Church Street Ministries hosts Bilingual Benefit Fair Feb. 28
BEREA: Church Street Ministries will present a bilingual benefit fair open to all residents of Cuyahoga County on Friday, February 28, 2014. The fair will be held at CSM’s headquarters at 398 W. Bagley Rd., Suite # 11-12, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.
The benefit fair will be hosted by Yolanda Castro, bilingual benefit outreach counselor (consejera bilingüe) for the Cleveland Foodbank. Castro will be available to assist English and Spanish speaking clients in filing applications for 21 different programs offered through the Ohio Benefit Bank.
The monthly benefit fairs are held in association with the Cleveland Foodbank, and are part of an ongoing commitment by Church Street Ministries to serve all members of the community.
Available programs offered include aid in applying for food assistance (SNAP), Women’s, Infants and Children (WIC), health care assistance programs, Home Energy Assistance Programs(HEAP) referrals, Ohio Works First cash assistance, child care assistance, and the Golden Buckeye program for senior citizens.
Another bilingual benefit fair will be hosted by Castro at Church Street Ministries on Friday, March 28.
Church Street Ministries’ food pantry will be open to everyone attending the benefit fair.
CSM is conveniently located next to McDonald's and across the street from Marc's on W. Bagley Rd. Additional information about the bilingual benefit fair and the agency's many programs and services can be obtained by contacting director of outreach Frannie Millward or associate director Jeff Jackson at 440-826-4603.