Whether you are looking to expand your skill sets, are ready to begin your search for a new job, or are looking to do business networking in our community, we hope the comprehensive list of resources below will help.
Job coaching, The Women’s Center, offers affordable one-on-one assistance with resume writing, cover letters, job search strategies and more. Call for an appointment with our job coach.
Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, ask about career and microenterprise development services open to anyone who identifies as disabled
Jewish Vocational Services, Southfield location
Michigan Works! Career Transition Center of Washtenaw County offers internship programs and on-the-job training for qualified individuals. Women who have recently lost a supporting income are encouraged to apply.
Michigan Ability Partners for Washtenaw, Wayne and Jackson counties focuses on helping homeless disabled clients and veterans find housing and jobs
Michigan Rehabilitation Services of Washtenaw County helps individuals with disabilities to find and maintain jobs, including self-employment
Dress for Success Michigan, referral-only access to women’s professional interviewing attire
Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment (S.A.F.E.) rebuilding financially for women survivors of domestic violence
Student Resource Center, Washtenaw Community College, can help you identify shorter-length coursework that can get you more quickly into a job than a full college degree.
The Entreprenuership Center, Washtenaw Community College, helps with resources and professional direction for potential business ventures.
Center for the Education of Women, University of Michigan offers workshops and career counseling for (in order of priority) U of M students, alumni, and community members.
Free public computers (with some on-site technical support) at Ann Arbor District Library builds confidence in using computers for job search, social media, and workplace performance.
Great Lakes Womens Business Center, formerly Center for Empowerment and Economic Development (CEED), Michigan Women’s Business Center, offers face-to-face and virtual training and counseling to women business owners
Turner Programs and Activities for Seniors (age 60 or older) offers one-on-one coaching by appointment on issues related to internet, e-mail, keyboarding, digital camera, cell phone, and other computer issues for $10 an hour
Washtenaw Literacy, free tutoring for adults, 16+, on reading and writing. Open to people just learning English.
Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW), training and on-going counseling needed to start a business, plus several support services needed to sustain or expand a business.
Ann Arbor SCORE, small business education and support
Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw, a networking forum focused on individual interaction between local businesswomen
Association for Women in Computing, Ann Arbor chapter, a local offshoot of a national organization of women interested in technology, which includes the “Job Luck Club,” specifically for those looking for employment
American Business Women’s Association, Maia Chapter provides opportunities for personal and professional growth at monthly dinner meetings at Weber’s Inn
Women’s Council of Washtenaw County, educational programming for women in business; sponsor of annual Athena Awards.
Women Out and About, maintains a list of LGBT resources and functions as a social and professional support for lesbians in the Ann Arbor-Detroit area
Lunch Ann Arbor Marketing, a monthly lunch-optional link-up at Conor O’Neill’s for marketing professionals, social medial buffs, and business women and men
Michigan Small Business Development & Technology Center (MISBDTC), provides counseling, training, and research for individuals interested in small-business development
Inforum, networking and leadership organization for women — as well as men — with Southeast and West Michigan chapters
Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm. Other hours by appointment
Snow Days: When Ann Arbor Public Schools are closed because of poor road conditions, please call to confirm your appointment.
The Women’s Center promotes self-determination for women and families by providing professional services that build confidence, strengthen connections, and create positive change.