Ruth's House


Ruth’s House, REC’s Intensive Treatment Unit (ITU) is a licensed and contracted 9-bed residential care facility specifically for self-identifying LGBTQ youth between the ages 12-17 who are under guardianship of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ child abuse/neglect or juvenile justice divisions. The facility offers an open, home-like, community-based setting with programming and services that are heavily focused on developing the practical coping skills that will ensure successful living as a LGBTQ adult.

We Receive Referrals From
  • Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
  • Wayne County Juvenile Justice upon DHHS approval

For More Information, Please Contact:
Dr. Staci Hirsch, Director of Residential Programs
Phone (313) 252-1950 ~ Email staci.hirsch@ruthelliscenter.org

Made possible in part by: Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
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