Mission Statement

As the policy and planning entity for Cuyahoga County, the Family & Children First Council convenes partners to prepare children and youth for healthy, stable adulthood, by supporting programming and planning that increases the self-sufficiency and decision-making abilities of families, prevents children from becoming deeply involved in public systems, and better connects the services a child really needs.

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News & Announcements

Join us for our open-to-the-public meetings: 2015 Meeting Schedule.

Summer Jobs for Youth Ages 14-18:
Youth registration for the 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program OPENS at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, February 2, 2015. Registration CLOSES at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 1, 2015. Registration does not guarantee a job. For complete details, visit Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Y.O.U.).

NOW AVAILABLE: Resources from the Children of Incarcerated Parents Forums.

Quick Links

Providers of afterschool activities: Complete this form to be added to the MyCom Positive Activities database and get free referrals.

MyCom: Learn about great opportunities for youth at www.mycom.net.

Mission Statement

As the policy and planning entity for Cuyahoga County, the Family & Children First Council convenes partners to prepare children and youth for healthy, stable adulthood, by supporting programming and planning that increases the self-sufficiency and decision-making abilities of families, prevents children from becoming deeply involved in public systems, and better connects the services a child really needs.

Vision

Cuyahoga County will be a community comprised of strong, stable families, with each being able to provide for the basic needs, health, and education of its members.