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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How you Can Help Make a Difference—A Call to Action
Children who are behind in reading in the first grade have only a one in eight chance of ever catching up.

Invest in Children provides a compelling road map to ensure that all of our children have the early childhood experiences they need to be ready for school. Now is the time to get involved and to make our region more competitive in the global market place by ensuring that all young children acquire the knowledge and skills that lead to productive and satisfying lives. Here are just a few ways for you and your organization to take action today. Please join us.
  • Be informed
  • Make information and materials available to the people at your organization
  • Talk with your elected officials about supporting policy and investments in early childhood programs
  • Sponsorships
  • Financial Support


Contact Invest in Children to find out how you can be an early childhood advocate.

Invest in Children partners with child advocacy organizations like Groundwork (early care and education campaign), and Voices for Ohio’s Children, in a statewide effort to provide families with all the support and choices they need to get their children to school ready to learn, including accessible behavioral and primary health care, high quality early experiences available to every child, and full day kindergarten in every district.

Invest in Children
Office of Early Childhood/Cuyahoga County
(216) 443-6583