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The Euclid/Hillcrest Area

Family to Family Collaborative

Collaborative Staff:

Robert Pruitt
System of Care Supervisor and Wrap Coach
rpruitt@clevelandymca.org

Marsha Cerny
Cuyahoga Tapestry System of Care Certified Senior Wrap Around Specialist and Wrap Coach
mcerny@clevelandymca.org

 

Alicia Smith
Family Information/Resource Specialist
asmith@clevelandymca.org

Sherrie Smith

Wrap Around Specialist

ssmith@clevelandymca.org

Tamara Smith

Parent Advocate

tsmith@clevelandymca.org

 

WHO WE ARE:

The Euclid/Hillcrest Area Family to Family Collaborative assists families and individuals in guiding them to services that are available in their community. Wraparound and Prevention services are available depending upon your families need. The Collaborative staff also works with families that are involved with or at risk of involvement with the Cuyahoga County Department of Children Services (DCFS). Staff can attend meetings, provide support, advice and advocacy.

The staff can serve as a liaison between neighborhood organizations, agencies, service providers and the residents of Euclid, Euclid-Green, Richmond Heights, Lyndhurst, South Euclid, Highland Heights, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village and Gates Mills in need of these resources.

Staff can help you locate organizations to help such as:

Wraparound Services
Prevention Services

Ohio Benefit Bank (Call to schedule appointment)
Basic Needs Assistance
Counseling
School Advocacy
Foster/Adoptive Parent and Relative Caregiver Support
Community Services
Employment Assistance
Foster Care Recruitment
Parenting Support Groups
Housing and Utility Assistance

(Dependent upon availability of funds. Contact staff to determine eligibility.)

Collaborative Monthly Meetings

Euclid/Hillcrest Area Family to Family Collaborative Monthly Meetings are held the 4th Thursday of every month from 10am-12pm, at Moore Counseling located at 22639 Euclid Ave. Please contact Robert Pruitt if you have an interest in participating in this group.

NEXT MEETING: April 24th, 10am at Moore Counseling located at 22639 Euclid Ave.

 

Foster Parent Support Group

Foster Parents, Adoptive Parents and Kinship providers are welcome!

This group meets the 1st Monday of each month at the Hillcrest YMCA from 6-8pm.

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 Strong Parents Strong Families Support Group and Youth Group

Meets the third Monday of each month from 5:30-7:30pm at East Shore Methodist Church. Child Care Available. Dinner will be served. Transportation available for Care Coordination families. For more information please contact Tamara Smith

Click here for a Tapestry Brochure

 
Are You Interested in Becoming a Foster Parent?

You can make a difference in a child's life by becoming a foster and adoptive parent. The need is great in our community for safe, loving homes where children can grow and develop. Our goal is to place kids in a stable setting as soon as possible. Every child deserves a family. Foster Parent training is provided by Children and Family Services. For more info please contact Robert Pruitti at 731-7454 or the Recruitment Department directly at 216-881-5775.

Click Here for a link to the HEART GALLERY and DIGITAL ME'S

Click here to visit the Department of Children and Family Services Website for more info...

Click here for a Foster/Adoptive Inquiry form

Click on the link for our resource guides:

Collaborative Photo Gallery:

 

The Collaborative is in partnership with:

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          Cuyahoga Tapestry System of Care