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.

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

Date and time: March 4 from 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Location: held in person at Gesher Human Services in Southfield

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

Upcoming Events

Networking: An Effective Approach
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Networking: An Effective Approach

Life Skills & Education

A fun formula for growing your network and career opportunities while enjoying the process.

Date and Time: Tuesday, March 5 at 11:00 am

Location: Virtual


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

Resume Writing Workshop

Life Skills & Education

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

There will also 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.

Date: March 6, 2024

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

To Register, Visit:

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Life Skills & Education

Our 3-week in-person career development program will help you:
Reconnect with your skills and interests.
Refresh your resume.
Restore your belief in yourself in the midst of life transitions.
Re-energize your job search.

Reinvigorate your life by finding a rewarding career that plays to your strengths and ignites your passion.

Days and Time: Mondays and Wednesdays from 10am-Noon March 11 – 27, 2024

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

Registration and $40 materials fee required.

For more information and to register, contact Sherrie James 248.233.4472 or [email protected].

The Art of Resume Writing
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Art of Resume Writing

Life Skills & Education

Join our Resume Writing Workshop and learn the art of crafting a compelling, effective resume from a Certified Professional Resume Writer.

Date and Time: Tuesday, March 12 at 11:00 am

Location: Virtual


National Career Development Association (NCDA)Facilitating Career Development (FCD) Training and Certification Program
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

National Career Development Association (NCDA)Facilitating Career Development (FCD) Training and Certification Program

Life Skills & Education

A Career Services Provider, formerly known as a Career Development Facilitator, completes the comprehensive Facilitating Career Development (FCD) Training Program. With over 120+ hours of training, delivered by a nationally qualified instructor, they are well-equipped to excel in diverse career development roles. Whether as a career coach, job search trainer, or workforce development staff, these professionals play vital roles in empowering individuals in their career journeys.

You will learn:

  • Resources and Labor Market Information
  • Career Planning Methods
  • Helping and Group Facilitation Skills
  • Career Development Theories and Application
  • DEI and Serving Diverse Populations
  • Ethical and Scope-of-Practice Issues
  • Cutting-edge Employability Skills
  • Program Design and Implementation
  • Consultative Processes for Businesses

Date and Time: Class meets for 14 mandatory virtual (ZOOM) sessions Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. starting March 14, 2024 through June 13, 2024.

A certificate of completion will be awarded to students who successfully complete all of the course requirements. Students will then be eligible to apply for the CCSP and/or GCDF credentials.

Cost: $1350, which includes all books and materials, the application fee for the CCSP Certification, and one-year membership to NCDA (new members only).

Tuition is payable to Gesher Human Services and must be paid in full four weeks prior to the first class session, unless other arrangements have been made.

Refunds requested less than two weeks prior to the first class session will be subject to a $200 cancellation/materials fee. No refunds will be granted after class begins.


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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