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UPK's "Two-Gen" Approach Makes Preschool a Family Affair

09/09/19, 04:04 PM
We know that the child who arrives at the doors of high-quality pre-kindergarten sites is part of a larger family. Understanding a family’s situation and how we can support the whole family is part of our “two-generation” approach.

Dads Matter 2 Works to Change Attitudes Around Fathers

08/12/19, 01:17 PM
The Healthy Fathering Collaborative of Greater Cleveland, a group of representatives of area agencies that offer programs and services specifically focused on fathers, held their bi-monthly meeting August 1, at the Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS,) an active partner organization.

The 2020 Census: Dispelling Myths

08/08/19, 10:40 AM
You might have seen information in the news lately about the 2020 Census. While April 1, 2020 is still quite a few months away, preparations for each decennial census take years. That’s because it’s so important for everyone to be counted. But there are some common myths that can make it hard to get everyone counted.

Local Chapter of Camp HOPE America Lets Kids Be Kids

08/06/19, 03:38 PM
Some of our fondest memories come from time spent at summer camp. The warm weather brought kayaking, swimming in the lake and s’mores over a campfire with new friends and happy company.

Innovation Academy Strives to Improve County Programs and Services

07/17/19, 01:16 PM
On July 1, 2019, Cuyahoga County kicked off Innovation Academy Training with the first Yellow Belt Course. The Cuyahoga County Innovation Academy (CCIA) uses Lean Six Sigma and Project Management methodologies to equip and enhance employees with the skills to improve programs and find efficiencies across the County.

Scam Alert: Kidnapping Scams

06/27/19, 11:07 AM
Kidnapping scams have been around for years, but they’re relatively infrequent. What’s become increasingly common, though are reports of scammers using technology to generate sounds in an attempt to make calls seem more believable.

Awatef Assad Presented with Justice for All Volunteer of the Year Award

06/19/19, 02:45 PM
Cuyahoga County is proud to announce that Awatef Assad, Assistant Law Director for the Cuyahoga County Law Department, was recently presented the Justice for All 2019 Volunteer of the Year Award at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) Annual Meeting.

Residents Can Join Cuyahoga County in Helping to Prevent Elder Abuse

06/06/19, 12:36 PM
This month, Cuyahoga County is partnering with communities across the globe to raise awareness about elder abuse. June 15 will mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), a day that serves as a call to action for individuals to learn about abuse against older adults and how to prevent and report it.

Cuyahoga County Celebrates National Economic Development Week

05/10/19, 01:30 PM
Cuyahoga County is marking National Economic Development Week from May 6-11, 2019 to celebrate the contributions of positive economic development and explain the role of the Cuyahoga County Department of Development in our local community.

2019 National Work Zone Awareness Week

04/08/19, 01:35 PM
It may seem like road construction is taking place everywhere you look. Orange cones and yellow reflective vests are a common sight, especially as it starts to get warmer in Northeast Ohio.