MEET YOUR STUDENT SUCCESS COORDINATOR, JAYNE HARRIS

Jayne Harris is a Student Success Coordinator for Remington College, located in Knoxville, TN. Jayne is originally from Harlan, KY., and is married with 2 children. Jayne worked with Community Action as an educator for Head Start for more than 13 years before accepting a position with Remington College, and relocating to East Tennessee. Her education background is in Human Services and Counseling from Lindsey Wilson College. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, fishing, traveling and spending time with her family.

SUPPORT RESOURCES IN YOUR AREA…

The following resources have been gathered to provide support in a variety of areas specific to your location. Please use the links below to connect with any number of organizations that can help you stay on track or get the assistance you need. If you feel like we are missing a specific category, feel free to reach out to your Student Success Coordinator to ensure that we are providing the best resources possible to help you achieve your goals.

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in all areas that can help with financial assistance, bill assistance, food assistance, etc… Please visit the website to search for available resources and to learn […]

COVID-19 Resources: Greater Ohio COVID-19 Relief Programs- Cleveland

Description:  A collection of resources for Cuyahoga County and other Ohio counties, to aid families with rent/housing, eviction prevention, utilities, unemployment, transit assistance, FEMA, miscellaneous.  Please follow link below. URL:   https://www.greaterohio.org/covid19-relief

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to pay benefits where: An employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming to work; An individual is quarantined with the expectation of […]

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program

Trade Adjustment Assistance Program The TAA Program seeks to provide adversely affected workers with opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support necessary to (re)build skills for future jobs. Any member of a worker group certified by the Department may be eligible to receive the following benefits and services at a local American Job […]

SnagAJob.com

Snagajob.com Job search site by city and zip code.  Apply for available jobs online and read helpful job tips. www.snagajob.com 

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

Indeed – Resume

Indeed – Free Resume Builder Make Your Resume Make a free resume in minutes using the wizard or upload your own. Get Contacted Make your resume so that employers can contact you about job opportunities. Easily Apply for Jobs Apply to jobs from your computer or smartphone in seconds. URL:  https://www.indeed.com/create-resume/

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition to life and school preparedness, Head Start is also the nation’s laboratory for early learning innovation. Head Start offers a unique whole child/whole family program […]

KhanAcadmy.Org – Free Online Tutorials

 Khan Academy Tutorials – For free. For everyone. Forever. Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

City of Cleveland, Department of Aging

Description:  Elderly Resources Health and Social Services Home Maintenance Senior Education and Information Financial Assistance Housing Senior Safety Volunteering Senior Employment Transportation URL:  http://portal.cleveland-oh.gov/CityofCleveland/Home/Government/CityAgencies/Aging Address:  75 Erieview Plaza, 2nd Floor Cleveland, OH 44114  Phone Number:  (216) 664-2833  

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

  Description:  The nonprofit Council for Economic Opportunities operates the largest Community Action Agency and the largest Head Start early childhood education program in Ohio. Early Childhood Education: Enrolling and teaching children and families in early childhood education. Head Start Early Head Start Home Base Head Start For Pregnant Women Community Action:  Support services to address immediate needs like food […]

Job & Family Services -Cleveland

Description: Promotes economic self-sufficiency and personal responsibility for families by providing a broad range of quality services.  Child Support Services Support Services Administrative Hearings Enforcement Paternity & Support Establishment Putative Father Registry Podcasts Benefit Services Prevention, Retention & Contingency Program Food Assistance Child Care Assistance Utility Assistance Ohio Works First Assistance Medicaid & Managed Care […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

Description:  With simple disaster referral, our clients can receive needed clothing, emergency financial assistance, food, casework and aid to families. Adult Rehabilitation Centers Children and Teen Services Family Thrift Stores Holiday Assistance Social Services Worship Services Emergency Disaster Services Senior Services URL:  http://www.SalvationArmyCleveland.org Address:  2507 E. 22nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44115 Phone Number:   (216) 861-8185  

Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio -Cleveland

Description: Goodwill is a nonprofit, social service agency dedicated to improving the lives of all people by providing skill-building programs and services needed to help remove common barriers to good jobs and independence. Thrift Store Goodwill’s “Smiling G” voucher program Parenting Skills, Adult Literacy and Financial Programs ComputersAgain Program Computer Skills Program Employment Services URL:  http://www.goodwillgoodskills.org/ Address:  […]

United Way -Cleveland

  Description:  Just a few of our results during the past twelve months: More than 577,000 meals were served. 4,516 people received emergency shelter services. 3,285 people accessed medications and/or medical supplies through assistance programs. 63 childcare centers are rated as 4 or 5 stars through Step Up to Quality – 5 stars is the […]

Purdue Owl

Purdue Owl This go-to guide will help you improve your writing skills immensely in MLA and APA format. Going for writing lessons are expensive and usually not worth the money. There are many scams out there but Purdue Owl is one of the more trusted platforms. They offer tips through every stage of writing presented in a […]

CareerOneStop.Org – Career Services for Ex- Offenders

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. A proud partner of the  network. Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders CareerOneStop can aid in your search for a career path following incarceration by identifying local, state and national training resources, as well as listing information for companies who hire ex-offenders.  COS offers help guiding  your employer conversation about your […]

U.S. Department of Labor – CareerOneStop.org

your source for career exploration, training & jobs Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. A proud partner of the  network.  http://www.careeronestop.org CareerOneStop offers great information and tools for  job seekers, career explorers, and students. CareerOneStop material may be used by an  individual to match interests to careers, identify skills, provide  salary & labor mkt  information (nationwide), […]

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, and resource library to learn how to keep your child safe at home, at play, and at school. Some of our parenting tips about child safety include: […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

Family Connections -Cleveland

Description:  Family Connections provides parenting support and educational opportunities for families with children from birth through age 5.  They offer year-round, free and low cost programs and services for families and children to learn and play together. Early Literacy Parent Support School Readiness Family Programs Baby & Me (0-1 year) Family Playrooms (0-5 years) Literacy […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Starting Point -Cleveland

Description: Starting Point is a Cleveland-based nonprofit agency for Child Care, Early Education and out-of-school time resource and referral agency–serving families, early childhood professionals and organizations and the community. Link families with child care, early education and out-of-school time services Increase the supply of and improve access to child care, early education, literacy and out-of-school […]

City of Cleveland, Department of Aging

Description:  Elderly Resources Health and Social Services Home Maintenance Senior Education and Information Financial Assistance Housing Senior Safety Volunteering Senior Employment Transportation URL:  http://portal.cleveland-oh.gov/CityofCleveland/Home/Government/CityAgencies/Aging Address:  75 Erieview Plaza, 2nd Floor Cleveland, OH 44114  Phone Number:  (216) 664-2833  

Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services -Cleveland

Description:   Empowers seniors and adults with disabilities to age successfully by providing resources and support that preserve their independence. Programs and Services: Adult Protective Services (APS) – mandated by the state of Ohio to investigate allegations of elder abuse, neglect & exploitation Home Support Services: Clients living with Multiple Sclerosis (through the MS Society funding) Clients […]

Boys & Girls Club of Cleveland

  Description:   The Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland is a nonprofit organization providing safe, fun places for the kids who need us most.  Our Clubs are open at the times when kids are most vulnerable to getting into trouble — after school, on Saturdays and during the summer.   Core Programs: Academic Success Healthy Lifestyles Character […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, city, or state.  To begin a search click on the “Find Providers” tab.  The website also indicates whether the care provider might participate in a […]

Cleveland Department of Public Health -Cleveland

  Description:  The division of Health is designed to promote health related topics, reports, information and events for the community. Birth & Death Certificates Health Insurance Guide Daycare Centers City Health Centers Tobacco Laws Influenza (Flu) Healthy Tips HIV/AIDS Preparing for an Emergency Communicable Disease Statistics Nursing Services MomsFirst Minority Health Immunizations Health Statistics Public […]

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

  Description:  The nonprofit Council for Economic Opportunities operates the largest Community Action Agency and the largest Head Start early childhood education program in Ohio. Early Childhood Education: Enrolling and teaching children and families in early childhood education. Head Start Early Head Start Home Base Head Start For Pregnant Women Community Action:  Support services to address immediate needs like food […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center (Greater Cleveland)

Description:   Empower individuals, educate the community and advocate for justice to end domestic violence and child abuse. Domestic Violence Child Abuse Teen Dating Violence Stalking Families Training & Education URL:  https://www.dvcac.org/ Address:  Mailing: P.O. Box 5466, Cleveland, OH 44101 Phone Number: *24-hour Domestic Violence Helpline: (216) 391-HELP (4357)  *Family Helpline: (216) 229-8800 Hours:  24-hour help   […]

Job & Family Services -Cleveland

Description: Promotes economic self-sufficiency and personal responsibility for families by providing a broad range of quality services.  Child Support Services Support Services Administrative Hearings Enforcement Paternity & Support Establishment Putative Father Registry Podcasts Benefit Services Prevention, Retention & Contingency Program Food Assistance Child Care Assistance Utility Assistance Ohio Works First Assistance Medicaid & Managed Care […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

Description:  With simple disaster referral, our clients can receive needed clothing, emergency financial assistance, food, casework and aid to families. Adult Rehabilitation Centers Children and Teen Services Family Thrift Stores Holiday Assistance Social Services Worship Services Emergency Disaster Services Senior Services URL:  http://www.SalvationArmyCleveland.org Address:  2507 E. 22nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44115 Phone Number:   (216) 861-8185  

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.  Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) […]

Another Chance of Ohio -Cleveland

  Description:  The Free Shop offers clothing, house wares, furniture and appliances free of charge.  Families and/or individual completes an information card which is maintained in a confidential file. Furniture Distribution Program Toy Give-Away Program Referral Assistance Family Empowerment Workshops Adopt-a-Family Program Show of Love Program Kid-2-Kid Program Heart-to-Heart Program Youth Construction Training Program Three Homes-  High-quality homes […]

United Way -Cleveland

  Description:  Just a few of our results during the past twelve months: More than 577,000 meals were served. 4,516 people received emergency shelter services. 3,285 people accessed medications and/or medical supplies through assistance programs. 63 childcare centers are rated as 4 or 5 stars through Step Up to Quality – 5 stars is the […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

Women’s Hospital Child Development Center – Baton Rouge, LA

Women’s Hospital Child Development Center Woman’s Child Development Center is a Class A licensed developmental learning center whose main goal is to provide high quality care in a safe and nurturing environment. Our staff have child care experience and/or academic training in child development, and are certified in pediatric first aid and pediatric CPR. We […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

Operation Homefront

Their goal is to be the provider of choice for short-term and Critical Financial Assistance, long-term stability and recurring support programs to military families. SHORT-TERM CRITICAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (RELIEF) Critical Financial Assistance* for food, utilities, home repairs, rent/mortgage payments, etc. Rent-free transitional housing for wounded service members LONG-TERM STABILITY (RESILIENCY) Mortgage-free homes awarded across the […]

COVID-19 Resources: PC’s for People

https://www.pcsforpeople.org/get-technology/ https://www.pcsforpeople.org/get-technology/

COVID-19 Resources: Midtown Cleveland

https://midtowncleveland.org/covid-19/ Links to: –Utility Support -Housing –Food Pantries & Distribution –Support For Elderly –Education & Entertainment  –Unemployment & Benefits –Emergency Personal Loans 

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

Dollywood Pre K Imagination Free Season Pass

Free Pre-K Imagination Season Pass Children born in 2015 or 2016 can visit Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country for free all season long with a Pre-K Imagination Season Pass. This special 35th Anniversary offer is inspired by Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library that introduces young children to the joy of learning through books. The deadline to […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – U-HAUL

U-HAUL Offers 30 Days Free Self- Storage amid Coronavirus Outbreak The free month applies to new customers with college IDs and is a limited-time offer subject to availability. Please visit the link below for further information. URL: https://www.uhaul.com/Articles/About/20625/College-Students-U-Haul-Offers-30-Days-Free-Self-Storage-Amid-Coronavirus-Outbreak/

COVID-19- Relief Resources – JOANN Face Mask Kits

MOST JOANN STORES are participating in the Take and Make masks with donated fabric and guidance. This is a free kit with supplies to make your own face mask. Due to supplies being limited, it’s first come first serve. The website also has videos and templates regarding making your own masks. Please visit the website […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Face Masks Online

Two online retailers are offering to mail free face masks to your home. Flexispot and DHVANI   Please visit the website below for more information regarding ordering information.   URL: https://www.kxan.com/news/simplehealth/medical/two-places-to-get-free-face-masks-online/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Polar Bears International Educational Resources

Polar Bears International The Polar Bears International website has developed a curriculum for kids that provides educational information about polar bears that includes: live chats with scientists, the polar bear tracker, live cam of the polar bears and Northern Lights and more. The website provides a schedule for videos and activities.   URL: https://polarbearsinternational.org/#    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – American Museum of Natural History

Welcome to OLogy! A science website for kids from the American Museum of Natural History. The website provides educational games, activities and learning videos and live streams covering a variety of types. Some of the topics included are: Anthropology Archaeology Astronomy Biodiversity Brain Climate Change Earth Genetics Marine Biology Microbiology PaleontOLogy Physics Water Zoology   […]

COVID-19- Relief Resources – The Weather Channel

We Love Weather is provided by The Weather Channel and provides educational information. This resource has weather activities for kids, step by step experiments and educational videos with experiments regarding science.   URL: https://weloveweather.tv/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – California Science Center

The California Science Center has provided easy to follow science activities for children as well as live science videos and more through their “Stuck at Home Science”. The site posts new activities every weekday at 10:00am.   URL: https://californiasciencecenter.org/stuck-at-home-science  

COVID-19 Resources: Children’s Defense Fund- Useful Resources for Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description:  Links to resources for families seeking assistance with health coverage, education, self-care and wellness and state-specific resources.  Also information for immigrant families URL:  https://www.childrensdefense.org/useful-resource-covid-19/#immigrant

COVID-19 Resources: National Low Income Housing Coalition- State and Local Rental Assistance Search

URL:  https://nlihc.org/rental-assistance

COVID-19 Resources: List of Museums, Zoos and Theme Parks Offering Virtual Tours

Description:  “Walk” through some of the world’s most prestigious cultural institutions, like The Met and The American Museum of Natural History, then go for a “ride” on Disney’s new Frozen rollercoaster with the kids. And regardless of your age, we think everyone will enjoy some live footage of pandas playing at the zoo! URL:  https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/travel/a31784720/best-virtual-tours/

COVID-19 Resources: Virtual Exhibits for Online Learning and Fun- Cleveland

Description:  A list of museums, art galleries, zoos, and aquariums that give children a chance to learn by virtual visiting. URL:  https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/families-and-individuals/resources-for-parents-and-families/Virtual-Exhibits-Online-Learning-and-Fun

COVID-19- Relief Resources – Walt Disney Fireworks

Walt Disney World and Disneyland have been closed since March 14 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Disney Magic Moments shared a “virtual viewing” of the “Happily Ever After” fireworks show at Walt Disney World for families to enjoy. Happily Ever After is the nighttime spectacular from Magic Kingdom. “For this special pre-recorded viewing of ‘Happily […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Virtual Games for Kids

MommyPoppins.com – has provided information about virtual activities and games for children of all ages to play with their friends. The website provides virtual games that can be accessed using multiple kinds of software. Please visit the website for more information.   URL: https://mommypoppins.com/boredom-busters/fun-games-kids-play-with-friends-virtually

COVID-19 Relief Resources – East Tennessee Job Opportunities

WATE news has provided a list of business that are currently hiring in the East Tennessee area. The website is updated regularly with new information. Please visit their site for more information.   URL: https://www.wate.com/news/business-buzz/list-whos-hiring-in-east-tennessee/

COVID-19 Resources: SingleCare Free Prescription Discount Card

URL:  https://www1.singlecare.com/rescare

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Resources: National Domestic Violence Hotline

URL:  https://www.thehotline.org/help/

COVID-19 Resources: Veterans Crisis Line

Call 800-273-8255 or text 838255 URL:  https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

COVID-19 Resources: Crisis Textline

Text TALK to 741741 URL:  https://www.crisistextline.org/  

COVID-19 Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call 800-273-8255 or Chat with Lifeline URL:  https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

COVID-19 Resources: Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration- Disaster Distress Helpline

Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration:  Disaster Distress Helpline Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 URL:  https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Offers for Healthcare Workers and First Responders

Starbucks announced on March 25 that the chain would give out free coffee to anyone who identifies as a front-line responder to the pandemic through May 3. The free coffee must be a tall hot or iced brewed coffee. Krispy Kreme announced on March 28 that it would give healthcare workers and first responder free doughnuts on Mondays at […]

COVID-19 – Relief Resources – Free Meal Sites for Children

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System’s Child Nutrition Department will be serving free breakfast and lunch at multiple school sites across the parish beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. While supplies last, families will be able to pick up pre-packaged breakfast and lunches for children 18 years of age […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Amazon Prime for Kids

Amazon is now offering free access to some of its Prime programming for kids. You don’t need to be an Amazon Prime subscriber, but you will need to create an Amazon account to log in. Currently the lineup includes primarily Amazon’s own original programming for kids, plus a lot of PBS Kids content—but more options may be […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – State Farm

In response to COVID-19, State Farm’s “State Farm Good Neighbor Relief” is returning $2 billion dividend to Mutual auto insurance customers. The website says that “On average most customers will see a 25% policy credit. Customers do not need to take action. Credits will be automatically applied”. Please visit the website for information about Frequently […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Resources: Path to Government Benefits

URL:  https://www.benefits.gov/help/faq/Coronavirus-resources

COVID-19 Resource: Homeless Shelter Directory

URL:  https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Articles: 3 Steps you can take to stay healthy during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

URL:  https://nutrition.org/making-health-and-nutrition-a-priority-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic/

COVID-19 Articles: Simple Vegan Recipes to Try During the Quarantine

URL:  https://www.peta.org/living/food/simple-vegan-recipes/

COVID- 19 Articles: Avoid Cabin Fever With These 125 Ideas to Keep Kids Entertained During the Coronavirus Crisis

URL:  https://parade.com/1009774/stephanieosmanski/things-to-do-with-kids-during-coronavirus-quarantine/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

COVID-19 Resources: Family and Community Support Toolbox-Cleveland

Description:  Family and Community Toolbox is to provide resources in order to build upon the natural learning opportunities that occur within a child’s daily routine in the home and community. URL:  http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Learning-in-Ohio/Literacy/Ohio-s-Literacy-Toolkits/Family-and-Community-Support-Toolbox

COVID-19 Article: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Social Distancing With Children

URL:  https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-social-distancing.html

COVID-19 Article: Tips for Families: Coronavirus

URL:  https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3210-tips-for-families-coronavirus

COVID-19 Article: 8 Tips for Working From Home With Kids During COVID-19

URL:  https://www.yalemedicine.org/stories/8-tips-work-at-home-with-kids-covid-19/

COVID-19 Article: Working and Learning from Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak

URL:  https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/chest-lungs/Pages/Working-and-Learning-from-Home-During-the-COVID-19-Outbreak.aspx

COVID-19 Articles: Family Activities to Do During COVID-19

URL:  https://loganhealth.org/prod/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/What-to-do-at-home-with-your-kids-during-COVID-2019.pdf

COVID-19 Article: Mental health considerations for children quarantined because of COVID-19

URL:   https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanchi/article/PIIS2352-4642(20)30096-1/fulltext

COVID-19 Article: Stress and Coping

Description: The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. URL:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html

COVID-19 Article: How to Maintain a Positive State of Mind During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Maintain a Positive State of Mind During the COVID-19 Pandemic https://www.indeed.com/hire/c/info/maintain-a-positive-state-of-mind?hl=en&cc=US

COVID-19 Resource: FindHelp

FindHelp Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic by zip code:  https://findhelp.org/

COVID-19 Article: COVID-19 Is Coinciding With a Loneliness Epidemic

COVID-19 Is Coinciding With a Loneliness Epidemic Description:  Emotional health. URL:   https://www.govexec.com/management/2020/03/covid-19-coinciding-loneliness-epidemic/164153/

COVID-19 Article: A Parent’s Guide to Working from Home with Kids

A Parent’s Guide to Working from Home with Kids https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/working-from-home-with-kids

COVID-19 Article: 7 Healthy Tips for a Better Night Sleep

7 Healthy Tips for a Better Night Sleep https://blog.ed.ted.com/2016/08/23/7-healthy-tips-for-a-better-nights-sleep/?fbclid=IwAR2KLWjiE4JOHhB7LsLplCuc3sMju4Zy-x_K-dP1w7naWb1FSSURfiKgNIQ

COVID-19: Get Your Home Ready

Description: This interim guidance is to help household members plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages household members to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community. URL:   https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/COVID19_FAQ_HouseholdReady-H.pdf

COVID-19 Article: How soap kills the coronavirus

How soap kills the coronavirus https://ed.ted.com/best_of_web/wy0p8edN  

COVID-19 Resources- Project K!d

Description: PROJECT K!D is dedicated to offering families creative and inventive ways to spend unplugged time with kids. From DIY crafts to party ideas to home décor solutions, we mix traditional craft and household materials in surprising ways. At PROJECT K!D, we produce web content, original lifestyle magazine features, sponsored content for large companies, DIY videos, and craft books. […]

COVID-19 Article: Homeschooling Through COVID-19

Homeschooling Through COVID-19 Description: The Coalition for Responsible Home Education is offering resources to help families navigate their children’s education through this pandemic. On this page you’ll find recommendations for utilizing the time during school closures; encouragement for parents supervising school at home; and information on working with your child’s school and supporting your child. URL:   […]

COVID-19 Resources- National Association of School Psychologists

Description: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 and other resources. URL:   https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/helping-children-cope-with-changes-resulting-from-covid-19

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Comcast Internet Essentials

Comcast Internet Essentials With school closings as a result of the Coronavirus and students needing Internet access for online instruction, Comcast has developed a plan to support low-income families and students with Internet Essentials. Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, anyone who signs up for Internet Essentials will receive two free months of Internet service. We are also increasing the speed […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal income taxes are extended to July 15, 2020. You can also visit the website to learn more information about the stimulus payment checks as updates […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services are available in your area. URL:  https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/covid19/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in all areas that can help with financial assistance, bill assistance, food assistance, etc… Please visit the website to search for available resources and to learn […]

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies and then visit the card company’s site directly for more information about the assistance.   URL: https://www.cnbc.com/select/credit-card-issuers-offer-customer-assistance-amid-coronavirus-financial-hardship/        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to pay benefits where: An employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming to work; An individual is quarantined with the expectation of […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Food Assistance

In response to COVID-19 relief assistance, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service is has several programs to help serve those in need.   Congregate Meal Waivers – regarding summer meal programs Pandemic EBT– children who would receive free or reduced price meals if not for school closures are eligible to receive assistance under this provision National […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will have interest waived. That includes Direct Loans, as well as Federal Perkins Loans and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program loans held by ED. When […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies to homeowners with FHA-insured Title II Single Family forward and Home Equity Conversion (reverse) mortgages, and directs mortgage services to: Halt all new foreclosure actions […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Spectrum Internet

In an effort to ensure Americans have necessary access to online resources, qualifying households with students can get 60 days of FREE access with a Spectrum Internet account. Available for households with K-12 or college students Limited to new accounts who do not already have a Spectrum Internet subscription Installation fees will be waived In addition, Spectrum […]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides daily updated information about Coronavirus (COVID-19). This website includes: tracking information of reported cases safety tips about prevention symptoms and information about COVID-19 testing sites and directions for next steps if you have concerns regarding symptoms or exposure resources and other health information   URL: https://www.cdc.gov/    

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare- Cleveland

Description: Short-term emergency housing is offered for mentally ill, homeless adults in the community. Address: 1502 E 118th St. Cleveland, OH 44106 Phone Number: (216) 661-2411  

Operation First Response (OFR)

OFR assists wounded, injured and critically ill Service Members and Disabled Veterans from all branches. Military Assistance Program – We serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their families with personal and financial needs. Financial aid varies as each case is based on individual needs ranging from: rent, utilities, vehicle payments, groceries, clothing, […]

PENFED Foundation

Our Mission Our mission is to provide service members, veterans, their families and support networks with the skills and resources they need to build a strong financial future. The Foundation changes lives through financial education, home ownership and short-term assistance. Emergency Financial Assistance Family and Caregiver Support Dream Makers Home Buying Assistance Interest- Free Loan […]

Sorenson Video Relay Service

Description: Sorenson Video Relay Service® (SVRS®) is a free, 24-hour service that enables users to place and receive calls through a professional American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter via a videophone and a high-speed internet connection. Using cutting-edge technology, Sorenson designed the ntouch® suite of products specifically for deaf communication. URL:  http://www.sorensonvrs.com/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI55ex17zp4AIVkMDACh27wgXBEAAYASAAEgIAPPD_BwE Contact & hours:  Videophone 1-801-386-8500 Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. […]

Vocational Rehabilitation- Cleveland

Description:  The Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR) provides individuals with disabilities services and supports necessary to help them attain and maintain employment. Disabilities may include physical, intellectual, mental health, or sensory disabilities. Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services are customized for each individual through assessments and one-on-one meetings with professional VR Counselors. VR services are available in all 88 counties […]

JD Breast Cancer Foundation -Cleveland

Description:  A charity, non-profit type organization that provides financial assistance to breast cancer patients. The agency will provide funds or cash grants for the following. Get help with rent, low income housing, property tax payments, energy and heating bills, existing telephone service, and even gift cards. URL:  https://www.jdbreastcancer.org/ Address:   10819 Magnolia Dr, Cleveland, Ohio 44106. Phone Number:  (216) […]

AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

Description: This charity offers HIV patients a directory of available low income and/short term housing  facilities, whether private or public. The agency also provides emergency financial assistance for paying rent and bills. As resources allow, funds and help may be available to assist the low income in the community with meeting rental and utility payments.  URL:  http://clevelandtaskforce.org/ […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – State Farm

In response to COVID-19, State Farm’s “State Farm Good Neighbor Relief” is returning $2 billion dividend to Mutual auto insurance customers. The website says that “On average most customers will see a 25% policy credit. Customers do not need to take action. Credits will be automatically applied”. Please visit the website for information about Frequently […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal income taxes are extended to July 15, 2020. You can also visit the website to learn more information about the stimulus payment checks as updates […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services are available in your area. URL:  https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/covid19/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in all areas that can help with financial assistance, bill assistance, food assistance, etc… Please visit the website to search for available resources and to learn […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies and then visit the card company’s site directly for more information about the assistance.   URL: https://www.cnbc.com/select/credit-card-issuers-offer-customer-assistance-amid-coronavirus-financial-hardship/        

COVID-19 Resources: Greater Ohio COVID-19 Relief Programs- Cleveland

Description:  A collection of resources for Cuyahoga County and other Ohio counties, to aid families with rent/housing, eviction prevention, utilities, unemployment, transit assistance, FEMA, miscellaneous.  Please follow link below. URL:   https://www.greaterohio.org/covid19-relief

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to pay benefits where: An employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming to work; An individual is quarantined with the expectation of […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will have interest waived. That includes Direct Loans, as well as Federal Perkins Loans and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program loans held by ED. When […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies to homeowners with FHA-insured Title II Single Family forward and Home Equity Conversion (reverse) mortgages, and directs mortgage services to: Halt all new foreclosure actions […]

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified […]

BenefitsCheckUp

This service assists seniors identify benefits for which they may not know they qualify for. This is a free service of the National Council on Aging. You can search your area for benefits in the following categories: Medication Health Care Income Assistance Food & Nutrition Housing and Utilities Tax Relief’ Veterans Employment Transportation Education Discount […]

American GI Forum – National Veterans Outreach Program

The American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program, Inc. (NVOP) currently serves veterans with employment and training services in the four general metropolitan areas of Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, El Paso and San Antonio, Texas. Additionally, the housing services for the elderly are available in San Antonio at three different apartment complexes. VETERANS SERVICE CENTER […]

VeteransPlus

Programs VeteransPlus programs were designed by Veterans and are delivered by Veterans to provide practical financial solutions geared to real life circumstances of current and former military personal. Our counselors and educators have been where you are and they are dedicated to your success. In the often confusing atmosphere of stressful financial situations, our Veteran […]

Army Emergency Relief

At Army Emergency Relief we help Soldiers and Families like you and yours everyday with scholarships, grants, and loans that are always free of interest and fees. Requests for AER assistance are processed at any of the 76 AER Sections located on Army installations around the world.  If you are not located near an Army […]

Yellow Ribbon Network

The Yellow Ribbon Network is a centralized online resource and clearinghouse where service members and veterans can fill out a request for assistance that is submitted to multiple non-profit funding partners for response to their needs.   Please visit the website for more details and to apply for aid.   URL: https://www.yellowribbonnetwork.org/who-are-heroes  

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation

UHCCF’s mission is to help fill the gap between what medical services/items a child needs and what their commercial health benefit plan will pay for. UHCCF grants provide financial help/assistance for families with children that have medical needs not covered or not fully covered by their commercial health insurance plan. Grant Eligibility  Child must be 16 years […]

IRS Tax Transcript- All Campuses

Description:  IRS Tax Transcript-  Taxpayers should keep copies of their tax returns for at least three years. Those who need a copy of their tax return should check with their software provider or tax preparer. Prior year tax returns are available from IRS for a fee. For those that need tax transcripts, however, IRS can […]

PENFED Foundation

Our Mission Our mission is to provide service members, veterans, their families and support networks with the skills and resources they need to build a strong financial future. The Foundation changes lives through financial education, home ownership and short-term assistance. Emergency Financial Assistance Family and Caregiver Support Dream Makers Home Buying Assistance Interest- Free Loan […]

Free Summer Activities 2019- Cleveland

Description:  A list of free museums, movies, theater performance, concerts, crafts and even free sushi. Check out some of the free summer activities recommended by the Shaker Heights Schools Family and Community Engagement Center: URL:   http://www.shaker.org/protected/ArticleView.aspx?iid=6GIGAGI&dasi=2YB

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, including unemployment benefits, and how to find which ones are available to you. Financial Aid for Students Learn about getting help paying for school. Food […]

Spectrum Internet Assist

Spectrum Internet Assist We believe that everyone should have access to reliable, high-speed Internet.  Through the Spectrum Internet Assist program, qualified households* can receive: High-speed 30 Mbps Internet with no data caps Internet modem included No contracts required Add in-home WiFi for $5 more per month Offer not valid for current Spectrum Internet subscribers To qualify for Spectrum […]

EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program for HVAC Students

The EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program Established to recognize the excellent and deserving students seeking careers in HVAC, is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program, which provides $2,500 individual awards to students nationwide.  Up to 20 awards will be granted. ***Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2019*** To qualify, applicants should: Intend to […]

MyFreeTaxes.com

MyFreeTaxes.com Some “free” tax preparation products only offer federal (not state) filings, or charge extra for anything beyond the most basic forms. MyFreeTaxes is completely free for individuals and families who earned less than $66,000 in 2018 — whether you file in multiple states, work freelance, have a side gig, or earn investment income. URL:  https://www.myfreetaxes.com/ This […]

Access Program by AT&T – Income Based Internet

Access Program – AT&T AT&T is offering low-cost wireline home Internet service to qualifying households: With at least one resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and With an address in AT&T’s 21-state service area, at which we offer wireline home Internet service, and Without outstanding debt for AT&T fixed Internet […]

Aaron’s – Rent to Own Computers

Aaron’s If you’re in the market for new a new computer, laptop, or tablet, rent to own is a great option that allows you to avoid large upfront payments by making affordable monthly payments instead.  Once all of your payments are made, you own it. URL:  https://www.aarons.com/electronics/laptops-tablets

Discounted Amazon Prime for EBT and Medicaid Members

EBT and Medicaid cardholders get a discount on Amazon Prime As an Amazon Prime member, you receive a free 30-day trial that includes Free Two-Day Shipping on over 100 million items, exclusive shopping deals, and discounts on diapers and baby food. With Prime, you get access to thousands of movies, TV shows, and music to […]

Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill – USAGov

  Help with Bills Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill   The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) may be able to help with: Assistance to pay your heating or cooling bills Emergency services in cases of energy crisis, such as utility shutoffs Low-cost home improvements, known as weatherization, that make your home more energy efficient […]

Help with Bills USAGov

Get Help Paying phone bill …to learn more contact https://www.fcc.gov/general/lifeline-program-low-income-consumers The Lifeline program from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) helps low-income individuals and families get discounted landline or cell (wireless) phone service. The program is run by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). Who is Eligible? Click to see if you   qualify for this program.  Have income at 135% or […]

Groupon – Discounted Used Computers and Laptops

Groupon Groupon.com offers cheap and discounted used computers, tablets, and PC’s.  Free shipping on orders over $34.99 and free returns. URL:  https://www.groupon.com/goods/computers-and-tablets

Discount Computer Depot

Discount Computer Depot We believe in creating a BETTER experience for our customers, our community, and our planet.  That’s why we bring value and quality of life benefits; products aside, here’s just some of what we do for you. Free Delivery – available on everything we sell if you’re into that kind of stuff Click and […]

Financial Help Resources

Get Help Paying Your Bills – Financial Help Resources Find government and non-profit resources to help you pay your bills We provide free resources for those under financial stress who need help paying their bills. Our resources are location based and nationwide. Our list of financial help ranges from single parent financial help, college and […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by state. URL:  http//www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html    

Internet Essentials from Comcast

Internet Essentials from Comcast We believe that everyone should have access to the opportunities made possible by having the Internet at home. Since 2011, Internet Essentials is our answer to help close the Digital Divide.  Just $9.95 a month for eligible families and individuals with no credit check or contracts. Eligibility for the Program: Do […]

PC’s for People

PC’s for People Computers and Low Cost Internet. PCs for People refurbishes desktop and laptop computers for distribution to eligible recipients. As a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher, we are able to provide computers with licensed copies of Windows 10. We also have more economical machines that include Linux or LibreOffice. Every desktop includes a mouse, a […]

Amazon Prime Student

Amazon Prime Student Get fast, FREE Shipping on over 100 million items, stream thousands of TV shows and movies, and get exclusive college deals on books, electronics, and other school supplies. Your first 6 months is free.  Afterwards, Prime Student is just $6.49/month or $49.00/year.  Cancel anytime. URL:  www.amazon.com

TigerDirect – Refurbished Laptops

TigerDirect.com Online retail site with daily sales on new & refurbished laptops, tablets, and other electronics. URL:  http://www.tigerdirect.com/

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition to life and school preparedness, Head Start is also the nation’s laboratory for early learning innovation. Head Start offers a unique whole child/whole family program […]

Shoes That Fit

Shoes That Fit Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty in America by giving kids in need new athletic shoes to attend school with dignity and joy, prepared to learn, play and thrive. We do this through partnering with corporations and volunteer groups, as well as through individual donations. Today, we […]

The American Legion – Family Support Network

Family Support Network The American Legion’s Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and their families, whose lives have been directly affected by the ongoing global war on terrorism. How the Family Support Network Works SUPPORTING FAMILIES DURING DEPLOYMENT The American Legion recognizes that families of deployed and activated military […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Need Help Paying Bills?

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS . COM Help With Bills, Mortgage and Debts Help with medical bills and find access low cost health care centers or insurance policies. Free mortgage help and foreclosure prevention as well as counseling services. Debt help can reduce credit card obligations and other payments, such as medical debts. Grants and other forms of financial aid […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

Financial Aid – FAFSA

Who We Are Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, our more than 1,300 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $120 billion in federal grants, […]

City Mission Laura’s Home Women’s Crisis Center -Cleveland

  Description:  Emergency Shelter for Women & Children.  Provides short-term emergency shelter and a longer-term program for in-crisis women and women with children. Food Shelter Clothing Safety Employment URL:  https://www.thecitymission.org/lauras-home-womens-crisis-center/ Address:  18120 Puritas AveCleveland 44135 Phone Number:  (216) 472-5500 Hours: 

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission -Cleveland

Description:  From VA benefits to emergency financial assistance, memorial affairs, medical transportation, and so much more, they are there to ease your stress and help you regain your footing. Services Provided: Financial Assistance Memorial Affairs Payment Processing Social Work Case Management Veterans Service Officers (assist with: VA Benefits, Disability Pensions, VA Healthcare Enrollment education, home […]

City of Cleveland, Department of Aging

Description:  Elderly Resources Health and Social Services Home Maintenance Senior Education and Information Financial Assistance Housing Senior Safety Volunteering Senior Employment Transportation URL:  http://portal.cleveland-oh.gov/CityofCleveland/Home/Government/CityAgencies/Aging Address:  75 Erieview Plaza, 2nd Floor Cleveland, OH 44114  Phone Number:  (216) 664-2833  

GovLoans.Gov

GovLoans.Gov Your gateway to government loan information. It directs you to the loan information that best meets your needs. Loan Categories: Agriculture Education Business Housing Disaster Relief Veteran URL:  www.govloans.gov Phone:  1-800-FED-INFO (1-800-333-4636) Hours:  8:00 AM – 8:00 PM ET

Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services -Cleveland

Description:   Empowers seniors and adults with disabilities to age successfully by providing resources and support that preserve their independence. Programs and Services: Adult Protective Services (APS) – mandated by the state of Ohio to investigate allegations of elder abuse, neglect & exploitation Home Support Services: Clients living with Multiple Sclerosis (through the MS Society funding) Clients […]

Benefits.Gov

Benefits.Gov As the official benefits website of the U.S. government, our mission is to reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to benefit information. Launched in 2002, Benefits.gov (formerly GovBenefits.gov) was one of the earliest “E-Government” initiatives to launch as part of the President’s Management Agenda and was […]

Lifeline Program

LIFELINE PROGRAM Lifeline is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Program administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. Eligible customers will get at least $9.25 toward their bill. You can only use Lifeline for either phone or internet, but not both.  Eligibility information is below. To […]

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

  Description:  The nonprofit Council for Economic Opportunities operates the largest Community Action Agency and the largest Head Start early childhood education program in Ohio. Early Childhood Education: Enrolling and teaching children and families in early childhood education. Head Start Early Head Start Home Base Head Start For Pregnant Women Community Action:  Support services to address immediate needs like food […]

Job & Family Services -Cleveland

Description: Promotes economic self-sufficiency and personal responsibility for families by providing a broad range of quality services.  Child Support Services Support Services Administrative Hearings Enforcement Paternity & Support Establishment Putative Father Registry Podcasts Benefit Services Prevention, Retention & Contingency Program Food Assistance Child Care Assistance Utility Assistance Ohio Works First Assistance Medicaid & Managed Care […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

Description:  With simple disaster referral, our clients can receive needed clothing, emergency financial assistance, food, casework and aid to families. Adult Rehabilitation Centers Children and Teen Services Family Thrift Stores Holiday Assistance Social Services Worship Services Emergency Disaster Services Senior Services URL:  http://www.SalvationArmyCleveland.org Address:  2507 E. 22nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44115 Phone Number:   (216) 861-8185  

United Way -Cleveland

  Description:  Just a few of our results during the past twelve months: More than 577,000 meals were served. 4,516 people received emergency shelter services. 3,285 people accessed medications and/or medical supplies through assistance programs. 63 childcare centers are rated as 4 or 5 stars through Step Up to Quality – 5 stars is the […]

AARP – Tax Aide Program

 Tax-Aide Program AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 50 and older – at nearly 5,000 locations nationwide or on-line. Find a location near you- Toll-free Nationwide: 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277)

Free Beds for Kids- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Description:  We’re a national organization answering the call to a national problem.  We fully believe that a bed is a basic need for the proper physical, emotional, and mental support that a child needs.  All children deserve a safe, comfortable place to lay their heads. Across the U.S., too many boys and girls go without a bed – […]

COVID-19 Resource: Homeless Shelter Directory

URL:  https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Comcast Internet Essentials

Comcast Internet Essentials With school closings as a result of the Coronavirus and students needing Internet access for online instruction, Comcast has developed a plan to support low-income families and students with Internet Essentials. Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, anyone who signs up for Internet Essentials will receive two free months of Internet service. We are also increasing the speed […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal income taxes are extended to July 15, 2020. You can also visit the website to learn more information about the stimulus payment checks as updates […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services are available in your area. URL:  https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/covid19/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in all areas that can help with financial assistance, bill assistance, food assistance, etc… Please visit the website to search for available resources and to learn […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies and then visit the card company’s site directly for more information about the assistance.   URL: https://www.cnbc.com/select/credit-card-issuers-offer-customer-assistance-amid-coronavirus-financial-hardship/        

COVID-19 Resources: Greater Ohio COVID-19 Relief Programs- Cleveland

Description:  A collection of resources for Cuyahoga County and other Ohio counties, to aid families with rent/housing, eviction prevention, utilities, unemployment, transit assistance, FEMA, miscellaneous.  Please follow link below. URL:   https://www.greaterohio.org/covid19-relief

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to pay benefits where: An employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming to work; An individual is quarantined with the expectation of […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Food Assistance

In response to COVID-19 relief assistance, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service is has several programs to help serve those in need.   Congregate Meal Waivers – regarding summer meal programs Pandemic EBT– children who would receive free or reduced price meals if not for school closures are eligible to receive assistance under this provision National […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will have interest waived. That includes Direct Loans, as well as Federal Perkins Loans and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program loans held by ED. When […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies to homeowners with FHA-insured Title II Single Family forward and Home Equity Conversion (reverse) mortgages, and directs mortgage services to: Halt all new foreclosure actions […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Spectrum Internet

In an effort to ensure Americans have necessary access to online resources, qualifying households with students can get 60 days of FREE access with a Spectrum Internet account. Available for households with K-12 or college students Limited to new accounts who do not already have a Spectrum Internet subscription Installation fees will be waived In addition, Spectrum […]

Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare- Cleveland

Description: Short-term emergency housing is offered for mentally ill, homeless adults in the community. Address: 1502 E 118th St. Cleveland, OH 44106 Phone Number: (216) 661-2411  

West Haven Youth Shelter

Description: Homeless shelter for youth in Cleveland, Ohio Address:  3020 W 104th St Cleveland, OH 44111 Phone Number: (216) 941-0063 Hours: Open 24-Hours

North Point Transitional Housing Center- Cleveland

Description: Provides transitional housing for homeless residents and men who are able to work and have an income. URL:  https://www.frontlineservice.org/transitional-housing/ Address: 1550 Superior Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44114 Phone Number: (216) 455-0095

Operation First Response (OFR)

OFR assists wounded, injured and critically ill Service Members and Disabled Veterans from all branches. Military Assistance Program – We serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their families with personal and financial needs. Financial aid varies as each case is based on individual needs ranging from: rent, utilities, vehicle payments, groceries, clothing, […]

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

BeAnElf.org

BeAnElf.org’s volunteers buy gifts for children with fewer privileges than other kids. At participating United States Postal Services (USPS) postal branches, volunteers select one or more letters to Santa. To protect children, postal workers will have removed the children’s return addresses, and replaced them with a number. Address your letter Santa c/o Operation Santa Add […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, including unemployment benefits, and how to find which ones are available to you. Financial Aid for Students Learn about getting help paying for school. Food […]

RentAssistance.us

RentAssistance.us RentAssistance provides a directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that will help you pay your rent. Some listings are government organizations.  Other are non-profits and charities that offer rental assistance programs.  Each organization has its own eligibility rules and conditions, and you are encouraged to call directly to find out what you need […]

Mercy Housing

https://www.mercyhousing.org/   Mercy Housing is one of the nation’s largest affordable housing organizations. We participate in the development, preservation, management and/or financing of affordable, program-enriched housing across the country. Mercy Housing gives a home to low-income families, seniors, individuals and people with special needs by providing them with the full spectrum of affordable housing, including […]

Foodpantries.org

This website allows you to search for food pantries in your area.  You can search by your state and then your city. http://www.foodpantries.org

ShelterListings.Org – Find Shelter & Housing

Mission Statement To help the needy find shelter and assistance. This nation is going through tough times and providing a helping hand can help make the world a better place. URL: https://www.shelterlistings.org/ SUPPORTIVE HOUSING AND SHELTERS Homeless Shelters Supportive Housing Housing for Low Income Halfway Housing Transitional Housing Day Shelters Low Cost Housing TYPES OF SHELTERS […]

Habitat for Humanity -All

Description:  Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in approximately 70 countries. Habitat’s vision is of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat works toward our vision by building strength, stability and self-reliance in partnership with families in […]

National Resource Directory (NRD) for Veterans and Military

National Resource Directory (NRD) The NRD is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration. Visitors can find information on a […]

LowIncomeHousing.us

This website allows you to search for affordable rentals and housing options in your area.  Simply go to the website and click on your state and then your city. URL:  http://www.lowincomehousing.us

Homeless Shelter Directory website

This website allows the user to click their location on a map to find a local homeless shelter.  The website also allows you to search for soup kitchens, rent assistance programs, affordable housing, and other useful resources. URL:  http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by state. URL:  http//www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html    

The American Legion – Family Support Network

Family Support Network The American Legion’s Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and their families, whose lives have been directly affected by the ongoing global war on terrorism. How the Family Support Network Works SUPPORTING FAMILIES DURING DEPLOYMENT The American Legion recognizes that families of deployed and activated military […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Programs Available: Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) Eligibility & How to Apply Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Participant Eligibility The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Participant Eligibility Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Am I Eligible for SNAP? How Do I Apply for SNAP? WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

City Mission Laura’s Home Women’s Crisis Center -Cleveland

  Description:  Emergency Shelter for Women & Children.  Provides short-term emergency shelter and a longer-term program for in-crisis women and women with children. Food Shelter Clothing Safety Employment URL:  https://www.thecitymission.org/lauras-home-womens-crisis-center/ Address:  18120 Puritas AveCleveland 44135 Phone Number:  (216) 472-5500 Hours: 

Family Connections -Cleveland

Description:  Family Connections provides parenting support and educational opportunities for families with children from birth through age 5.  They offer year-round, free and low cost programs and services for families and children to learn and play together. Early Literacy Parent Support School Readiness Family Programs Baby & Me (0-1 year) Family Playrooms (0-5 years) Literacy […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission -Cleveland

Description:  From VA benefits to emergency financial assistance, memorial affairs, medical transportation, and so much more, they are there to ease your stress and help you regain your footing. Services Provided: Financial Assistance Memorial Affairs Payment Processing Social Work Case Management Veterans Service Officers (assist with: VA Benefits, Disability Pensions, VA Healthcare Enrollment education, home […]

City of Cleveland, Department of Aging

Description:  Elderly Resources Health and Social Services Home Maintenance Senior Education and Information Financial Assistance Housing Senior Safety Volunteering Senior Employment Transportation URL:  http://portal.cleveland-oh.gov/CityofCleveland/Home/Government/CityAgencies/Aging Address:  75 Erieview Plaza, 2nd Floor Cleveland, OH 44114  Phone Number:  (216) 664-2833  

Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services -Cleveland

Description:   Empowers seniors and adults with disabilities to age successfully by providing resources and support that preserve their independence. Programs and Services: Adult Protective Services (APS) – mandated by the state of Ohio to investigate allegations of elder abuse, neglect & exploitation Home Support Services: Clients living with Multiple Sclerosis (through the MS Society funding) Clients […]

Homeless Shelters Directory

Homeless Shelters Directory Helping the Needy of America. The Homeless Shelter Directory was started as a list of homeless shelters. We now provide listings for the following: Homeless Shelters Homeless Service Organizations Monetary Assistance Transitional Housing Free Clinics (Dental and Medical) Low Cost and Free Treatment Centers Outreach Centers Day Shelters Relief Organizations that can […]

Foodpantries.org

Foodpantries.org  Foodpantries.org have set up this directory of Food Banks, Soup Kitchens, and non-profit organizations committed to fighting hunger. The information is collected manually and is as accurate as possible.  Keeping this free resource updated is a collaborative effort and will benefit families and individuals in need. URL:  https://www.foodpantries.org/ Food Pantries By State Alaska (126) Alabama (375) Arkansas (546) […]

Feeding America

Feeding America Feeding America is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS.  Our mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger. URL:  http://www.feedingamerica.org/ Contact the National Office: Address:  35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60601 Phone:  800.771.2303 […]

Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center (Greater Cleveland)

Description:   Empower individuals, educate the community and advocate for justice to end domestic violence and child abuse. Domestic Violence Child Abuse Teen Dating Violence Stalking Families Training & Education URL:  https://www.dvcac.org/ Address:  Mailing: P.O. Box 5466, Cleveland, OH 44101 Phone Number: *24-hour Domestic Violence Helpline: (216) 391-HELP (4357)  *Family Helpline: (216) 229-8800 Hours:  24-hour help   […]

Job & Family Services -Cleveland

Description: Promotes economic self-sufficiency and personal responsibility for families by providing a broad range of quality services.  Child Support Services Support Services Administrative Hearings Enforcement Paternity & Support Establishment Putative Father Registry Podcasts Benefit Services Prevention, Retention & Contingency Program Food Assistance Child Care Assistance Utility Assistance Ohio Works First Assistance Medicaid & Managed Care […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

Description:  With simple disaster referral, our clients can receive needed clothing, emergency financial assistance, food, casework and aid to families. Adult Rehabilitation Centers Children and Teen Services Family Thrift Stores Holiday Assistance Social Services Worship Services Emergency Disaster Services Senior Services URL:  http://www.SalvationArmyCleveland.org Address:  2507 E. 22nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44115 Phone Number:   (216) 861-8185  

HousingCleveland.org

  Description: Cleveland’s housing search site. Renters search for free, landlords list rental housing for free. URL:  http://www.housingcleveland.org  

Greater Cleveland Food Bank -Cleveland

  Description:  Community food distribution center Provides a list of pantry and hot food sites Provides food and other critical grocery products annually to Hot meal programs, Shelters, Mobile pantries, Programs for the elderly and other non-profit agencies Helps clients apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and other benefits. URL:   http://greaterclevelandfoodbank.org/ Address:  15500 South Waterloo […]

Another Chance of Ohio -Cleveland

  Description:  The Free Shop offers clothing, house wares, furniture and appliances free of charge.  Families and/or individual completes an information card which is maintained in a confidential file. Furniture Distribution Program Toy Give-Away Program Referral Assistance Family Empowerment Workshops Adopt-a-Family Program Show of Love Program Kid-2-Kid Program Heart-to-Heart Program Youth Construction Training Program Three Homes-  High-quality homes […]

Cleveland Furniture Bank/Thrift Store -Cleveland

  Description:  Provides gently used furniture to individuals by referral only. The Thrift Store sells wide selection and price range of new and gently used furniture, clothing, household goods, small and large appliances. URL:  http://clevelandfurniturebank.org/ Address:  13360 Smith Road, Cleveland, OH Phone Number:   (216) 459-2265 Contact:  Hours: *Thrift Store:  9:00 AM – 8:00 PM Monday – Friday / 9:00 […]

United Way -Cleveland

  Description:  Just a few of our results during the past twelve months: More than 577,000 meals were served. 4,516 people received emergency shelter services. 3,285 people accessed medications and/or medical supplies through assistance programs. 63 childcare centers are rated as 4 or 5 stars through Step Up to Quality – 5 stars is the […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

COVID-19 Resources: Children’s Defense Fund- Useful Resources for Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description:  Links to resources for families seeking assistance with health coverage, education, self-care and wellness and state-specific resources.  Also information for immigrant families URL:  https://www.childrensdefense.org/useful-resource-covid-19/#immigrant

COVID-19 Resources- National Association of School Psychologists

Description: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 and other resources. URL:   https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/helping-children-cope-with-changes-resulting-from-covid-19

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides daily updated information about Coronavirus (COVID-19). This website includes: tracking information of reported cases safety tips about prevention symptoms and information about COVID-19 testing sites and directions for next steps if you have concerns regarding symptoms or exposure resources and other health information   URL: https://www.cdc.gov/    

Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare- Cleveland

Description: Short-term emergency housing is offered for mentally ill, homeless adults in the community. Address: 1502 E 118th St. Cleveland, OH 44106 Phone Number: (216) 661-2411  

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc.

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc. (LHRC), a 501(C) 3 CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accredited substance use disorder, mental health, homelessness, and HIV/AIDS provider. We presently operate the following programs: LHRC Reality House which is a residential treatment program for pregnant women, and women and their dependent children aged 0-12.  Reality House was awarded the […]

Eldercare Locator -Nationwide

Description: The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. Since 1991, the Eldercare Locator has been linking those who need assistance with state and local agencies on aging, as well as community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers. Whether help is needed with […]

Veterans Crisis Line

If you are a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, call the Veterans Crisis Line 24/7 to reach a responder with the Department of Veterans Affairs.  They serve all veterans, all service members, National Guard and Reserve, and their family members and friends.  You can also go to the website and chat online or […]

Financial Help Resources

Get Help Paying Your Bills – Financial Help Resources Find government and non-profit resources to help you pay your bills We provide free resources for those under financial stress who need help paying their bills. Our resources are location based and nationwide. Our list of financial help ranges from single parent financial help, college and […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by state. URL:  http//www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html    

The National Domestic Violence -Lafayette

Description:  The National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence.  Provides confidential, one-on-one support Offers crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety Live chat is another option for getting real-time, one-on-one support. URL:  http://www.thehotline.org/ Phone Number:  (800)799-SAFE(7233) […]

Psychology Today–A National Listing of Treatment Centers, Therapists, Psychiatrists, and Support Groups

Psychology Today is a national website that allows the user to search for treatment centers, therapists, psychiatrists, and support groups located near their residence.  You can also narrow the search by picking a certain type of treatment program such as for addiction or an eating disorder.  You can narrow by the type of insurance the […]

Ryan White HIV Programs

Ryan White & HIV Programs The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program provides a comprehensive system of care that includes primary medical care and essential support services for people living with HIV who are uninsured or underinsured. The Program works with cities, states, and local community-based organizations to provide HIV care and treatment services to more than […]

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition to life and school preparedness, Head Start is also the nation’s laboratory for early learning innovation. Head Start offers a unique whole child/whole family program […]

Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Follow the […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

State and Local Health Departments – Vaccinations

State & Local Health Departments State and local health departments are a great resource for vaccinations.  They may also have information about state vaccine requirements and free and low-cost vaccines, including vaccines for travel. Click on your state to explore your state health department’s vaccine information: Alabama (AL) Alaska (AK) Arizona (AZ) Arkansas (AR) California […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

Cleveland Pregnancy Center -Cleveland

Description:   Services Provided: Bridges Program Parenting Support & Education Pregnancy Support Post-Abortion & Grief Support Frontline Fatherhood Program URL:  http://www.clevelandpregnancycenter.org/ Address:  5273 Broadview Road Cleveland, OH 44134 Phone Number:  (216) 631-0964  Hours:  Monday, Wednesday & Thursday:  9:00 am-4:30 pm / Tuesday:  9:00 am-8:00 pm / Friday-Sunday:  Closed

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Recovery Resources

Description: Mental illness and addiction services Addiction Mental Health Treatment Assessment Psychiatry Medical Care Employment Housing Drug and Alcohol Prevention HIV/AIDS Prevention Adolescent prevention, treatment and support Gambling addiction Services for women and families including Healthy Alternatives for Littleones Care Case Management Counseling Crisis Intervention Education Referral Other mental health services URL:  http://www.recres.org/ Address:  3950 Chester Ave. […]

Healthy Start -Cleveland

Description:  Healthy Start is a program which provides FREE HEALTH INSURANCE for children (up to age 19) of low to moderate income families. This program is also available to pregnant women and parents/legal guardians who qualify. Eligibility is determined by family size and income Children enrolled in Healthy Start receive services through a Managed Care Plan (MCP) Two MCPs are offered. Parents […]

Cleveland Department of Public Health -Cleveland

  Description:  The division of Health is designed to promote health related topics, reports, information and events for the community. Birth & Death Certificates Health Insurance Guide Daycare Centers City Health Centers Tobacco Laws Influenza (Flu) Healthy Tips HIV/AIDS Preparing for an Emergency Communicable Disease Statistics Nursing Services MomsFirst Minority Health Immunizations Health Statistics Public […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Planned Parenthood Cleveland Health Center

  Description:  High-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to Planned Parenthood for your health care. Abortion Referral Birth Control HIV Testing LGBT Services Men’s Health Care Morning-After Pill (Emergency Contraception) Pregnancy Testing & Services STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines Women’s Health […]

Minute Clinic -Cleveland

  Description:  Minor Illnesses Minor Injuries Screenings & Monitoring Skin Conditions Travel Health Vaccinations & Injections Wellness & Physicals Women’s Services Most Insurance is Accepted Our Care is Affordable.  Price List:  https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/services/price-lists URL:  https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/clinics/ohio/woodmere-village/28100-chagrin-boulevard/3301/md?WT.mc_id=LS_MC_GOOGLE_3301 Address:  28100 Chagrin Boulevard Woodmere Village, OH 44122   Phone Number:  1-866-389-ASAP (2727)  

The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland

Description:  Provides high quality health care and related services to individuals and families, regardless of their ability to pay, and by advocating for policy changes that promote greater access for the under-served and improved community-wide health and wellness outcomes. Medical Dental Behavioral health HIV services Advocacy URL:  http://www.circlehealthservices.org/ Address:  12201 Euclid Ave Cleveland, OH 44102 Phone Number:  (216) […]

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center -Cleveland

Description:  Supports survivors of rape and sexual abuse, promote healing and prevention, and advocate for social change. Serve all survivors and those supportive of them, regardless of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, income, ability or religion. Provide timely access to customized, results-focused services and programs. Create a safe, welcoming, healing and respectful environment where survivors and their loved […]

Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center (Greater Cleveland)

Description:   Empower individuals, educate the community and advocate for justice to end domestic violence and child abuse. Domestic Violence Child Abuse Teen Dating Violence Stalking Families Training & Education URL:  https://www.dvcac.org/ Address:  Mailing: P.O. Box 5466, Cleveland, OH 44101 Phone Number: *24-hour Domestic Violence Helpline: (216) 391-HELP (4357)  *Family Helpline: (216) 229-8800 Hours:  24-hour help   […]

Suicide Prevention/ Mental Health Crisis/ Alcohol and Drug Abuse -Cleveland

Description:  Mental health, addiction, prevention, treatment and recovery services. Education Find help for Addiction Mental Health Services Link to and Improve Services Encourage Empowerment Advocate Work to obtain Medicaid URL:  http://adamhscc.org/ Address:  2012 W. 25th Street, 6th Floor Cleveland, OH 44113 Phone Number:  216-241-3400  

American Association of Poison Control Centers

  Description:  The American Association of Poison Control Centers supports the nation’s 55 poison centers in their efforts to prevent and treat poison exposures. Poison centers offer free, confidential, expert medical advice. Free 24-Hour Hotline Emergency information Prevention URL:  http://www.aapcc.org/ Phone Number: 1(800) 222-1222  

Job & Family Services -Cleveland

Description: Promotes economic self-sufficiency and personal responsibility for families by providing a broad range of quality services.  Child Support Services Support Services Administrative Hearings Enforcement Paternity & Support Establishment Putative Father Registry Podcasts Benefit Services Prevention, Retention & Contingency Program Food Assistance Child Care Assistance Utility Assistance Ohio Works First Assistance Medicaid & Managed Care […]

Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services -Cleveland

  Description:  24-Hour Child Abuse Hotline – (216) 696-KIDS (5437) Child Abuse & Neglect Investigations Short-term and Extended Family Services Medical Care Mental Health Addiction Treatment Behavioral Intervention Parenting Classes Trauma Therapy and Counseling Foster Care/Adoption Kinship Care Youth Permanency Community Partnerships URL:  http://cfs.cuyahogacounty.us/ Address:  Phone Number: (216) 696-KIDS *for urgent requests  (216) 432-CARE *for non-emergency information referrals […]

211 First Call for Help -Cuyahoga County -Cleveland

  Description: 2-1-1 is a free community service you can use to get information about social, health and government resources 24 hours a day dial 2-1-1 or browse the online directory to find the resources you need 2-1-1 is not an emergency line URL: http://www.211oh.org/ Phone Number: 211 or 216-436-2000 Hours: 24 hours/7 days a week

The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

Description:  With simple disaster referral, our clients can receive needed clothing, emergency financial assistance, food, casework and aid to families. Adult Rehabilitation Centers Children and Teen Services Family Thrift Stores Holiday Assistance Social Services Worship Services Emergency Disaster Services Senior Services URL:  http://www.SalvationArmyCleveland.org Address:  2507 E. 22nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44115 Phone Number:   (216) 861-8185  

Another Chance of Ohio -Cleveland

  Description:  The Free Shop offers clothing, house wares, furniture and appliances free of charge.  Families and/or individual completes an information card which is maintained in a confidential file. Furniture Distribution Program Toy Give-Away Program Referral Assistance Family Empowerment Workshops Adopt-a-Family Program Show of Love Program Kid-2-Kid Program Heart-to-Heart Program Youth Construction Training Program Three Homes-  High-quality homes […]

American Red Cross

Description:  The American Red Cross prevent and relieve suffering here at home and around the world. Disaster Relief- Hurricanes, Floods, Earthquakes, Tornado, Wildfires, Superstorms Lifesaving Blood- Blood Donations Training & Certification -CPR, First Aid, AED, Babysitting and Caregiving training, Swimming Training, CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Training, BLS (Basic Life Support) Training International Services- Red Cross Red Crescent […]

Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corp – Free Health Care

REMOTE AREA MEDICAL 2200 Stock Creek Blvd. Rockford, TN 37853 (865) 579-1530  info@ramusa.org   Remote Area Medical (RAM) is a major nonprofit provider of mobile medical clinics. Our mission is to prevent pain and alleviate suffering by providing free, quality healthcare to those in need. We do this by delivering free dental, vision, and medical […]

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  Description: 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress Prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones Best practices for professionals. URL:   https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Phone Number:  1-800-273-8255 Hours:  24/7

United Way -Cleveland

  Description:  Just a few of our results during the past twelve months: More than 577,000 meals were served. 4,516 people received emergency shelter services. 3,285 people accessed medications and/or medical supplies through assistance programs. 63 childcare centers are rated as 4 or 5 stars through Step Up to Quality – 5 stars is the […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

Sight For Students

Sight For Students Sight for Students, a Vision Service Plan (VSP) program, provides eye free exams and free glasses to low-income, uninsured children. The program operates nationally through a network of community partners who identify children in need and VSP network eye doctors who provide the services. Eligibility:   U.S. Social Security Number 19 years […]

NeedyMeds-Prescription Assistance

NeedyMeds is an excellent source of information on prescription assistance.  They offer discount drug cards and a list of assistance programs for a specific medication or diagnosis.  They offer information regarding transportation to medical appointments and travel expenses related to medical issues.  They also offer listings of free/low-cost medical, dental, mental health, and substance abuse […]

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) We educate. Offered in thousands of communities across the United States through NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates, our education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, individuals and educators get the support and information they need. We advocate. NAMI shapes national public policy for people with mental illness and their families and provides volunteer […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

COVID-19 Resources: National Low Income Housing Coalition- State and Local Rental Assistance Search

URL:  https://nlihc.org/rental-assistance

COVID-19 Resources: Greater Ohio COVID-19 Relief Programs- Cleveland

Description:  A collection of resources for Cuyahoga County and other Ohio counties, to aid families with rent/housing, eviction prevention, utilities, unemployment, transit assistance, FEMA, miscellaneous.  Please follow link below. URL:   https://www.greaterohio.org/covid19-relief

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies to homeowners with FHA-insured Title II Single Family forward and Home Equity Conversion (reverse) mortgages, and directs mortgage services to: Halt all new foreclosure actions […]

North Star Neighborhood Reentry Resource Center- Cleveland

Description:  An innovative resource center that helps individuals who have been involved in the criminal justice system navigate through barriers to become law abiding, contributing members of their families and their communities URL:  http://www.northstarreentry.org/ Phone Number: 216-881-5440   

Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare- Cleveland

Description: Short-term emergency housing is offered for mentally ill, homeless adults in the community. Address: 1502 E 118th St. Cleveland, OH 44106 Phone Number: (216) 661-2411  

West Haven Youth Shelter

Description: Homeless shelter for youth in Cleveland, Ohio Address:  3020 W 104th St Cleveland, OH 44111 Phone Number: (216) 941-0063 Hours: Open 24-Hours

North Point Transitional Housing Center- Cleveland

Description: Provides transitional housing for homeless residents and men who are able to work and have an income. URL:  https://www.frontlineservice.org/transitional-housing/ Address: 1550 Superior Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44114 Phone Number: (216) 455-0095

Community Service Alliance- Cleveland

Description: The non-profit provides low rent, affordable housing to people transitioning from homelessness and there is also support for ex-offenders. If they can’t assist, then the site may also provide referrals to other shelters and housing programs in the community. Employment assistance services are also available. URL:  https://www.comservealliance.org/about-us/history Address: 4001 Trent Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44109 Phone Number: (216) 939-0610 […]

Habitat for Humanity- Cleveland

Description: The Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity strengthens communities, restores homes, revitalizes local neighborhoods and invest in our neighbor’s quest to become a homeowner. URL:  https://clevelandhabitat.org/about/      Address:  2110 W 110th Street Cleveland, OH 44102 Phone Number:  216.429.1299 Hours:  Tuesday-Thursday 10:00am-6:00pm & Friday-Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm

Division of Neighborhood Services- Cleveland

Description:  This division administers programs that strengthen City neighborhoods and provides services to homeowners, tenants, merchants, and institutions that preserve dwellings.  These include direct loans/grants to property owners for repair, renovation, energy conservation, and safety improvements.  Other concerns include the support of quality, affordable housing for low income households and community services from City and volunteer sources. Repair-A-Home Loans […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, including unemployment benefits, and how to find which ones are available to you. Financial Aid for Students Learn about getting help paying for school. Food […]

Affordable Housing

This website allows you to search for affordable housing and Section 8 housing across the nation.  Just enter your city, state, or zip in the search bar. http://affordablehousingonline.com

Catholic Charities Health and Human Services

Description:  Receive assistance with basic financial needs, which includes utility, heating bills, and rent, among others. URL:  https://ccdocle.org/ Address: 7911 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44102 Phone Number: (216) 334-2978  

RentAssistance.us

RentAssistance.us RentAssistance provides a directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that will help you pay your rent. Some listings are government organizations.  Other are non-profits and charities that offer rental assistance programs.  Each organization has its own eligibility rules and conditions, and you are encouraged to call directly to find out what you need […]

ForRent.COM

Description:  Your Trusted Apartment Rental Source Years of experience and trusted customer service separates ForRent.com from any other apartment finder service. Search for your next home with confidence knowing that every property was vetted by a ForRent.com® rental industry expert. URL:  https://www.forrent.com/  

Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill – USAGov

  Help with Bills Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill   The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) may be able to help with: Assistance to pay your heating or cooling bills Emergency services in cases of energy crisis, such as utility shutoffs Low-cost home improvements, known as weatherization, that make your home more energy efficient […]

US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

HUD.GOV Topic Areas: Resource Locator in My Area Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) HUD Homes Information for Disabled Persons Information for Senior Citizens Rental Assistance Veteran Information Affordable Apartment Search

North Star Neighborhood Reentry Resource Center- Cleveland

Description:  An innovative resource center that helps individuals who have been involved in the criminal justice system navigate through barriers to become law abiding, contributing members of their families and their communities URL:  http://www.northstarreentry.org/ Phone Number: 216-881-5440   

Legal Aid Society Of Cleveland -Cleveland

Description:  Offers either free legal advice for those faced with an eviction, or referrals are offered. Low income families in Cuyahoga may qualify for this support from trained attorneys or paralegals. URL:  https://lasclev.org/ Address: 1223 West Sixth Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 Phone Number:  (216) 687-1900

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by state. URL:  http//www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html    

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

City of Cleveland, Department of Aging

Description:  Elderly Resources Health and Social Services Home Maintenance Senior Education and Information Financial Assistance Housing Senior Safety Volunteering Senior Employment Transportation URL:  http://portal.cleveland-oh.gov/CityofCleveland/Home/Government/CityAgencies/Aging Address:  75 Erieview Plaza, 2nd Floor Cleveland, OH 44114  Phone Number:  (216) 664-2833  

Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services -Cleveland

Description:   Empowers seniors and adults with disabilities to age successfully by providing resources and support that preserve their independence. Programs and Services: Adult Protective Services (APS) – mandated by the state of Ohio to investigate allegations of elder abuse, neglect & exploitation Home Support Services: Clients living with Multiple Sclerosis (through the MS Society funding) Clients […]

Recovery Resources

Description: Mental illness and addiction services Addiction Mental Health Treatment Assessment Psychiatry Medical Care Employment Housing Drug and Alcohol Prevention HIV/AIDS Prevention Adolescent prevention, treatment and support Gambling addiction Services for women and families including Healthy Alternatives for Littleones Care Case Management Counseling Crisis Intervention Education Referral Other mental health services URL:  http://www.recres.org/ Address:  3950 Chester Ave. […]

Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center (Greater Cleveland)

Description:   Empower individuals, educate the community and advocate for justice to end domestic violence and child abuse. Domestic Violence Child Abuse Teen Dating Violence Stalking Families Training & Education URL:  https://www.dvcac.org/ Address:  Mailing: P.O. Box 5466, Cleveland, OH 44101 Phone Number: *24-hour Domestic Violence Helpline: (216) 391-HELP (4357)  *Family Helpline: (216) 229-8800 Hours:  24-hour help   […]

Job & Family Services -Cleveland

Description: Promotes economic self-sufficiency and personal responsibility for families by providing a broad range of quality services.  Child Support Services Support Services Administrative Hearings Enforcement Paternity & Support Establishment Putative Father Registry Podcasts Benefit Services Prevention, Retention & Contingency Program Food Assistance Child Care Assistance Utility Assistance Ohio Works First Assistance Medicaid & Managed Care […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

Description:  With simple disaster referral, our clients can receive needed clothing, emergency financial assistance, food, casework and aid to families. Adult Rehabilitation Centers Children and Teen Services Family Thrift Stores Holiday Assistance Social Services Worship Services Emergency Disaster Services Senior Services URL:  http://www.SalvationArmyCleveland.org Address:  2507 E. 22nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44115 Phone Number:   (216) 861-8185  

United Way -Cleveland

  Description:  Just a few of our results during the past twelve months: More than 577,000 meals were served. 4,516 people received emergency shelter services. 3,285 people accessed medications and/or medical supplies through assistance programs. 63 childcare centers are rated as 4 or 5 stars through Step Up to Quality – 5 stars is the […]

COVID-19 Resources: Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration- Disaster Distress Helpline

Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration:  Disaster Distress Helpline Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 URL:  https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This website allows you to search for local substance use and mental health treatment programs. https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/locator

North Star Neighborhood Reentry Resource Center- Cleveland

Description:  An innovative resource center that helps individuals who have been involved in the criminal justice system navigate through barriers to become law abiding, contributing members of their families and their communities URL:  http://www.northstarreentry.org/ Phone Number: 216-881-5440   

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc.

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc. (LHRC), a 501(C) 3 CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accredited substance use disorder, mental health, homelessness, and HIV/AIDS provider. We presently operate the following programs: LHRC Reality House which is a residential treatment program for pregnant women, and women and their dependent children aged 0-12.  Reality House was awarded the […]

Substance Rehab Center Database

Substance Rehab Centers Description:  Our extensive database of substance abuse treatment centers throughout the United States is one of the largest on the Internet. We have organized our site in a way to make it easy to find the treatment facility that best meets your needs. Browse by services offered by facilities or search for a treatment center […]

Psychology Today–A National Listing of Treatment Centers, Therapists, Psychiatrists, and Support Groups

Psychology Today is a national website that allows the user to search for treatment centers, therapists, psychiatrists, and support groups located near their residence.  You can also narrow the search by picking a certain type of treatment program such as for addiction or an eating disorder.  You can narrow by the type of insurance the […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

MentalHealth.Gov

What is Mental Health? Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Over the course of your […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

City of Cleveland, Department of Aging

Description:  Elderly Resources Health and Social Services Home Maintenance Senior Education and Information Financial Assistance Housing Senior Safety Volunteering Senior Employment Transportation URL:  http://portal.cleveland-oh.gov/CityofCleveland/Home/Government/CityAgencies/Aging Address:  75 Erieview Plaza, 2nd Floor Cleveland, OH 44114  Phone Number:  (216) 664-2833  

Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center (Greater Cleveland)

Description:   Empower individuals, educate the community and advocate for justice to end domestic violence and child abuse. Domestic Violence Child Abuse Teen Dating Violence Stalking Families Training & Education URL:  https://www.dvcac.org/ Address:  Mailing: P.O. Box 5466, Cleveland, OH 44101 Phone Number: *24-hour Domestic Violence Helpline: (216) 391-HELP (4357)  *Family Helpline: (216) 229-8800 Hours:  24-hour help   […]

Suicide Prevention/ Mental Health Crisis/ Alcohol and Drug Abuse -Cleveland

Description:  Mental health, addiction, prevention, treatment and recovery services. Education Find help for Addiction Mental Health Services Link to and Improve Services Encourage Empowerment Advocate Work to obtain Medicaid URL:  http://adamhscc.org/ Address:  2012 W. 25th Street, 6th Floor Cleveland, OH 44113 Phone Number:  216-241-3400  

Job & Family Services -Cleveland

Description: Promotes economic self-sufficiency and personal responsibility for families by providing a broad range of quality services.  Child Support Services Support Services Administrative Hearings Enforcement Paternity & Support Establishment Putative Father Registry Podcasts Benefit Services Prevention, Retention & Contingency Program Food Assistance Child Care Assistance Utility Assistance Ohio Works First Assistance Medicaid & Managed Care […]

Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services -Cleveland

  Description:  24-Hour Child Abuse Hotline – (216) 696-KIDS (5437) Child Abuse & Neglect Investigations Short-term and Extended Family Services Medical Care Mental Health Addiction Treatment Behavioral Intervention Parenting Classes Trauma Therapy and Counseling Foster Care/Adoption Kinship Care Youth Permanency Community Partnerships URL:  http://cfs.cuyahogacounty.us/ Address:  Phone Number: (216) 696-KIDS *for urgent requests  (216) 432-CARE *for non-emergency information referrals […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

Description:  With simple disaster referral, our clients can receive needed clothing, emergency financial assistance, food, casework and aid to families. Adult Rehabilitation Centers Children and Teen Services Family Thrift Stores Holiday Assistance Social Services Worship Services Emergency Disaster Services Senior Services URL:  http://www.SalvationArmyCleveland.org Address:  2507 E. 22nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44115 Phone Number:   (216) 861-8185  

Another Chance of Ohio -Cleveland

  Description:  The Free Shop offers clothing, house wares, furniture and appliances free of charge.  Families and/or individual completes an information card which is maintained in a confidential file. Furniture Distribution Program Toy Give-Away Program Referral Assistance Family Empowerment Workshops Adopt-a-Family Program Show of Love Program Kid-2-Kid Program Heart-to-Heart Program Youth Construction Training Program Three Homes-  High-quality homes […]

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  Description: 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress Prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones Best practices for professionals. URL:   https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Phone Number:  1-800-273-8255 Hours:  24/7

United Way -Cleveland

  Description:  Just a few of our results during the past twelve months: More than 577,000 meals were served. 4,516 people received emergency shelter services. 3,285 people accessed medications and/or medical supplies through assistance programs. 63 childcare centers are rated as 4 or 5 stars through Step Up to Quality – 5 stars is the […]

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

Description:  The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse is a national nonprofit research and policy organization focused on improving the understanding, prevention and treatment of substance use and addiction. Conduct and synthesize research, inform and guide the public, evaluate and improve healthcare, and analyze and recommend policies on substance use and addiction. URL:  https://www.centeronaddiction.org/ Address:   633 […]

Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications […]

COVID-19 Resources: Greater Ohio COVID-19 Relief Programs- Cleveland

Description:  A collection of resources for Cuyahoga County and other Ohio counties, to aid families with rent/housing, eviction prevention, utilities, unemployment, transit assistance, FEMA, miscellaneous.  Please follow link below. URL:   https://www.greaterohio.org/covid19-relief

Ways to Work Inc.

Description: Links to Car Ownership Programs URL: https://www.waystowork.org/ Phone Number: 866.252.7171   

National Resource Directory (NRD) for Veterans and Military

National Resource Directory (NRD) The NRD is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration. Visitors can find information on a […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by state. URL:  http//www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html    

CarpoolWorld for Students -Cleveland Campus

Description:  CarpoolWorld is an application that works to help commuters and other travelers find others in nearby locations with similar transportation needs, to make ride-sharing arrangements.  An account has been set up to help the students on the Cleveland Campus.  Please follow the link provided below. Instructions: Click on the “Sign Up!” button to set […]

ridesharing.com –

Benefits for everyone – The guarantee Ridesharing.com in case of cancellation or no-show Public questions to the driver prior to a ride booking Customer service by chat, email and telephone Get more with the rewards program This trusted and safe mode of transportation is easy to navigate. phone or visit  https://www.ridesharing.com/index.aspx today https://www.ridesharing.com/index.aspx QUESTIONS? Call 1-877-774-8607

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The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission -Cleveland

Description:  From VA benefits to emergency financial assistance, memorial affairs, medical transportation, and so much more, they are there to ease your stress and help you regain your footing. Services Provided: Financial Assistance Memorial Affairs Payment Processing Social Work Case Management Veterans Service Officers (assist with: VA Benefits, Disability Pensions, VA Healthcare Enrollment education, home […]

City of Cleveland, Department of Aging

Description:  Elderly Resources Health and Social Services Home Maintenance Senior Education and Information Financial Assistance Housing Senior Safety Volunteering Senior Employment Transportation URL:  http://portal.cleveland-oh.gov/CityofCleveland/Home/Government/CityAgencies/Aging Address:  75 Erieview Plaza, 2nd Floor Cleveland, OH 44114  Phone Number:  (216) 664-2833  

Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services -Cleveland

Description:   Empowers seniors and adults with disabilities to age successfully by providing resources and support that preserve their independence. Programs and Services: Adult Protective Services (APS) – mandated by the state of Ohio to investigate allegations of elder abuse, neglect & exploitation Home Support Services: Clients living with Multiple Sclerosis (through the MS Society funding) Clients […]

RTA Transportation -Cleveland

Description:  Public transportation Rail Bus BRT  (Bus Rapid Transit) Trolly URL:  http://www.riderta.com  URL for Direct Access to Remington College Campus:   **48-48A: University Circle – East 131:  http://www.riderta.com/routes/48-48a , **90F: Broadway – Libby:   http://www.riderta.com/routes/90f or  **75: Lorain:   http://www.riderta.com/routes/75 Address:  1240 West 6th Street Cleveland, Ohio 44113-1302 Phone Number:  216-566-5100    

Job & Family Services -Cleveland

Description: Promotes economic self-sufficiency and personal responsibility for families by providing a broad range of quality services.  Child Support Services Support Services Administrative Hearings Enforcement Paternity & Support Establishment Putative Father Registry Podcasts Benefit Services Prevention, Retention & Contingency Program Food Assistance Child Care Assistance Utility Assistance Ohio Works First Assistance Medicaid & Managed Care […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

Description:  With simple disaster referral, our clients can receive needed clothing, emergency financial assistance, food, casework and aid to families. Adult Rehabilitation Centers Children and Teen Services Family Thrift Stores Holiday Assistance Social Services Worship Services Emergency Disaster Services Senior Services URL:  http://www.SalvationArmyCleveland.org Address:  2507 E. 22nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44115 Phone Number:   (216) 861-8185  

United Way -Cleveland

  Description:  Just a few of our results during the past twelve months: More than 577,000 meals were served. 4,516 people received emergency shelter services. 3,285 people accessed medications and/or medical supplies through assistance programs. 63 childcare centers are rated as 4 or 5 stars through Step Up to Quality – 5 stars is the […]

NeedyMeds-Prescription Assistance

NeedyMeds is an excellent source of information on prescription assistance.  They offer discount drug cards and a list of assistance programs for a specific medication or diagnosis.  They offer information regarding transportation to medical appointments and travel expenses related to medical issues.  They also offer listings of free/low-cost medical, dental, mental health, and substance abuse […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Comcast Internet Essentials

Comcast Internet Essentials With school closings as a result of the Coronavirus and students needing Internet access for online instruction, Comcast has developed a plan to support low-income families and students with Internet Essentials. Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, anyone who signs up for Internet Essentials will receive two free months of Internet service. We are also increasing the speed […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in all areas that can help with financial assistance, bill assistance, food assistance, etc… Please visit the website to search for available resources and to learn […]

COVID-19 Resources: Greater Ohio COVID-19 Relief Programs- Cleveland

Description:  A collection of resources for Cuyahoga County and other Ohio counties, to aid families with rent/housing, eviction prevention, utilities, unemployment, transit assistance, FEMA, miscellaneous.  Please follow link below. URL:   https://www.greaterohio.org/covid19-relief

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Spectrum Internet

In an effort to ensure Americans have necessary access to online resources, qualifying households with students can get 60 days of FREE access with a Spectrum Internet account. Available for households with K-12 or college students Limited to new accounts who do not already have a Spectrum Internet subscription Installation fees will be waived In addition, Spectrum […]

Operation First Response (OFR)

OFR assists wounded, injured and critically ill Service Members and Disabled Veterans from all branches. Military Assistance Program – We serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their families with personal and financial needs. Financial aid varies as each case is based on individual needs ranging from: rent, utilities, vehicle payments, groceries, clothing, […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, including unemployment benefits, and how to find which ones are available to you. Financial Aid for Students Learn about getting help paying for school. Food […]

Access Program by AT&T – Income Based Internet

Access Program – AT&T AT&T is offering low-cost wireline home Internet service to qualifying households: With at least one resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and With an address in AT&T’s 21-state service area, at which we offer wireline home Internet service, and Without outstanding debt for AT&T fixed Internet […]

Catholic Charities Health and Human Services

Description:  Receive assistance with basic financial needs, which includes utility, heating bills, and rent, among others. URL:  https://ccdocle.org/ Address: 7911 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44102 Phone Number: (216) 334-2978  

Circuit by Entergy – Help Lower Your Energy Bill

DIY Videos to Help Lower Your Energy Bill

American Red Cross – Sound the Alarm

American Red Cross – Sound the Alarm Sound the Alarm is a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events across the country. Together with fire departments and other community partners, Red Cross volunteers: Canvass at-risk neighborhoods Install free smoke alarms Replace batteries in existing alarms Provide fire prevention and safety education URL:  https://www.redcross.org/sound-the-alarm Find […]

The American Legion – Family Support Network

Family Support Network The American Legion’s Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and their families, whose lives have been directly affected by the ongoing global war on terrorism. How the Family Support Network Works SUPPORTING FAMILIES DURING DEPLOYMENT The American Legion recognizes that families of deployed and activated military […]

Need Help Paying Bills?

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS . COM Help With Bills, Mortgage and Debts Help with medical bills and find access low cost health care centers or insurance policies. Free mortgage help and foreclosure prevention as well as counseling services. Debt help can reduce credit card obligations and other payments, such as medical debts. Grants and other forms of financial aid […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

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