Community and State of Michigan Resources
State of Michigan Press Release: Additional September emergency food assistance benefits related to
pandemic to be issued
The Western Upper Peninsula Food Bank — 906-482-5528
Love INC — 906-523-5407
Meals for children: Houghton-Portage Township Schools are providing meals by order (email firstname.lastname@example.org or 906-369-0449) to children 18 and under,
BHK Community Action Agency can provide monthly food options to those in need: 906-482-5528,
FoodPantries.org will help you find food in any state,
WhyHunger also has an option online to help you find food where you are or a hotline to call 1-800-548-5679,
Feeding America works with a network of food banks, including Western UP Food Bank, to help people find food,
Physical & Mental Health Care
Hospitals can offer payment plans or other assistance for payment.
PH Foundation has established a COVID-19 Community Recovery fund to provide resources for the citizens of Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw, and Ontonagon Counties in response to the ongoing public health crisis.
GreenPath Debt Solutions is a nonprofit consumer credit counseling service. GreenPath can be reached at 800-550-1961.
State of Michigan Resources
Financial help may be available through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) if you are facing conditions of hardship or emergencies threatening your health and safety. MDHHS can assist with utility shutoff prevention, and housing and eviction prevention.