Upper Michigan is LBFE’s most rural location with offices in both Houghton and Marquette.
They offer 7 programs including Friendly Visiting and Holiday Celebrations, – but also smaller activities throughout the year including medical transportation, a food pantry, loan of medical assistive devices, and a very much needed supplemental firewood program! The population is largely Finnish as our area of the U.P. has an interesting Copper Mining History and people from all over the world were recruited to come work in the mines. It is said the Finnish culture found the U.P. very similar to their homeland.