The Adopt-a-Shelter Program is available for an individual or community group interested in helping GCRTA maintain a pre-existing shelter. The program allows local businesses, organizations, churches, individuals, etc. to keep their local shelters attractive and well maintained and is based on a two-year adoption cycle. Participants are recognized for their commitment with a personalized decal on their shelter.

What are my responsibilities?

  • Help remove debris between scheduled cleanings
  • Help remove snow
  • Call 216-621-9500 to report the need for repair, due to damage or vandalism
  • Provision of new amenities, subject to GCRTA and municipality approval
    • May include flowers, seating, art, etc.

Who can adopt shelters?

  • Individual residents
  • Local development corporations
  • Churches or local chruch groups
  • Non-profits
  • Schools
  • Businesses

How can I get started?

  • To begin the adoption process, please fill out the inquiry form below or contact Marketing at

What if my organization wants to install a shelter?

If you or your organization is interested in installing a shelter, either stock or customized, please visit our Community Partner Investment Program page.

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