People First of Cuyahoga Countysince 2001
c/o The Arc of Greater Cleveland
2421 Community College Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
Number of Active Members:
Reason(s) the Group Meets:
Political, Personal Skills
Products or Services Offered:
The group plans annual conferences and participates in state and national leadership opportunities. We also give back to the community by volounteering and collections of hats, gloves and socks through warm hearts warm hands project and donate to those less fortunate.
Board of Directors:
Receives Support From:
The Arc of Greater Cleveland and Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Goals of People First of Cuyahoga County: •Community awareness •Teaching our communities about people with disabilities •Community support •Advocating for the supports people need to live, work and be a part of the community •Health insurance •Promoting various ways for self-advocates to work and obtain health insurance
People First of Cuyahoga County is a local chapter of the nationwide self-advocacy group that gives individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities training to build skills in decision-making so they can advocate for themselves.
Who: The group is open to all individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in Cuyahoga County.
When: Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month (except January and February)