United Way’s 2-1-1, Serving Cuyahoga, Ashland, Geauga, Medina, Portage, Wayne, and Holmes Counties
2-1-1 is a free community service you can use to get information about social, health and government resources 24 hours a day, every day. Simply dial 2-1-1 or browse our online directory below to find the resources you need.
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LIVE UNITED FOR KIDS!
United Way of Greater Cleveland has launched an effort to encourage the community to support Cleveland's recently named "investment schools". Those who want to share their skills may call 2-1-1 or search on EDUCATION VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES to read more about the program.
2014 means big changes in Ohio for the GED test. As of January 1, 2014, the now-$40 exam will cost $120, and anyone with outstanding sections to complete will have to take (and pay for!) the entire test anew. Registration for the $40, paper-based GED test ends August 9. Call 2-1-1 any time to find out about free local test prep programs and testing locations. (Or enter your zip and search GED INSTRUCTION or GED TEST SITES to see for yourself!)
UNITED WAY 2-1-1 MEDREFER PROGRAM
Cuyahoga County residents can get help accessing free or low-cost prescriptions and health care. Call 2-1-1 with a list of your medications to connect with drug company programs that offer free medication as well as discount programs that will save you money. MedRefer can also direct you to local health care programs. Search using MEDREFER in the AGENCY OR PROGRAM NAME to read more.
DISPOSE OF UNUSED/EXPIRED MEDICATIONS
Drop boxes are now available throughout Cuyahoga County to get rid of prescriptions that are no longer needed. Search with the words MEDICATION DISPOSAL to find the nearest one. No liquids or needles.