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“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.”

West Haven Life Member Vi Britton, you will be missed

BRITTON VIOLA LOUISE “VI” BRITTON (nee Collins), longtime resident of Olmsted Falls, passed away peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, December 4 at the Renaissance Health Center. See more at:

Tony Thomas on the Jim McIntyre Show

Welcome House is comprised of 32 facilities in various locations throughout Cuyahoga County to help children and adults with developmental disabilities. Jim interviews Executive Director Tony Thomas, as the Welcome House staff prepares for the annual Gingerbread Lane, a promotion at Great Northern Mall featuring 13 gingerbread houses made by professional bakers to bring awareness to Welcome House.

Gingerbread Lane reminds community of Welcome House’s work

At Westfield Great Northern Mall, a row of Toyland-themed gingerbread homes lines the hallway near the food court. Traditionally displayed at Tower City, Welcome House – an organization that helps those with developmental disabilities – decided to move its display to North

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