Due to COVID-19, CEOGC Offers Additional Emergency Assistance

The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating effects on the country, including right here in Cuyahoga County. At CEOGC, we know many residents are struggling to pay their bills during this difficult time. If you need assistance, we want to help.

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).

Enroll your child in Head Start for the 2020-2021 school year. Apply online now, or call (216) 589-9922. Give your child a Head Start today.

Check out what's coming up:

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.

Stories of Progress + Success

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A Welcome Message From Dr. Wilson

As we prepare to start the 2020-2021 school year, we have a special message from our VP of Children & Families, Dr. Thea Wilson! As always, if you are interested in joining our Early Head Start and Head Start programs, CLICK HERE for more information on how to...

“Inside One Preschool’s Strategy for Coping With COVID-19”

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Staff Spotlight: 21 Questions With The CFO

Derek Cluse recently joined CEOGC's leadership team as the Chief Financial Officer. You can read more about his credentials in his bio, but for this feature, we wanted to tell a much more fun story of our newest team member. Enjoy this Q&A with Derek Cluse: Q: You...

The Council for Economic Opportunities’ impact 2019

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