Oakland County, Michigan/Workforce Development

Workforce Development

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State Launches Michigan Reconnect Program Offering Free Tuition to Eligible Adults

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The new Michigan Reconnect program provides eligible adults age 25 or older with the opportunity to earn a tuition-free associate degrees or skills certificates at their local, in-district community colleges or select private training schools.

The goal is to help people prepare for in-demand careers in manufacturing, construction, information technology, health care and business management. This program is directly aligned with Oakand80 program and its objective of having 80 percent of the adults in Oakland County obtain a post-secondary degree or credential by 2030.

Persons can submit a Michigan Reconnect application at: Reconnect button

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COVID-19 UpdateMany Oakland County residents have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Oakland County Michigan Works! is assisting the State of Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency to address unemployment benefit issues. Nearly 100 of our frontline team members have completed special training to be able to serve you. Our staff is dedicated to your well being, so please be patient with them as they work to resolve your issue.
Unemployment benefit issues we can address:
  • Filing unemployment benefits claims
  • Assisting with fraud/identity theft reports
  • Identity verification
  • MIWAM login issues
Unemployment benefit issues we cannot address:
  • Social Security Administration issues
  • All other Non-Monetary issues
Please contact your nearest Oakland County Michigan Works! office for assistance.

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Novi

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Phone: 248-926-1820
Hours: 8am - 5pm

Oak Park

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Phone: 248-691-8437
Hours: 8am - 5pm

Pontiac

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Phone: 248-276-1777
Hours: 8am - 5pm

Southfield

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Phone: 248-796-4580
Hours: 8am - 5pm

Troy

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Phone: 248-823-5101
Hours: 8am - 5pm

Waterford

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Phone: 248-617-3600
Hours: 8am - 5pm



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