ALCOHOL/DRUG ABUSE, SUICIDE, EMOTIONAL CRISIS COUNSELING
LVD Social Services: Alcohol, drug, mental health counseling, victim advocate
358-4940
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Western U.P. Substance Abuse
482-7710
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Western U.P. Health Dept.
667-0200
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Gogebic County Mental Health. after hours ........
229-6100 667-0712
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Dail Help (24 hour)
800-562-7622
LEGAL ASSISTANCE
Legal Aid.................
800-872-8432
LIBRARY
Land O' Lakes Public Library
715-547-6006
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MEDICAL/DENTAL/HEALTH CARE
Watersmeet School Fitness Ctr......
358-4555
West. U.P. Health Dept...........
667-0200
Watersmeet Medical Clinic
358-0260
LVD Tribal Clinic & Pharmacy.....
358-4587
Iron River Hospital
265-6121
Grandview Hospital (Ironwood).....
932-2525
West. U.P. Clinic, Bruce Crossing...
827-3201
Veteran's Medical Center
800-215-8262
Alzheimer's Assn..
800-562-7622
Cancer Screening for women Iron River
265-9913
BUDGET/CREDIT COUNSELING
Green Path Debt Solutions
932-4169
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Mich. State Univ. Extension: in-home counseling on families, nutrition, budgeting
932-1420
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Gogebic/Ont. Community Action
800-881-2984
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CLOTHING
St.Vincent De Paul, Bessemer: emergency clothing, household items, food
663-4436
MEDICAL INSURANCE
Medicaid
663-6200
Social Security Admin
932-1321
Uninsured MI residents.......
800-562-7884
COUNTY SERVICES - GOGEBIC
Clerk........................
663-4518
Economic Development
932-2090
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Mental Health..................
229-6100
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Registrar of Deeds
667-0381
Road Commission...............
667-0233
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Sheriff.......................
667-0203
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Dept. Human Services: -Welfare, medical, food, protective, financial independence services and referrals
663-6200
-Weekly area visits 358-4940 or 358-4501
POST OFFICES
Watersmeet, MI
358-4781
Land O' Lakes, WI
715-547-3640
PROTECTIVE SERVICES/ABUSE/RAPE
DIAL HELP (24 hr.)
800-562-7622
LVD Victim's advocate
358-4940
MI State Police..............
866-411-0018
County Sheriff .................
667-0203
Gogebic Dept. Human Services.....
663-6200
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
932-1321
Hearing Impaired
800-325-0778
SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICES
Alzheimer's Assn.............to find Caregiver Support Groups
800-562-7622
Social Security Admin
932-1321
Senior Meals
358-4501
Lifeline Service: Grandview Hosp...
932-2525
EDUCATION
Watersmeet Public School (K-12)
358-4555
Headstart (LVD)
358-4944
Gog. Intermed. Sch. Dist..special, general, & technical education
800-281-0470
Gogebic Comm. College
800-682-5910
Mich. State Univ. Extension
932-1420
STATE SERVICES
Dept. Env. Quality (DEQ)
800-662-9278
Dept. Natural Resources (DNR)
875-6622
Secretary of State (Iron River)
265-4811
West. U.P. Michigan Works
800-562-1200
SUPPORT GROUPS
Alcoholics Anonymous - for current meeting times & locations
249-4430
DIAL HELP (24 hr.)
800-562-7622
Caregiver Support Groups: call Alzheimer's Assoc. for mtg. times
800-337-3827
ELECTED OFFICIALS
Governor Jennifer Granholm
228-2850
U.S. Senator Carl Levin
789-0052
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U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow
228-8756
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U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak
875-3751
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MI Representative Michael A. Lahti
517-373-0850
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MI Senator Mike Prusi
517-373-7840
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Township Supervisor Frank Kuchevar
358-4501
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
358-4501
ELECTIONS
Absentee & sample ballots
358-4501
School Board (May 2, 2006).......
358-4555
Dates: Primary: Aug. 8, 2006; General: Nov. 7, 2006 Presidential Primary: Feb. 2008
TRANSPORTATION
Blue Bus: Thursday to/from Ironwood; Friday within Watersmeet/LOL
932-2523
Road plowing/repair: Gogebic Cty Road Comm......
.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..............
774-4830
Rhinelander.............
715-365-3416
Ironwood..................
932-3121
Marquette.................
346-3308
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
UTILITIES
WE energies: ...............
800-242-9737
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.
358-4501
SBC Telephone (358 prefix)
1-555-1212
Repair.................
800-515-7272
UP Tel. Co. (544 prefix)
800-950-8506
Repair ................
800-950-8798
FINANCIAL SERVICES/COUNSELING
Gogebic Dept. Human Services
663-6200
Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action - Ironwood..............
800-881-2984
Social Security Admin
932-1321
FOOD/NUTRITION
Watersmeet Food Pantry 10-11am Tuesdays; Old Town Hall
358-4501
Senior Meals...................
358-4501
St. Vincent DePaul, Bessemer emergency food, household items, clothing
663-4436
West. U.P. Dist Health (WIC).
667-0200
Mich. State Univ. Extension in-home counseling on families, nutrition, budgeting
932-1420
VETERANS SERVICES
U.S. Dept of Veteran Affairs.......
774-3300
Medical Center.................
774-3300
Nurse Advice Line
779-3965
Patient Travel..................
779-3960
Weekly visits by VA rep.
358-4501
Amer. Legion Post 417
358-0119
HOUSING/SHELTER
Gogebic/Ont. Rent Assistance
932-3600
Area codes 906 unless otherwise indicated.
LAW ENFORCEMENT (non-emergency)
County Sheriff's Dept
667-0203
MI State Police.................
265-9916
LVD Tribal Police (Watersmeet Twp)
358-4313
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