Christ Child House has been providing care for abused and neglected children in the Detroit area since 1948. Today it is an intensive treatment center fully licensed by the state of Michigan to provide residential services for up to 31 boys, ages 6 through 16, who suffer emotional, behavioral and physical impairment resulting from severe abuse and neglect.
Christ Child House, which is owned and operated by the Christ Child Society of Detroit, is a nationally respected 501(c)(3) agency that is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Families and Children (COA), and is a member of the Michigan Federation for Children and Families. In 2012 The House was named “Best Children’s Home in Detroit” for the fourth year in a row, by the US. Commerce Association.
The mission of Christ Child House is to “provide professional and comprehensive treatment programs for children and families at risk through therapeutic services focused on individualized treatment.”
The philosophy of Christ Child House — “It’s never too late to have a happy childhood” — guides the agency in its special mission.