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May 2022 Community Board

May 2022 Community Board

HEALTH

2022 MINORITY MEN’S HEALTH FAIR: Thursday, April 28, 5-8:30 p.m. at the Outpatient Pavilion of MetroHealth’s Main Campus, 2500 MetroHealth Drive. Directional signs posted. All men are welcome. 30+ free health screenings. For information or to register visit: www.metrohealth.org/mmhf . Walk-ins are welcome.

PEER MENTAL HEALTRH SUPPORT GROUP: Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Free and confidential online community. All are welcome. www.convivialculture.com

VOLUNTARY COVID-19 TESTING OPPORTUNITY FOR CLEVELAND METROPOLITAN SCHOOL DISTRICT (CMSD) STUDENTS: Parents or Caregivers, contact your school nurse for registration information. For questions related to COVID-19 testing call CMSD nursing staff at 216-838-9355 or email COVID@ClevelandMetroSchools.org. To learn more about this screening testing program visit www.TestedAndProtected.org

JOEL’S PLACE FOR CHILDREN provides grief support to school-age children and their families who have experienced the death of someone special in their lives. May meetings will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays May 3 and May 24 at Bay Presbyterian Church, 25415 Lake Road in Bay Village. Families arrive at 6:30 for a pizza dinner, and groups begin at 7 p.m.

PARENTS

THE CLEVELAND PARENT LEADERSHIP ACTION NETWORK (ClePLAN) is a network of parents and caregivers who have children in Cleveland Metropolitan School District Schools (CMSD). To share your thoughts on how this network can best serve you visit: www.bit.ly/cleparents. To learn more call 216-395-7220 or visit www.neighborupcle.org/cleplan

SAY YES TO EDUCATION FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALISTS (FSS): One Family Support Specialist is assigned to each Say Yes to Cleveland school. Specialists can help by connecting students and families to free services they need. To find the FSS for your child’s school with contact information visit: www.SayYesClevelandorg/FamilySupportSpecialists/.

SUPPORT SERVICES

LEGALWORKS AT CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY: LegalWorks provides legal consultation and assistance for qualified, low-income youth and adults in underserved communities. Service is provided by appointment. Registration is required. Tuesdays, 12-3:30 p.m., Fulton Branch Library, 3545 Fulton Rd., 216-623-6969. Register at: legalworksfulton.eventbrithe.com. For more info visit: www.legalworksneo.org

CLEVELAND NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCE AND RECREATION CENTER SUPPORT SERVICES SPECIALISTS can help connect and refer individuals to appropriate services. Services provided for youths, adults, and seniors. Call Estabrook and Cudell Support Service Specialist Joy Hill at 216-857-7629; call Clark, Michael Zone and Gunning Support Service Specialist Krisnia Hope at 216-857-3238.

NEED TO APPLY, RENEW OR REPORT CHANGES TO YOUR PUBLIC BENEFITS? Call 1-844-640-6446 or go online at www.benefits.ohio.gov.

CUYAHOGA COUNTY WOMEN, INFANTS & CHILDREN (WIC) NUTRITION PROGRAM: provides nutrition education, nutritious foods and breastfeeding support. To be eligible you must be pregnant, breastfeeding, or postpartum (having a baby less than 6 months old; or be an infant or child less than five years old. You must also have a nutritional need and have household income that fits within the WIC guidelines. Ohio WIC Program Income Guidelines (pregnant woman counts as two people). For a household of two people to qualify your annual income must be 431,894 or less. For additional information call 216-957-9421.

YOUTH

YOUTH ADVOCACY & LEADERSHIP COALITION (YALC): The 4-H Youth Advocacy & Leadership Coalition is a civic leadership program for youth ages 13-18 in Cuyahoga County. The YALC develops young adult leaders by training and supporting them in advocating for youth issues and links them to their communities through service-learning experiences. Follow on Instagram @YALCOHIO. For all concerns and questions contact Ms. Dominique Aaron at aaron.66@osu.edu.

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