Linking Employment, Abilities and Potential (LEAP)

2545 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113
Facebook: LEAP
Twitter: LEAPOhio

SERVES: Persons with disabilities

SERVICE AREA: Cuyahoga, Erie, Lake, Lorain, Medina

MISSION: To advance a society of equal opportunity for all persons, regardless of disability.


  • Employment and Youth Services provides community-based competitive employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. These referral based services include: assessment, career exploration, job training, and job placement. Youth Transition Services provide assistance to youth transitioning from high school to higher education or employment.
  • Access to Benefits and Resources provides assistance in accessing services and resources related to disability, and provides education about, access to, and assistance with benefits that help people with disabilities acquire stable and adequate financial resources
  • LEAP’s Independent Living Services include Nursing Home Transition, Independent Living Skills Training, Quantum LEAP Recreation, Peer Support, and Advocacy.
  • Community Education and Activities Services increase the availability and improve the quality of community options for individuals with disabilities through educational workshops, and provides programming to support inclusion, socialization, and physical and mental health including: the Quantum LEAP Recreation Program, Quantum LEAP Plus Enrichment and Skill Development Training, Youth Leadership Forum, Evidence Based Healthy Lifestyles Program