Detroit At Work Career Centers – Northwest

Northwest Location

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

SERCO Detroit At Work Career Center


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: Sonja Baisden-Shell
(313) 962-9675 extension 224

Martwan Owens
(313) 962-9675 extension 153

Quentin Williams
(313) 962-9675 extension 272

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.