Ruth’s House Residential Programs
Young people ages 12 to 21 are served by two programs at Ruth’s House.
- Intensive Treatment Program 12-17 years old
- Transitional Living Program 18-21 years old
The Intensive Treatment Unit is a more structured program with level systems for 12 to 17 year old LGBTQ youth.
The Transitional Living Program is an up to 18-month independent living residential program for 18-21 year old LGBTQ youth.
The Intensive Treatment Program includes the following services:
- Individual assessments and intake
- Basic life skills and counseling
- Interpersonal skill building
- Educational advancement
- Job preparation and attainment
- Mental health care
- Physical health care
- Youth development approach
- Aftercare planning and follow-up
The Transitional Living Program provides:
- Structured, supervised environment, based on positive youth development
- Development of self-esteem and worth
- Addresses issues of neglect, abandonment, abuse and risky behaviors that follows
- Medical and mental health care access
- A home-like setting
- Opportunities to complete education
- Life skills to move toward independence
The young people in our program are referred from the Michigan Department of Human Services, Wayne County Child and Family Services around Michigan and youth supervising programs in other states.
77 Victor St.
Highland Park, MI 48203