Community Resources


Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District

Community Resources

The resources included below are meant to be a starting point for CH-UH community members to access vital resources in the area. This is not an exhaustive list; if you know of a provider who should be added to this page please email [email protected] or click here to submit the information to the Community Partnerships Office.

Reaching Heights Resource Directory

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United Way 2-1-1

United Way 2-1-1 Serving and covering 3.5 million people in Ohio, the United Way 2-1-1 Help Center provides free and confidential 24-hour access to a compassionate professional who will review your options for help, develop a plan and act as your advocate if you are faced with barriers to service. Simply dial 2-1-1 or chat with us for assistance. Se habla Espanol.

CH-UH Community Resource Guide

*24/7 crisis helplines are marked in red.

Organization Address Contact Information Service Categories Organization's Mission
4255 Northfield Road, Highland Hills, OH 44128 216-292-9700 Education; Mental Health; Family Support; Recreation and Sports; Adult Services Our Mission is to empower children and adults with disabilities and their families to achieve their greatest potential.
2829 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115 216-621-0766 Healthcare; Food; Housing; Transportation; Legal Services; Financial Assistance; Mental Health; Support Groups; Youth The AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland provides a compassionate and collaborative response to the needs of people infected, affected and at risk of HIV/AIDS. This is accomplished through leadership in prevention, education, supportive services, and advocacy.
22001 Fairmount Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH 44118 216-932-2800 Substance Abuse; Mental Health; Individuals with Disabilities; Education; Youth Homelessness; Mentoring Bellefaire JCB is an innovative organization that provides exceptional care, education, and advocacy to enhance the emotional, physical and intellectual well-being of children, young adults, and families in the Jewish and general communities.
2241 Woodland Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115 216-861-6060 Youth Development The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106 216-368-2000 Education Case Western Reserve University improves and enriches people's lives through research that capitalizes on the power of collaboration and education that dramatically engages our students.
Multiple Locations 216-334-2900 Education; Seniors; Individuals with Disabilities; Mental Health; Food; Hispanic Services; Substance Abuse; Youth Development Under the leadership of the Bishop of Cleveland and inspired by the Gospel, Catholic Charities continues the mission of Jesus by responding to those in need through an integrated system of quality services designed to respect the dignity of every person and build a just and compassionate society.
1801 Superior Ave, 4th Floor, Cleveland, OH 44114 216-696-9077 Early Childhood Education; Family Supports; Workforce Development; Utility Assistance CEOGC operates the largest Community Action Agency and the largest Head Start early childhood education program in Ohio and believes that every individual has the ability to reach his or her full potential.
2999 Payne Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114 216-574-7100 Utility Assistance; Financial Assistance; Financial Education; Housing The mission of CHN Housing Partners is to leverage the power of affordable, stable housing to change lives and improve communities.
12201 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH44106 216-721-4010 Healthcare; Mental Health; Substance Abuse; Dental The mission of Circle Health Services is to address vital community health needs by providing high quality 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 underserved and improved community-wide health and wellness outcomes.
40 Severance Circle, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 216-291-4444 Local Government Cleveland Heights proudly connects with its history as a first suburb of Cleveland and as a mature, integrated, residential community.
2300 Warrensville Center Road, University Heights, OH 44118 216-932-7800 Local Government
1349 S. Green Road, South Euclid, OH 44121 216-381-0400 Local Government
9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44195 800-222-2273 Healthcare (general) The mission of Cleveland Clinic is to provide better care of the sick, investigation into their problems, and further education of those who serve.
2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 216-932-3600 (Library) Heights Family to Family Collaborative; Food; Mental Health; Benefits Screening; Workforce Development; Parent Support; Housing Supports Linking families to community resources and empowering them to shape their future.
1701 Payne Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114 216-621-1919 Legal Issues; Mediation; Housing Supports Cleveland Mediation Center promotes just and peaceful community in Northeast Ohio by honoring all people, building their capacity to act, and facilitating opportunities for them to engage in conflict constructively.
1228 Euclid Ave, STE 200, Cleveland, OH 44115 216-619-60947 Mental Health; Education; Violence Prevention Cleveland Rape Crisis Center supports survivors of rape and sexual abuse, promotes healing and prevention and advocates for social change.
3751 Prospect Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115 216-426-1000 Housing Supports The Cleveland Restoration Society uses the powerful tool of historic preservation to revitalize our diverse communities, strengthen the regional economy, and enhance the quality of life in Northeastern Ohio.
1909 East 101st St, Cleveland, OH 44106 Healthcare; Individuals with Disabilities Cleveland Sight Center's mission is to empower people who are blind or have limited vision to realize their full potential and to shape the community's vision of that potential.
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50 Public Square, Suite 1700, Cleveland, OH 44113 216-241-5587 Education; College Readiness College Now's mission is to increase postsecondary educational attainment through college and career access advising, financial aid counseling, and scholarship and retention services.
Multiple Locations 216-987-6000 Higher Education To provide high quality, accessible and affordable educational opportunities and services - including university transfer, technical and lifelong learning programs - that promote individual development and improve the overall quality of life in a multicultural community.
2079 East 9th St., Cleveland, OH 44115 216-443-7000 Local Government NA
1641 Payne Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114 216-987-7000 Benefits Enrollment To promote economic self-sufficiency and personal responsibility for families by providing a broad range of quality services.
8111 Quincy Ave, 2nd Floor, Cleveland, OH 44104 216-698-2215 Youth Development; Child Development; Education A community-wide, public/private partnership working together to help increase the development, funding, visibility and impact of early childhood services in Cuyahoga County.
1641 Payne Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114 216-987-7000 Family Supports; Financial Supports; Workforce Development To promote economic self-sufficiency and personal responsibility for families by providing a broad range of quality services.
13815 Kinsman Road, Cleveland, OH 44120 216-420-6750 Services for seniors and their families. The mission of the Division of Senior and Adult Services is to empower seniors and adults with disabilities to age successfully by providing resources and support that preserve their independence.
2012 W 25th St, 6th Floor, Cleveland, OH 44113 216-241-3400 Mental Health; Substance Abuse; Addiction Enhance the quality of life for our community through a commitment to excellence in mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery services coordinated through a person-centered network of community supports.
8120 Kinsman Road, Cleveland, OH 44104 216-348-5000 Housing Supports The mission of the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority is to be the leader in providing safe quality affordable housing for individuals and families in Cuyahoga County.
David's Challenge 13308 Euclid Ave, STE 101, Cleveland, OH 44112 216-249-3000 NA NA
PO Box 5466, Cleveland, OH 44101 216-391-4357 (24/7 Helpline); 216-229-2420 (General) Housing Supports; Mental Health; Domestic Violence The Mission of Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center is to empower individuals, educate the community, and advocate for justice to end domestic violence and child abuse.
7000 Euclid Ave, Suite 203, Cleveland, OH 44103 216-912-5655 Small Business Resources; Economic Development ECDI supports loans for new and established businesses. Many other services can help develop a new business into a loan-ready client. ECDI provides the tools, technical assistance and support for businesses to succeed.
2381 Prospect Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115 216-579-1330 Healthcare; Chronic Diseases; Support To serve children, adults, and families in Northeast Ohio impacted by epilepsy; to raise awareness in the community, provide education, advocacy, and direct services that lead to an increased understanding of the disorder and better management of the condition; for affected individuals to build resilience, personal fulfillment, independence, and the ability to contribute meaningfully to the community.
216-321-0079 Early Childhood Education; Family Supports Family Connections engages families with young children to nurture social connections, enhance child development and improve school readiness.
2419 Lee Blvd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 216-932-8952 Housing Supports For more than half a century, Forest Hill Home Owners, Inc. has been dedicated to preserving and promoting the integrity and history of the Forest Hill Community.
1744 Payne Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114 216-623-6888 (24/7 Crisis Hotline); 216-623-6555 (General) Mental Health; Family Supports; Housing Supports; Veterans Reaching out to adults and children in Northeast Ohio to end homelessness, prevent suicide, resolve behavioral health crises, and overcome trauma.
2843 Washington Blvd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 216-320-1423 Community development resources and activities. To inspire and facilitate collaboration and empowerment across our communities to ensure a vibrant and sustainable future for Cleveland Heights and University Heights.
One Girl Scout Way, Macedonia, OH 44056 330-864-9933 Youth Development Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
8929 Brecksville Rd, Brecksville, OH 44141 234-206-0786 Youth Development We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.
15500 S. Waterloo Rd., Cleveland, OH 44110 216-738-2265 Benefits Enrollment; Food; Nutrition Our mission is to ensure that everyone in our communities has the nutritious food they need every day.
1240 Huron Road East, STE 300, Cleveland, OH 44115 216-621-3300 Business Resources; Economic Development The Greater Cleveland Partnership mobilizes private-sector leadership, expertise and resources to create attractive business conditions that create jobs, grow investment and improve the economic prosperity of the region.
PO Box 18492, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 216-321-6775 Housing Supports; Advocacy Heights Community Congress is an advocate of social justice, a monitor of fair housing practices and a facilitator for building strong diverse communities.
Heights Emergency Food Center 3663 Mayfield Rd., Cleveland, OH 44121 216-381-0707 Food NA
Multiple Locations 216-932-3600 (Main) Community Outreach; Technology; Adult Learning; Youth Development; Education; Child Development Opening doors, opening minds.
17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110 216-383-2222 Seniors; Family Supports; Healthcare; Mental Health Hospice of the Western Reserve provides palliative end-of-life care, caregiver support, and bereavement services throughout Northeast Ohio. In celebration of the individual worth of each life, we strive to relieve suffering, enhance comfort, promote quality of life, foster choice in end-of-life care and support effective grieving.
Multiple Food Pantry Locations 216-619-8155 Food; Nutrition The mission of the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland is to reduce hunger and enhance nutrition in our community by providing food and other health related vital services to individuals and families by actively and effectively participating in a coordinated response to people in need.
1 John Carroll Blvd., University Heights, OH 44118 216-397-1886 Higher Education As a Jesuit Catholic University, John Carroll inspires individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service in the region and in the world.
6701 Carnegie Ave., Suite 100, Cleveland, OH 44103 216-363-3400 Small Business Resources; Economic Development JumpStart’s mission is to unlock the full potential of diverse and ambitious entrepreneurs to economically transform entire communities.
2831 Prospect Ave. East, Cleveland, OH 44115 216-771-2700 Healthcare; Chronic Diseases; Support The Kidney Foundation of Ohio is dedicated to providing a broad-based program of direct assistance to those with kidney disease and promoting and providing educational programming for the general public, renal professionals, and patients and their families.
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Youth Development Kiwanis empower communities to improve the world by making lasting differences in the lives of children.
2843 Washington Blvd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 216-320-4757 Youth Development; Writing; Academic Support Lake Erie Ink: a writing space for youth provides creative expression opportunities and academic support for youth in the Greater Cleveland Community.
1223 West 6th St., Cleveland, OH 44113 216-861-5500 Legal Services; Advocacy Legal Aid's mission is to secure justice and resolve fundamental problems for those who are low income and vulnerable by providing high quality legal services and working for systematic solutions.
6600 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44102 216-651-5428 Youth Development; LGBTQ Supports; Mental Health To enrich the lives of the diverse LGBTQ community through advocacy, support, education, and celebration.
2545 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113 216-696-2716 Family Supports; Individuals with Disabilities LEAP's mission is to advance a society of equal opportunity for all persons, regardless of disability.
2500 MetroHealth Dr., Cleveland, OH 44109 (Main Campus) 216-778-7800 (General) Healthcare Leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, teaching, discovery, and teamwork.
2012 West 25th St., #600, Cleveland, OH 44113 216-875-7776 (Helpline); 216-875-0266 (General) Mental Health NAMI Greater Cleveland is dedicated to empowering persons affected by mental illness and their family members to achieve a better quality of life by providing them with support, education, referral and advocacy.
2600 South Park Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44120 216-321-5935 Youth Development; Education; Recreation and Sports The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes conserves the natural area, connects people with nature and inspires environmental stewardship.
30800 Chagrin Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44124 216-591-0324 Substance Abuse; Addiction; Mental Health We provide an integrated approach to treatment, ensuring any mental health challenges and substance abuse disorders are dealt with simultaneously.
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Housing Supports; Community Outreach Working together to make the neighborhoods along Noble Road in Cleveland Heights, Ohio friendly, safe, and attractive for everyone.
4800 Payne Ave., Cleveland, OH 44103 (Headquarters) 216-231-7700 (General) Healthcare; Mental Health; Dental; OB/GYN; Service Referral NEON's mission is to provide quality, personalized and family-oriented comprehensive health care services to Northeast Ohio residents at reasonable cost, with professional, dedicated employees, while employing the most current health care practices that are responsive to community needs for prevention and treatment of disease.
77 S. High Street, 7th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215 614-644-0898 Veteran Supports; Family Support; Workforce Development; Benefits Enrollment NA
1427 East 36th St, Suite 4206A, Cleveland, OH 44114 216-229-1900 Youth Development Open Doors Academy works to protect, inspire, nurture and challenge adolescents to reach their full potential.
2843 Washington Blvd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 216-932-5110 Education; Youth Development Reaching Heights mobilizes community resources to foster highly valued public schools that provide all Cleveland Heights-University Heights students a successful education.
Kids Safety in the Digital Age Resource guide for children's safety online in the digital age.
3500 Lorain Ave, Suite 301, Cleveland, OH 44113 216-881-7463 Clothing; Supplies Shoes and Clothes for Kids' mission is to improve K-8 attendance by eliminating lack of appropriate clothing, shoes, and school supplies as barriers.
4600 Euclid Ave., Suite 500, Cleveland, OH 44103 216-575-0061 Early Education; Youth Development; Family Supports Starting Point is Northeast Ohio's child care, early education and out-of-school time resource and referral agency. Serving families, youth, professionals and the community.
4500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44103 216-432-7200 Early Education; Mental Health; Healthcare; Workforce Development To improve the lives of those we serve through integrated behavioral health, primary care, early learning, and workforce services.
10011 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106 216-791-8363 Individuals with Disabilities; Family Supports To advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities through an affiliate network.
1331 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115 211 Service Referral United Way of Greater Cleveland mobilizes people and resources by creating solutions that improve lives and our community.
NA 216-932-7800 Youth Development; Recreation and Sports NA
Multiple Locations 216-844-8447 (General) Health Care To heal. To Teach. To discover.
3909 Orange Place, Orange Village, OH 44122 866-944-3406 (Orange Location)
2490 Lee Blvd., Suite 200, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 216-456-9630 Immigrant and Refugee Services; Family Supports; Workforce Development To coordinate, organize, and initiate services to immigrants and refugees through education, advocacy, support services, information, referrals, and networking opportunities in order to strengthen the community that we live in.
925 Euclid Ave., Suite 600, Cleveland, OH 44115 216-621-0303 Family Support; Service Referral; Financial Assistance; Healthcare; Housing; Food: Senior Services; Individuals with Disabilities We provide choices for people to live independently in the place they want to call home.
1361 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115 216-566-5445 Youth Development; Workforce Development Y.O.U. helps teens and young adults succeed by providing educational and workforce opportunities, skills development, and access to career pathways.
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