Who We Serve
Scranton Road Ministries C.D.C. is a faith-based and vision driven 501(c)3 organization, focused on revitalizing Cleveland’s near west side, one life at a time. Serving in Ohio’s most diverse neighborhood, we are focused on representing and investing in our youth and families, and promoting community-based economic development. We are committed to impact our neighbors with God’s redemptive love, and to raising-up indigenous leaders.
Scranton Rd. Ministries C.D.C. is located in the heart of Cleveland’s near-west side, on the geographical border between the Tremont and Clark-Fulton neighborhoods. Our programs are focused within this target area, although our positive impact and client base stretches across the Greater Cleveland community.
Scranton Rd. Ministries serves the youth and families that comprise an ethnically diverse population in Cleveland’s Clark-Fulton, Tremont West and Detroit Shoreway neighborhoods; although the positive impact of our ministry extends across the Greater Cleveland area. Within our target area:
-The average unemployment rate in our target area is 14%- exceeding state and national averages.
-An average of 60-65% of local families with children live at or below 100 percent of poverty.
-The 2000 census indicates that our primary target area is the most diverse community in Ohio
-The local High School graduation rate is 52%.