Community Resources

KBOCC Guide to Community Resources

Updated: 2015


Report Domestic Violence or Sexual Abuse – 24/7 Crisis Line         906-524-7078

KBIC Violence Against Women – 24-Hour Help Line                        906-353-4599

Report Abuse & Neglect – 24/7 Hotline                                             1-855-444-3911

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline– 24/7 Help Line                        1-800-273-8255

The following services are available to provide valuable information for community resources for KBOCC students and families.

For more information or support in contacting resources, you may also contact KBOCC Student Services at 906-524-8111 or 8109.

Baraga County Shelter Home

Baraga County Shelter Home offers a variety of support services including one-on-one counseling, legal advocacy, housing advocacy, and support services to victims of domestic and sexual violence.

Hope Works Counseling 906-231-1350

Report Domestic Violence or Sexual Abuse – 24/7 Crisis Line 906-524-7078

Baraga County Shelter Home Victim’s Advocate 906-201-2592



KBOCC Daycare Center 906-524-4847 (HUGS)
Located on Main Street in L’Anse across from the Wabanung Campus. KBOCC provides a childcare service for students’ children as well as the public.  Call for more information.

6 weeks – 2 ½ years costs $2.50/hour
2 ½ to 11 years, $2.25/hour

6:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Students with evening classes can arrange childcare until classes end at 9:00 p.m.



Copper Country Mental Health
15644 Skanee Rd.
L’Anse, MI 49946

KBIC Even Start
755 Michigan Ave.
Baraga, MI 49908

KBIC Medical Center
Dr. Arthur Schimelfenig

Dr. Anne Marie Ansel
102 Superior Ave.
Baraga, MI 49908

Dr. Robert B. Lamb PHD
Counseling for VA veterans

Nourishment Counseling
Openings Life Coaching with Cynthia Drake

Department of Human Resources, DHS

Adult & Children Protective Services
Report Abuse & Neglect – 24/7 Hotline 855-444-3911 

Assistance and Services
Baraga Office, 108 Main Avenue, Baraga, MI 906-353-4700 or 855-275-6424

Food Assistance Program

Domestic Violence & Sexual Abuse Prevention and Support Services 

KBIC Office on Violence Against Women
24-Hour Help Line: 906-353-4599
Business Line: 906-353-4598

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)

Tribal Social Services
To report sexual abuse within the family, or a situation where parents allow sexual abuse to take place, contact:

            Services are available to both male and female Native American victims.

    • Victim/Survivor Advocacy and Support Services
    • Shelter/Transitional Housing Services
    • Sexual Assault Crisis and Response
    • Prevention, Education, and Outreach
    • Training
    • Volunteer Service

Sex Offender Registry

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Recovery & Support Programs  

Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline for Hotline for Houghton & Keweenaw Counties

Alcoholics Anonymous Area 74
Northern Wisconsin and Upper Peninsula of Michigan
For times and locations of AA meetings, search “Meetings” for your district.

Alcoholics Anonymous


Coalition Against Drug Abuse

Great Lakes Recovery
241 Wright Street
Marquette, MI 49958

KBIC New Day Treatment Program
16025 Brewery Road
L’Anse, MI 49946
906-524-4411 or 800-275-5410

KBIC Outpatient Program
202 U.S. 41
Baraga, MI 49908

Narcotics Anonymous
Meets every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Java by the Bay
10 N. Main St.
L’Anse, MI 49946
906-524-3000 – Ask for Nikki or Bob

Phoenix House
57467 Waterworks
Calumet, MI

Support for Reducing or Quitting Drinking

Financial Assistance/Emergency Assistance

St. Vincent De Paul Society 
14 S. Main St.
L’Anse, MI 49946

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

Child Support Services

Commodity Food Warehouse
16613 Skanee Road, Zeba

Office on Violence Against Women
24-Hour Help Line: 906-353-4599
Business Line: 906-353-4598

Tribal Police

Tribal Social Services
To report sexual abuse within the family, or a situation where parents allow sexual abuse to take place, contact:

Victims of Crime Assistance

Western Upper Penninsula Food Bank
310 E. Sharon Ave
Houghton, MI 49931

Michigan Community Action

The Baraga-Houghton-Keweenaw Community Action Agency is a leading non-profit in the area. Most of the aid they provide is referrals, and case managers can direct the needy and low income to other resources in the region.

926 Dodge Street
Houghton, Michigan 49931-1944
906-482-5528 call for intake

Michigan Community Action is a member service network dedicated to reducing poverty in Michigan by supporting Community Action Agencies in their quest to change the lives of low-income Michiganders.

Sex Offender Registries

KBIC Sex Offender Registry

Michigan Public Sex Offender Registry

The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website


Suicide Prevention

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 

Michigan Department of Community Health
Suicide Prevention Information & Crisis Resources,4612,7-132-54783_54879-176486–,00.html

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 or 800-273-(TALK)