The American Red Cross office in Madison, Indiana, will be open this afternoon for residents seeking assistance with their disaster-caused needs.121119091908-red-cross-disaster-relief-monster

Red Cross caseworkers will be on hand to talk with families about their specific needs and help with food, clothing, health care, emotional support and other essentials through direct client assistance.

All needs beyond the scope of Red Cross relief and recovery services are being shared with community partners to aid in collaborative, long-term recovery.

Madison (Jefferson County)

Service center at American Red Cross, 404 Main Street, Madison; open Sunday, July 26, from 1 – 5 pm.

These sites are now closed:

Portland (Jay County) – service center at the Jay County Court House in Portland is closed.

Nashville (Brown County) – service center at the Brown County YMCA in Nashville is closed.


People affected by the storms or flooding are encouraged to contact the Indiana Red Cross at 888-684-1441.


Red Cross Relief and Recovery Assistance-at-a-Glance as of July 25:

Emergency Shelters Opened: 7

Fixed Feeding Sites: 3

Bulk Distribution Sites: 5

Individual Assistance Service Centers:  5

Bulk Items and Clean Up Kits Distributed: 1,105

Meals and Snacks Served: 1,413

Health Services Contacts: 173

Mental Health Contacts: 18

Clients assisted through casework: 566

Disaster Workers on the job: 131