Southfield Michigan Works

Did You Know?

  • Every day, more than 1,200 people visit Oakland County Michigan Works!
  • Oakland County has the most workers in Michigan engaged in scientific research and development.
  • In Southeast Michigan skilled trades demand is among the highest in the nation.
  • Oakland County is tenth among U.S. counties for those with degrees in engineering.


This office will be closed on Friday, December 14 for professional development.



Southfield Michigan Works! Service Center of Oakland County, is a Division of the City of Southfield in cooperation with Southfield Public Schools. Funded by the Workforce Development Agency, State of Michigan (WDA, SOM) through the Oakland County Workforce Development Board to administer the following programs for job seekers and employers:
Southfield Michigan Works! is one of eight Service Centers in Oakland County. As a One-Stop Center, we have designed our programs to fit our local needs, working together with our Business Development Department, Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce and schools to fulfill the WDA, SOM Mission Statement “to develop a system that produces a workforce with the required skills to maintain and enhance the Michigan Economy.” Its major premise is that all major workforce development and economic development services should be available through a single point of entry. Southfield Michigan Works! focus is to help ensure that Michigan’s employers hire better educated and better trained employees.


Southfield Michigan Works!
21415 Civic Center Drive
Suite 116
Southfield, MI 48076
(248) 796-4580
(248) 796-4555 (Fax)
Michigan Relay Center: 711


Call or stop in to tour the Southfield Michigan Works!
The Southfield Michigan Works! office is located on Civic Center Drive between Northwestern Highway and Lahser Road, inside the Enterprise Center.

Building hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Faxing and computer use is available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
First time visitors and individuals registering for Unemployment must arrive before 3:30 p.m.


Division of City of Southfield

Funded by the Michigan Talent Investment Agency through the Oakland County Workforce Development Board

EEO Program/Employer – Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities