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If you recently applied for cash assistance, you should have received a letter from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) requiring you to have an orientation for the PATH Program. Your letter will include the date and time of your assigned orientation.

Effective June 25th, 2024 the AEP/PATH orientation will be able to be completed in person at your Michigan Works! service center or online through a virtual meeting.

  • If attending in person, plan on arriving 15 minutes before orientation.

  • If attending virtually, please be early and use the following link:
    Meeting ID: 269 927 1074
    Passcode: 1074

    • If attending virtually you must have access to high-speed internet, a compatible device with speakers, a microphone, and a camera. You will be expected to appear on camera during orientation.


Depending on circumstances, orientation can take up to 5 hours to complete so please plan accordingly.

​If attending in person 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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