Starting Point, a nonprofit child care and out-of-school time resource referral agency, is the lead agency in the MyCom network focused on out-of-school time activities. Starting Point promotes MyCom youth access to fun, safe and inexpensive programs and activities beyond the school day. These activities are diverse and may include athletics, visual and performing arts, character education, college access, service-learning, life skills, social support, career exploration and tutoring.
Starting Point develops the repository of information on out-of-school time services and activities for youth, identifies gaps and barriers to services, and provides technical assistance and professional development to organizations to increase the quality of programs in our community. Starting Point offers a resouce and referral service for after-school and summer youth programs.
Since 2008, more than 38,500 slots have been available for youth activities through the MyCom network.
Starting Point is Northeast Ohio's child care, early education and out-of-school time resource and referral agency; serving families, youth, professionals and the community