Welcome to Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation.
DESC provides services to over 50,000 jobseekers every year, and over 5,500 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.
Currently, there is NO POWER at the Northwest Activities Center One-Stop Service Center (18100 Meyers). All other One-Stop Serve Centers are open and operating as usual. For locations click here. Check back here or on our Facebook and Twitter pages for updates as the day progresses.
Detroit’s unemployment is high, really high. It’s nearly 18 percent. That’s almost double the Michigan rate of unemployment and Michigan is among the worst in the nation.
So, when a manufacturer hires hundreds of Detroit residents, it gets attention.
When Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC) first talked with staffing agency Reliance One in 2012, the problem the company faced was clear. Finding candidates who were able and willing to come to their main facility in Auburn Hills to complete the screening process was proving difficult.
Mayor Duggan delivers his first State of the City address focusing on key successes during his first two months in office, outlining a strategy to improve blight removal, park maintenance, street lighting and bus service, and announcing a feasibility study to determine if Detroit can develop its own auto insurance plan.
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 numerous 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.