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Applicant/Participant Resources

The Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) provides programming in the following areas:


Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) PDF
FSS is a grant funded program operated by the HCVP. The program’s goal is to assist low-income families in gaining economic independence. All families participating in the HCVP are eligible to participate.


Families are enrolled in the FSS program for a period of 5-years. During this time an FSS staff member will work with the participant to set specific goals, and provide referrals to outside services to help the family reach them.


Past participants, have been able to achieve steady employment, save money toward education, a home, or a car, and reach economic stability. The above provided brochure link has additional information about the program.


Health Care Resources


Community Resources

Cuyahoga County Resource Guide

Cuyahoga County of Ohio has compiled an extensive list of community agencies on its website. This page includes contact information for organizations specializing in:

  • Consumer Protection

  • Economic Assistance

  • Emergency Numbers

  • Health Care

  • Legal Assistance

  • Parenting

  • People with Disabilities

  • Seniors

  • Tax Information

  • Teens

  • Other


2-1-1 Cleveland
2-1-1 is a free community service you can use to get information about social, health and government resources. The service is available 24-hours a day, by dialing 2-1-1 from a landline, or 216 436.2000 from a cell phone. Users can also access their online, searchable directory by following the posted link. Service categories include:

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Education, Recreation, & the Arts

  • Employment & Income Support

  • Family Support & Parenting

  • Food, Clothing, & Household Items

  • Health Care

  • Housing and Utilities

  • Legal Services & Financial Management

  • Mental Health Counseling

  • Municipal and Community Services

  • Substance Abuse and Addiction

  • Support Groups



Senior Resources

United Way’s 2-1-1 has created this Senior Resources Guide to assist those ages 60 and over in finding available community resources.  Please follow the link to download a copy.


Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (WRAAA)
The WRAAA is responsible for planning, coordinating, and administering state and federally funded programs and services for older adults. Participants can visit their website to learn more about different service offerings available to seniors within Northeast Ohio. Programs include:

  • Independent Living

  • Care Management

  • Family Caregiving Support

  • Medicare Information

  • Benefits Check-up Ohio

  • Eldercare Information

  • Prescription Information