COVID-19 Information

Due to the heightened risk of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), and our commitment to protecting the health and safety of our participants and staff, our offices are open with limited staff for remote/call in only and all group activities have been canceled.

Please call a number below for assistance

Clinton Township Career Center
(586) 263-1501
Monday – Friday | 8am – 5pm

Mt. Clemens Career Center
(586) 783-8700
Monday – Friday | 8am – 5pm

Port Huron Career Center
(810) 966-3300
Monday – Friday | 8am – 3pm

Roseville Career Center
(586) 447-9200
Monday – Friday | 8am – 5pm

Warren Career Center
(586) 574-2170
Monday – Friday | 8am – 5pm

All workshops, hiring events, large group activities and babysitting services are currently postponed until further notice.

You are NOT required to report in person at Michigan Works! to register for work.

All unemployment claims can currently be filed online at or by calling (866) 500-0017.

Michigan Works! is not the UIA, MiWAM, MARVIN or IVR and can’t provide technical support for their services or provide estimates for their call wait times and web page availability.

Unemployment Benefits Temporarily Expanded for Michigan Workers 

  • Workers who have an unanticipated family care responsibility, including those who have childcare responsibilities due to school closures, or those who are forced to care for loved ones who become ill.
  • Workers who are sick, quarantined or immunocompromised and who do not have access to paid family and medical leave or are laid off.
  • First responders in the public health community who become ill or are quarantined due to exposure to COVID-19.
  • The normal in-person registration and work search requirements are suspended at this time.
  • If you need access to a computer to apply you can call a Michigan Works! and make an appointment

Eligible employees impacted COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) should apply for unemployment benefits online at  or (866) 500-0017.

Applying for Unemployment Benefits

Claim Filing Windows

UI Benefits is implementing a method to spread out claims filing to ease server and phone strain in order to make sure everyone can file a claim.

If filing online- MIWAM:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for anyone with a last name starting with letters A to L.
  • Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays for anyone with a last name starting with letters M to Z.
  • Saturdays for anyone who could not file on one of their allotted days.

If filing by phone- IVR:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for anyone with a last name starting with letters A to L.
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for anyone with a last name starting with letters M to Z.
  • Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for anyone who could not file on one of their allotted days.

Partnership Accountability Training Hope (PATH) Program Participants 

Effective March 18, 2020, your participation in the PATH program is being suspended until further notice. You will not be required to engage in AEP/PATH activities in accordance with the Governor’s directive to limit exposure. If you continue to work and voluntarily participate in AEP/PATH activities, you must contact your case manager via email or phone for supportive services or case management of your case. There will be no face-to-face contact requirement during this period.  

You will receive further direction from your case manager when the suspension is lifted.

Food Assistance Employment & Training Program Participants 

Effective March 23, 2020, your participation in the FAE&T program is suspended until further notice.  You are not required to engage in activities in accordance with federal legislation and the Governor’s directive for social distancing to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  If you are employed, you can continue to receive case management and supportive services from the MWA. Please contact your MWA case manager if you would like to receive these benefits. When the temporary suspension ends you will receive written notice from MDHHS if you are to return to the MWA.

Center for Disease Control Information

For the latest information on the COVID-19 virus visit

To learn how to best protect yourself visit

View our collaborative CDC safety print materials
Best Practices for Washing Hands  |  Stop the Spread Guide