About the Program
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:
(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.
FOSTER PARENT SUPPORT GROUP (Flyer)
Foster Parents, Adoptive Parents and Kinship providers are welcome!
This group meets the first Monday of each month at the Hillcrest YMCA from 6 - 8 p.m.
STRONG PARENTS STRONG FAMILIES SUPPORT GROUP AND YOUTH GROUP
Meets the third Monday of each month from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 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
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.
HEART GALLERY and DIGITAL ME'S
Department of Children and Family Services Website
Foster/Adoptive Inquiry form
Sherri Smith Clayton
System of Care
Supervisor and Wrap Coach
Resource & Engagement Specialist
Any of the above may be contacted via phone:
216 731 7454.