Programs

Career Assistance Program

Gives access to these quality resources at no cost: resumé writing, job search options, interview preparation and career coaching

COVID-19 Recovery Program

Take your career in a new direction with a training grant of up to $4,000! The COVID-19 Recovery Program offers eligible job seekers opportunities to receive free training for a range of high-demand, high-tech jobs across the region in health care, advanced manufacturing and information technology.

Financial Fitness Program

Oakland County Michigan Works! is launching a brand new series of financial wellness workshops to help you address a variety of challenges and seize financial opportunities. There is something for everyone.

Topics include: credit and debt management, budgeting, investing, credit scores, paying for higher education, retirement planning, homeownership, elderly care, and more.

 National, state and regional experts lead the workshops, which are open to anyone who is interested in better managing their money

Food Assistance Employment and Training Program

Do you need food, job search or training assistance? Individuals with food, job search or training needs may volunteer to participate in the Food Assistance, Employment and Training Program, managed by the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS).

Going PRO Talent Fund

$27 million in funding available across the state for FY2021. Employers — Get the money and resources you need to find and train talent. Learn how to apply at a free information session.

Oakland NEXT

Take your online learning to the next level through Oakland NEXT. Qualified participants have the opportunity to earn a certification for free.

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program

The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program is a federal program established under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015. The program provides multiple benefits to workers who lose their jobs or whose hours of work and wages are reduced as a result of increased imports.

Trade and Economic Transition Dislocated Worker Training Grant Program

Eligible participants will receive funding of up to $4,000 for a variety of training opportunities. ​Increasing use of technology has impacted many employers throughout Oakland County, most notably in the retail, financial services and manufacturing sectors. This has forced them to make adjustments to their workforce, as required skill sets have changed.

We are here to help you overcome challenges and reach your career goals.

Questions? Contact: 1-800-285-WORKS