Ottawa County Michigan Works!


SHARE Network Access Points
Information about saving on health insurance
COBRA-Related Information

Service Providers & Service Center Partners

Center for Women in Transition
Disability Network/Lakeshore
Experience Works! (formerly Green Thumb)

Michigan Rehabilitation Services
Smart Coast
Telamon Corporation
Unemployment Agency
Veterans Services
Zeeland/Holland Adult Education
Zeeland Public Schools

Community Resources

Center for Dispute Resolution
Limited English Proficiency
Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance

Government Entities - Rules & Regulations

Ottawa County
State of Michigan
Michigan Works Association
Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
State of Michigan Unemployment Agency
Michigan Family Independence Agency
U.S. Department of Justice
City of Holland
City of Grand Haven
Michigan Labor Market Information
Census Data
U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics
First Gov

Chamber of Commerce (Ottawa County)

The Chamber - Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg

Local Newspapers

Holland Sentinel
Grand Haven Tribune
GR Press - Lakeshore Edition
MI Biz West
Muskegon Chronicle

Employer Links

Michigan Small Business Development Center
Department of Labor Employment - Training Administration
Youth Employment rules
Job Accommodation Network (disability information & resources)
Disability Awareness Training
Selective Service
Michigan Labor Market Information page
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
International Trade Administration
USA Trade Center
Business Cycle Indicators
Michigan Electronic Library

Area Schools, Training & Education Opportunities

Career Cruising An interactive career resource website designed for people of all ages.
Davenport University
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Valley State University
Lakeshore Adult Learning Center
Michigan Internship Center Helps employers put their internships in one common place viewable by high school and college students and help students find an appropriate internship.
Michigan Occupational Information System
Michigan Virtual University Electronic learning technologies brokered by MVU for the state’s colleges, universities and private training providers.
Muskegon Community College
New Horizons Training Center - Grand Rapids
Ottawa Area Intermediate School District Allows users to link to the various school districts.
Thompson M-TEC
doing more
Zeeland Public Schools

Job & Candidate Searches

Pure Michigan Talent Connect Internet labor exchange for employers to post job openings and for job seekers to post resumes.

Michigan Works! 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.

Michigan Career Education Consumer Report