Resources for Families

Check this out! No date. Youtube Identifying and Reducing the Risk of Lead: Friction Impact Surfaces. Produced by Cleveland Department of Public Health--a really good primer on lead safety. CLASH plans to use this in upcoming trainings.

 Bright Beginnings offers 

Parent Support Lead Program. 

All services are free and voluntary and individualized to the needs reported by the caregiver. For example, this may be a one time meeting/phone call to discuss the impact of lead on the developing body and a referral to a school or more long term case management with opportunities for families to be complete developmental assessments, receive information on nutrition and/or be connected to resources like CLASH, PRC and other organizations. Eligible participants must reside in Cuyahoga Co. and have at least one child aged 3-5 with either suspected or confirmed Elevated Blood Lead Level (EBLL).  Here's how to connect!

Here are three steps that families can take to address lead hazards at home. 

Step 1: Cleaning your home.

Step 2 Identifying Lead Hazards in your home

Step 3: Report Lead Hazards to your landlord and the City of Cleveland

Before you begin to remediate lead hazards, make sure your contractor is using Lead Safe Practices.

EPA Renovate, Repair and Paint Standards

A helpful booklet (CLASH is making copies of Renovate Right brochures available through cooperating paint sellers in Cleveland and Cleveland Heights.)

Lead Safety Primers for immigrant communities


If you fail to get a response from your landlord or the City of Cleveland, contact CLASH to learn more about your rights.