If you recently applied for cash assistance or FIP, you should receive a letter from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) requiring you to have an orientation or appointment. Effective July 1, we are offering AEP/PATH orientation online by internet-connected computer, tablet, or smartphone.  Orientation will take place from 10am-Noon on your assigned day (either a Monday or Wednesday).

To complete your orientation at 10:00 am on your scheduled day from DHHS.


  1. Online Orientation Using Zoom Technology
    Meeting ID: 816 3762 9122

  2. You will have the option to create a Zoom account.
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    You can download the Zoom desktop version for MacWindowsChromeOS and Linux, as well as the Zoom Mobile App for iOS and Android.

    Here's how to Join a Zoom meeting
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  3. Call (312) 626-6799 - Access Code 81637629122#

If you cannot access AEP/PATH orientation online or by phone or if you are scheduled to work, please call (269) 927-1799 or email info@miworks.org to make alternate arrangements.


During this orientation, a Talent 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

Michigan Works!
Berrien, Cass, Van Buren 

Michigan Works! is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities. Michigan Relay Center: 711 Voice and TDD. Michigan Works! is a proud partner of American Job Centers. Supported by the State of Michigan and federal funds.

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