Thoughts From the CEO

The Council for Economic Opportunities’ President and CEO, Dr. Jacklyn Chisholm, has the honor of meeting a lot of Clevelanders. Now, she’s sharing the stories she’s hearing from them with you! Check out her new blog, where she’ll share her experiences with clients, partners and others in Greater Cleveland.

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Give Your Child a Head Start

Head Start classroom seats are still available for the 2016-17 preschool year.
CALL TODAY TO ENROLL: (216) 589-9922

All of our centers are four-and-five star rated by the State of Ohio’s Step Up to Quality initiative and are certified by PRE4CLE, the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s quality preschool initiative.
To learn more about the talented team members that lead the Head Start Centers click here.

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We Invest in People

We’ll meet with you to address any immediate needs then identify some life goals. Do you want to enroll your child in preschool to get him or her on a path to success early in life? Are you unemployed and looking for a job? Do you want to go back to school to get a college degree? Are you having trouble paying the bills and making ends meet?  Whatever your challenges are, we will work with you on solutions.

We Nurture Success

We provide health + dental screenings, emphasize the importance of nutrition + exercise, promote family engagement, teach new skills and will work with you to sharpen key abilities. We offer free workshops on topics from managing time better to improving self-esteem. We will encourage you to walk taller and prepare you to get the job you are seeking. We instill confidence, you can do it!

We Transform Lives

We are teachers, family development specialists, job coaches, case managers, nutritionists, program monitors and school bus drivers. We are someone to talk with and share your dreams.  We hope to inspire you, and we are rooting for your success. Take the first step today, and meet with a family development specialist to discover how, together, we can develop your plan for a brighter future so that all of Greater Cleveland succeeds, one very important person at a time (that’s YOU).

Stories of Progress + Success

Head Start Students Welcome Firefighters, Learn Fire Safety Tips

Preschoolers at the Green Road Head Start Center learned about fire safety from a Lieutenant at the Highland Hills Fire Department on Wednesday. Lieutenant Vanessa Sheriff visited the students to teach them about firefighters and how to react if they’re ever in...

Dr. Jacklyn Chisholm Pens Letter To Community

Last week, Dr. Jacklyn Chisholm, President and CEO of the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland penned a letter to the community as part of her commitment to provide regular, candid and transparent communication with the people who rely on CEOGC. It...

It’s not too late to enroll your child in Head Start, we are always accepting new students. Apply online now, or call (216) 589-9922. Give your child a Head Start today.

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Click on the workshop to find out more. Then, make an appointment at one of our Neighborhood Opportunity Centers to register and to learn more about what the Council can offer you on your path to a better life. Take the first step with us today.

The Council for Economic Opportunities’ impact 2015

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