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Senior Centers: Masters of Aging

09/18/17, 11:55 AM
September is National Senior Center Month. Sponsored by the National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC), Senior Center Month provides 30 full days for our local centers to highlight their great work, and their senior center members. This year, the Division of Senior and Adult Services joins NISC in celebrating Senior Center Month, by highlighting the national theme: Senior Centers: Masters of Aging.
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ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County Leads Crisis Intervention Team Training Efforts

06/21/17, 12:56 PM
Since 2005, the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County has provided Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training to law enforcement agencies across Cuyahoga County. This forty-hour training provides law enforcement officers, and other members of the public safety community, with training on de-escalating crises.
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Cuyahoga County Wins Big at the ADAMHS Board Awards

05/25/17, 12:17 PM
The mood in Landerhaven was warm and bittersweet, as hundreds of people representing several community partners and organizations, gathered to bid farewell to ADAMHS Board CEO, William Denihan. On Monday, May 15th, Chief Denihan addressed the crowd with stories and inspiration at the ADAMHS Board’s Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation, his last before he retires on August 1st.
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Establishing Parenting Time Orders for Children

04/11/17, 10:38 PM
Ever since its beginning, Child Support has worked towards what is in the best interest of the child. As we’ve moved from a welfare-recovery program to a “Family-Centered Child Support” program , our core business has stayed the same—locating parents and assets; establishing legal parenthood and support orders; collecting child support payments; and providing case management services.
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DSAS social worker wins Ohio Adult Protective Services Worker of the Year

03/20/17, 12:09 PM
March is National Social Work Month and we have a lot to celebrate in Cuyahoga County. As part of our mission to help our residents thrive at every age and stage of life, the Department of Health and Human Services employees approximately 2300 people. They include licensed social workers, child protection specialists, adult protection workers, adoption coordinators, eligibility specialists, case workers, counselors and more.
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Demolition Program is Planting Seeds for Hope and Growth in County Neighborhoods

03/14/17, 11:53 AM
It’s no secret that the recession caused an economic decline in communities across the country, including Cuyahoga County. Jobs were lost and the population decreased. If that wasn’t bad enough, the housing market crashed due to factors such as predatory lending. As a result, Cuyahoga County was left with an oversupply of housing that did not meet the needs of their current and future households. This lead to foreclosed, vacant, and blighted structures, posing safety concerns and depressing home values in many parts of the county.
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National Consumer Protection Week – Expert Advice on Your Schedule

03/01/17, 11:46 AM
“Normal business hours” don’t work for everybody. We know some consumers have trouble finding time during the day to call consumer advice lines. So during National Consumer Protection Week (March 5-11), Cleveland-area consumer agencies are participating in evening and weekend events designed to get you expert advice -- on your schedule.
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We are What We Repeatedly Do

02/28/17, 11:33 AM
In 2013, Cuyahoga County commissioned a Disparity Study and Procedure Report which examined county buying practices, policies and bonding requirements. In 2014, results of the study found that between 2009 and 2012, minorities received $9.3 million of Cuyahoga County combined subcontracting and prime contracting awards, a value equal to 1.4 percent of all awards made by the county.
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