MyCom

MyCom is an innovative community partnership aimed at inspiring, engaging and preparing young people–kindergarten through high school graduation–to reach their potential and contribute to their communities. MyCom offers school-age youth and their families a single place where they can access constructive out-of-school-time activities, resources, employment services and help with youth transitions. Youth are involved in planning so programs and services match their needs. Find out more at http://MyCom.net/en-US/about-us.aspx.


STARTING POINT AND MyCom

Starting Point and MyCom are partnering to help Cuyahoga County children, youth and their families:

• Access quality after-school, holiday and summer activities that supplement and enhance school learning; nurture talents and interests; develop leadership skills and foster the 21st century abilities that help young people become productive citizens and future leaders of our community. 

• Manage the all-important transitions to kindergarten, high school and college.


YOUTH TRANSITIONS

Starting Point is partnering with MyCom on a youth Transitions initiative, which is helping Cuyahoga County families and children manage the all-important transitions to kindergarten, middle school, high school and college more effectively.


FINDING OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME ACTIVITIES

To find after-school, holiday and summertime activities in Cuyahoga County—including summer camps—youth and/or their families can call a Starting Point Resource and Referral Specialists at 216.575.0061—download our new MyCom POSITIVE ACTIVITIES APP or search online here through the MyCom Positive Activities database.

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SPECIAL ACTIVITIES

Arts Activities
You’ll find a special website listing arts and cultural activities for children and youth at smartculturesource.org. The first of its kind in Ohio—this guide can help you find just the right after-school, weekend and summer programs in dance, drama, history, literature, music, science and the visual arts.


MyMedia
MyMedia, a project of the MyCom network, trains youth from Greater Cleveland’s middle and high schools to report on health and safety needs from their own neighborhoods, promoting more youth perspectives in our area’s public conversation. For more information, go to http://MyCom.net/en-US/MyMedia.aspx


Cleveland After-School Meals
Schoolchildren, ages 5-18, in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District can enjoy a healthy meal after school at the city’s recreation centers
Click here for a list of the times and locations of after-school meals.

Call the Starting Point Parent Hot Line for information on these programs: 216.575.0061, 800.880.0971 (toll-free) or TTY 800.750.0750.