EL CENTRO

We are a Latino nonprofit advocacy organization serving Greater Lorain County

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El Centro, Cleveland Clinic Outpatient Clinic

El Centro, Cleveland Clinic Outpatient Clinic is now open to the public (via appointment only) on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am to 4:00. Some of the services that will be provided are adult annual wellness exams, women’s health, Medicare wellness exam, chronic disease management, acute care, etc. Please call 440-282- 9828 or 440-204-7400 to make an appointment.

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Front Door Locked Until Further Notice

Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, El Centro’s front door will remain locked until further notice. We thank all of you for the support and understanding during this time that we are forced to offer the services in untraditional ways.

For the month of January, we will continue providing services virtually, by phone and by appointment only.

If services are needed and you need to come to the office, we encourage you to call the office first (440-277-8235) to receive the new procedure for office visits.

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COVID Care Team Booking Vaccination Appointments

El Centro’s COVID Care Team is now able to book first and second dose COVID-19 vaccination appointments in partnership with Lorain County Public Health. To register, please call 440-240-7064 to speak to a member of the COVID Care Team. This service is available in both English and Spanish.

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El Centro & Lorain County Urban League Job Fairs

El Centro and Lorain County Urban League (Urban League) are partnering to offer two job fairs with Thogus and Avient. Both companies are in Avon Lake and are hiring for multiple positions and different shifts. Daily transportation will be provided from neighborhoods in Elyria and Lorain. The job fair at Urban League (200 Middle Avenue, Suite 200, Elyria, OH 44035) is scheduled for Thursday, January 27th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The job fair at El Centro is scheduled for Thursday, February 10th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. See attached flyer for more information.

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El Centro & Cleveland Clinic Outpatient Center Open House

El Centro, Cleveland Clinic Outpatient Center Open House from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Services that will be provided are Body Mass Index (BMI), blood pressure screening, simple eye exam, colon cancer testing, and COVID-19 vaccines. For more information and to schedule an appointment, call Anabel Barron or Ana Melendez at 440-277-8235 (flyer attached).

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Parent Engagement/Padres Comprometidos Orientation and Classes

Parent Engagement/Padres Comprometidos Orientation and classes. These virtual classes are in collaboration with Lorain County Community College, and UnidosUS. Classes will be every Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for an 11-week series and parents will learn how to work with your schools to prepare your child for college and beyond. Workshops are offered in Spanish and will end with a family celebration. Parents can join any time during the 11-week period. For more information, contact Veronica Gonzalez at 440-277-8235 Ext. 7014. More information on the start date coming soon!

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Bilingual Financial Education and First time Homebuyer Classes

Bilingual Financial Education and First time Homebuyer Classes - These classes will help to improve financial literacy to the residents of Lorain County. El Centro will offer future homebuyers two courses (three hours per class) focused on: Financial Recovery (Credit Repair) and Money Matters (Budgeting & Saving) to prepare participants on the homebuying process. Classes will be held via Zoom. To register or for more information, call James Darnell at 440-277-8235.

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