Helping People Live, Learn and Earn in Our Community

Partner Agencies

Family Home Based Support Service (FHBS)

The FHBS program is administered by The Metzenbaum Foundation with grant money provided by the GCBDD. FHBS supports families caring for their child or relative in their home.

Services/Items eligible for funding:

  • Respite Care
  • Adaptable Housing Modifications
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Dietary Needs
  • Personal Care
  • Educational Tools/Tutoring
  • Therapy
  • Transportation

For more information, please contact the Metzenbaum Foundation at metzenbaum.foundation@gmail.com or 440-729-9406 x 2500

Grant Requests:

The Metzenbaum Foundation awards grants to both individuals and groups. Grants for individuals must be sponsored by an employee of the Geauga County Board of DD. Grants to groups must be focused on serving groups of individuals who are part of the DD system.

For more information, please contact the Metzenbaum Foundation at metzenbaum.foundation@gmail.com or 440-729-9406 x 2500

Maple Leaf Residences

The County Board works closely with MLCRI in order to locate, purchase and maintain houses for individuals with developmental disabilities who are on Supported Living and IO Waivers. Currently, MLCRI maintains 22 single family homes throughout Geauga County, serving nearly 80 individuals with developmental disabilities. The houses are purchased with funds from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (ODoDD) and the Geauga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (GCBDD). For more information about MLCRI, please visit their website at Maple Leaf Community Residences, Inc. – Quality, Safe, and Affordable Residential Housing To Persons With Disabilities.

DDC Clinic

To learn more, visit their website at: www.ddcclinic.org.


Metzenbaum Sheltered Industries

To learn more, visit their website at: Metzenbaum Sheltered Industries


Solid Rock

To learn more, visit their website at: Solid Rock on Which We Stand


Jewish Family Services Association (JFSA)

To learn more, visit their website at: JFSA

To report abuse, neglect or other major incidents: