We're Here to Support Your Future

Eligible Oakland County residents can take advantage of additional financial support and benefits to obtain a post-secondary degree or certificate! We have dedicated resources to help our residents achieve their career and education goals.


Career and Education Navigators are advocates who help support your path toward college and career advancement — a FREE resource for Oakland County residents.

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Eligible Oakland County residents can take advantage of financial support while in training!

To help our residents achieve their career goals, we have partnered with Oakland County Michigan Works! to offer financial support to pay for books, supplies, transportation, childcare, and other related expenses while students are enrolled in training. This support is made possible through the American Rescue Plan.


Michigan Achievement Scholarship

Starting with the high school Class of 2023, students will be eligible for more financial aid from the State through the Michigan Achievement Scholarship.

Learn More: Michigan Achievement Scholarship

Michigan Reconnect Program

Free community college tuition to earn an associate degree or Pell-eligible skill certificate if you're 25 or older.

 Learn More: Michigan Reconnect Program

Fostering Futures Scholarship Application Priority Deadline

(News Release) Michigan Department of Treasury, emailed June 10, 2022

The Michigan Department of Treasury reminds young adults who have experienced foster care on or after their 13th birthday that they are eligible to apply for a scholarship from the Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund.

The priority deadline for the Fostering Futures Scholarship application for academic year 2022-23 is August 1, 2022. Eligible students enrolled at a Michigan degree-granting college or university may now apply to receive scholarship funds for tuition, fees, room, board, books and supplies. Applications received after August 1, 2022, may be placed on a waitlist.

To learn more about the Fostering Futures Scholarship, go to www.fosteringfutures-mi.com.

Fostering Future Scholarship applicants with questions should contact the state Treasury Department's Student Scholarships and Grants area at mistudentaid@michigan.gov or call toll-free at 1-888-4-GRANTS (888-447-2687).

College Scorecard:

Find the post-secondary program that is right for you with the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard

The College Scorecard allows students and families to compare all college options and determine the best program to fit their educational needs. Compare costs, graduation rates, post-college earnings and other metrics and make the decision that ensures your success.

Explore this resource here:



To learn more about Oakland80, as well as specific post-secondary degree and credentialed training programs, please contact your nearest Oakland County Michigan Works! office.


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Phone: 248-926-1820
Hours: 8am - 5pm
31186 Beck Road
Novi, MI 48377

Oak Park

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Phone: 248-691-8437
Hours: 8am - 5pm
​22180 Parklawn, Room 111
Oak Park, MI 48237


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Phone: 248-276-1777
Hours: 8am - 5pm
1850 North Perry
Pontiac, MI 48340


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Phone: 248-796-4580
Hours: 8am - 5pm
21415 Civic Center Drive, Suite 116
Southfield, MI 48076


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Phone: 248-823-5101
Hours: 8am - 5pm
550 Stephenson Highway, Suite 400
Troy, MI 48083


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Phone: 248-617-3600
Hours: 8am - 5pm
7500 Highland Road
Waterford, MI 48327

Questions? Contact: 888-559-4360