Annual Puerto Rican Parade and Festival

The Annual Puerto Rican Parade and Festival celebrated the rich cultural heritage and traditions of one of Cleveland’s many diverse communities and showcased Puerto Rican music, dance and delicious cuisine. This fun-filled community event was enjoyed by hundreds of excited spectators.

Animals and Pets: Dog licenses and parks, pet adoption and reclaiming, spay- neuter referalls, animal complaints, volunteer opportunities, zoo

Career Center: City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, and Ohio jobs and employment assistance and training

Education and Learning: CMSD information, fine arts and other recreation center classes, safety classes for all ages incuding CPR training, lead-safe living

Environment: Environmental health, energy conservation clinics, trash pick-up schedules, recycling in Cleveland, sustainability

Getting Around: Airports, traffic cameras, public transportation, public parking and parking meters, street repairs, potholes

Health & Human Services: Local services and resources including employment assistance, health screening, housing, cemeteries

Housing and Home Improvement: Tenant information, mortgage and home remodeling/repair loans, paint refund program, sidewalk programs, historic preservation, landbank, permit information, housing discrimination, taxes

Residents Information Center:  Hiring contractors, buying cars, housing discrimination complaints, damage from potholes, paying for tickets, courts and laws, taxes, downtown parking

Safety and Emergency: Safety education, safety volunteers, senior safety, emergency preparedness

Seniors: Home maintenance programs, utility assistance, eviction, activities, volunteer opportunities, health and social services

Things To Do: Visual and performance arts, recreation centers, golf, swimming

  • Mayor Jackson’s Holiday Gala Celebration Tickets On Sale Now!

    The air is chilly and crisp, the leaves have fallen and soon snowflakes will begin to fall.  Yes, the holiday season is here!  This means it is time for Mayor Jackson’s Holiday Gala Celebration on Friday, December 11th from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the Hotcards World Headquarters, 2400 Superior Avenue.  Order Tickets Online

  • 2015 Mayor's Holiday Basket Give-Away

    Clevelanders are invited to help make a difference by volunteering time with the Holiday Basket program. Assistance is needed at the Cleveland Foodbank as well as Zelma George and Michael Zone recreation centers. Volunteers can help pack and deliver baskets. 

  • Cleveland Bike Plan to Add 70+ Miles of Bikeway by 2017

    A new Bikeway Implementation Plan has been designed to increase the number of bikeway miles by 250% by the end of 2017. The goal of the Citys plan is to provide cycling amenities in every neighborhood, whether for transportation or recreational use.

  • 2016 Residential Waste Application Forms Available

    Reasons for exemption include property vacancies, conversions, servicing by a private hauler, and structure abandonment. Form and secondary documentation must be completed and submitted by March 31, 2016.

  • Winter Weather Preparations for Vehicles

    Dan Williams, Director of Media Relations with the Mayor's Office of Communications has a message for all drivers to make sure vehicles are prepared for winter weather. Following these tips can help make Clevelanders safer and make driving through snow and ice less treacherous this season.

  • 2015-2016 Winter Resource Guide Published

    This publication provides information on utility fee assistance programs for heat, electricity, water, sewer, as well as property tax reduction for qualified individuals. Also included are benefits information for Cleveland seniors and energy saving tips. 

  • HEAP Application Assistance Available for Qualified Residents

    The Department of Aging can assist residents (60 years of age or over or who have disabilities) in completing applications for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) program. HEAP is designed to help residents meet the cost of home heating (natural gas, electric, and oil, kerosene, or wood heating services) in the winter.

  • Cold Weather Safety: What To Do If The Power Goes Out

    Power outages; also known as blackouts, or electrical power interruptions, can happen suddenly and without warning during winter storms. It is important to know what to do when the power goes out.

  • 2015-2016 Flu Season Schedule: Flu Vaccines at No Cost

    Vaccines will be available at Dave's Markets and local health and recreation centers, and sponsored by the Cleveland Department of Public Health. Those having insurance are asked to bring cards, but no one will be turned away for inability to pay.

  • Cuyahoga County Board of Elections Career Opportunity

    Applications and resumes are being accepted online from now until December 21, 2015 for Board of Elections positions which vary in length from a few days up to 12 weeks or longer. All job offers are made with the understanding that prospective employees pass a drug test and a criminal background investigation prior to being hired.

  • Lost and Found Pet Listings

     Current lost and found pet listings for the City of Cleveland can be found on Petango.

  • Plankton Fund Gives Dogs Second Chances

    The Plankton Fund was created in response to the heartworm positive dogs that come into the Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) that have limited options due to the cost of heartworm treatment

  • Senior's Economic Security Project (ESP)

    ESP helps older adults and adults with disabilities in need of benefits, housing, legal services, health assistance, finances, employment and more!

  • Financial Exploitation Seminar Available Online

    The City of Cleveland Departments of Finance, Aging and Public Safety presented a workshop in the Rotunda about methods of criminal operations and preventative measures for financial crimes targeting the elderly. A recording of the seminar is now available online.

  • Several GIS Maps Display Local Information

    These maps give a better understanding of issues and trends and support awareness and better decision making. They include capital improvements, crime data, EPA regulated facilities, routing, and more.

  • Bike Rack Service Available Downtown on East 4th

    The service comes complete with parking spaces, personal lockers, and changing/shower facilities at 2148 East 4th. Those needing more information may call 216.771.7120.

  • Complaint for Preliminary and Permanent Injunction

    The City of Cleveland filed a lawsuit in federal court to address the gap in trauma care created by the closure of Huron Hospital. The goal is to ensure that the east side of Cleveland has access to a trauma center and to support EMS services citywide.

  • Stray Cat Sterilization Available

    Help is available for Cleveland residents concerned about the stray cat population.  The City recently granted $10,000 to the Animal Protective League to help defray the cost of sterilization for feral cats.

  • City of Cleveland and Department of Justice Settlement Agreement

    The agreement marks a new way of policing, one built on a strong foundation of progressive change, sustained trust, and accountability. It is a reflection of ideas from people and groups across the community – including residents, civil rights organizations, activists, clergy, student groups, business and philanthropic organizations and elected officials, as well as the police unions and the Division of Police.