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In an effort to increase access to a wide range of health and human services in Cuyahoga County, United Way Services' First Call For Help (FCFH) has developed a web based version of its "Reference" database. Access more than 1,000 agencies, 4,000 programs, and 10,000 services in our area by searching this valuable online resource.

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Adoption Network Cleveland
Adoption Network Cleveland is a non-profit educational, support, and advocacy organization for all those touched by adoption -- adoptees, birthparents, adoptive parents, foster parents, foster children and former foster children, and the professionals who serve them.
Attachment Parenting International
API promotes parenting practices that create strong, healthy emotional bonds between children and their parents.
The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center of Greater Cleveland
The Center is a community-based non-profit agency working toward a society free of homophobia and gender oppression by advancing the respect, human rights and dignity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
Pacific Reproductive Services
The most experienced sperm bank and fertility center for women planning alternative families
The Learning Community
The Learning Community provides free parenting resources to parents who are dedicated to raising healthy, happy kids but who may not have the information or support they need.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Helpful resources and information for grandparents raising grandchildren from
National Stepfamily Resource Center
The National Stepfamily Resource Center’s primary objective is serving as a clearinghouse of information, linking family science research on stepfamilies and best practices in work with couples and children in stepfamilies.