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Early Childhood FAQs

Division of Early Childhood- Jess Parker: (216) 529-5018

http://www.onelakewood.com/findget/early-childhood-services/

Q:        What does the Division of Early Childhood offer? 

A:        The Division of Early Childhood offers a wide variety of support, education and community building programs and services for those residents raising or caring for our young children birth through age five. 

Q:       I am looking for childcare, where do I go? 

A:       Please contact: Division of Early Childhood (216) 529-5018 or you can access the listing at http://www.onelakewood.com/findget/early-childhood-services/ or contact: Starting Point – www.startingpoint

Q:       I have questions about staff/child ratios in childcare centers? 

A:        Please contact: Division of Early Childhood (216) 529-5018 or you can access the listing at http://www.onelakewood.com/findget/early-childhood-services/ or contact: Child Care Licensing (Ohio Department of Job and Family Services) (877) 302-2347. 

Q:       I am new to Lakewood and looking for things to do with my young family? 

A:       Please contact: Division of Early Childhood (216) 529-5018 or you can access the listing at http://www.onelakewood.com/findget/early-childhood-services/ or contact: Lakewood Early Childhood PTA- http://www.lecpta.com/ 

Frequently Asked For Phone Numbers

  • Cuyahoga County Childcare Assistance for Working Families (216) 987-6929.
  • Starting Point Resource and Referral (216) 575-0061.
  • Lakewood Community Service Center (216) 226-6466.
  • Lakewood City Schools (216) 529-4000.
  • Lakewood Recreation Department (216) 529-4081.
  • Child Care Licensing (Ohio Department of Job and Family Services)
  • (1-877) 302-2347.
  • Any concerns related to child abuse/neglect, please report to (216) 696-KIDS (5437)