Worklife Services


The mission of Work/Life Services is to help State of Michigan DOC employees and their eligible family members manage the demands of work and personal life. The Work/Life Services webpage offers a variety of services dealing with family, childcare, eldercare, physical fitness/wellness, mental fitness, financial services, domestic violence and legal services.,4656,7-143-6097_29351-145531--,00.html.

The online Systematic Stress Management Program (SSMP) is an interactive program composed of seven modules which can be used individually or in combination to provide a personalized system to help manage the stress in your life. It is a self-directed program and includes information on understanding stress, stress management at work, type A and type B behaviors, relaxation training, thinking differently, communication, and time management.

The Employee Service Program (ESP) offers services to state employees who are experiencing work-related problems, or personal concerns that are affecting their work. Any employee or their eligible family member who needs further assistance with work/life challenges can contact ESP to schedule an in-person or telephone appointment with an ESP counselor. All contact and participation with ESP is confidential, voluntary and free of charge. Offices are open 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday thru Friday (excluding state holidays).,1607,7-143-6097_29351---,00.html.

Lansing office: 517-284-0137

Detroit office: 313-456-4020

Toll-free: 800-521-1377