Digital Inclusion

CMHA is dedicated to connecting residents with the resources that they need to thrive in an increasingly digital world. Our ClevelandConnects+ initiative is part of HUD’s national ConnectHomeUSA program that is committed to bridging the digital divide for HUD-assisted housing residents. In this program, CMHA focuses on providing access to three critical components: affordable internet connection, devices and computer education.

Affordable Internet Programs

Spectrum | 855.326.5115
CMHA program that provides up to 100 Mbps internet for $10 per month and free equipment at: Apthorp, Beachcrest, Bellaire Gardens, Crestview, Euclid Beach Gardens, Fairway Manor, King Kennedy North, Lakeview Tower, LaRonde Apartments, Lorain Square, Manhattan Tower, Miles Elmarge, Mount Auburn Manor, Park Denison, Springbrook, Union Square, Wade Apartments, West Boulevard.

DigitalC/EmpowerCLE+ | 216.777.3859 | empowercle.org
Internet program that provides up to 50 Mbps internet for $18 per month to eligible households. Call to learn about CMHA-specific deals at: Addison, Bohn, Cedar High Rise, Legacy, Scranton Castle, Scranton Extension, Riverview, Willson.

Affordable Connectivity Program | fcc.gov/acp
Federal program that provides up to $30 per month discount on your internet cost and a one-time discount of $100 on a laptop, desktop computer or tablet from participating providers to eligible households.

Access from AT&T | att.com/internet/access/
Internet program that provides up to 100 Mbps internet for $30 per month to eligible households.

Cleveland & Cuyahoga County Public Library Mobile Hotspots
High-speed internet mobile hotspots are available to borrow for 21 days at a time from Cleveland Public Library and from select locations of Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Connect2Compete | cox.com/c2c
Internet program for families with children in K-12 that provides up to 50 Mbps internet for $9.95 per month to eligible households.

PCs for People Mobile Hotspots | pcsforpeople.org/low-cost-internet/mobilehotspots/
High-speed internet mobile hotspots are available for purchase with internet service starting at $15 per month for eligible households.

Spectrum Internet Assist | spectrum.com/internet/spectrum-internet-assist
Internet program that provides up to 30 Mbps internet for $17.99 per month to eligible households.

Device Resources

PCs for People | 3126 St. Clair Ave. NE, Cleveland, OH | pcsforpeople.org
Store that offers hotspots and refurbished laptops and desktop computers with updated software at a low lost. They also provide low-cost internet and offer affordable computer repair solutions.

CMHA Computer Labs
Residents who live at the following properties have access to a computer lab: Addison Square, Bellaire Gardens, Bohn Tower, Heritage View, Lakeview Terrace, Olde Cedar, Outhwaite Homes (Judge Harper Library), Riverview Tower, King Kennedy (Stokes Mall),and Wade Park. Please call the office ahead of time to determine computer lab hours. Labs may be closed or have limited hours due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Other Community Computer Labs
The following locations have public computer access. Please call ahead to confirm open hours, which may be adjusted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some locations may require computer reservation.

Name Location Phone Number Hours
Cleveland Public Library All Locations See locations MON – FRI: 10 am – 6 pm
Cuyahoga County Public Library All Locations See locations MON – THU: 9 am – 9 pm
FRI & SAT: 9 am – 5:30 pm
SUN: 1 pm – 5 pm
East Cleveland Public Library 14101 Euclid Ave, East Cleveland, OH 44112 216.541.4128 MON – THU: 10 am – 6 pm
SAT: 10 am – 6 pm
Euclid Public Library 631 East 222nd St., Euclid, OH 44123 216.261.5300 ext. 100 MON & THU: 9 am – 5 pm
TUE & WED: 10 am – 7 pm
FRI: 9 am – 1 pm
SAT: 1 pm – 5 pm
Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation 8111 Quincy Ave. Cleveland, OH 44104 216.361.8400 Not Yet Open to the Public
Fatima Family Center Community Computer Lab 6600 Lexington Ave., Cleveland, OH 44103 216.391.0505 MON – FRI: 9 am – 6 pm
SAT: 10 am – 2 pm
Heights Public Library All locations See Locations TUE – SAT: 9 am – 5 pm
Rainbow Terrace 7310 Carson Ave., Cleveland, OH 44104 216.271.5373 EVERY DAY
Adults: 9 am – 2 pm
Students: 2 pm – 5 pm
Scranton Road Ministries Community Development Corp. Computer Center 3095 Scranton Rd., Cleveland, OH 44113 216.861.5323 Currently Open on a Limited Basis
Thea Bowman Center 11901 Oakfield Ave., Cleveland, OH 44105 216.491.0699 Currently Open on a Limited Basis
University Settlement Magic Johnson Community Empowerment Center 4800 Broadway Ave., Cleveland, OH 44127 216.641.8948 Currently Open on a Limited Basis

Computer Classes

Senior Classes
CMHA regularly provides on-site training for residents at select senior high-rise buildings. These in-person classes promote the confidence and skills necessary for seniors to use computers.

Digital Navigators Hotline | 216.307.6990 | clevelandnavigators.org
Hotline for questions about devices, internet access and computer classes. Digital navigators from community organizations connect callers with the resources they need.

Ashbury Senior Computer Community Center | 216.421.2305 | asc3.org
11011 Ashbury Road, Cleveland, OH
Community center established to provide empowering technology education to mature and older adults.

Cleveland Digital Learn | cleveland.digitallearn.org
Website offering 20+ free video courses in English and Spanish designed to build your computer skills and confidence. Courses include computer basics through online job search skills, as well as online safety.

Cleveland Public Library | cpl.org/eventsclasses/computerclassesassistance
Library that offers free classes on a variety of computer-related topics at the main branch’s TechCentral as well as local neighborhood branches.

Cuyahoga County Public Library | cuyahogalibrary.org/events/computer-classes
Library that offers free classes on a variety of topics in-person at select branches as well as virtually.

East Cleveland Public Library | eastclevelandpubliclibrary.org/technology/
Library that offers free computer classes to the public and opportunities to explore emerging technologies.

GCF Global | edu.gcfglobal.org/
Website that offers information through videos and articles. Courses cover basic and advanced technical skills, and extend beyond digital skills as well.

Khan Academy | khanacademy.org/computing
Website that offers training in more advanced skills in coding and computing through online tutorials. Courses include JavaScript, HTML/CSS and SQL.

Northstar Digital Literacy | digitalliteracyassessment.org
Website offering free video courses and assessments to test your digital literacy skills. Courses cover essential computer and software skills.

 

For more information, contact CMHA’s Digital Inclusion Team at support@clevelandconnects.net or call 216.271.2297 (for English) or 216.271.2879 (para español).

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