Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) established in 2009, is a private not-for-profit health center that operates 9 service delivery locations serving Houghton, Iron, Marquette, Menominee, and Ontonagon Counties.
By joining Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL), you will become part of a healthcare
team that puts patients at the center of all that we do. As a not-for-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we are committed to quality health care and dedicated to the health and well-being of our community through partnerships with patients, providers, and community-based organizations. Our Mission is to provide exceptional health care services for all of the people in the Upper Great Lakes region regardless of their ability to pay.
Houghton is one of the best 100 places to live, according to "The 100 Best Small Towns In America," by Norman Crampton. Situated on the hills bordering the beautiful Portage Waterway, Houghton offers a bounty of recreational opportunities all year long. Our renowned waterfront provides adventure and relaxation for a multitude of interests and is supplemented by various neighborhood parks and trails.
Houghton County is located on the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Bordered to the east and west by Lake Superior, and with over 900 miles of rivers and streams, 139 inland lakes and miles of motorized and non-motorized recreation trails, Houghton County is a year-round recreational playground.
Also home to Michigan Technological University and Finlandia University, Houghton County offers a wealth of diverse opportunities and activities.