Community Services

When you or someone you love needs help, it’s often hard to know what to do or where to turn. Great Lakes Recovery Centers, we has diversified its services to offer additional non-clinical care.

Foster Care Services

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) contracts with GLRC to provide foster care recruitment, training and retention services across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Regional Resource Team (RRT) members are located throughout the region to ensure that the entire Upper Peninsula has local resources available.


Developed by West End Suicide Prevention in 2019, LIVE encourages self-care and compassion in our communities. LIVE means to LOVE (yourself), INCLUDE (others), VALUE (life), and ENGAGE (community).  Practice LIVE by LOVING yourself, INCLUDING others, VALUING life and ENGAGING the community.

OS Reentry Services

Everyone deserves the opportunity at a second chance. Covering all 15 counties of the Upper Peninsula, case management services are provided to help meet returning citizens’ basic needs and assist with community reentry. 

Prevention Services

GLRC facilitates substance abuse and suicide prevention programming throughout the Upper Peninsula. Through this work, GLRC strives to reduce the stigma around mental health and substance abuse.

Peer Recovery Services

Peer Recovery focuses on providing an environment where people from the community, who are living in recovery, work with people who are currently receiving treatment for a substance use disorder. 

Recovery Housing

GLRC offers both men’s and women’s recovery housing in several Upper Peninsula communities. Recovery housing provides a safe and supportive, recovery-oriented environment where individuals can begin their life of sobriety.  GLRC recovery houses are MARR (Michigan Association of Recovery Residences, Inc.) and NARR (National Alliance for Recovery Residences) certified.

  • Gary's House
  • John Kivela House
  • Anne's House
  • Ripple Recovery Residence
  • Sue B.'s House

Community Resources

GLRC strives to maintain an up-to-date list of links and documents as a resource to our clients and supporters. In this directory you will find local resources for support groups, mental health agencies, health departments and other community partners that GLRC operates with.

Community Services