Sparkling HandCommunity-Based Programs & Services are trauma informed services designed to help at-risk children and families:

  • Remain together as a family
  • Improve family life
  • Reduce conflict
  • Recover from trauma
  • Improve communication
  • Increase children’s coping skills
  • Identify and treat mental illness 
  • Prevent abuse and neglect

Cleveland Christian Home’s community-based programs serve all of Cuyahoga County and have the ability to receive self-referrals.

School-Based Mental Health Services

Therapists provide intervention and on-site mental health services for at-risk children in select Cleveland Metropolitan schools. Clients may receive a mental health assessment, counseling and skill building interventions to address mental health symptoms. Services are provided primarily in the school, but therapists will also meet with clients in their home or community setting. Children are referred by parents, teachers, principals or any member of the school staff. Funding is provided by Medicaid, the Cuyahoga County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) board, and private donors.

Family Services

Therapists provide intensive, in-home or office-based support to at-risk children and families in Cuyahoga County, including families reuniting after children were in custody and families struggling to keep a child in the home. Children and families are referred by Cuyahoga County Department of Children and Family Services for intensive in home services. Services to help stabilize families include mental health assessment, counseling, skill building and case management services. Children impacted by trauma may be eligible to receive Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Preschool age children may be suitable for early childhood interventions such as Parent Child Interaction Therapy.

Tapestry System of Care

Care coordinators facilitate the Wraparound process for families whose needs cannot be met by traditional family service programs. By utilizing a team approach families benefit from the development of a wraparound team consisting of professionals and natural supports. Clients are also provided with mental health assessment and case management in the home, school and community. Each family receives an advocate from their neighborhood collaboratives. Additional services may be provided by utilizing programs in the families’ community.

For more information about programs and services call 216.671.0977