UI claimants that have questions regarding their claim please call UIA at 866-500-0017.
Check out 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 for remote and newest positions available now!

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

Employers Hiring!

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

January 2024 - March 2024 Schedule:


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

Financial Fitness Workshops

Join us for in-person career & job search workshops!
Mondays and Thursdays at 9:00AM to 11:00AM
Call to save a seat! 248 691-8437.

Check our flyer here:

In house workshops!

Click "Calendar" for topics!


NEW Unemployment Roadmap!

6 steps to help you apply for and understand your benefits:

UIA Roadmap

New Unemployment Registration Requirements

UIA YouTube Video

Oakland County has partnered with Michigan Saves to invest $5 million to
provide residents with the Oakland SAVES grant program, which can be used
to make updates to your home, producing savings in your energy consumption
and utility bills and improving your home’s health, safety and comfort.

Check out the "OaklandSAVES" flyer here.

Be a Certified Medical Assistant. Check Our Flyer!

Medical Assistant Apprentice Information

CNC Operator Training 4/22/2024 to 5/24/2024.

See our flyer here

Sign up for our Information Sessions here

Electrical Vehicle Training.

Oakland Community College Program information session:

Sign up for our Information Sessions here

Electric Vehicle Jobs Academy

Click here for more information!

OCC Pre-Apprenticeship.

Check out the flyer for Information

Sign up for information sessions here

Check out our no cost training to be a PLC/Robot Technician! The next class is April 26, 2024.

See our flyer for details here!

Become a Sterile Processor! Next class is May 13, 2024 to August 14, 2024.

See our flyer for details here!

Improve your technology skills in 2024!

See the flyer here

BECOME "OAKLAND’S NEXT" Young Professional

Childcare Scholarship! Check out the information 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.

For regular updates please visit
Oakland County Michigan Works!

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


Check here for help in our community:

2020 Oakland County Resource Guide

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