Community Resources

Women & Breast Health

On Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, from 6 – 8 p.m., Up and Running (Dayton) and Premier Health will be offering this free event - a night of conversation and inspiration as they celebrate women’s health and encourage you to grab life! Everyone has been touched by cancer, whether it be yourself, a family member, friend, or co-worker. Take an evening to celebrate and educate with a panel of experts while you learn how to survive and thrive together! There will be refreshments and raffle prizes.

Event speakers

Diane Anderson, DO
Premier Health

Faith Callif-Daley MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor
Dayton Children’s Hospital and
Premier Health

Mary Fisher, PT, PhDPhysical Therapist
Premier Health

Mark Marinella MD, FACP
Dayton Physicians Network

Kelly McCluskey, MD 
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Far Hills OBGYN

Phyllis Rudokas, BS, RN
Oncology Nurse Navigator
Premier Health

The event will be held at 6123 Far Hills Ave., Dayton, OH, 45459. RSVP to [email protected].

If you haven’t had your mammogram in the last 12 months, here’s your chance.

The mobile mammography coach from Premier Health and Atrium Medical Center will be at Up and Running from 2 to 7 p.m. Appointments are required. To schedule your mammogram, call (855) 887-7364(855) 887-7364.

Premier Health Barbershop Screenings

Last chance to take advantage of the screenings being offered through the partnership of Premier Health with Serenity Salon, Deeez Cuttz Barbershop and Man Up Barber Shop. Health screenings and health fairs are available through October 26, 2019. See the remaining schedule below:

DCB (Deeez Cuttz Barbershop)
2576 Shiloh Springs, Trotwood, OH 45426
October 19 – 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Hemoglobin A1c and Blood Pressure

Man Up Barber Shop
4444 Powell Rd, Huber Heights, OH 45424
October 26 – 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Hemoglobin A1c and Blood Pressure

Kinship Care: Grandparents & Other Caregivers Raising Children

This program takes place the second Saturday of every month from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., at Fairmont Presbyterian Church, 3705 Far Hills Ave., Kettering, OH 45429.

Please join them for coffee, treats, conversation and education with fellow caregivers. Childcare is available by reservation (937) 299-3539(937) 299-3539.

Questions, contact Lynn Grubb, Facilitator, or call (937) 414-2815(937) 414-2815.

Mindful Chats with Megan (Preble County)

This program is available on Wednesdays, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. through the Preble County Council on Aging and is available for Preble County residents.

Megan serves as the Crisis Therapist for Preble County with Samaritan Behavioral Health.  She is a Licensed Social Worker and earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Ohio University.  Megan can provide referrals for individual therapy or simply a listening ear.  Anyone is welcome to come say hello.  Times may be adjusted to accommodate the crisis center as needed for their agency.

Call Holly Steele at (937) 456-4947(937) 456-4947 for more information.

Survivor Support Group (Clark County)

This support group is held on Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Project Woman - 525 E. Home Road, Springfield, OH. It is intended for survivors of domestic violence, intimate partner violence, sexual assault or other related acts of violence looking for help on his/her journey to healing.

Includes peer-to-peer support, education and help in transformation! For more information call (937) 328-5308(937) 328-5308. If you or someone you know is in crisis, use the Crisis Hotline (800) 634-9893(800) 634-9893.

Contact Us

The health ministries program is honored to be serving faith communities in Southwest Ohio for the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of their congregations. To learn more about how we can assist your faith community, contact us.

Michelle Randall, Program Coordinator
1046 Brown St. (Catholic Social Services building, second floor)
Dayton, Ohio 45409
Phone: (937) 227-9454(937) 227-9454
Fax: (937) 341-8838

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

We are often out in the community at meetings and working with faith communities. If you want to stop by the office, we recommend that you call or email first.