The bridge to where you want to be

We help people across metro Detroit lead more stable and fulfilling lives through career development, behavioral health, and residential services.

More than meets the eye

At Gesher Human Services, we are dedicated to measurably improving quality of life and livelihood by giving every person an equitable opportunity to succeed at work, at home, and in the community.

Our mission is you.

& Employment

Gesher helps people across metro Detroit find personal fulfillment and financial stability through meaningful employment.


Gesher helps people with disabilities across metro Detroit get access to supportive housing and care services from trained professionals.


Gesher helps people across metro Detroit get involved in their community through a wide range of enrichment programs and activities.

Next Event

HarMoney Down Payment Assistance
12:00 pm

HarMoney Down Payment Assistance

Life Skills & Education

HarMoney is a six-week interactive workshop that focuses on improving the lives of families by providing financial education: improving financial health and wellness through budgeting, credit, money management, and savings. 

The program is intended for low to moderate-income families (as defined by HUD) with a credit score of 600 and below. After successful completion of the program, participants will be eligible to receive a financial grant of up to $2,500 toward down payment assistance for the purchase of a new home or toward credit liabilities (debt).  

Participants will be required to meet all eligibility and program requirements and must claim their grant within 6 months of the final session. 

The VIRTUAL program will begin on October 2 at 12:00 p.m. and run each Monday through November 5. 

To register for this free, virtual program email [email protected] or call 248-233-4299.

Space is limited.

Upcoming Events

FREE Resume Writing Workshop
10:00 am - 11:30 am

FREE Resume Writing Workshop

Life Skills & Education

Join Gesher Human Services for a FREE Resume Writing Workshop by Certified Professional Resume Writers. Gain valuable tips and tools to write a dynamic resume.

There will be an opportunity to sign up for free one-on-one resume assistance at the conclusion of the workshop.

The workshop will be held in person at the Gesher Human Service office, 29699 Southfield Road in Southfield.

Registration is required:

Questions: 248-233-4245 or [email protected] 

Open Computer Lab
12:00 am

Open Computer Lab

Life Skills & Education

Date and Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • October 6
  • October 13
  • October 20
  • October 27
  • November 3
  • November 10
  • November 17

Where: Gesher Human Services, 29699 Southfield Rd., Southfield, MI 48076

The Open Computer Lab has been extended through November 17, 2023.

  • No appointment is needed!
  • Bring your own laptop, or use ours!
  • Sign in at the front desk on the 2nd floor.

Registration: None! Just show up.

Fee: Free

Click here to download a printable flier.

Student Loans, Payments and Budgeting
1:00 pm

Student Loans, Payments and Budgeting

Life Skills & Education

Participants learn about different ways to resume student loan payments. We will discuss income-driven programs, loan forgiveness, and additional options. We will include information on how to include student loan payments in your budget. 

Date and time:  October 6 at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual


Homebuyer Education Class
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Homebuyer Education Class

Life Skills & Education

Taught by Gesher Human Services’ HUD-certified homebuyer education counselors, you will learn about the entire home-buying process, including credit education, how to qualify for a mortgage, mortgage terminology, proper home maintenance, and how to avoid foreclosure. 

The fee is $50 fee per household. This class is also approved for the MSHDA Down Payment Assistance Program.

Date and time: October 9 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Gesher Human Services | 29699 Southfield Rd., Southfield, MI 48076

To register for a Homebuyer Education class, please email [email protected] or call 248-233-4299.

Reevaluating Retirement
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Reevaluating Retirement

Life Skills & Education

Are you nearing retirement age and unsure if you are ready to “call it a day?” We will be discussing options that today’s retirees are considering or doing.

Date and time: October 10 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual


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Last year, more than 26,000 of our family, friends, and neighbors were helped by Gesher Human Services. Your support ensures these services are there for all who need them.

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