Catholic Charities

Purpose: Catholic Charities Disaster Case Management program is currently serving those impacted by
the April 19th, 2023 Tornado.
Who: Survivors impacted by the tornado in Pottawatomie County with outstanding damage or impacts
that do not have the resources to fully recover on their own. Examples:
• If you still have storm damage
• If you have struggled with the FEMA or SBA process, or if insurance is not working with you
• If your landlord will not make repairs and need a Legal Aid referral or need to relocate
• If you had damaged essential furniture (beds) or appliances, and have not been able to replace
those items
• If any utilities are still non-functional due to the disaster
1. Survivors should contact Catholic Charities Pottawatomie County Office at
Phone: 405-465-3808
Please leave your name, number, and a brief description of the disaster impact
2. A disaster case manager will reach out to learn more about impact, household resources, gap in
need, and repairs/recovery needed to reestablish household. Please be prepared to describe
your damage, what steps you have taken to address the damage, and what your priorities are
for recovery.
3. If the disaster case manager establishes a disaster need for which resources may be available,
releases will be signed, and the case opened.


Call American Red Cross for assistance!

Please visit the city website for more information on recovery in Pottawatomie County.


Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management & Homeland Security

Report Storm Damage Here!

Oklahoma homeowners, renters, and business owners should report recent storm-related damages online:

***211 Resource Hotline

Call 2-1-1 for 24/7 support.  If you are impacted by current events and need a listening ear, dial 2-1-1, anytime of the day or night, and you’ll be connected with someone who truly cares and wants to help.

Visit the resource hotline website.

988 Suicide &

Crisis Lifeline

Your life matters.  We want to help you find hope.  Text 9-8-8 if you are struggling emotionally or thinking about suicide.

***Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma

Disaster Hotline

Landlord/tenant issues

Contractor issues

Call 888-602-8494

Or visit the website for legal help.


If you have questions about power restoration and what to do to make sure your home or business can receive power, please visit the Storm Center:

***Salvation Army

Shelter & Hot Meals

200 E. Ninth Street, Shawnee OK

Serving dinner nightly at 6:00PM.

Overnight shelter is available.


Rose Rock Habitat for Humanity

Tree Work & Debris Cleanup

Homeowners:  Those needing tree work, debris cleanup, or roof tarping, call 405-476-3943.  No cost for homeowners!


***Community Market

Food Pantry

Mondays: 12:30pm-5:30pm
Wednesdays: 10:00am-3:00pm
Fridays: 10:00am-3:00pm

3rd Saturday of the Month: 10:00am-Noon

Closed: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays

120 S Center, Shawnee OK

Visit the website for up-to-date information.

***Legacy Parenting Center

Emergency Diaper Assistance

Diapers, wipes, formula.  For families in Pott. Co and surrounding cities.  Call for curbside pick up, Mon-Thurs 9:30AM-3:00PM.


126 S. Center Street, Shawnee OK

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Citizen Potawatomi Nation

Tribal Members

Were you affected by the tornado?  We can help!  We serve all tribal members living within Cleaveland, Lincoln, Oklahoma, Payne, Pottawatomie and Seminole counties.  *Must be a member of a federally recognized tribe to qualify.*

Workforce & Social Services
1549 Workforce Drive, Shawnee OK

Durable Medical Equipment

Lost or damaged durable medical equipment?

Email [email protected]

or call 580-364-3554

Grace Community Church

Clothes Closet

808 E. Highland, Tecumseh OK

Our clothes closet is ready to help you!  We have men’s, women’s, children’s clothes & shoes.  Call us anytime before 8PM, and we will open to bless you!

Please call: 405-323-1405

*** denotes United Way of Pottawatomie County Partner Agency