Legal Aid and United Way Grow Free Eviction Help in Cuyahoga County

July 1, 2021

Today Legal Aid and United Way formally launch Free Eviction Help – expanding outreach and services for people who need legal counsel while facing eviction.  This comes on the one-year anniversary of the launch of Right to Counsel in Cleveland Housing Court.

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Cleveland Public Library and United Way of Greater Cleveland: A Partnership for the People

June 22, 2021

JUNE 22, 2021 (CLEVELAND, OH) – Help from United Way of Greater Cleveland’s 2-1-1 team of navigators is now just one phone call away at all Cleveland Public Library locations. Starting today, June 22, the Library is teaming up with United Way to provide Clevelanders with a direct link to vital resources and services.

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CHN and United Way Announce Cleveland Scholar House

May 19, 2021

CHN Housing Partners and United Way of Greater Cleveland today announced a plan to build Cleveland Scholar House, a service-enriched apartment building for single parents who are college students and their minor children. In addition to CHN and United Way, other core partners include Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA), Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C), Cleveland State University (CSU) and Step Forward.

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United Way of Greater Cleveland’s 2-1-1 Helplink Serves as An Anchor to a Community in Need, Marking National 2-1-1 Day with Nearly 200,000 Calls Handled Since the Covid-19 Pandemic Began

February 11, 2021

Cuyahoga County and United Way's 2-1-1 HelpLink partnered to open a dedicated COVID-19 Vaccination Information Line, available 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. every Monday – Friday, providing resources, referrals and assistance to seniors and others who wish to schedule and receive the vaccine CLEVELAND (February 11, 2021) – United Way of Greater Cleveland's 2-1-1 HelpLink marked […]

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Right To Counsel Prevented 93% of Cleveland Family Evictions in First Six Months of Program That Provides Low-Income Tenants With Free Legal Assistance

February 10, 2021

CLEVELAND: United Way and Legal Aid announced that Right to Counsel Cleveland’s (RTC) early results show 93% of those at risk of eviction and represented in Cleveland Housing Court by a Legal Aid attorney avoided an eviction or involuntary move between July – December 2020. In addition, more than $3.8 million of rent relief was distributed by CHN Housing Partners within Cleveland as a result of legal assistance provided to tenants, preserving landlords’ income.

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Cuyahoga County and United Way of Greater Cleveland 2-1-1 HelpLink Partner to Offer Dedicated Covid-19 Vaccination Information Line

January 22, 2021

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: In partnership with Cuyahoga County, United Way’s 2-1-1 HelpLink provides resources and referrals for seniors and others with specific severe chronic diseases who wish to schedule and receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Beginning Monday, Jan. 25, by calling 2-1-1 Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., those eligible for phase 1b […]

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United Way of Greater Cleveland Welcomes New Board Member and Announces 2020-21 Board Leadership

September 15, 2020

CLEVELAND: United Way of Greater Cleveland today announced the results of its annual elections and named India Birdsong to its Board of Directors.

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WEWS Channel 5: $6.8 million on the way for Cuyahoga County rental help

June 26, 2020

By Kevin Barry CLEVELAND — Social distancing because of the coronavirus has affected many people in a variety of different ways but for renters who depend on a steady income to pay rent, those steps have created additional problems. “We still pay the rent, it’s just we’re very strapped,” said North Olmsted renter Julianne Schramm. […]

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