent de Paul’s food pantry serves anyone who comes to our door, regardless of ZIP code. All clients must present identification for each household member. Adults should bring a picture ID. For children, a birth certificate, social security card, or insurance card is sufficient.

– If you need further food assistance, call the local Catholic Church in your area and leave a message that includes your name, address, phone number and the best time to return your call

– A St. Vincent de Paul volunteer will return your call, usually within 24-48 hours,and you can discuss your needs in detail. If you are unable to find a church in your area, call the St. Vincent de Paul Administration Office at (937) 222-7349 for assistance.

Help with Food from SNAP: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or food stamps, is designed to act quickly to help families and individuals facing food budget shortfalls. If you’ve experienced a job loss or lost wages, apply for SNAP online at benefits.ohio.gov or over the phone at 1-844-640-6446.

Help with Lost School Meals from Local Districts: With more than 600 school districts, availability of non-congregate school meals will vary from place to place. If you have a K-12 student, you should have received communication from your school about how your child(ren) can continue receiving meals. If you have not, please contact your local school district or building for more information.






  • Due to the high demand of Ohioans applying for Medicaid, Medicaid renewals are not being processed at this time. Medicaid coverage will not be lostbecause you have not been able to complete the renewal process. Further communication will be made available in the coming weeks as this health emergency stabilizes.
  • Our Nurse Advice Line is still open 24/7. You can speak to a registered nurse by calling 1-866-206-9599 (TTY: 711).
  • Our member services lines are also open:

Medicaid: 1-800-488-0134 (TTY:711) Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday – Friday

Medicare: 1-844-607-2827 (TTY: 711) Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, seven days a week from October 1 to March 31, and Monday – Friday the rest of the year

Marketplace: 1-800-479-9502 (TTY: 711) Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday – Friday

MyCare: 1-855-475-3163 (TTY: 711) Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday – Friday

If you want to know more, visit CareSource.com.