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: 517-373-7630

Detroit office: 313-456-4020

Toll free: 800-521-1377