Tornado Relief

links and resources

This page is still under construction and will be updated as resources become available.

We know there is a lot of information right now.

These sources should still be available as we go into rebuilding, unless otherwise noted. If you need assistance finding the information and resources you need, or if you have another source, please email

BE AWARE: Scammers are taking advantage of folks that have been impacted by the tornadoes. Do not pay untrusted sources, including donation sites, without researching and taking steps to avoid the scams.

More information

Better Business Bureau Tips

FBI Release

FEMA Details and Applications

Logan County has been added to the FEMA list of disaster counties.

Before you apply for assistance, below are the steps you need to take to start your recovery process:

Step One: Take photos of your damaged home and belongings.

Step Two: Make a list of damaged/lost items.

Step Three: Save yourself time. If you have insurance, you must file a claim with your insurance company. If you do not have insurance, continue to Step Four.

Step Four: Now that you’re ready to apply now for disaster assistance or you would like more information on the types of assistance available, please utilize one of the following methods.

Addtional information

Apply online

Immediate Assistance

Logan County Emergency Management

For immediate assistance, contact the Logan County Emergency Management team, they can put you in contact with the assistance you need.

(270) 726-8585


Logan County Ministerial Association

The LCMA is working with Logan County Emergency Management to coordinate the relief effort locally. They have established a hotline at 270-726-2468 to help you find assistance and/or coordinate volunteers. Hotline available 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m


School Family Resource and Youth Services Centers

Your school FRSYC is here to help your family. They are able to connect you with the resources you need.

Adairville: Melissa Reader



Auburn: Hope Strode


Chandlers: Kristy Cartas


Olmstead: Raquel Nash


Lewisburg: Bobbie Jo Repsher


High School: Jama Madison


Temporary Resources

Be aware, many of these locations are overwhelmed with donations at the moment and may be requesting cash/gift card only donations to effectively meet our community’s needs. We recommend checking their Facebook page before visiting, and contacting them directly with questions.

Places to Donate

Logan County High School
Adairville Elementary School
Lewisburg Elementary School
Oak Grove Baptist Church
Walnut Grove Baptist Church
Monetary donations only, available online
Russellville Rural Fire Department
Monetary donations only

Places to Get Supplies

Chandlers Elementary School

6000 Morgantown Rd
Russellville, KY 42276

Oak Grove Baptist Church

Toileteries, towels, blankets, dry goods, baby stuff, water, as well as warm meals and wifi.
7-11AM, 4-8PM

5720 Morgantown Road
Russellville, KY
(270) 542-4017

Walnut Grove Baptist Church

Food, shelter, warm meals

145 Parkside Way
Russellville, KY 42276
270-847-2806, Steven Cross


Carrico Center gives food, clothing, & household items.

501 Johnson Street
Russellville, KY 42276
(270) 726-7109

Good Samaritan

Food and referrals
9AM-2PM, Mon-Thu

602 East Fourth St
Russellville, Kentucky 42276
(270) 725-9002

Kirby Funeral Services

Clothing, food, toys, toiletries

110 Franklin Road
Russellville, Kentucky 42276
(270) 213-3530

Single Events

Dumpsters Available

Corner of Bilyeu Cemetery Rd
Old Chandlers School on 103
End of Marshall Rd.
3000 block of Buena Vista
KL Knight/Coopertown Rd (pending)
Corner of 79/103

For storm related debris ONLY. Please do not put tree limbs in the dumpster.
We recommend confirming FEMA requirements about tracking damage before use. Information at the link above.

Open Hearts Open Hands Inc.

Food distribution.
Saturday, December 18 from 9:00-11:00AM. No income restrictions to receive food.

717 S. Main St.

General Information

Kentucky Legal Aid

Kentucky Legal Aid provides free assistance to eligible clients. They are available to assist with emergency relief access, insurance claims, replacing vital records, scams, and more. Call (270) 782-5740 for assistance.


Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery

How to check your home for safety issues after a disaster and some information on mental and financial recovery


Disaster Distress Hotline

If you or a loved one has been impacted by the recent tornadoes & are experiencing emotional stress, you’re not alone. Talk to experienced counselors from the Disaster Distress Hotline who offer free and confidential emotional support. Call 1-800-985-5990 to talk to someone today.


How to Support Your Children After a Tornado (PDF download)

Being in a tornado can be very frightening, and the days, weeks, and months following the storm can be very stressful. This document is about common trauma responses and how you can help your child (and yourself) deal with the emotions.


Saving Photos and Heirlooms

Smithsonian’s list of links and resources to save your keepsakes, priceless photos, and documents from water damage after a disaster, including links to the National Heritage Responders hotline and FEMA tips.

Replace Records

Birth Certificate

To replace birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates issued within the Commonwealth of Kentucky, you can contact the Office of Vital Statistics by calling 800-241-8322.  You can also place an order for replacements online by visiting their website:


Social Security Card

To replace social security cards issued by the Social Security Administration, please contact the Social Security Administration by calling 800-772-1213.  You can also visit their website:


Driver’s License

To report a change of address on your driver’s license or to replace a lost driver’s license, please visit:

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