Moms First Consortia Recap
The Lexington Bell Community Center hosted Moms First Consortia on Wednesday, October 24 at the Five Pointe Community Center. The event entailed presentations on Smoking Cessation and Substance Abuse Prevention. Over 25 moms attended the event with their children. Not only was the event educational, but fun. The moms who attended got to participate in a raffle with special prizes that were picked with them in mind.
The Lexington Bell Community Center Moms First program has expanded their service area to include Collinwood. In which a partnership was formed with Collinwood & Nottingham Villages Development Corporation (CNVDC) Five Pointe Community Center to host more events in the Collinwood neighborhood.
Moms First is a program of the City of Cleveland Public Health Department. The program provides support to pregnant women or women with children under the age of two years old. Moms First services include: medical assistance (finding a doctor and transportation to appointments), connections to social services, and supportive services.
Moms First Support Group will be coming soon to the Collinwood neighborhood at the Five Pointe Community Center. If you are interested in this program please contact, 216-268-2138.
Collinwood & Nottingham Villages Development Corporation
The Collinwood & Nottingham Villages Development Corporation is a non-profit organization created to preserve, promote, and protect the quality of life in our communities. We serve as an economic pump and liaison between businesses, industry, and residents. We work closely with our councilmen, political leaders, and city departments including the Departments of Safety, Health, Community and Economic Development,and Building & Housing. The corporation is operated by a board of trustees representing area residents, churches, business, and industry. Our office is located in Collinwood Village, staffed by 2 full-time and 3 part-time individuals. The corporation is funded through the City of Cleveland, as well as private donations, and other grants.