Resources Amid the Impact of COVID-19

Information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Frequently Asked Questions
Dayton & Montgomery Public Health - Coronavirus Updates
Ohio Jobs and Family Services

Ways to assist the Dayton community

I want to help



Mass  •  Prayer  •  Rosary  •  Reflection & Inspiration


Comfort  •  Mental Health Support  •  Crisis Care  •  Suicide Prevention


Food  •  Utility & Rent  •  Internet Connection



Mass Live-Stream & Recorded

Mass with Pope Francis

Archdiocese of Cincinnati
• Mass at the Cathedral St. Peter in Chains
• Listing of Masses and services at parishes in the archdiocese

Daily Readings

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
— Reflections on the Gospel


Sacred Space


Word on Fire; Bishop Robert Barron
The Examen; Fr. James Martin SJ

Pray As You Go

Emergency & Mental Health Resources

Emergencies — Call 911
Crisis Care: (937) 224-4646
Crisis Text Line: Text TALK to 74141
Suicide Prevention Hotline:  (800) 273-8255 | En Espanol: (888) 628-9454

Goodwill Easter Seals — Miami Valley Warmline: (937) 528-7777
(Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
This line is not intended for emergencies, but for support and comfort. Free and confidential mental and behavioral healt peer-support services to the community. Call when seeking comfort or support or wanting to learn about behavioral health and recovery resources that are available locally.

National Disaster Distress Helpline: (800) 985-5990, or text: TalkWithUs to 66746  |  En Espanol: (800)-985-5990
(365 day a year)
Crisis counseling and support in times of emotional stress related to natural or human-caused disaster.

The Child Mind Institute
Several resources to parents in supporting young people through this unprecedented times. The article, Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults During the Coronavirus Crisis can serve as a starting piont.

Get Help Now App
Additional information to locate providers
**More Information can be found at

Coping With Stress — County of Los Angeles Public Health


Drive Thru: (April 1-3, 10 a.m. - noon)
Location: 56 Armor Place in Dayton

WG Grinders Free Breakfast and Lunch Drive Thru
(Monday - Friday: 11:30-12:30 p.m.)
Any student 17 and under; student must be present.
Location 1: DECA Prep (220 Homewood Ave.)
Location 2: DECA Middle (110 N. Patterson Rd.)

Catholic Social Services
Food Pantry: (Monday - Friday mornings)
Location: 922 W. Riverview Ave., 45402

House of Bread
Lunches served daily at 11 a.m.
Locaton: 9 Orth Ave., 45402

Utilities Notice

Miami Valley Community Action Partnership
Utility and rent updates

United Way: Call (937) 225-3000
Connection to assistance with bills, rent and food

Internet Resources

Comcast - Internet Services
You may qualify for the free Internet

Charter-Spectrum: (844) 488-8395
The company says free broadband and WiFi access will be available for 60 days to households with students from Kindergarten to college who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. Call to enroll, the company says that it will waive installation feesl for student households.

 — Ways to Help


Thank you for every prayer offered for the CJ community — and for all teachers, counselors, staff and administrators across the world who are ministering to their students through the impact of COVID-19. We join in prayer for each person as they strive to serve our Lord in each other, no matter how great or small the need.

Food, Items and Blood

Catholic Social Services
Drop off location: 922 W. Riverview Ave., Dayton 45402
Drop off times: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
• Food pantry items
• Diaper donations (sizes 4 &5)
• Boxes to package up food
• Volunteers (ages 18-50), Contact Mike Hoendorf at (937) 223-7217 x1141  |  email

House of Bread
Drop off location: 9 Orth Avenud, Dayton 45406
Drop off times: Everyday 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
• Peanut better
• Bread
• Milk
• Fruit cups
• Rice and pasta
• Diapers (sizes 3, 4, 5 & 6)
• Baby wipes

St. Vincent de Paul
Location: 124 W. Apple St., Dayton 45402
Food drive locations
• Food
• Sheets
• Towels
• Toiletries

The Foodbank

The Blood Center
Facing a serious challenge to our local blood supply > read more
Location and Center Hours
Make an appointment online or call (937) 461-3220

Words of Encouragement

Premier Health: #healthcareheroes (for all who involved in serving those who are ill)
"We've had an outpouring of support that keeps us going. If you get a chance, send a video to our #healthcareheroes campaign. Those messages have been so uplifting and really lift the spirits of our frontline caregivers." - Lainie Dean, CJ parent, Trustee

Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School

We are reaching out to our students and engaging them in faith-filled education, counseling, prayer, support and community. We are supporting our teachers, staff and administrators to help them successfully implement CJ's distance learning program.

A Message to the CJ Community from Dan Meixner '84, president > Watch

We are addressing shorter-term needs, while planning for the continued vibrancy of our school beyond the impact of this crisis.

I want to help grow the mission of Chaminade Julienne