Amplio Fitness- Cleveland-based business whose goal is to empower individuals no matter their race, beliefs, gender identity, sexual orientation, and/or physical abilities. Contact (216) 990-6988 to learn more about their services and programs.
Baldwin Wallace University Center for Coaching Excellence - Provides education, training, and support to help individuals achieve their personal and professional best. The Center also offers opportunities for collaborative research, workshops, partnerships, training, and activities focused on coaching and player development, as well as issues that impact sport and society today. Contact Kerry Bebie: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Bessie's Angels - Seeks to educate, empower, and provide permanent housing to young women who have aged out of foster care. Call (440) 256-6663 to connect with a member of their team.
Birthing Beautiful Communities - Focuses on racial disparities in infant mortality through working with expectant Black mothers and young families. Emergency hotline: (216) 402-0924
Circle Health Services - The Centers for Families and Children (formerly The Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland): Health services include pharmacies, counseling, psychiatry, primary care, addiction, alcohol, and substance abuse. For appointments call: (216) 325-WELL
Cleveland American Indian Movement - Seeks to promote, protect, and preserve traditional cultures, values, and lifestyles, and ensure justice for indigenous peoples. Main office: (216) 533-7423
Cleveland Job Corps - Teaches young people the skills they need to become employable and independent and place them in meaningful jobs or further education. Contact (216) 541-2500 to learn more about their classes and training services offered.
The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association offers legal advice and resources, and can connect you to a relevant lawyer via their Lawyer Referral Service. After a confidential intake interview, you will receive a referral to an attorney and/or additional resources. The referral and initial consultation are free. Fee arrangements will be determined between you and the attorney. Contact: (216) 696-3525
Cuyahoga County Human Rights Commission - Accepts discrimination complaints based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. How to file a complaint, Contact: (216) 698-6464
Don’t Call the Police - Community-based alternatives to police in Cleveland for housing, LGBTQIA+, mental health, domestic violence and sexual assault, youth, elders, crime, and substances.
Journey Center for Safety and Healing - Provides information and services for domestic violence, child abuse, and more. 24-hour helpline: (216) 391-4357
Karamu House - Provides arts education and produces professional theatre while honoring the African American experience. Programs/community outreach: (216) 795-7070, Box office: (216) 795-7077
Legal Aid Society of Cleveland - Provides legal services at no cost handling cases that involve basic needs such as health, shelter and safety, economics, education, and access to justice. Apply by phone according to specific languages or online for Legal Aid to complete an intake interview and determine financial eligibility. Applicants may self-report income and asset information about their household, but do not need to provide other documentation when completing intake.
LGBT Community Center Greater Cleveland - Seeks to enrich the lives of LGBTQ+ community members through programs including health & wellness, queer youth initiatives, community groups, trans wellness, SAGE Cleveland, and the International Institute of Humor and Healing Arts. Main office: (216) 651-5428
Ohio Guidestone Workforce 360 - Provides supportive services focused on removing barriers to employment. People receive the help they need to earn an education, find and retain employment, and increase their earning potential. Contact Nicole at (440) 260-6813 to learn more about their Cuyahoga County employment programs.
Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) Greater Cleveland - Seeks to advance the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans in Northeast Ohio. Main office: (216) 236-3946
SAGE Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders - Works to achieve a higher quality of life for LGBT older people as they age, supports and advocates for their rights, fosters a greater understanding of aging in all communities, and promotes positive images of LGBT life in later years. Cleveland affiliate: (216) 651-5428
Towards Employment - Individual, employer, and advancement-focused job training that also provides assistance with transportation, tools, uniforms, and legal services. Call (216) 696-5750 to register for an orientation session.
Tri-C Workforce Training - Non-credit and credit training with flexible class times and financial assistance opportunities. Contact: (216) 987-6000