“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.”

Who We Serve

Welcome House serves adults in Cuyahoga County with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Developmental disabilities affect the daily functioning of adults, often requiring varying degrees of assistance in daily living activities.

Welcome House serves clients with a wide range of developmental disability diagnoses such as Down’s Syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Fragile X syndrome, in addition to psychiatric disorders, physical disabilities and extensive medical issues.