Our office will be closed 11/24 and 11/25, 2022, for Thanksgiving.
UI claimants that have questions regarding their claim please call UIA at 866-500-0017.
The Oakland County Michigan Works Oak Park center is open. We also restarted our in person workshops. Please scroll down to the "Calendar" button in the center column.
Please call for information at 248-691-8437.

Who Is Hiring in these Times?

Visit the Pure Michigan Talent Connect on the left side of the page for positions available now!

Oakland County is keeping an updated list of those hiring. Please check on a regular basis:

Employers Hiring!

Advanced Assembly Products is looking for a Shipping Forklift Driver and 2 Machine Operators

Shipping Forklift Driver

Closes 12/12/2022

Machine Operator

Closes 12/12/2022

PACE Southeast Michigan has multiple job openings.

They are in need of Participant Care Associates (Nursing Assistants) - Full and Part-time and Transportation Drivers – Full time opportunities for all centers: Southfield, Dearborn, Rivertown/Detroit, Sterling Heights, and Eastpointe.

Click on the following links for more information:

Patient Care Associates


Transportation Driver - Southfield

Transportation Driver - Pontiac

Workshops and Events

Oakland County Michigan Works has Virtual Career Workshops: Prepare for Your Next
Career Opportunity Right from Home!

Go here to find what is available and to register!

Virtual Career Workshops

Review our flyer for an overview:

Virtual Workshops Flyer

October 2022 - December 2022 Schedule:


NEW Financial Fitness Virtual Workshops. Check here for many great topics to change your financial life!

Financial Fitness Flyer

Join us for in-person career & job search workshops!
Mondays at 1:00 and Thursdays at 10.
Call to save a seat! 248 691-8437.

Check our flyer here:

In house workshops!

Click "Calendar" for topics!


Be a Certified Medical Assistant. Check Our Flyer!

Medical Assistant Apprentice Information

Computer Security Technician Training!

Training will prepare you for three CompTIA certification exams (A+, Network+, and Security+). You will also earn customer service and workplace skills certificates.

Due to the fast-paced nature of the program, it is not necessarily designed for those with zero computer security experience/background.

There are information sessions scheduled. Check out the flyer:

Computer Security Training Flyer

Sign up here:

Computer Security Training Information Session

CNC Machine Operator. Free Training Available to Qualified
Candidates Starting April 2023

See the flyer here for details:

CNC Operator

Our next Sterile Processing Technician class is coming up in the January time frame. Got to the link below and sign up for our information sessions to find out more:

Sterile Processing Technician

Interested in becoming a Certified Nurse Aide? Check out our no cost training coming up in the January time frame!

Go to the link below to sign up for information sessions to learn more:

Certified Nurse Aide

BECOME "OAKLAND’S NEXT" Young Professional

New Unemployment Registration Requirements

UIA YouTube Video

Food Assistance, Employment & Training Program. Fresh New Start!

Check out the flyer for details:


Childcare Scholarship! Check out the flyer here:

Child Care

More Families Now Eligible for Free or Low-Cost Child Care

DHS Childcare Assistance

Record Expungement!

Oakland County Clean Slate. Record Expungement!

Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

Affordable Connectivity Program

The State has launched a new online tool to make it easier to find information about Adult Education programs and services.


New! Michigan Reconnect will pay the cost of tuition for eligible adults who want to pursue an associate degree or skills certificate at their in-district community college. The program also offers skills scholarships to help cover the cost of tuition through more than 70 private training schools with 120 programs that offer certificates in high-demand careers in industries such as manufacturing, construction, information technology, healthcare or business management.

To be eligible for Michigan Reconnect, you must:

Be at least 25 years old when you apply. Have lived in Michigan for a year or more. Have a high school diploma. Have not yet completed a college degree (associate or bachelor’s)

Michiganders can submit applications at Michigan.gov/Reconnect. The application takes less than five minutes to complete and can be done on a mobile device.

Water Residential Assistance Program. Look at this flyer to see if you qualify for for repair assistance and even water saving help:



Talking to a counselor can help you cope with feelings about how COVID-19 is impacting your
life, job and routines. Go here for help details:

Michigan Stay Well

Go here for a list of combined resources:

Combined Resource List

Do you need food, job search or training assistance? We have important information for you.

Review the flyer here:

Food assistance benefits.

Free Mental Health Screening. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES. See the flyer here:

Click Here for Flyer

COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA):

Click Here for Flyer

As the Coronavirus situation evolves, the health and safety of our customers and staff remains our top priority.

Appointments are required. Please call 248-691-8437 to make an appointment.

For regular updates please visit

Oakland County COVID-19 Site

Online Resources for Workers Impacted by COVID-19 Flyer:

Get Online Help Here!

Please see the following information from the CDC:

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary

Oakland County Health Division - www.oakgov.com/health

COVID-19 General Public Toolkit from the Oakland County Health Department

COVID-19 Business Toolkit from the Oakland County Health Department

Forgotten Harvest food distribution. Please see the flyer explaining how to access meals.

Food Distribution


Check here for help in our community:

2020 Oakland County Resource Guide

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