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Who We Are

We are, first and foremost, a home.

And the people who live under our roof become like family.

A young boy first walks through these doors…

broken and afraid

angry and bewildered

anxious and alone.

Abuse, neglect, violence and unspeakable trauma have derailed his childhood.


It is our mission to rebuild healthy lives for these children...allow them to reconstruct the dream of a rewarding and productive life…and restore hope and joy to them completely… body, mind, heart, soul and spirit.


We believe it is never too late for a happy childhood.

The severity of the boys’ problems requires the expertise of a highly trained professional staff. The team, which includes clinical therapists, youth specialists, education counselors, recreation staff and a medical liaison, creates a highly structured treatment plan for each child to help rebuild his life.


The House team has grown to over fifty full and part-time staff whose work is supported by many active volunteers.


Our trauma-informed residential treatment programs include:

  • QRTP- Qualified Residential Treatment Program Qualified

  • Family-oriented treatment focused on permanency planning and adoption services

  • Clinical Therapy services for children and families conducted by licensed clinical professionals

  • Low youth to staff ratio

  • Coordinated after-care services

  • Consulting psychiatrist with 24 hour on-call availability

  • Consulting pediatrician

  • 24/7 Access to Nursing services provided by on-staff licensed RN

  • Internship program 

  • Internship program with Wayne State University in Speech and Language pathology

  • Additional academic support through Kumon centers, on-campus tutoring and summer school program

  • Centralized food service program and nutritional planning

  • In-service training for all staff

  • Foster Grandparent program

  • Summer Camp program

  • Extensive volunteer and recreation programming

  • Intensive Aftercare program

Our Mission

The mission of Christ Child House is to be an innovative treatment program that fosters hope and healing for children and families impacted by trauma.

We Need Your Support Today!

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