Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center

Carrie Sullivan
FACE Coordinator
4507 W. 213th St.
Fairview Park, OH 44126

Email Carrie

Twitter: @FACEinFairview

Call 440-356-3500 ext 4117

    

“When parents, teachers, students and the community view one another as partners in education, a caring community forms around students and begins its work.”  – Joyce L. Epstein 

Ms. Sullivan is available to help students, staff and parents.

Not sure how to complete a form? 

Not sure how to get my child to do his/her homework? 

Not sure who can help me with my child struggling in school?

We do not have clothing for school…

We are short on food for this month….

 

Please get in touch with Ms. Sullivan and she will find the answers for you!

      

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Parent University

January 24, 2022

  • “How to Talk to Your Middle/High Schooler About: Gender”
  • Co-sponsored by the Fairview Park PTA
  • The meeting will be held virtually on Zoom, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
  • Join other Fairview Park parents in learning about gender identity, and develop skills to foster an open and affirming environment for middle or high school students. As a participant in this program, you will engage in an activity using supportive language for respecting and building meaningful relationships with youth. This program is an excellent resource for parents and anyone working with adolescent students to understand gender as a personal identity developed through life experience and social conditioning. The importance and use of pronouns will also be discussed.

January 31, 2022

  • “How to Talk to Your Elementary Schooler About: Gender”
  • Co-sponsored by the Fairview Park PTA
  • The meeting will be held virtually on Zoom, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
  • Join other Fairview Park parents in learning about gender identity, and develop skills to foster an open and affirming environment for elementary students. As a participant in this program, you will engage in an activity using supportive language for respecting and building meaningful relationships with youth. This program is an excellent resource for parents and anyone working with younger students to understand gender as a personal identity developed through life experience and social conditioning. The importance and use of pronouns will also be discussed.

February 7, 2022

  • “How to Talk to Your Middle/High Schooler About: Sexual Orientation”
  • Co-sponsored by the Fairview Park PTA
  • The meeting will be held virtually on Zoom, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
  • Join other Fairview Park parents in learning about sexual orientation, and develop skills to foster an open and affirming environment for middle and high school students. As a participant in this program, you will engage in an activity using supportive language for respecting and building meaningful relationships with youth. This program is an excellent resource for parents and anyone working with adolescent students to understand biased language and inequities in the LGBQIA+ community.

February 7, 2022

  • “Like” – IndieFlix Documentary Film
  • Link to the film will be available starting on Feb. 7
  • Like explores the effects of technology and social media on the brain, on our lives, and on our civilization, and how we can learn to navigate it more safely together.

February 28, 2022

  • “How to Talk to Your Elementary Schooler About: Sexual Orientation”
  • Co-sponsored by the Fairview Park PTA
  • The meeting will be held virtually on Zoom, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
  • Join other Fairview Park parents in learning about sexual orientation, and develop skills to foster an open and affirming environment for elementary students. As a participant in this program, you will discuss the importance of creating an environment that respects people with every sexual orientation and learn how to best support children as it relates to sexual orientation in a way that encourages relationship-building. This program is an excellent resource for parents and anyone working with younger students to understand biased language and inequities in the LGBQIA+ community.

Parent University: How to Talk With Your Middle/High Schooler About: Gender"
January 24, 2022

Past Parent University Resources

9/21/21 College and Financial Aid Night

10/4/21 & 10/11/21 Summit Learning Platform 101

10/21/21: Everything Parents Want to Know About Vaping

11/8/21: “The Upstanders” – IndieFlix Documentary Film

12/6/21: “Angst” – IndieFlix Documentary Film

Student/Family Resources

Clothing 

The FACE closet has clothing from birth to adult (call Ms. Sullivan to come in). 

Savers
21200 Center Ridge Rd, Rocky River, OH · (440) 356-1186  

Goodwill 

23100 Lorain Rd. North Olmsted, OH 44070 (440) 777-4422

Counseling/Therapy/Mental Health

Local Mental Health Providers

Food Pantry/Meals 

Fairview Park Hunger Center, 22974 Lorain Rd, Fairview Park  440-755-1394. Open Tues/Fri 1-3 p.m.  You may go once a month. Make appointment for a Tues or Fri pick up. Bring an id that shows you live in Fairview Park. 

Journey Church, 21220 Lorain Rd, Fairview Park (440) 331-7700. Call for an appointment to pick-up.

Emergency Food – United Way, Call (216) 436-2000 or *211

*Call Ms Sullivan for a schedule of the various hot meals that are served around the community.

*Free or Reduced Meals Application if your income situation changes, please reapply!

 

SNAP Supplemental Nutrition 

 

GED

Tri-C

Polaris Career Center 

Grief/Loss

Cornerstone of Hope, 5905 Brecksville Rd, Independence, Oh (216) 524-3787

The Gathering Place, 25425 Center Ridge Road in Westlake, OH     (216)595.9546

Lakewood Collaborative –  This organization is available to be a community resource, help with parenting issues, help navigate the child welfare system, support maintaining household and stabilizing family, and supporting foster or adoptive families. (216) 529-6870

Housing

Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) – (216) 348-5000

Frontline Mental Health Services, Inc (Help for people facing homelessness) (216) 623-6555.

Internet Access (Low-Cost)

The Access from AT&T program helps families narrow the divide by bringing low-cost home internet access to qualifying households.

Cox Connect2Compete opens a world of opportunity for families that have a K-12 student and receive government assistance with low-cost, home internet—for only $9.95* per month.

 

Medical, Dental, Therapy, Pharmacy (uninsured)

*Call Care Alliance 1530 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, (216) 781-6724

*Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland 12201 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH (216) 721-4010

*Cuyahoga County Board of Health, (216) 201-2041

*Medicare Hostline, Medicare Drug Discount Cards 800-633-4227

*Neighborhood Family Practice, 216-334-2800

 

Military Family Resources

Military Family Liaison: Ms. Carrie Sullivan (440) 356-3500  x 4117

*Military Child Web Site

*Military Child’s Compact Commission

*https://www.aasa.org/MilitaryChild.aspx

 

Refugee Resources 

*Catholic Charities Services 2038 W. 29th, CLE, (216) 281-4673

They can help with benefits assistance, education, jobs, immigration services,

Medical, transportation, etc.

Special Education Resources

https://www.redtreehouse.org

http://livespecial.com/

https://connectingforkids.org/

 

Substance Abuse

Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) (216) 241-3400

There are various counseling agencies around the area to help.  Please call your counselor or FACE coordinator to find one near you.

AA – call for a meeting near you……866-671-0594

Al-Anon – support group for families of drug/alcohol family members

New Day, St. Angela Merici Church, 20970 Lorain Rd, Beginners Meeting at 7:30 PM, on each Thursday.

McIntyre Center: Parma Hts, OH (440) 887-1100

Drug/Alcohol Assessments, Treatment Referrals

The LCADA Way -(currently 305 W 20th St., Lorain, OH Coming soon to Rocky River) Drug/Alcohol Assessments, Inpatient/Outpatient programs www.thelcadaway.org

 

Tutoring

*Grade Power, 21679 Lorain, Fairview Park, OH Gradepowerlearning.com 440-230-3444

Sylvan Learning Center, 26040 Detroit Rd #5, Westlake, OH 44145 sylvanlearning.com           (440) 835-5050

*Care.com, Search for a possible tutor for your child.  Have them come to your house or meet in the library.

Various Hotlines and Resources 

*24 hour suicide prevention, mental health crisis, information and referral hotlin(216) 623-6888

*National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-talk (8255)

*NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness (CLE) (216) 875-7776

*Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center (216) 391-help (4357)

Crisis Text Line: Text “support” to “4hope” to 741741

 

Can’t find what you are looking for? Call Ms. Sullivan at (440) 356-3500  x4117 or email [email protected]