Cogswell Hall

was built in 1913 as a family-like home for “friendless girls” by Mrs. Helen Cogswell. Helen Cogswell led this “Open Door” mission with the goal of training young girls just released from the Cleveland Workhouse to become productive citizens. Since its founding, Cogswell Hall has historically served women and girls: orphans and youth, working women, seniors, and women living with disabilities.
Today Cogswell Hall offers a family-like home for low-income adults with disabling conditions. We are the area’s premier supportive housing single room occupancy residence. Our goal is to provide a permanent solution to homelessness that offers quality low-income housing with social services, builds community, and advocates for disabled and economically disadvantaged individuals.

Mission

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Cogswell Hall is a permanent solution to homelessness that offers quality, low-income housing with social services, builds community and advocates for disabled and economically disadvantaged individuals.

 

Vision

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Cogswell Hall envisions a society in which all people have access to quality, affordable housing.  Cogswell Hall will be a recognized leader in, and an innovative housing model for, ending homelessness.