Community

Now Taking Applications for New Vendors!

Sell locally sourced and produced goods at the West Side Market's Arcade!
The Arcade is the open air space that runs along the north and east sides of the building.

Animals and Pets: Dog licenses and parks, pet adoption and reclaiming, spay- neuter referalls, animal complaints, volunteer opportunities, zoo


Career Center: City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, and Ohio jobs and employment assistance and training


Education and Learning: CMSD information, fine arts and other recreation center classes, safety classes for all ages incuding CPR training, lead-safe living


Environment: Environmental health, energy conservation clinics, trash pick-up schedules, recycling in Cleveland, sustainability


Getting Around: Airports, traffic cameras, public transportation, public parking and parking meters, street repairs, potholes


Health & Human Services: Local services and resources including employment assistance, health screening, housing, cemeteries


Housing and Home Improvement: Tenant information, mortgage and home remodeling/repair loans, paint refund program, sidewalk programs, historic preservation, landbank, permit information, housing discrimination, taxes


Residents Information Center:  Hiring contractors, buying cars, housing discrimination complaints, damage from potholes, paying for tickets, courts and laws, taxes, downtown parking


Safety and Emergency: Safety education, safety volunteers, senior safety, emergency preparedness


Seniors: Home maintenance programs, utility assistance, eviction, activities, volunteer opportunities, health and social services


Things To Do: Visual and performance arts, recreation centers, golf, swimming


  • Mayor Frank G. Jackson Hosts First Jobs Match Week: May 15-May 19

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson is hosting the first Mayor’s Jobs Match Week May 15-19. The event is at five recreation centers throughout the City and will connect Clevelanders with meaningful work and opportunity. All participating employers –including the City of Cleveland –are hiring now. Participating companies include United Parcel Service, RTA, Key Bank , Nestle and more.

    Available positions range from entry-level to mid-management and technology.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday to Impact Trash Pickup, City Hall Offices Closed January 21st

    The City of Cleveland Department of Public Works WILL NOT collect trash on Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Waste collection for the remainder of that week will be delayed by one day. Cleveland City Hall offices, including Cleveland Public Power and Cleveland Water will be closed on that day as well. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 22nd.

  • City of Cleveland Welcomes Visitors to Downtown for Women’s March 2019

    The City of Cleveland Division of Police will close a series of streets and intersections on Saturday, January 19th for the Women’s March in Downtown Cleveland. Road closures will begin at 11:45 a.m. ahead of the noon march. For the safety of attendees and other Downtown visitors, the Division of Police announced the road closures that will be in effect for the route.

  • Winter Weather Advisory: First Storm of the Year Approaching

    As the first winter storm of the year approaches, the City of Cleveland wants to remind citizens about some things to be aware of before the snow flies. The City has provided winter weather tips for personal, pet and vehicle safety. 

  • All are Invited to Attend the 2019 Year of People Kickoff Celebration!

    The Year of People Kickoff celebration will connect residents to the many resources available in their neighborhoods from all of the City's sustainability celebration years. This FREE event will give Clevelanders the opportunity to connect with others and learn more about sustainability at home, at work, and in the community. 

  • The City is Hiring: City of Cleveland Weekly Jobs Round-Up

    The City of Cleveland is hiring! Many positions have been added thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget resulting from the passage of Issue 32.

  • West Side Market Seeks New Vendor Applications

    Cleveland is looking for new vendors to sell locally sourced and produced goods at the West Side Market's Arcade! The Arcade is the open air space that runs along the north and east sides of the building.

  • City of Cleveland Seeks Applicant for Civilian Police Review Board Vacancy

    The City of Cleveland is looking for a qualified applicant to fill a vacant seat on the Civilian Police Review Board. The selected applicant would be appointed to complete a four-year-term that runs through Aug. 8, 2020. The candidate for this vacant position must be a resident of the Cleveland Division of Police’s First District at the time of appointment.

  • Department of Public Health Offers Free Flu Vaccines

    The City of Cleveland's Department of Public Health is offering free flu shots at the Thomas McCafferty and J. Glen Smith clinics. There is no charge for the shots which are available to all residents. 

  • Department of Public Utilities Talks Winter Safety Tips

    The City of Cleveland’s Department of Public Utilities shared winter safety tips on everything from frozen pipes to clogged storm drains on the Winter Safety Series Facebook Live. Cleveland Public Power, Water Pollution Control and Cleveland Water gave viewers a wide range of tips to avoid holiday mishaps.

  • City of Cleveland Police Join Facebook Live Winter Safety Series

    Sergeant Jennifer Ciaccia, Sergeant Charmin Leon and the Public Safety Recruitment team explored road safety, online shopping and more safety tips for Cleveland. The Winter Safety Series is a number of Facebook Live videos aimed at giving Clevelanders important information about how to be better prepared.

  • CALL FOR ART! National Arts Program Registration Deadline February 16th

    CALL FOR ART! The City of Cleveland welcomes Cleveland residents, City employees and their immediate families to participate in the 20th Annual National Arts Program to be held at Cudell Fine Arts. All ages and skill levels are welcomed.

  • Office of Sustainability Concludes Winter Safety Series

    The City of Cleveland’s Office of Sustainability concluded the Winter Safety Series on Facebook. Director Kristin Hall spoke with Facebook Live viewers about cost effective holiday tips for a greener and safer winter.

  • HEAP Helps Eligible Residents with Winter Heating Bills, Applications Available

    The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a program designed to help eligible residents meet the cost of home heating (natural gas, electric, and oil, kerosene, or wood heating services) during the winter months. Eligibility is based on family size and household income. Application forms are available in English, as well as in Espanol. 

  • Base Cleveland Veteran News

    The Mayor's Office of Communications prepares and distributes information to Veterans and their supporters monthly, via the Cleveland City Hall blog. The page includes timely information on special events, memorials, healthcare, and other news of value to local veterans. 

  • Department of Aging and EMS Partner in File of Life Emergency Medical Safety Program

    File of Life is an emergency preparedness magnetic file that promotes safety and peace of mind. It is designed to be placed on the outside of a refrigerator. It includes important information about medical history, emergency contacts, and medications- all in one place, for use in an emergency. This information is invaluable to EMS when seconds matter in an emergency. File of Life is available at no cost. Anyone interested is encouraged to call 216.664.2833 or send an email to obtain a free File of Life. 

  • Division of Waste Bulk Pickup Calendar Now Available for 2019

    The City of Cleveland Division of Waste 2019 Bulk Pick-Up Calendar is now available online. In addition to bulk pick-up dates, the calendar includes information about proper waste set out.

  • Department of Aging Winter Resource Guide Published

    This handy brochure provides eligibility and contact information for discounted payments for water, electric, sewer and gas as well as home weatherization.  In addition, energy saving tips are listed, and a number of assistance programs are detailed.

  • Senior Safety Resource Guide

    The Senior Safety and Resource Guide was prepared by the Division of Police Bureau of Community Policing and the Cleveland Department of Aging. It can be viewed online or mailed to interested residents who call 216.664.2833. The pulblication is available in English and also in Traditional Chinese. 

     

  • Cleveland Division of Fire Graduates 19 Cadets

    Nineteen cadets from the 34th Cleveland Fire Training Academy Class took the oath of office at a graduation ceremony at Cleveland City Hall, including Lauren M. Phillips, Cleveland’s first female fire cadet since 1989. “I want to congratulate our Fire Academy graduates and thank you for your willingness to serve,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. “You have the greatest opportunity to positively impact the lives of individuals, families, and communities.”

  • Cleveland Home Repair Resource Guide Available

    A handy Home Repair Resource Guide guide was created by the staff of the Cleveland Department of Aging for Cleveland homeowners seeking information about loans, grants, and agencies providing home repair resources.

     

  • Several GIS Maps Display Local Information

    These maps give a better understanding of issues and trends and support awareness and better decision making. They include capital improvements, crime data, EPA regulated facilities, routing, and more.

  • Financial Exploitation Seminar Available Online

    The City of Cleveland Departments of Finance, Aging and Public Safety presented a workshop in the Rotunda about methods of criminal operations and preventative measures for financial crimes targeting the elderly. A recording of the seminar is now available online.

  • Senior's Economic Security Project (ESP)

    ESP helps older adults and adults with disabilities in need of benefits, housing, legal services, health assistance, finances, employment and more!

  • Monthly Keycard Payments for City Parking Lots Can Now be Done Online

    Monthly Keycard payments can be paid online for parking at the Gateway East Garage, Lakefront Municipal Parking, and Willard Park Garage. There is a convenience fee associated. 

  • City of Cleveland Language Access Plan

    The City of Cleveland is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming approach to interaction with all residents. As part of that commitment to inclusion the city is ensuring the accessibility of resources, services, and engagement regardless of language.

  • Free Care Calls Program for Cleveland Seniors

    Cleveland Care Calls is an automated telephone reassurance system being offered to Cleveland Senior Citizens by the Departments of Aging and Public Safety. Through this computerized system the senior receives a call, on the days they request, to check on their well-being. This program is available to all seniors and is especially ideal for those living alone.

  • Age-Friendly Cleveland Videos Now Available on the Website

    The Department of Aging and TV20 have produced an ongoing series of videos on various senior-related topics of interest to the community.  These videos are now available on the City website.

  • Plankton Fund Gives Dogs Second Chances

    The Plankton Fund was created in response to the heartworm positive dogs that come into the Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) that have limited options due to the cost of heartworm treatment

  • Lost and Found Pet Listings

     Current lost and found pet listings for the City of Cleveland can be found on Petango. Those looking for lost pets are asked to NOT solely rely on this website. This site is simply one tool to assist owners when they can't visit the kennel. Otherwise, they are asked to come as often as possible, preferably daily but at least once every three business days. It is the owner's responsibility to come in person and look through the kennel.

  • Animal Protection League Trap-Neuter-Return Program for Stray Cats and Kittens

    Feral and free-roaming cats are the largest contributors to the cat overpopulation crisis. Those caring for strays are invited to take advantage of APL services! For only $10 the program includes spay or neuter surgery, ear-tipping, rabies vaccination, and FVRCP vaccination. Humane traps are available for $5.

  • Mass Notification System Provides Critical Information to Clevelanders, Visitors

    The City of Cleveland has announced the launch of a mass notification system that will provide critical emergency and non-emergency alerts to residents and visitors. The City encourages all residents, visitors, and businesses to sign up for the system known as CodeRED.

  • City Recreation Volunteer Openings Available Year-Round

    The Division of Recreation is seeking volunteers. Recreation center volunteers enrich the community in several areas including the arts, sports, education, and mentoring. These generous individuals are from diverse backgrounds and include people of all ages from recent graduates seeking practical experience, to retirees with spare time to share. 

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