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People First of Cuyahoga County

We are proud to support, along with the The Arc of Greater Cleveland, the local chapter of People First, a nationwide self-advocacy group that gives individuals with developmental disabilities training to build skills in decision-making so they can advocate for themselves.

The group is open to all individuals with developmental disabilities in Cuyahoga County. Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month (except January and February). All meetings are held from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

The goals of People First are:

  • Community awareness
  • Teaching our communities about people with disabilities
  • Community support
  • Advocating for the supports people need to live, work and be a part of the community
  • Health insurance
  • Promoting various ways for self-advocates to work and obtain health insurance  

 
Interested in joining People First? Here's the 2014 meeting schedule.

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Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities
1275 Lakeside Avenue East
Cleveland, Ohio 44114-1129
PHONE: (216)241-8230 - FAX: (216)861-0253