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Effective immediately, all Senior Happenings lectures at the library (Thursdays at 2 p.m.) are canceled until further notice.

Senior Partnership Program

The Senior Partnership Program gives University Heights senior residents access to the Cleveland Heights Senior Center programming. To learn more about what programs are offered, go to Cleveland Heights Senior Center Programming. To register for the Partnership Program, call Patrick Grogan-Myers at (216) 932-7800, x203.


Senior Transportation

stc-new-red-transparentThe City provides subsidized bus rides to seniors through the Senior Transportation connection. To enroll in the program and register for rides, phone the Senior Transportation Connection at (800) 983-4782, or learn more at the Senior Transportation Connection website.


Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels, an international organization focused on delivering meals and friendship to those with decreased mobility, operates locally in the Shaker Heights, University Heights, Shaker Square, and Beachwood area. Learn more at our local Meals on Wheels’ website.


Homestead Tax Exemption

Cuyahoga County offers the Homestead Exemption to senior citizens age 65 and older to lower real estate taxes. To learn more about the program, go to the Cuyahoga County Fiscal Office website, or contact the Cuyahoga County Fiscal Office directly at (216) 443-7400.


Home Energy Assistance

The Ohio Development Services Agency offers 2 programs to help senior citizens with energy assistance. The Heat Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a one-time annual benefit that is applied to your primary heating source account. For example, if you heat your home with a gas furnace, a credit will be provided to your gas bill. Click here to apply. For Winter Weather Tips to lower your energy bills, click here.

heapThe Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program (SCP) offers a one-time annual benefit for cooling assistance. You must apply in person at the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (216) 696-9077 or Cleveland Housing Network (216) 574-7100. For Beat the Heat Tips to lower your energy bills, click here.


Better Business Bureau Senior Awareness Initiative

The Better Business Bureau has an online Senior Awareness Outreach Program resource center where all previous senior alerts and reported scams are archived, seniors can sign up for alerts, and have access to BBB reports on companies and charities. Go to the Smarter Living for Seniors website for more information.

Walter Stinson

Walter Stinson

Senior Services Manager

P: (216) 932-7800
F: (216) 932-8531

Contact Us

Senior Services
2300 Warrensville Center Road
University Heights, Ohio 44118
Phone: (216) 932-7800, x203
Staff Directory


June 19th – October 30th, 2020
Monday – Thursday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
8:00 am – Noon


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