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Youth Pages is a directory created by United Way 2-1-1 for youth in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

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It will help you learn about health issues, drugs and addiction, dealing with violence, student rights, recreation and more!

Youth Pages

In addition to the 2-1-1 helpline, there are places you can call in the Cleveland, Ohio area when you need someone to talk to, or if you need information right away. Many of the numbers listed are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Provides referrals to support groups for young adults who are affected by someone else's drinking.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Offers support and referrals to meetings for persons with alcohol problems. Answering service from 11 pm - 9 am.

Bellefaire Homeless Youth Program

Provides help for runaway and homeless youth.

Bellflower Center for Prevention of Child Abuse 24/7 Family Helpline

Assists people who have experienced abuse. Provides anonymous support, information and referrals. Answers questions on parenting and child development.

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center 24/7

Offers support for survivors of rape or sexual abuse.

Cuyahoga County Department of Children and Family Services Child Abuse Prevention Hotline 24/7

Receives reports of suspected cases of child abuse and neglect.

Domestic Violence Center 24/7

Provides counseling and support for victims/witnesses of domestic violence.

LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland

Offers information, support and referrals for anyone with sexual orientation and/or gender identity issues.

Mental Health Services 24-Hour Mobile Crisis Unit

Provides mental health crisis intervention, suicide prevention, information and referrals.

National Runaway Switchboard 24/7

Provides mental health crisis intervention, suicide prevention, information and referrals.

Poison Control Center 24/7

Offers immediate information about what to do in cases of poisoning.

Problem Gamblers' Hotline 24/7

Provides information, support and referrals for treatment.

Recovery Resources

Offers drug and alcohol information and referrals to treatment programs.

Safe School Helpline 24/7

Handles anonymous reports (from any touchtone phone) of violence, weapons/threats of weapons and other crimes in schools.

Safe School Hotline (Cleveland Metropolitan School District Only) 24/7

Handles anonymous reports of violence, weapons/threat of weapons and other crimes in schools.

United Way 2-1-1 24/7

Provides confidential information and referrals to agencies and organizations for almost any kind of problem or need including food, clothing and shelter.

Westhaven Youth Shelter 24/7

Offers crisis intervention and shelter for homeless and runaway youth.

Youth Pages

You're probably juggling a lot of things: school, activities, friends, family and jobs. Each of these can cause stress - but don't need to take over your life.

As a part of this work, United Way is pleased to present a wealth of resources to help teens make sound choices. Parents, guardians and teachers are always the best resource for advice. We hope teens use the Youth Pages, or call United Way 2-1-1 as a back-up for answering questions. And remember, when you call United Way 2-1-1 it is completely confidential.

Resources and Credits

The listings in this edition of the Youth Pages are based on information supplied by agency representatives. Inclusion in the directory does not imply endorsement nor does exclusion imply disapproval. Every effort has been made to supply complete and accurate information; however, United Way 2-1-1 makes no representation with respect to the accuracy and completeness of the contents of this directory and specifically disclaims any implied responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided and shall in no event be held liable for any loss or damage. Resources in this directory were chosen for inclusion based on services offered for youth in Cuyahoga County. Agencies may be absent from the directory due to the inclusion/exclusion policy of United Way 2-1-1 or for other reasons. United Way 2-1-1 also reserves the right to prioritize and limit inclusion. Factors such as staffing, funding and agency participation affect the way in which eligible agencies have been included.

The Youth Pages is made possible with the support of the Cuyahoga County Executive's Office, Cuyahoga County Family and Children First Council, MyCom, The Cleveland Foundation, Starting Point and United Way of Greater Cleveland.

This information was compiled and the directory published and distributed by United Way 2-1-1.

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Have any questions? Feel free to contact us and we will get back to you as soon as possible.