“The founders of Welcome House and West Haven, the Steudel Family, had envisioned that persons with DD could live in group homes or family style homes that replicated as close as possible the kind of living that they were used to growing up.”


At Welcome House, your family is our family. In light of the spread of COVID-19, we are taking extra precautions to keep your family members and the staff who care for them safe and healthy. We will be monitoring the situation closely and be in direct contact with all Welcome House families should additional action be required.

The most up-to-date information on COVID-19 can be found on the Ohio Department of Health website (

For any questions, concerns or to make alternate arrangements for the care of your loved ones at Welcome House, please contact Tony (