FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I get help with paying my rent?

St. Vincent de Paul Conferences have limited funds and are usually unable to pay the full rental amount. 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. Click here to find your conference. 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.

How do I get help paying my utility bill?

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. Click here to find your conference. 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.

How do I get RTA bus tokens?

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. Click here to find your conference. 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.

How do I get clothes for me and/or my children?

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. Click here to find your conference. 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.

How do I get food for me and/or my children?

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. Click here to find your conference. 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.

You are also welcome to our St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry located at 945 S. Edwin C. Moses, Dayton, OH 45417. We are open the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. You will need to bring a picture I.D. for every adult in the household. If there are children, we accept Social Security Card, Birth Certificates or a CareSource Card as a form of identification.

How do I get furniture for me and/or my family?

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. Click here to find your conference. 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. Furniture vouchers for the Community Furniture Bank are distributed through St. Vincent de Paul Conferences, case managers and participating area agencies.

How do I find shelter?

Montgomery County residents are welcome to our shelter at any time. The Gateway Shelter for Women and Families is located at 120 W. Apple Street, Dayton, OH 45402. The Gettysburg Gateway for Men is located at 1921 S. Gettysburg Ave., Dayton, OH 45417. You can find more information online. You do not need to make an appointment. If you are a non-Montgomery county residence, please call the shelter for more information.

How can I get help paying my mortgage?

St. Vincent de Paul Conferences have limited funds and are usually unable to pay the full mortgage amount. 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. Click here to find your conference. 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.

Does St. Vincent de Paul give cars to people?

St. Vincent de Paul does not have car program that provides vehicles to individuals. If you are in need of RTA bus token, 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. Click here to find your conference. 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. 

If you would like to learn more about donating your car, please call (937)222-5555 option 3 or read more online.

How do I get help paying for a prescription?

St. Vincent de Paul does have a Prescription Program that can help with certain drugs. 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. Click here to find your conference. 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.

Does St. Vincent de Paul help with eye glasses?

St. Vincent de Paul may be able to help provide funding for glasses. 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. Click here to find your conference. 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.

 

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