Resources for Families
Three steps that families can take to address lead hazards at home
- Cleaning can reduce lead exposure
Identifying Lead hazards in your home
Report Lead Hazards to Landlord and City of Cleveland
Step 1: Cleaning your home.
Step 2 Identifying Lead Hazards in your home
Look for chipping, peeling or deteriorated paint surfaces or bare soil. Besides a visual inspection, you can purchase an EPA approved Home Lead Test Kit. More info here.
Step 3: Report Lead Hazards to your landlord and the City of Cleveland
Then: Report your complaint Cleveland’s Citizen Complaint Line. Dial 311 or email: Cleveland311@clevelandohio.gov
Lead Safety Primers
Keeping Immigrant Families Safe and Healthy. "This book, written by Ngo Hna, a refugee. provides the information that you need to maintain a safe and healthy home for you and your family.
If you fail to get a response from your landlord or the City of Cleveland, contact CLASH to learn more about your rights.