Donations of any
amount are
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These resources are routinely available
to all clients,
as appropriate, by gender in some cases: 

Community Health Awareness Group (C.H.A.G.)
- Provides education clients on-site, on responsible sexuality and the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. 


National Council on Alcoholism and other Drugs - Provides weekly education to all clients on-site.   Mothering-parenting skills are taught to women clients and fathering-parenting skills men clients.  Parenting completion certificates are available for clients who need it for legal reasons.

Black Family Development - Education and counseling is available, to the family members of all clients who wish information on basic issues of addiction, recovery, co-dependency and enabling, and the effects on the family.  In-home family counseling is also available if requested.

Detroit Health and Wellness Promotion - Provides education to all female clients on-site, on responsible sexuality and the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.  They provide education to both male and female staff.

L.I.F.T. Women’s Resource Center - Provides a weekly gender specific program to W.R.A.P.  clients directed toward the goal of empowering women in their own lives.

Catholic Social Services of Detroit/Wayne County - Provides weekly on-site group discussion with W.R.A.P. clients (female) on
domestic violence and sexual abuse.


Detroit Central City Community Mental Health / Northeast Guidance Center / TEAM Mental Health - Psychiatric assessment, follow-up counseling, medication and medication reviews.

Family and Children’s Services Detroit/Wayne County - Outpatient mental health counseling to clients, when their funding permits.

.  - Vocational assessment, training, and job finding assistance.

Rape Crisis Center – DMC.  Specialty group services to male clients whose history of rapes or incest is barrier to concentrating on current recovery treatment.

Salvation Army Target Homes, Conner House, Emanuel House, Turning Point
- After-care housing services to clients post-completion.

 – Assistance with I.D.

Returning Citizens Program 
– referral services such as housing, employment, vocational

Travelers Aid
 – Bus tickets, identification

Health Center
– Provides medical prescription assistance for the homeless and un-insured

Michigan Works  and Detroit Work Place - Job readiness, resume preparation

Father Forward
– Employment training, paid on-the-job-training

Residential Programs

The Elmhurst Home and Naomi's Nest Residential Program is designed to serve males and females, at separate facilities, with drug, alcohol and dual diagnosis-related issues.

Treatment is provided in a safe, supportive home-like environment where residents can begin to learn the new skills necessary for achieving long lasting recovery and begin to deal with any secondary psychological issues. The intensive, structured program is filled with daily activities that help the resident to recognize their own denial systems, come to terms with their problems, and begin to make the positive choices that will lead them to a healthy and productive life.

Elmhurst Home,Inc. provides both short term (14-30 days) and long term (90) days residential substance abuse treatment for men and women over the age of 18.  Men and women receive treatment in separate facilities.  Elmhurst Home is our Men's Facility.  Naomi's Nest is our Women's Facility.

We offer the following residential programming:

  • Mental Health Referrals


  • Dual Diagnosis Capability in Addiction Treatment -  DDC/DDE Score (3.5-4.49)
  • Weekly Individual Sessions
  • Cognitive Behavioral Change through  Role Play
  • Employment/Housing Assistance
  • Life/Computer Skills Training
  • Certified GED Literacy Program
  • Education Didactics
  • On-Site/Off-Site AA/NA/FA Meetings
  • Relapse/Recidivism Techniques
  • Anger Management Skills
  • On-Site/Off-Site Community Service (e.g. Urban Farming)
  • Group Therapy
  • Spiritual/Social Skills Development
  • Parenting Classes
  • Family Reconciliation
  • HIV/STD Testing/Education
  • Work Therapy


Women's Specialty Program

Elmhurst Home's women's facility, (Naomi's Nest) also provides both short term (14-30 days) to long term (90 days) residential substance abuse treatment for women who have children under the age of 18.  This is in addition to our standard residential
program offerings (previously listed).  We offer the following services for our women's specialty program:

  • Gender specific substance abuse treatment and other therapeutic interventions for women who may address issues of relationships, sexual/physical abuse, parenting and childcare
  • Helping women with the process of retaining custody of their children (in conjunction with CPS)
  • Yoga

Naomi's Nest also offers Outpatient Services for our women who are seeking continuum of care, after completing our residential substance abuse program.

Recovery Services

Elmhurst Home, Inc. provides Recovery Services for men over the age of 18.  We offer the following services for our recovery programs:

  • Group Sessions
  • Relapse/Recidivism
  • Case Management
  • Recreational Activities
  • Money Management
  • Life/Computer Skills Training / GED Literacy Program

Those who wish to enter our program DO NOT need: 

  • Insurance
  • Money
  • Material Possessions

 On the other hand, potential patients/residents will need:

  • A willing spirit
  • A made-up mind
  • A burning desire to change
  • A referral from the Institute of Population Health (1-800-467-2452) and/or
  • A referral from a parole, probation agent or Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

The Drug Abuse Treatment Program is housed in a high-end residential setting. There are separate facilities for male and female clients. Meals and recreational activities are shared under supervision of the staff.

Corrections Programs

Through cooperative arrangements with prison, probation, and parole officials throughout the state, Elmhurst Home, Inc.  plays a growing role in prison rehabilitation and crime prevention. In some jurisdictions, prisoners are paroled to the direct custody of Elmhurst Home, Inc. Services include GED courses, pre-release job-training programs, employment opportunities in cooperation with parole personnel, material aid, and spiritual guidance to both prisoners and their families.

Meals provided at the facility are high quality and nutritionally sound. Meals are created under the
supervision of a registered dietician with a specialty in nutritional therapy.



Transitional Care

The result of prolonged and/or intense substance abuse has a degrading and corrosive effect on the individual’s self worth and on one’s pride in themselves.  Elmhurst Home assists those individuals who are in need of an alternative living arrangement while they seek to become independent, responsible members of society. This program provides a structured, drug and alcohol free environment with scheduled recovery related meetings and activities designed to enhance your social functioning and adjustment.  It is a program where disciplined living and positive interpersonal skills are expected from each resident. In order to assist you in this change process, we have instituted a number of rules, regulations and safeguards. 


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