Holiday Giving Programs

We offer 3 giving programs for our community to help make the holidays brighter for a local child, family, or older adult.


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Hope for the Holidays

  • Hope for the Holidays is our annual gift program for children and teens in foster care.
  • Gifts from generous donors like you, churches, businesses, schools, families, and individuals provide holiday cheer to over 1,000 children and teens.
  • You can easily give through our Target or Amazon gift registries or or buy a toy, game, book, etc. from your favorite retailer and drop-off to our building at 4261 Fulton Pkwy., Cleveland OH, 44144.

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  • Adopt-a-Family is our gift giving program for the children being cared for by their families in our Kinship Care Program.
  • You can support a local Kinship family in need by “adopting” them for the holidays.
  • We have created Walmart registries for each family. We will match you with a family, you can fulfill their wish list and ship gifts straight to them.

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Elves for Elders

  • Our Elves for Elders program collects holiday gifts from compassionate community members and our staff of "Elves" hand-deliver them to older adults throughout Cuyahoga County.
  • Help us spread holiday cheer by donating gifts to ensure that no senior feels forgotten during this special time of year!
  • You can do your own shopping, or you can use our Target Gift Registry and have your items delivered directly to our office!

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Division of Children and Family Services
3955 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115

Phone: 216-431-4500
Fax: 216-432-5047

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