Ottawa County Michigan Works!

We are at the forefront of workforce development in this region. That means employers are our customers and job seekers are the talent.

Our Business Services team meets with employers to help define the demand, and our expert, friendly staff work with job seekers to develop their talents.

Come in today and see what we can do for you.

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Featured Success Story

PATH Program Participant Gets a New Beginning!

Justine Mirembe and her children came to the United States from Congo, Africa in 2012. After settling into their new home, Justine began her journey towards self-sufficiency by beginning the PATH program.

“Michigan Works! has helped me with finding a job, transportation, childcare and clothing. I am thankful for all of the help I have been given.” - Justine Mirembe, PATH participant

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Ottawa County Michigan Works! is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids, services and other reasonable accommodations are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Michigan relay callers use 1-800-649-3777 (tty)


Michigan Works!

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  • Phone: (616) 494-3400

Service Centers

  • Phone: (616) 396-2154
    Toll Free: (800) 285-WORK
    FAX: (616) 396-1620

Unemployment Claims/Reporting

    Phone: (866) 638-3993
  • Unemployment Claims
    Phone: (800) 638-3995