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ACC’s Employment and Training Department promotes the economic self-sufficiency of clients and provides qualified workers to local employers through the delivery of cost-effective, high quality employment, training, and education services.

Partnership. Accountability. Training. Hope.  (PATH) Program

ACC’s Oakland County PATH Program provides various job training programs for job seekers and employers to meet their training and employment needs. The following services are provided by this program that helped reduce public assistance:

• Orientation (group and individual)

• Job Counseling and Placement

• Resume Writing

• Vocational and Classroom Training

• Job Supportive Services

• Child Care

Funded by Oakland County

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Program

ACC’s WIA Program responds to the documented needs of dislocated workers and other economically and educationally disadvantaged individuals, particularly those who are non-English speaking.  The program works to enhance the employability skills and language efficiency of its clients to help increase their probability of securing employment, thus increasing wage earnings and job security.

The overall aim of ACC’s WIA Program is to promote the economic self-sufficiency of clients and eliminate the need for public assistance by the target population. Individuals eligible for WIA include those who are dislocated workers, referred by the Michigan Works service center, participating in the state welfare-to-work program, economically disadvantaged adults (at least 18), and those with limited English proficiency.

Training and employment are the primary services offered by the Workforce Investment Act Program (WIA), assisting individuals in learning English as a Second Language (ESL), Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL), career counseling, resume writing skills, interview skills, unemployment services job search, and job placement.

Funded by Detroit Workforce Development Department and the Macomb County Workforce Development Department

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