Years of planning and collaboration came to fruition in November 2018 with the opening of the Canopy Child Advocacy Center.
November marks National Adoption Month, a time to focus efforts on finding families for children who don’t have them. Across the U. S., more than 123,000 children are waiting for their forever families.
Are you a family member caring for an older adult? Caring for our families is one of the most important jobs we will ever do. Oftentimes, caregivers may feel isolated or unsure of what to do to better care for their loved one.
Humans are creatures of habit. We tend to do the same things over and over again—go to the same restaurants, watch the same types of television shows, and take the same route to work.
Keeping seniors safe is crucial to the mission of the Division of Senior and Adult Services. In fact, we are the only agency that provides Adult Protective Services in Cuyahoga County. We investigate allegations of abuse, neglect, self-neglect and exploitation and take protective measures for adults age 60 and older when they are facing a threat to their safety.
Cuyahoga County’s commitment to assisting those in crisis is made clear by its investment in services for victims of crime.
Families Forward, a new County program for parents who owe child support, offers free job training to help improve the lives of parents and children.
Cuyahoga County is dedicated to ensuring our businesses are growing and profitable by promoting and investing in entrepreneurship and inclusive innovation.
We’re in the season when many students are heading back to school, or away to college. Many parents are helping them get prepared, buying school supplies or furnishing dorm rooms.
As the key provider of benefits in our community we know that there are thousands of people looking for jobs in Cuyahoga County.
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.
The Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services (DSAS) is raising awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease and wants you to help. Alzheimer’s Disease is not just an aging disease – it’s a disease that impacts family members of all ages and our entire community.
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.
Last week, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office was recognized at the 46th Annual New England Seminar of Forensic Sciences for having the best original research poster presentation. The five-day conference was attended by medical examiners, coroners, other physicians, and various medical/law enforcement/forensic personnel.
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.
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.
Launched in 2011 by the Office of the Cuyahoga County Executive, the Cuyahoga County Public Policy Fellowship has provided an in-depth look into local government to over 70 aspiring public and nonprofit sector leaders.
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.
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.
Families Forward is a new job training program offered by the Cuyahoga County Office of Child Support Services (OCSS) for parents who owe child support in Cuyahoga County.