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  • Clyde Washington

    Marietta resident Clyde Cokely agrees that there’s no place like home. The Ohio Home Choice program provided Clyde with resources and support to transition from a long-term care facility to the community.

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  • Kathy Cotman Cuyahoga

    Without these programs, I would be isolated in a nursing home, and cut off from involvement in society which all of us are entitled to.

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  • Monique and Joy Cuyahoga

    After I was introduced to Cleveland Housing Network and [social worker] Tamika in 2003, my life changed drastically. I have a home. I have conquered my demons. I have returned to college after 10 years, and I have a 4.0 GPA.

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