Welcome to Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation.
DESC provided services to over 23,000 jobseekers last program year, and over 1,500 Metro-Detroit businesses. Through our partnerships with community-based and faith-based organizations, foundations and many others, we provide employers with access to the broadest talent pool in Detroit, and jobseekers with the widest range of job-related services.
Whether you’re a Detroiter looking for a new career path, or a Metro Detroit Employer looking to recruit skilled talent, Detroit at Work is where to find it.
U.S. private businesses added the most jobs in more than two years last month, a private survey found, a third straight month of robust gains.
Mayor Mike Duggan and the heads of the city’s three largest health care employers have united in a new unique approach to provide a career path for hundreds of Detroit residents by training them to fill in-demand entry level heath care jobs.
Returning citizen Robert Gardner shares his challenging journey to obtain his CDLA license after receiving employment and training support by Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation and The Resource Network.
At the YCC you can tell your own story or hear from staff who have experienced many of the same issues you may be facing. Find out what your options are and how you can access them.
Workforce training programs often have been the weak link in labor markets, with millions of dollars spent preparing people for jobs that don’t exist and giving them skills that aren’t in demand.
With the unemployment rate at 76% among newly released prisoners in Wayne County, the City of Detroit is using a $4.5-million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to prepare inmates for jobs in environmental work, culinary arts and fork-lift operation.
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One-Stop Service Centers
Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation has locations that are strategically positioned throughout Detroit to service residents and provide a knowledgeable workforce to employers. DESC has three One-Stop Service Centers located in East, Southwest and Northwest Detroit.
- Samaritan Center, 5555 Conner, Detroit, MI 48213
- SER Metro, 9301 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48210
- Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers, Detroit, MI 48235
We also have neighborhood access points located around the city providing access to basic jobseeker services, so you can be sure that there is always a facility close to you.