The Council for Economic Opportunities is working hard to reach an even greater number of Cuyahoga County residents who want to enroll a child in preschool, discover how to better cope with life’s challenges and/or learn how to write an eye-catching resume to get a job interview. The Council is rethinking, strategizing and realigning the services it provides as well as strengthening its valued community partnerships to best serve residents in Greater Cleveland.
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The Council for Economic Opportunities will help eligible Cuyahoga County residents stay cool during the hot summer months through the Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program. The program provides income-eligible residents assistance paying an electric bill or...read more
The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC) received notice at the end of April from the Office of Head Start (OHS), the federal agency that oversees the program, that CEOGC is eligible to receive a non-competitive five-year grant to continue...read more
Cuts threaten to eliminate programs helping impoverished residents CLEVELAND, OH (March 30, 2017) – Federal budget cuts proposed this week would eliminate $6,741,716 that supports Cuyahoga County’s neediest residents. Programs such as the Low-Income Home Energy...read more
CLEVELAND (March 22, 2017) – The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland announced today that Ohio Head Start Association, Inc. (OHSAI) informed the agency that it differs with the Cleveland.com March 22 editorial, according to Barbara Haxton, OHSAI...read more
The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland announces its Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program for income eligible residents of Cuyahoga County. March 31st is the last day applications will be accepted for the Home Energy Assistance Winter...read more
Federal Budget Activity Heats Up and Keeps National Head Start Association from Cleveland Visit NHSA Executive Director Affirms Confidence in CEOGC’s Executive Team
CLEVELAND, OH (February 27, 2017) – The National Head Start Association has postponed its scheduled February 28 Cleveland visit with the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland. Its Executive Director Yasmina Vinci is needed in Washington D.C. to...read more
CLEVELAND, Feb. 15, 2017 -- The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC) today announced that the Executive Director of the National Head Start Association, Yasmina Vinci, is coming to Cleveland on February 28 to study the turnaround success of...read more
The National Head Start Association (NHSA) in Washington D.C. has selected the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland’s Head Start program as a national "Bright Spot" for its turnaround within two years. The Council’s leadership team will present its...read more
The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland announces its Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program for income eligible residents of Cuyahoga County. Beginning on November 1st and operating through the end of March, the Home Energy Assistance Winter...read more
Police Chief Calvin Williams and the Council for Economic Opportunities launch Friendship through Reading
Reading regularly to a child is one of the most important things you can do during his or her formative years. Keeping a community's children safe as they continue to grow and develop is dependent upon communication and trust between children, families and a...read more