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

Homebuyer Education
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Homebuyer Education

Life Skills & Education

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

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

Date and Time: May 6 from 9:00 am-1:00 pm (held in person at Gesher Human Services in Southfield)

Registration: To register for a Homebuyer Education class, contact us at [email protected] or 248-233-4299.

Upcoming Events

Professional Branding on Social Media
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Professional Branding on Social Media

Life Skills & Education

Elevate your online presence! This workshop equips you with strategies to build a strong professional brand and stand out on social media.

Date and Time: Monday, May 6 at 10:00am – Virtual


How to Perform an Online Job Search
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

How to Perform an Online Job Search

Life Skills & Education

This 90-minute in-person workshop will cover all aspects of an online job search including:

  • How to find and apply for jobs online using and
  • Applying at portals and/or the actual company’s website
  • The importance of having a good, updated custom résumé and cover letter

Date and Time: May 9, 2024 from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Location: Gesher Human Services – 29699 Southfield Rd, Southfield, MI 48076

No Registration Required.

Office & Computer Essentials
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Office & Computer Essentials

Life Skills & Education

Date & Time: 1 pm to 3:30 pm; Monday May 13, Wednesday May 15, Monday May 20, Wednesday May 22, Wednesday May 29, Monday June 3, Wednesday June 5, Monday June 10, Monday June 17, Monday June 24, Wednesday June 26, Monday July 1

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

Office and Computer Essentials: Microsoft Word and Excel
Helping Job Seekers Learn Microsoft Word and Excel

This class is designed for job seekers wanting to gain office computer skills for increased confidence and preparedness to enter or re-enter the workplace.

Students will learn how to:

  • Create and edit Word and Excel files
  • Format text in Word
  • Create headers and footers in a Word document
  • Create basic Excel worksheets
  • Use simple formulas in Excel
  • Create PDF files
  • Move files to and from a flash drive

After completing this class, the student will:

  • Be more confident in their job search for a position that requires proficiency in Word or Excel.
  • Be able to create custom resumes and write custom cover letters.
  • Have obtained the general computer skills that are expected of an applicant for an entry level office position.

Students must be able to learn independently in a classroom or group setting. Course prerequisites include basic keyboarding, email, and internet access, and access to a computer for practice. Taught by an engaging and experienced instructor.

Fee: $499. Full and partial scholarships are available. Students must fill out an Enrollment Application form to qualify for a scholarship.

Registration: Download an Enrollment Application form (click here) and email it to [email protected] or call Dave Rotter at 248-233-4243.

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

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 1-on-1 resume assistance at the conclusion of the workshop.

Date and Time: May 14, 2024 at 10:00am

Location: At Gesher Human Services – 29699 Southfield Rd, Southfield, MI 48076


Successful Interviewing
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Successful Interviewing

Life Skills & Education

Conquer your interview anxiety and land your dream job! This workshop equips you with the skills and confidence to shine in your next interview.

Date and Time: Friday, May 17 at 11:00 am – Virtual


News and Announcements

Gesher Human Services Offers Financial Trauma Webinars

April 17, 2024

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Free Program for Michiganders Dealing with Financial Trauma, May 3 and 17

April 17, 2024

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Event provides relaxing day off for Metro Detroit caregivers

April 08, 2024

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Help Make a Difference

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.

Take the first step toward a more stable and fulfilling life