Disaster Response

Disaster Distress Helpline: a free resource for U.S. Citizens from SAMHSA

April 25, 2022

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

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Top Ten: Ways to Prepare Before a Disaster

January 31, 2022

Catholic Charities Community Services has prepared this handy list of ten things you can do to prepare before a disaster.

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Top Ten: Things To Do After a Disaster

July 1, 2021

Catholic Charities Community Services has compiled this “Top Ten List” with important points to consider after a disaster event occurs.

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Jefferson City residents recall destructive tornado 2 years later

May 23, 2021

This story originally appeared on KOMU. View the full story online: KOMU Website Two years after an E-F 3 tornado hit Jefferson City, City residents still have vivid memories of…

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Long-Term Recovery Committee continues to see funding requests

May 23, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website After the 2019 tornado, a committee quickly formed to help distribute grants…

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Family connected to resources through 211 help line

February 22, 2021

This story originally appeard in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website Callers to 211, the community help line, have somewhat consistently for years…

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Catholic Charities offering assistance to households impacted by July flooding

September 24, 2020
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Catholic Charities providing aid to residents affected by July flash flood

August 11, 2020

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: Jefferson City News Tribune Website After an unprecedented amount of rain fell July 19 in…

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Help available for those dealing with flood damage in Jefferson City

July 24, 2020

This story originally appeared on the KRCG website. Read the full story online: KRCG WEBSITE JEFFERSON CITY — Help is available to those affected by Sunday’s flash flooding in Jefferson City. The Catholic…

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Organization awards Catholic Charities more than $91,000

June 17, 2020

This story originally appeard in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: Jefferson City News Tribune Website The Center for Disaster Philanthropy has awarded more than $90,000…

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