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Sinclair College

Housing / Utility Assistance

Sinclair College does not offer student housing, but there are resources available for students who are homeless or struggling to find shelter.


Sinclair Resources

Student Assistance Referral – assistance with connecting to resources regarding homelessness, housing insecurity, food insecurity and/or medical/healthcare needs.

Community Resources

United Way 211 -  Call 2-1-1 For Essential Community Services/Resources. Get help paying bills, finding food, and locating other resources near you. Call 2-1-1 now for confidential help from a caring expert.

City of Dayton Ohio.Gov Social Services – list resources for meal sites, crisis counseling, Emergency Shelter, other housing, homeless outreach, employment services, basic needs, healthcare, financial assistance, and legal assistance.

Miami Valley Community Action Partnership – Rental/mortgage and Utility assistance, as well information regarding Eviction Prevention.

St. Vincent De Paul of Dayton - providing emergency shelter, transitional and permanent supportive housing, food, clothing and household items, and guidance to leading a self-sustaining life.

  • St. Vincent de Paul Shelter for Women and Families – serving single women and families with children, provides three meals, clothing, personal care items, mail and message services.
    • Located at 120 W. Apple St Dayton Ohio
    • For more information call 937-461-7837
  • St. Vincent de Paul Gateway Shelter for Men – Serving single men, provides three meals, clothing, personal care items, mail and message services
    • Located at 1921 S. Gettysburg Ave. Dayton, OH
    • For more information call 937-222-7350

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YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter and Housing Network – provides emergency shelter services to women and children who are escaping from a situation where domestic Violence is present.  Also offers Rapid Re-housing.

 For more information call 937-222-SAFE (7233)  (Crisis Hotline Services)

Daybreak – emergency shelter for youth ages 10 to 21 providing, shelter, food, clothing, counseling, safety and stability. Housing programs for youth ages 18 to 24, Drop-in Center for youths ages 18  to 24, providing food, clothing, a place to shower and do laundry, hygiene items and case management services.

  • Located at 605 South Patterson Boulevard Dayton, OH
  • For more information call 937-461-1000 (Crisis Hotline)
  • The Drop-In Center is located at 701 S. Patterson Boulevard Dayton, OH

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Homefull – provides assistance regarding homelessness, housing insecurity.

Catholic Social Services of Miami Valley – Serving residents of neighborhoods in west and northwest Dayton. Utility assistance through the Family Stabilization & Support program.  – searchable database by zip code for resources to help with food, clothing, misc goods, housing, health, financial and other free or reduced cost programs.

Resources - Outside of Montgomery County

Warren County Community Resource Guidereferral for clothing, counseling services, disability services, employment, Family Supports, food pantries, homeless/housing, transportation, utility/emergency assistance.

Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency – Provides assistance to residents of Hamilton County, Ohio who have outstanding rent, mortgage, water, and/or sewer bills.

Homeless and Low-Income Resources – listing of Housing/Shelters, Rent/Utility assistance, Food assistance, clothing assistance, medical/mental health, legal and veteran resources for Hamilton, Butler, Clermont, Warren, Adams and Brown counties in Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Southeast Counties in Indiana.