Unemployment Insurance

Employee Assistance Grants from State of Michigan Now Available. Apply Jan. 15-25, 2021.
Important UIA Benefits UpdatesCOVID-19 Workforce Relief & Resources

What we can and cannot help with during these uncertain times

Filing unemployment benefits claims
Assisting with fraud / identity theft reports
Identity verification
MIWAM login issues
Social Security Administration (SSA) issues
All other Open Non-Monetary issues

Unemployment Benefits Information & Resources

Info on filing unemployment, access to community services, getting a new job and more. Under Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order and the federal government’s CARES Act, the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and Compensation Program now offers expanded benefits to those impacted by COVID-19.

Drop by or call your local Oakland County Michigan Works! office to get free help from career management experts and take advantage of other opportunities for a bright future. A variety of job search, technology, social media, career management, training and education resources as well as workshops, events and job/career fairs are offered.​

To learn about the services we offer and the Oakland County Michigan Works locations take a look at our Career Assistance Program Flyer.

Get free help from career management experts and take advantage of other resources for job seekers at your local Oakland County Michigan Works! office.


To file for unemployment, visit Michigan Unem​​ployment Insur​ance Agency​ or call 1-866-500-0017, TTY 1-866-366-0004.​

Our Locations

Call 1-800-285-WORK (9675) to make an appointment for virtual/remote services. There are no in-person appointments/services available at this time.