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Open Table Open Hearts: Year 2 in Cleveland

01/29/18, 12:03 PM
Open Table isn’t only the reservation app on your phone – It is a national faith-based model we are using to help support youth who aged out of foster care.

Human Trafficking: What You Need to Know

01/11/18, 12:36 PM
You may not know it, but the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department has been instrumental to Northeast Ohio in the fight against what is believed to be the third-largest criminal activity in the world – Human Trafficking.

Getting to Know Your Emergency Operations Center

12/18/17, 12:01 PM
“The Emergency Operation Center (EOC) is activated” is a phrase commonly heard during emergencies, but not necessarily understood. To many outside the public safety community, the concept of an EOC and what it means when it’s activated may be unfamiliar. To truly understand the purpose and function of an EOC, it’s helpful to start with a cursory knowledge of how emergency management works.

SkillUp Service

12/13/17, 11:48 AM
Cuyahoga County’s innovative talent development service, SkillUp, is helping local non-profit ZENworks Yoga make a larger impact at high-need and underserved schools in the Cleveland area.

DSAS Team Quickly and Effectively Responds to East Cleveland Seniors in Crisis

11/27/17, 02:50 PM
On Friday, October 27, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge’s office contacted the Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services (DSAS), regarding a group of seniors and adults with disabilities who were at risk of being evicted from a large apartment complex in East Cleveland, Ohio. Our DSAS team jumped into action that same day...

We Never Outgrow the Need for Family

11/02/17, 03:08 PM
Fall is my favorite time of year. The changing leaves and seasonal foods signal the start of the holiday season. Despite the hectic pace, I look forward to spending the holidays with my family. Unfortunately, many children in the permanent custody of the Division of Children and Family Services do not have a forever family to enjoy the holidays with.

New Partnerships for the Global Center for Health Innovation

10/30/17, 02:45 PM
October has proven to be a busy month for the Global Center for Health Innovation (Global Center). Within a week, not one, but two major announcements were made to help improve the strategic direction of the Global Center.

Is your city ‘ReadyCertified’?

10/13/17, 12:21 PM
ReadyCertify is a voluntary standards-based emergency management accreditation program that allows both municipalities and organizations to examine and improve their emergency management programs and capabilities.

FAQs about the Equifax Security Breach

10/03/17, 03:14 PM
If you’ve hesitated to find out whether you’re impacted by the Equifax security breach, the Cuyahoga County Department of Consumer Affairs understands.

Library Partnership

09/27/17, 12:03 PM
An innovative partnership between Cuyahoga County, the Cuyahoga County Public Library, and the Cleveland Public Library ensures that county residents can conveniently access benefits resources while connecting with education and workforce development programs at the library.

Honoring Women in Business

09/22/17, 04:06 PM
American Business Women’s Day is a time to honor the accomplishments and contributions of millions of women in the U.S. workforce and recognize the significant impact women owned businesses have made throughout our region and the country.

Senior Centers: Masters of Aging

09/18/17, 11:55 AM
September is National Senior Center Month. Sponsored by the National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC), Senior Center Month provides 30 full days for our local centers to highlight their great work, and their senior center members. This year, the Division of Senior and Adult Services joins NISC in celebrating Senior Center Month, by highlighting the national theme: Senior Centers: Masters of Aging.

Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead, But YOU Can

09/07/17, 04:19 PM
September is National Preparedness Month (#NatlPrep) and this year’s theme is Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can. It’s important to focus on planning for a disaster because it’s something everyone can do – even if you don’t realize it.

UHBikes One-Year Anniversary

08/30/17, 04:10 PM
UHBikes, Cuyahoga County’s bikeshare program, is turning one! In July 2016, 10 stations in downtown Cleveland were deployed for a pre-launch prior to the Republican National Convention.

"Back to School" Includes Preschool too!

08/22/17, 03:58 PM
While it’s “Back to School” time for a lot of kids, it’s “Off to School” for the youngest new students who will be going for the very first time.

Lunch, Community, and Finding ‘Common Ground’

07/27/17, 05:50 PM
The Cleveland Foundation, in collaboration with several community partners such as Cuyahoga County, is hosting FREE lunch discussions throughout Cuyahoga County. Before we dive into the lunch portion, let’s talk about the most important part – The conversation.

Crime Stoppers of Cuyahoga County

07/20/17, 05:46 PM
Crime Stoppers of Cuyahoga County’s Facebook Page was launched in January of 2016 Since its launch, more than 4,600 people have opted in to follow our Crime Stoppers Facebook page. These follows can lead to increased exposure, which in turn increases leads from potential tipsters.