Women's Resource Center

Resources - Employment Resources



Catholic Social Services of Wayne County, Ways to Work Detroit Loan Project
(313) 883-7442   Offers small loans for parents.

*A Michigan based job resource free to job seekers.

Career Works, Inc
1200 East Mc Nichols
Highland Park, MI 48203
(313) 867-3500
*Provides education, hands-on training, and job placement services to Detroit city residents ages 18 and older.

Detroit Public Library Career and Employment Information Center
Main Library
5201 Woodward
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 833-4251
*Provides interest assessment and career information. The centerís trained personnel can assist in writing resumes (by appointment). The centerís staff also assists in locating community services such as food pantries, legal aid, healthcare, and support groups and offers referrals for job training, vocational counseling, and childcare.

Detroit Urban League
208 Mack Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 832-4600
Employment Center: (313) 895-2500
*Provides employability skills training; education services (including substance abuse prevention); and referrals for job training, health services, crisis counseling, and housing. The League also conducts a special program to help men and women 55 years or older with employment training and placement.
*Phone or Walk-Ins Welcome

City of Detroit Work Force Development Department-North Office
707 West Milwaukee
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 873-7321
*Career Resource Service: Job Placement, Career Planning, Resume Writing, etc.

City of Detroit Work Force Development Department-South Office
455 West Fort Street
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 962-9675

Career Resource Service: Job Placement, Career Planning, Resume Writing, etc.
Downriver Community Conference-Employment Services
Phone: (734) 362-7070

Employment Central of Detroit
(313) 961-4118
*Offers job referrals, employer orientation, job fairs, onsite interviews, and re-employment services, as well as many workshops.

Focus Hope
Education and Training Institute
1200 Oakman Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48238
(313) 494-4300

Resource Center
1355 Oakman Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48238
(313) 494-5500

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit
3111 Grand River Ave.
Detroit, MI
(313) 964-3900

The Information Center
Phone: (734) 282-7171

Jackets for Jobs, Inc.
(313) 579-9160
*Empowering women to enter the workforce. Outfits and assists women and teens, nurturing within them the inner strength and outer image to succeed at obtaining and retaining a job.

The Michigan Employment Directory
*Provides access to Michigan jobs from Flip Dog, Nation Job, Regional Help Wanted, and more. Able to submit resume, search for employment, or sign-up for Job Hunter Services.

Michigan Works!
*This system is a customer-driven workforce development system that serves employers and job seekers to ensure that employers have the skilled workers they need and workers have good jobs that provide economic self-sufficiency. There are many locations throughout Michigan.

My Fatherís Business Ė clothing and food pantry
Serves only the following zip codes: 48205, 213, 214, 215, 224, 225, 230, 236
Phone: (313) 642-0277

Operation ABLE of Michigan
4750 Woodward Ave- Suite 201
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 832-0922
*Works with individuals age 40 or older who are unemployed or who are being displaced. Employment training and computer training is available. It is government funded and fees are based on government guidelines.

Oakland County Workforce Development Division
(248) 858-5520

Women Arise
71 E. Edsel Ford Service Drive
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone:  (313) 758-0602
*Employment assistance and services for women reentering from jail or prison.

City of Detroit Work Force Development Department
Phone: (313) 846-2240

United Way 211 Information and Referral Service
Phone: 211

Wayne County Intermediate School District
Phone: (734) 334-1300
*Website has listings of employment opportunities with the school districts in Wayne County.