ProjectCARE at the Cleveland APL
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.
Neighborhood Pets Outreach & Resource Center
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
Crisis / Speciality Services
National Suicide Hotline
Phone available 24/7: 1-800-273-8255
Call United Way at 211 to be connected to local resources.
Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Hotline
Phone: 216-391-HELP (4357)
Info: Available 24 hours a day. Please note text and live chat is only available Monday-Friday 9am-4pm.
Ohio Guidestone’s Crisis Line
Info: The crisis line is available 24/7 through the entire year to help support and connect clients with the resources needed to resolve their problems, access immediate safety, and achieve physical and emotional comfort.
Emergency Assistance from Cuyahoga County
Info: Cuyahoga County provides emergency assistance for those in need of food, shelter, security, and more. They are available 24 hours a day, every day. Operators will discuss your options for emergency housing, food, income assistance, utility assistance and more. Operators will work with you to make sure you get what you need
Info: Providence House provides emergency shelter and crisis care to children newborn through twelve-years-old.
Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center
Phone: 216-391-HELP (4357)
Info: Their schedule is Monday – Friday 9am-4pm and they provide information and services to folks experiencing domestic violence or child abuse.
General Familial / Health Support
Neighborhood Family Practice
Phone: 855-NFP-MED1 (855-637-6331).
Info: Their mission “is to partner with the community for everyone’s health by providing health care services regardless of ability to pay; treating patients with compassion, dignity and respect; protecting confidentiality; and offering culturally sensitive services and community outreach.” You can call them 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 855-NFP-MED1 (855-637-6331).
Info: This organization provides free Pregnancy tests, integrative and high quality prenatal care, Maternity and baby items (as available), and more!
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.
Spanish American Committee
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.
La Sagrada Familia Church
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.”
Hispanic Alliance of Cleveland
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.
Cuyahoga County Street Card
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.
Northeast Ohio Time Bank
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.
Mutual Aid North East Ohio Facebook Group
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.
Mutual Aid Northeast Ohio Facebook Group
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.