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


Visit our News & Announcements page for the latest information. 

The Youth Advocacy and Leadership Coalition (YALC) Youth Summit will be held November 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cleveland State University Main Classroom Building at 2121 Euclid Avenue.

Registration information for Children of Incarcerated Parents Community Engagement Forums.
 
Registration information for the 2014 OST Symposium: More Tools In Your Toolbox - Hands-On Learning For OST Professionals
 
The Directory of Child & Family Public Service Agencies for Cuyahoga County is available for download. Also, information is available by calling United Way at 2-1-1.

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.


Children of Incarcerated Parents Community Engagement Forums

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