Need a job? Here’s where to look

By West Michigan Works!


Kent County is home to many organizations dedicated to helping residents meet their basic needs: food/nutrition, energy efficiency, transportation, housing and employment.


ACSET Community Action Agency (CAA) assists many low-income individuals with emergency food, energy, transportation and housing needs. They also have direct contact with individuals who want and need meaningful employment. Seeking to create self-sufficiency amongst its clients, CAA refers these job seekers to organizations that focus on workforce development, like West Michigan Works!


With three service centers in Kent County, West Michigan Works! welcomes anyone looking  to advance their career or find a new job. Visitors can take advantage of no-cost services, such as:

  • Office resources to job search: internet, phone, fax and copier
  • Weekly Job Blast email with immediate job openings in West Michigan
  • Workshops to help you get your next job: resumes, interviewing, career exploration, etc.
  • Onsite hiring events with employers looking to fill current job openings
  • Specialized services for youth, veterans and migrant workers
  • And many more, based on eligibility!

To get started, visit a Service Center near you:


Franklin Service Center

Kent County Human Services Complex

121 Franklin St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm


Westside Service Center

215 Straight Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm


Sparta Service Center

36 Applewood Dr, Sparta, MI 49345

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 8am – 12pm & 1pm – 5pm


Your Community in Action! is provided by ASCET Community Action Agency. To learn more about how they help meet emergency needs and assist with areas of self-sufficiency, visit