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SEVENTH Annual Lorain County Resource Fair

Event Details:

A socially distanced, outdoor event offering resources for Lorain & Western Cuyahoga counties. Includes both in-person and grab & go options!

Date: April 24, 2021 (Rain Date: May 8)
Location: Lorain County Community College, 1005 N. Abbe Rd, Elyria
Audience: Families with children (birth-22)

Outdoor, In-Person Event Details:

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lorain County Community College Courtyard

Pre-registration for the in-person event is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome. To participate, please park in lot 1 North and follow the signs to the registration area.

Grab & Go Bag Pick-up Details:

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lorain County Community Center Driveway

New for 2021! Families who are not comfortable attending an in-person event can drive up to the grab & go tent located in front of the Lorain County Community College Campus Center to receive materials in a safe, socially distanced way.

Pre-registration for the grab & go portion of this event is now closed.

What You'll Learn:

This free public event will highlight providers from across Northeast Ohio, focusing on services for individuals (ages birth - 22). Special emphasis on:

  • Adapted recreation programs and camps
  • Alternative schools
  • Counselors and mental health providers
  • Educational advocates
  • Grant/financial aid providers
  • Music therapy programs
  • Occupational and physical therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Social skills programs
  • Tutors and learning disability programs
  • Transitional services
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING COVID-19: Please note any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19. Connecting for Kids and Lorain County Community College cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed while in attendance at the event. We encourage you to follow our safety policies, as well as local laws and restrictions.

Event Highlights

Free to-go boxed lunch for first 400 participants.

Free Spanish translation available (habrá traductores de español disponibles).

Free American Sign Language (ASL) interpreting available.

Participant List

For a complete list of participants, please see the participant list.

Drawing of an orange, hatch-back car with driver. The back seat of the car is filled with packages.

What's in the Grab & Go Bag?

  • Binder filled with information from event sponsors
  • Sheet protectors to organize your materials
  • Fliers from Lorain County Resource Fair Vendors*

* One flier from each vendor will be included in grab & go bags distributed during the pick-up event. Families attending the in-person event will be able to select the fliers they want to keep by visiting vendor tables.

COVID-19 Precautions

All participants will be required to follow COVID-19 precautions. For details, please see resource fair COVID-19 precautions.

Call, text or email:

Phone: 1-440-570-5908
Español: 1-440-907-9130
Email: info@connectingforkids.org


P.O. Box 45372
Westlake, Ohio 44145

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