UI claimants that have questions regarding their claim please call UIA at 866-500-0017.
Individuals that prefer to visit the Oakland County Michigan Works Oak Park center please call for an appointment 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!

Childcare Industry Virtual Job Fair

Tuesday, February 15, 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Flyer for details!

Kenya Cleaning Services

Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable

Closes 2/11/2022

Floor Care Technician

Closes 2/17/2022

Beasley Media Group

Detroit Videographer

Closes 2/13/2022

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. They will be opening a new center in Pontiac this year as well!

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 2022 - March 2022 Schedule:


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

Financial Fitness Flyer

If interested in one on one assistance with resume writing, interview skills, or LinkedIn, please call 248-691-8437 to set up a virtual appointment.



New Unemployment Registration Requirements

UIA YouTube Video

PLC and Robotics Technician Info Session Cohort #14

Sign up today for this no cost training!

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

Check out the flyer for details:


Free or Low Cost Child Care. Check out the flyer here:

Child Care

Record Expungement!

Oakland County Clean Slate. Record Expungement!

$50 off your internet bill:

Last year, Congress passed the Emergency Broadband Benefit to help families afford internet service by providing qualifying families with a discount on their monthly internet bills. Open enrollment in this program begins today, May 12.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

BECOME "OAKLAND’S NEXT" Young Professional

See the flyer here for updated information!:

Logistics Technician Information Sessions!

Truck Driver

Michigan "SkillstoWork" features a range of online learning and career exploration options – including free opportunities

Find your future opportunity here!

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

Employee assistance grants for those whose employment at entertainment and recreational venues and restaurants.

This grant program puts dollars in the pocket of Michiganders who work in hospitality, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services sectors -- as well as the gym and fitness sectors. This grant program helps offset some of the financial losses they may have incurred due to a furlough, layoff or job loss, or a reduction of hours. Here are a few toplines about the grant program:

Eligible individuals can apply for one-time grants of up to $1,650.

There’s a 10-day window to apply for this grant – from January 15 to January 25 (so please don’t wait to apply when this grant program opens on Friday).

For details regarding the application process, go to EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE GRANTS

Applications will be processed through February and payments will be issued in March.

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

Oak Park Schools FEED OUR KIDS. Please see the flyer explaining how those out of school due to recent events can access breakfast and lunch meals.

Oak Park Schools Feed Our Kids


Check here for help in our community:

2020 Oakland County Resource Guide

Michigan Economic Development Corporation         Oakland County Economic Development and Community Affairs                  Oak Park School District         Ferndale Chamber of Commerce         City of Oak Park