Info: They provide a wide range of services including affordable pet supplies, low cost vaccine & microchip clinics, free ID tags and gently used collars/leashes, free spay/neuter for dogs & cats living in qualifying zip codes, medical assistance funding for emergency medical cases, euthanasia services for clients who are unable to afford the cost. To qualify for their services you must live in the City of Cleveland or East Cleveland and have total household income less than 150% of the federal poverty guideline.
Info: Services currently offered to project CARE area residents include low cost spay/neuter, one time emergency medical assistance through our Peticaid program (restrictions apply), low-cost flea treatment/preventative, counseling help with behavioral and medical needs and general care guidance, resource referrals to other programs, and dog/cat food on an emergency, as needed basis.
Info: Job boards and resource centers, job openings, and resources for professional development can be found here.
Info: Policy Matters Ohio outlines the two primary programs that offer free tax preparation services in Ohio to alleviate some financial impact due to COVID.
Spanish Speaking Resources
Info: They provide free personalized mentoring, leadership building, comprehensive post-secondary and family support to the Hispanic students and families of Northeast Ohio.
Info: They are working to integrate “the Hispanic/Latino community and all of its stakeholders as a visible, recognizable and valuable presence in Greater Cleveland” They host coat drives and provide cultural activities as well.
Info: They have many community connections, food drives, and share information in Spanish on their Facebook page. “Somos una parroquia Católica Hispana que sirve a la comunidad multicultural a encontrarse con Jesucristo a través de los Sacramentos, la hospitalidad y la justicia social.”
Info: SAC provides opportunities through three core programs: the Families First Program, the Mi Casa Housing Counseling Program, and Little Footsteps Bilingual Child Enrichment Center. Through these core programs, our clients have access to a wide range of wraparound services including family support, childcare, financial literacy education, housing counseling, job training and placement services, English classes, and a GED programming.
Info: AnswerPoverty.org works to advance the practice of social service work towards solutions that interrupt the cycle of generational poverty. They provide training for professional and volunteer practitioners who work directly with people living in poverty in the fields of education, healthcare, social work, and community development.
Info: This PDF lists many incredible resources in the Cuyahoga County area from hotlines to call, to medical service providers to meal sites and times information to name a few.
Info: This is a network of freely associating people dedicated to ensuring the distribution of vital resources such as housing / food / water / mental health services / basic medical / etc throughout northeastern Ohio.
Info: This is a group of people throughout Northeast Ohio who want to connect with each other to provide mutual aid such as sharing material items (e.g. food, medicine, water, toilet paper, etc. ), assisting with a task (like transportation help or check-ins), or sharing resources.
Info: Nextdoor is like Facebook for neighborhoods. You must enter your address to be added to the right neighborhood. Using the “help map you can see community members in your neighborhood who might be offering to help with a certain task.
Info: You can request or offer assistance with tasks in this group. You must become a member of the Northeast Ohio Time Bank first to post for assistance with a task.
Info: A monthly calendar that offers a variety of streaming content events for the Cleveland community to engage in safely.