Education Opportunities for Parents in Detroit

April 17, 2020


Parent Resources

Explore new career paths or continue your education and learn alongside your child.

Career opportunities

Parents and guardians looking for employment or opportunities to learn a new skill for a career should begin their search with Detroit at Work, which provides thousands of job and training opportunities to Detroiters every year.

Detroit at Work

Detroit at Work has three Career Centers throughout the city that help match qualified workers to local employers and training programs.

Detroit at Work is operated on behalf of the Mayor’s Workforce Development Board by Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC), a Michigan Works! Agency and proud partner of the American Job Center network.

Click here or call (313) 962-WORK (9675) for more information.

Detroit at Work Career Center – Southwest
9301 Michigan Ave.
Detroit, MI 48210

Detroit at Work Career Center – East
5555 Conner Ave.
Detroit, MI 48213

Detroit at Work Career Center – Northwest
18100 Meyers
Detroit, MI 48235

Adult education

DPSCD offers free classes for adult learners, giving them the opportunity to upgrade their academic skills, complete high school, obtain a General Educational Development (GED) diploma and access other career, education and counseling resources. Available programs include High School Completion (HSC), General Educational Development (GED), Adult Basic Education/Pre-High School Equivalency (ABE/Pre-HSE), and English as a Second Language (ESL). Enrollment is available year-round, and classes are offered Monday-Friday. Click here to learn more.

West Campus
16164 Asbury Park
Detroit, Michigan 48235
(313) 852-1089

East Campus
13840 Lappin
Detroit, Michigan 48205
(313) 579-7109