circle logo separated into four quadrants, one red, one green, one blue and one orange   Cuyahoga County Strategic Plan 2017-2022

Our Goals

  1. Regional Growth
  2. Economic Opportunity
  3. Individual Well-Being
  4. Mobilize Cross-Sector Resources
  5. Provide Superior Services

Individual Well-Being


All residents are safe, supported and able to care for themselves.

7.1: Provide a safety net for children, families, adults and older persons to meet their immediate, basic needs

7.2: End chronic homelessness for veterans, families and youth

7.3: Decrease the number of youth aging out of foster care without a permanent family

7.4: Partner with parents to create a family-centered child support program that promotes on-time and consistent support

7.5: Empower and support older persons to preserve their independence and help them age successfully

7.6: Drive collaborative efforts to prevent and treat opioid addiction

7.7: Create and enforce a county-wide consumer protection standard

7.8: Partner to build safer communities



All people have equal access to justice.

8.1: Advocate to decrease pre-trial detention

8.2: Provide pre-arrest diversion and other alternatives to decrease the number of mentally ill residents in jail

8.3: Provide re-entry and employment services to residents in county jails to reduce recidivism



All are valued, respected and heard.

9.1: Promote awareness of voting rights and registration

9.2: Ensure proactive, regular two-way communication with residents, businesses and partners


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