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If you recently applied for cash assistance, you should receive a letter from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) requiring you to have an orientation or appointment.


Effective October 2, 2023 the AEP/PATH orientation will be in person on Mondays at 10:00 AM. Please plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early to complete paperwork prior to orientation. Check your letter from DHHS for your scheduled day and which one of our service centers you need to attend at:

​Berrien County Service Center
499 West Main Street
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Van Buren County Service Center

32849 E. Red Arrow Hwy, #100
Paw Paw, MI 49079

Cass County Administration Building
120 N Broadway Street • Room 219
Cassopolis, MI 49031

During this orientation, a Career Development Specialist from our team will give you the tools that you need to develop a career plan and goals for you and your family’s future. In addition, we will include information about:

  • Resume Writing

  • Budgeting

  • Dress for Success

  • Customer Service

  • Interviewing Skills

  • Training Opportunities


Following your orientation, our team will continue to work with you on your career goals. In addition, you may be eligible for supportive services including:

  • Employment clothing

  • Bus passes

  • Car purchases

  • Car repairs

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • Auto insurance

We're here to help you get started. See you at orientation!

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