At this time unemployment claimants as a result of COVID-19, DO NOT have to report in person to a Michigan Works! Agency to register for work.
> Please file your new claim or reopen an existing claim online at or call 1-866-500-0017.
> All Oakland County Michigan Works! American Job Centers are open by TELEPHONE ONLY! This is required.

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!

Look into the following:

Grocery stores
Drug stores
Distribution centers
Health Care
Delivery Services

If you need something temporary to fill the gap while in a layoff situation, these are some perfect places to look.

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Summer Jobs!
Now open for application. See the flyer for locations and positions:

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Summer Jobs

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


Beasley Media Group-Detroit

Operations Manager

Form Tech has 4 open positions:

Yard/Warehouse Team Member

Expires 8/10/2020

Workshops and Events


Oakland County Michigan Works! Oak Park offers Career Workshops to assist you with employment:

Resume and Interviewing. Join Chris and learn how to rock the interview and resume!

Computer Basics With Brenda. These are important skills you need in the workplace!

LinkedIn with Laura which is critical for a social media presence and employment. (Click the LinkedIn event on the calendar to see what customers are saying!)

Visit the workshop calendar to find a date and time that is perfect for you.

Check out the calendar for Job Fairs and other events that you will find very useful!

Virtual Career Workshops
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

Oakland County Residents: Are You Struggling Financially During the COVID-19 Crisis?

Free Financial Coaching is Now Available:

Financial Coaching


NEW! CNC Training. Check out the flyer below:

CNC Training Flyer

What UIA Assistance Can Michigan Works Provide?
Click here to find out:

Michigan Works UIA Assistance

COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Information

Working with the Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service today unveiled the new Get My Payment with features to let taxpayers check on their Economic Impact Payment date and update direct deposit information.

Go to this site to set up direct deposit and for those who were not required to file.


Get My Payment allows people to provide direct deposit information and gives payment date

As the Coronavirus situation evolves, the health and safety of our customers and staff remains our top priority.

Effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the Oakland County Michigan Works! offices are offering a limited number of services ONLY by telephone and virtual/remote services. Appointments are required. There will be no in-person services available at this time. Please call 248-691-8437 to make an appointment.

March 24, 2020 Center Operations Flyer

For regular updates please visit


Oakland County COVID-19 Site

Online Resources for Workers Impacted by COVID-19 Flyer:

Get Online Help Here!

If you are applying for Unemployment Benefits, we encourage you to apply online at or call 1-866-500-0017.

Check here for UIA Guidance in addition to the website above:

Fact Sheet #160

Please see the following information from the CDC:

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary

Oakland County Health Division -

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