The mission of Invest in Children is to mobilize resources and energy to ensure the well-being of all young children in Cuyahoga County, provide supportive services to parents and caregivers, and build awareness, momentum, and advocacy in the community around children and family issues.

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What is a High Quality Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) site? 

A:  A UPK site is a preschool in Cuyahoga County's UPK Program that has been rated "High Quality" by Ohio's Step Up to Quality rating system. Scholarships may be available.

More Information on:  

Universal Pre-Kindergarten Fact Sheet

UPK Quality Explained

Child Care 

Special Needs Child Care 

List of UPK Sites (Updated 8-9-18)

Need more help finding suitable high-quality childcare or preschool?  Call Starting Point!

Starting Point

4600 Euclid Avenue, Suite 500

Cleveland, OH 44103

(216) 575-0061, (216) 575-0102 (fax)

1-800-880-0971. TTY 1-800-750-0750