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Human Services System

 Phone:216-283-4400     Fax:216-491-9428     Release of Info Request Fax: 216-283-2099

Youth Education & Development

Heather Brissett, Director
Family & Community Resource Center
216-283-4400 Ext. 2295
Tamika Schaffer, Taining Coordinator
Family & Community Resource Center
216-283-4400 Ext. 2407
Terrell Wainwright, Site Administrator 
Family & Community Resource Center-KRT
216-283-4400 Ext. 2359
Naomi Smith, data Entry Clerk
Family & Community Resource Center
216-283-4400 Ext. 2359
Terra Thomas, Site Administrtor  
Family & Community Resource Center - Main
216-283-4400 Ext. 2705

Early Childhood Education Center - Toddlers and Pre-School Childcare 

The Before and After School Childcare program is a Four (4) Star Step Up to Quality designated Early Childhood Education Center. It concentrates on promoting children's development.


  • Introduce children to literacy
  • Support beginning reading and mathematical skills
  • Give children an understanding of their environment

Before and After School Care - Tutoring & Childcare 

This Five (5) Star Step Up to Quality designated program provides a positive alternative for school-aged youths during times when school is not in session by providing a safe and nurturing environment. 


  • Support social and emotional development through positive guidance and interactions
  • Improve academic achievement
  • Develop critical thinking skills

Early Childhood Treatment and Consultation Services 

MTHSS provides group training and individual consultation to childcare teachers on behavioral interventions, child development, and referral options. The program strengthens childcare teachers' ability to work more effectively with children experiencing emotional development. 


  • Provide early childhood treatment services to children and families with social/emotional needs.
  • Increase parent education and support and involvement of family members.
  • Technical support and quality assurance to childcare providers