Who is the leadership team for Daybreak?


Daybreak employs approximately 100 full time and part time employees across their multiple buildings, but executive leadership is located primarily in our main 605 S Patterson building.  Currently, the leadership team consists of CEO Alisha Murray, CFO Juan Fraiz, CDO Joan Schiml, Shelter Director Tiffany Dunlap, Housing Director Bailey Thompson, Engagement Director Kathy Hooks, Clinical Director Denetta Harris, Associate Director of Development & Communication JT Szabo, HR Director Janet Traxler and Facilities Director Travis McCabe. To contact the Daybreak business offices, call 937-395-4600

Who is the leadership team for Daybreak?2024-06-03T13:18:02-04:00

Is Lindy’s Bakery still open?


Yes, but in a different capacity than in the past. No longer producing dog treats for sale, Lindy's has successfully transitioned to providing meals and nutrition services for the Daybreak campus. Our 12-week employment program allows current Daybreak clients the opportunity to learn valuable employment skills in a commercial kitchen under the supervision of industry professions, while producing daily meals for the homeless shelter, residential units and engagement clients.

Is Lindy’s Bakery still open?2023-10-11T13:50:51-04:00

How does Daybreak Dayton help youth transition into adulthood and independent living?


The organization provides life skills training, employment assistance, and connections to housing resources to help the youth prepare for independent living. The duration a youth can stay varies based on their individual needs and the specific programs they are enrolled in. It's best to contact Daybreak Dayton directly for specifics.

How does Daybreak Dayton help youth transition into adulthood and independent living?2023-10-11T13:47:52-04:00

How is Daybreak Dayton funded?


The organization is typically funded through a mix of governmental grants, private donations, community support, and fundraising events. For more information on how you can support Daybreak, visit the Ways To Give page

How is Daybreak Dayton funded?2023-10-11T13:38:06-04:00

What age group does Daybreak Dayton serve?


Daybreak Dayton primarily focuses on assisting youth. The typical age range they serve can vary, but often caters to individuals between ages 10 and 24. It's best to contact the organization directly for specific age criteria.

What age group does Daybreak Dayton serve?2023-10-11T13:34:26-04:00

What is Daybreak Dayton?


Daybreak Dayton is an organization dedicated to supporting homeless youth in the Miami Valley area. They offer a range of services, including shelter, guidance, and resources, to help young people get back on their feet.

What is Daybreak Dayton?2023-10-11T13:33:45-04:00


  • Address: 605 South Patterson Boulevard Dayton, OH 45402-2649
  • Crisis Hotline: (937) 461-1000
  • Administrative Offices: (937) 395-4600
  • Fax: (937) 395-4610
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