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Cuyahoga County HHSA committee awards more than $137 million in contracts at February meeting

The Cuyahoga County Council Health, Human Services and Aging (HHSA) Committee met for the first time since December and discussed a number of contracts pertaining to health and human services issues including infant and maternal health, senior services, and foster care. First Year Cleveland land multi-year agreement to address infant mortality The first contract was...

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Cuyahoga County Finalizes 2022-2023 Biennial Budget

The 2022-2023 Cuyahoga County budget, totaling $1.5 billion, represents the last proposed budget for the Armond Budish administration. Budish recently announced that he will not be running for re-election in 2022. In this county budget review, we will examine the 2022-2023 Cuyahoga County budget, as well as some of the amendments performed by Cuyahoga County...

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HHSA Committee Extends Guardianship Contract with Lutheran Metropolitan Ministries

On November 17, 2021 Cuyahoga County Council’s Health, Human Services, and Aging committee met to hear one contract, a contract extension for Lutheran Metropolitan Ministries (LMM) for adult guardianship services. Guardianship is a part-legal/part-social relationship and guardians serve as concerned, caring advocates and surrogate decision-makers. The contract, a one-year extension from December 31, 2021, to...

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Cuyahoga County HHSA Committee Approves Contract to support county senior centers

The Cuyahoga County Health, Human Services, and Aging committee met on October 20, 2021 to discuss a funding increase for the Community Senior Services Program (CSSP). The CSSP program contract, which ends on December 31, 2021, helps to provide funding support for senior centers across the county. The contract amendment would add up to $600,000...

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HHSA Committee hears medical examination contract and two homeless services contracts

The Cuyahoga County Council Health, Human Services, and Aging committee met on October 6, 2021 to discuss a number of contracts, one for medical screening for children admitted to foster care, another for transitional housing for homeless individuals, and finally a contract for homeless men to receive support for substance use disorders. MetroHealth contract increased...

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HHSA Approves Contracts on SNAP Work Requirements and Homeless Services

The Cuyahoga County Health Human Services, and Aging Committee met on September 22, 2021, to hear about two contracts and one presentation. The first contract was the extension of a master contract for the county’s SNAP to Skills program, a program designed to satisfy the federal work requirements for recipients of Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program...

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Cuyahoga County Council HHSA Committee Approves Three Contracts Before Recess

The Cuyahoga County Health, Human Services, and Aging Committee met on July 28, 2021, to discuss three contracts, one related to emergency services, another for workforce development and the last for permanent housing for the homeless. The first contract presented was a new master contract for emergency assistance services for families. The first contract presented...

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Cuyahoga County HHSA Passes Contract Expanding Popular OPTIONS Program

The Cuyahoga County Council Health, Human Services and Aging Committee met on June 15, 2021 to discuss one contract, the OPTIONS for Independent Living program (a.k.a. OPTIONS). Administered as a master contract by the Cuyahoga County Department of Senior and Adult Services (DSAS), the program contract is worth $6,800,435.60 and is distributed through 26 different...

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County Executive delivers State of the County address amidst recovery

The 2021 Cuyahoga County State of the County speech was sure to be memorable due to the pandemic and its effect on county residents and the economy. That was indeed the case, as Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish presented the first-ever virtual State of the County address. …the county devoted $20 million towards eviction protection...