ALCOHOL/DRUG ABUSE, SUICIDE, EMOTIONAL CRISIS COUNSELING

LVD Social Services: Alcohol, drug, mental health counseling, victim advocate
906-358-4940 | Website

Western U.P. Substance Abuse
906-482-7710 | Website

Western U.P. Health Dept.
906-667-0200 | Website

Gogebic County Mental Health. after hours
906-229-6100 or 906-667-0712 | Website

Dail Help (24 hour)
800-562-7622

BUDGET/CREDIT COUNSELING

Green Path Debt Solutions
906-932-4169 | Website

Mich. State Univ. Extension: in-home counseling on families, nutrition, budgeting
906-932-1420 | Website

Gogebic/Ont. Community Action
800-881-2984 | Website

CLOTHING

St.Vincent De Paul, Bessemer: emergency clothing, household items, food
906-663-4436

COUNTY SERVICES – GOGEBIC

Clerk
906-663-4518 | Website

Economic Development
906-932-2090 | Website

Mental Health
906-229-6100 | Website

Registrar of Deeds
906-667-0381 | Website

Road Commission
906-667-0233 | Website

Sheriff
906-667-0203 | Website

Dept. Human Services: -Welfare, medical, food, protective, financial independence services and referrals
906-663-6200
Weekly area visits 906-358-4940 or 906-358-4501

DISABILITY

SBC telephone special needs info: VOICE TTY
800-244-4444 800-924-1973

U.P. Library Blind/Phys. Handicapped Services
800-562-8985

Brain Injury Assn. of MI. info, support, resources
800-772-4323

MI Rehab. Employment Serv
800-562-7860

Social Security Admin
906-932-1321

Hearing Impaired
800-325-0778

EDUCATION

Watersmeet Public School (K-12)
906-358-4555 | Website

Headstart (LVD)
906-358-4944

Gog. Intermed. Sch. Dist..special, general, & technical education
800-281-0470

Gogebic Comm. College
800-682-5910

Mich. State Univ. Extension
906-932-1420 | Website

ELECTED OFFICIALS

Governor: Rick Snyder
517-373-3400 | Website

U.S. Senator: Carl Levin
202-224-6221 | Website

U.S. Senator: Debbie Stabenow
202-224-4822 | Website

U.S. Congressman: Dan Benishek
202-225-4735 | Website

MI Representative: Scott Dianda
517-373-0850 | Website

MI Senator: Tom Casperson
517-373-7840 | Website

Township Supervisor: Mike Rogers
906-358-4501

ELECTIONS

Absentee & sample ballots
906-358-4501

School Board (May 2, 2006)
906-358-4555

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Ambulance 911

Police 911

Fire, including forest fires 911

Poison Hotline 800-222-1222

Electric emergency ………. 800-662-4797

Gas emergency …………. 888-427-1427

Salvation Army, Bessemer 715-360-8563

EMPLOYMENT/TRAINING

West. U.P. Michigan Works 800-562-1200

FINANCIAL SERVICES/COUNSELING

Gogebic Dept. Human Services
906-663-6200

Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action – Ironwood
800-881-2984

Social Security Admin
906-932-1321

FOOD/NUTRITION

Watersmeet Food Pantry 10-11am Tuesdays; Old Town Hall
906-358-4501

Senior Meals
906-358-4501

St. Vincent DePaul, Bessemer emergency food, household items, clothing
906-663-4436

West. U.P. Dist Health (WIC).
906-667-0200

Mich. State Univ. Extension in-home counseling on families, nutrition, budgeting
906-932-1420

HOUSING/SHELTER

Gogebic/Ont. Rent Assistance
906-932-3600

LAW ENFORCEMENT (non-emergency)

County Sheriff’s Dept
906-667-0203

MI State Police
906-265-9916

LVD Tribal Police (Watersmeet Twp)
906-358-4313

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Legal Aid
800-872-8432

LIBRARY

Land O’ Lakes Public Library
715-547-6006

MEDICAL/DENTAL/HEALTH CARE

Watersmeet School Fitness Ctr
906-358-4555

West. U.P. Health Dept
906-667-0200

Watersmeet Medical Clinic
906-358-0260

LVD Tribal Clinic & Pharmacy
906-358-4587

Iron River Hospital
906-265-6121

Grandview Hospital (Ironwood)
906-932-2525 | Website

West. U.P. Clinic, Bruce Crossing
906-827-3201

Veteran’s Medical Center
800-215-8262

Alzheimer’s Assn.
800-562-7622

Cancer Screening for women Iron River
906-265-9913

Michigan Impatient Drug Rehab
Website

MEDICAL INSURANCE

Medicaid
906-663-6200

Social Security Admin
906-932-1321

Uninsured MI residents
800-562-7884

POST OFFICES

Watersmeet, MI
906-358-4781

Land O’ Lakes, WI
715-547-3640

PROTECTIVE SERVICES/ABUSE/RAPE

DIAL HELP (24 hr.)
800-562-7622

LVD Victim’s advocate
906-358-4940

MI State Police
866-411-0018

County Sheriff
906-667-0203

Gogebic Dept. Human Services…..
906-663-6200

SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICES

Alzheimer’s Assn………….to find Caregiver Support Groups
800-562-7622

Social Security Admin
906-932-1321

Senior Meals
906-358-4501

Lifeline Service: Grandview Hosp…
906-932-2525

STATE SERVICES

Dept. Env. Quality (DEQ)
800-662-9278

Dept. Natural Resources (DNR)
906-875-6622

Secretary of State (Iron River)
906-265-4811

West. U.P. Michigan Works
800-562-1200

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous – for current meeting times & locations
906-249-4430

DIAL HELP (24 hr.)
800-562-7622

Caregiver Support Groups: call Alzheimer’s Assoc. for mtg. times
800-337-3827

TOWNSHIP SERVICES

Building permits; zoning regulations & permits
Assessment reviews
Absentee & sample ballots
Water & Sewer District information
Water test kits for private wells
Tree removal, land clearing, & excavation permits (county) & info
906-358-4501

TRANSPORTATION

Blue Bus: Thursday to/from Ironwood; Friday within Watersmeet/LOL
906-932-2523

Road plowing/repair: Gogebic Cty Road Comm
906-667-0233

Greyhound Bus Co Bus goes to/from Duluth, Escanaba along U.S. Rte. 2; connects to other destinations
800-231-2222

Airports: Iron Mountain
906-774-4830

Rhinelander
715-365-3416

Ironwood
906-932-3121

Marquette
906-346-3308

UTILITIES

WE energies:
800-242-9137

Digger’s Hotline
800-482-7171

Electric outage
800-662-4797

SEMCO natural gas
800-624-2019

Gas leak or outage
888-427-1427

Watersmeet Water & Sewer Dist.
906-358-4501

at&t Telephone (358 prefix)
1-555-1212

Repair
800-515-7272

UP Tel. Co. (544 prefix)
800-950-8506

Repair
800-950-8798

VETERANS SERVICES

U.S. Dept of Veteran Affairs
906-774-3300

Medical Center
906-774-3300

Nurse Advice Line
906-779-3965

Patient Travel
906-779-3960

Weekly visits by VA rep.
906-358-4501

Amer. Legion Post 417
906-358-0119