America Scores - Cleveland
3631 Perkins Avenue, Unit 2CE
Cleveland, OH 44114
Information: America SCORES Cleveland has an innovative tri-curricular approach that teaches kids how physical activity, creative expression and teamwork nurtures a strong body, mind and character. Through daily, team-based soccer and writing workshops and annual community service projects, SCORES measurably improves fitness, literacy and communications skills, and empowers kids to create change in their communities.

Ohio ABLE (Adult Basic and Literacy Education)
Ohio ABLE programs provide FREE services for individuals who need assistance acquiring the skills to be successful in post-secondary education and training, and employment. Local programs offer classes at flexible locations, and on different days and times to meet diverse needs. All students are required to attend orientation, where an assessment is given to help determine the individual’s educational needs and goals.


  • Cuyahoga Community College:
    • Metro Campus
      Unified Technologies Center (UTC)
      Room 133
      2415 Woodland Avenue
      Cleveland, OH 44115
    • Eastern Campus
      East Student Services Building
      Room 1203 (ABLE)
      4250 Richmond Road
      Highland Hills, OH 44122
    • Cleveland Heights
      Delisle Options Center
      14780 Superior Road - Door 9
      Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
    • Euclid
      Shore Cultural Centre
      291 East 222nd - Room 129
      Euclid, OH 44123
    • Lakewood
      13701 Lake Avenue
      Lakewood, OH 44107
  • Cuyahoga County Library
    • Maple Heights Branch
      5225 Library Lane
      Maple Heights, Ohio 44137
    • Fairview Park Branch
      21255 Lorain Road
      Fairview Park, Ohio 44126
  • Parma City School District
    5311 Longwood Avenue
    Parma, OH 44134
  • Polaris Career Center
    7285 Old Oak Blvd.
    Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

SPARK Cuyahoga (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids)
Information: SPARK is a free in-home program for 3 & 4 year olds to help children learn and practice skills they will need to be successful in kindergarten. Once a month, a parent partner will come to your home with books, learning activities and supplies for you to keep and enjoy together as a family. The parent partner will help you to develop a learning plan for your child so he or she has all of the skills necessary to be successful in school.

SPARK is offered in select communities throughout Cuyahoga County by Family Connections of Northeast Ohio:
  • East Cleveland - Superior Elementary
  • Maple Heights - Abraham Lincoln
  • Warrensville - John Dewey
  • Shaker Heights - Onaway and Mercer
  • Cleveland Schools
    • Marion-Sterling - Central Neighborhood
    • Mound - Slavic Village
    • Luis Munoz Marin - Tremont

Contact: Monica Gaulden
Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center
11635 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Information: Help your reader build skills toward meeting the Ohio Common Core Standards for English Language Arts. Specialized program using small groups, fun activities, and proven strategies for teaching language and reading skills which are critical to successful learning! Goals are based on the core curriculum standards and focus on vocabulary, language, and reading skills. Small groups ensure close attention to each student.
Project Learn
5225 Library Lane
Maple Heights, Ohio 44137
Information: Project Learn is Greater Cleveland's premier adult education center, and it has acquired a national reputation for its leadership in advancing literacy. Our mission is "Literacy for Every Adult," and our purpose is to provide basic skills, GED preparation and job support services to adults so that they may attain self-sufficiency and independence. We believe that Learning Lasts Forever.
Seeds of Literacy
West Side Location: 3104 W. 25th St., 3rd Floor, Cleveland, OH 44109
East Side Location: 13815 Kinsman Road, Cleveland, OH 44120
Information: Seeds of Literacy is a non-profit organization that provides. FREE basic education and GED preparation to adults in the Cleveland area. Together with our students, volunteers, and donors, we are working to break a root cause of poverty: illiteracy.