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HOUGHTON & KEWEENAW COUNTY SERVICES
 

Shelter/Crisis Intervention

Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home
PO Box 8
Calumet, MI 49913
24 Hour Crisis Line: (906) 337-5623
Toll Free in the U.P.: 1-888-337-5623
E-mail: bkghome@pasty.net
Website: www.bkgshelterhome.org

  • Temporary shelter for victims and their children in abusive relationships
  • Individual counseling and support groups for residents and non-residents
  • Information and referral to appropriate agencies
  • Outreach advocate available to help victim work with law enforcement and prosecutor in domestic violence cases, including personal protection orders
  • Transportation to shelter available
  • All services are free and confidential

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Law Enforcement  

Calumet Village Police
340 Sixth Street
Calumet, MI 49913
(906) 337-2345 

Hancock City Police Department
399 Quincy Street
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 482-3102 

Houghton City Police Department
616 Sheldon Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 487-5912 

Houghton County Sheriffs Department
403 E. Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 482-0055
E-mail: mhsheriff@ccisd.k12.mi.us
Website: www.houghtonsheriff.com 

Keweenaw County Sheriffs Department
Eagle River, MI 49924
(906) 337-0528 

Lake Linden Village Police
401 Calumet Street
Lake Linden, MI 49945
(906) 296-9911 

Laurium Village Police
310 Hecla Street
Laurium, MI
(906) 337-4000 

Michigan State Police
901 U.S. 41 South
Calumet, MI 49913
Dial: 911 

MTU Public Safety
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 487-2216 On-Campus only dial 8 911

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Hospitals  

Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital
205 Osceola Street
Laurium, MI 49913
(906) 337-6500 

  • Emergency Room: 24 hours/7 days a week
  • Social Services: 8am-4pm Monday-Friday
  • Women's Health Education: 8am-4pm Monday-Friday

Portage Health System
500 Campus Drive
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 483-1000

Emergency Room: 24 hours/7 days a week
Social Services: 8am-4pm Monday-Friday

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Legal Information

Probation/Parole Office
Houghton County Courthouse
401 E. Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931

Circuit Court: (906) 482-6615
District Court: (906) 482-0066 

Tri County Community Corrections
401 E. Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 487-5937 

Community service and other programs in lieu of jail 

Houghton County Prosecuting Attorney
401 E. Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 482-3214

8am-4:30pm 

Houghton & Keweenaw County Friend of the Court
401 E. Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 482-2102

8am-4:30pm 

Counseling for divorce and pending divorce cases, also unwed parents, mediation in custody/visitation issues, enforcement of custody, support and visitation
Supervised visitation program

Legal Services of Northern Michigan, Inc
706 Sharon Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 482-3908 

Legal representation for victims of domestic violence who are income eligible for the program 

12th Circuit Court
401 E. Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 482-5420 

12th Circuit Court Family Division
(906) 482-3120

97th District Court
401 E. Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 482-4980  

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Counseling

Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home
PO Box 8
Calumet, MI 49913

24 Hour Crisis Line: (906) 337-5623
Toll Free in the U.P.: 1-888-337-5623
E-mail: bkghome@pasty.net
Website: www.bkgshelterhome.org  

  • Temporary shelter for victims and their children in abusive relationships
  • Individual counseling and support groups for residents and non-residents
  • Information and referral to appropriate agencies
  • Outreach advocate available to help victim work with law enforcement and prosecutor in domestic violence cases, including personal protection orders
  • Transportation to shelter available
  • All services are free and confidential

Copper Country Mental Health Services  

  • Main Office
    Rice Memorial Center
    901 West Memorial Drive
    Houghton, MI 49931
    (906) 482-9404

  • Branch Offices
    Rice Memorial Center-CLK Branch Office
    1125 Calumet Avenue
    Calumet, MI 49913
    (906) 337-5810

Dial Help, Inc.
Victim Services Program
(906) 482-HELP, 1-800-562-7622: 24 hours
1-800-749-5870 TDD for Deaf/Hearing Impaired
E-mail: director@dialhelp.org  

  • In aftermath of a crime to recovery, Dial Help's Victim Services Program offers crisis intervention, support, information and referrals, advocacy and court accompaniment to survivors and their families
  • Free, confidential services are offered to victims of child abuse, rape, incest, assault, robbery, elder abuse and homicide
  • Offering services in Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon Counties

Western U.P. Substance Abuse Services Coordinating Agency
903 W. Memorial Drive
Houghton, MI 4993
(906) 482-7473 or (906) 482-3031

Office Hours: 8-4 Monday-Friday 

  • Assessment and referral for substance abuse issues
  • Monitoring/advocating for quality treatment for clients: special emphasis on services for women and children
  • Comprehensive services for personal and work site problems involving assessment, referrals, education and training, and technical assistance

MTU Counseling Services
Hamar House MTU Campus
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 487-2538 

After 5pm call through Public Safety: 487-2216
MTU Employee Assistance Program
(906) 482-2299 (24-hours) or (906) 487-2517 (8-5 Monday-Friday) 

  • Individual and marital counseling to MTU students and their partners
  • Groups offered periodically on a variety of subjects
  • 24-hour emergency services during the school year
  • Free counseling, information, and referrals for MTU employees and their dependents

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Social Services  

Baraga-Houghton-Keweenaw Head Start
700 Park Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 482-3663
1-800-236-5657 

Childcare Locations:

  • Ryan Center 487-6653
  • Little Gippers (infants to age 6) (906) 337-3144
    2300 County Road
    Calumet, MI 49913
  • Little Red Schoolhouse
    Sharon Avenue
    Houghton, MI 49931

Preschool Head Start-Centennial Heights, Dollar Bay, Hancock, Houghton, Baraga, South Range, Pelkie, Aura, Covington
8:30am- noon or noon-3:30pm 

Home Base Head Start
Monday 10:30am-1:30pm plus weekly home visits
(906) 482-3663

AmeriCorps Program
700 Park Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 482-3663 

Copper County Intermediate School District
602 Hecla Street
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 482-4250 

Department of Human Services (DHS)

  • Houghton County Department of Human Services
    200 Quincy Street P.O. Box 630
    Hancock, MI 49930
    (906) 482-0500
    Office Hours: 7:30am-5pm
  • Keweenaw County Department of Human Services
    3616 US 41
    Mohawk, MI 49950
    (906) 337-3302
    Office Hours: 8am-5pm

          DHS Services both counties:
          To report abuse and neglect, call Centralized Intake: 855-444-3911

Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly
527 Hancock St
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 482-6944 

Friendly visiting, medical transportation, holiday dinners, wood cutting, share housing 

MTU Affirmative Programs
Rm 207 Administration Building
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 487-3310 

E-mail: maao@mtu.edu
Website: http://www.admin.mtu.edu/aao/

Western U.P. District Health Department
540 Depot Street
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 482-7382

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Employment Opportunity
Residential Advocate
Part-Time
 
  • Evenings, Nights, Week-ends
     
  • High School Diploma

  • Good listening skills, answer Crisis phones, assist clients, understands confidentiality.

  • Ability to work as part of a Team. Training provided.

Click here for more information and employment application.

 

 
 
Our 40th Anniversary, and We are Moving!
 
The Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home is celebrating a
“40th” anniversary AND we are moving!

We are relocating to a one-story facility and we are asking the community for help with a remodeling project within the
new shelter...

The “Build a Bedroom” Fundraiser

Learn more
 
 

Ways to Give to the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home

 

  • Volunteering, at the shelter or joining the Board of Director's
  • Become a Friends of the
    Shelter donor
  • Thrivent
  • Amazon Smile
  • Attending our annual fundraising events.
 

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