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.
Fighting homelessness: A new, 3-minute video on affordable housing features a collaborative effort on Cleveland's West Side -- and two military veterans who find support there.
Cogswell Hall residents face many disabilities and challenges. Some have survived violence in the home, either long ago or a short time before finding a safe home here. This month, inspired by the #MeToo movement, a nationwide #SurvivorSpeaks campaign is encouraging domestic violence survivors to raise their voices. A Cogswell Hall resident came forward to share her story with Cogswell Chronicle reporter and blogger Sakina Kapasi. During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, may this survival story join many others to reduce stigma and increase public awareness.
Nervous at first but now at home, Saint Martin de Porres High School 9th-grader Jason Alexander is settling into his assignment at Cogswell Hall in the school’s Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP). Jason started in September and will be here once a week throughout the school year.
On Cleveland's West Side, you can help Cogswell Hall's in-house store by donating items for the December holidays. Low-income residents shop for themselves and others at CogsMart, using points they earn by making progress on individual life goals or volunteering inside or outside Cogswell Hall.
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