Northwest Location

SERCO Detroit At Work Career Center

CAREER SERVICES

The Career Centers provide customers with access to select services based on eligibility and via referrals or enrollment in individualized programming.

  • Career Navigation
  • Job Matching and Job Placement
  • Job Readiness Training
  • Job Search Training/Assistance
  • Foundational Skills Training
  • High School Equivalency, Adult Basic Education or English Language Learner (ELL) Programs
  • Occupational Training
  • Work-Based Learning
  • Barrier Resolution
  • Assessment – general and vocational
  • Career Coaching (includes Barrier Resolution)
  • Post- Placement/Retention
  • Financial Capability Services

CENTER DIRECTOR: 
D’Lonra Gary
(313) 962-9675 extension 1124
dgary@detroitatwork.com

Northwest Activities Center is neighborhood based and offers community members access to after school programming, basic needs assistance, and financial services in partnership with approximately eleven community agencies. The Detroit at Work Career Center located at Northwest is run in partnership with Goodwill Industries. – Martwan Owens, Center Manager

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

CAREER CENTER SERVICES MANAGERS:
Martwan Owens
(313) 962-9675 extension 1153
mowens@detroitatwork.com

Quentin Williams
(313) 962-9675 extension 1272
qwilliams@detroitatwork.com

For more information, please visit 18100 Meyers Rd, Detroit, MI 48235 or contact the center at (313) 962-9675.  For activities and community events visit the Northwest Activities Center online.

Spotlight: Our 2020 Success Story

Deyja Fitzgerald, Nail Technician, She Pressed Inc.: Deyja Fitzgerald came to the Detroit At Work Career Center for training and employment assistance. Upon completing orientation, Ms. Fitzgerald made it clear she wanted to attend the esthetics program at Dymond Design Beauty School  to become a certified nail technician. Since completing training, Ms. Fitzgerald has secured employment with She Pressed Inc. as well as started her own business as a mobile technician. Ms. Fitzgerald is very thankful Detroit at Work was able to assist in her future goals to becoming a business owner as well as a certified nail technician.

Spotlight: Our 2020 Success Story

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Nix, Driver, Underground Contractors Inc.: Michael Nix came to the Detroit At Work Career Center looking for an employment opportunity.  He met with a Career Coach with whom he discussed available employment and training opportunities. After meeting with the Career Coach, Mr. Nix decided to attend training for CDL A license. He attended Suburban trucking for 4 weeks and graduated with a CDL A license; he now works for Underground Contractors Inc. as a driver. Mr. Nix is “very thankful” for how the career center played a significant role in creating a promising future for him in the trucking industry as well as helping him to provide financial stability for his family.

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