Michigan Works! Southwest

  • Fun fact! YOU partners with the Michigan Works! Southwest (MWSW) service centers in Branch, Kalamazoo, Calhoun and St. Joseph county to provide workforce development services to adults. Michigan Works! helps to prepare a qualified workforce that meets the needs of emerging needs of business and industry. 


    You have questions. We have answers.


    What's the difference between YOU and Michigan Works! Southwest?

    While we do have youth-related services available in all four counties through the Michigan Works! Southwest service centers, MWSW is — generally speaking — catered more toward employment services for adults.


    What kind of services are available at a Michigan Works! Southwest service center?

    • Employability Skills workshops
    • Employer of the day events
    • Unemployment claim assistance
    • Resume and cover letter development
    • Veteran services
    • Employer/business resource network
    • Job search assistance
    • Youth services (age 14-24)
    • GED testing
    • WorkKeys testing
    • On-the-job training placement
    • Job placement assistance
    • And much, much more


    Learn more about Michigan Works! Southwest and find the service center nearest you here.


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