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UPCAP Programs

U.P. 2-1-1 Call Center

Providing easy accessible, responsive, and professional information and assistance to Upper Peninsula citizens and families in need, 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.

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Health & Wellness Programs

Offering classes across the Upper Peninsula for disease prevention, management, and wellness.

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Long Term Care Programs

Facilitating in home service options to avoid or delay nursing home placement to help individual’s live independently.

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Housing – Multi-family & Senior

Providing affordable housing options to qualified individuals and families. UPCAP manages and develops a number of multi-family and elderly apartment projects across the Upper Peninsula.

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Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP)

MMAP (pronounced map) is a free counseling service for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and their caregivers to help them in making informed health benefit decisions.

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U.P. Area Agency on Aging (UPAAA)

Assisting older persons in leading independent, meaningful, and dignified lives in their own homes and communities for as long as possible.

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Aging & Disability Resource Collaborative (ADRC)

A joint effort with UPCAP and SAIL to empower individuals to make informed choices and to streamline access to long term care supports across the Upper Peninsula.

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Upper Peninsula Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

Addresses the quality of care and quality of life experienced by residents who reside in licensed long term care facilities such as nursing homes, homes for the aged, and adult foster care homes.

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U.P. Diabetes Outreach Network (UPDON)

Promoting innovative partnerships to strengthen the prevention, detection and management of diabetes across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress (UPCAP) serves as the administrator for UPDON.

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WCUP Community Corrections Program

Provides local Circuit and District Courts with community-based sentencing alternatives, and operates under the guidance of the West-Central U.P. Community Corrections Advisory Board and the supervision of the State of Michigan’s Reentry Division.

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Mediation/Resolution Services

Offering a means to resolve disputes without resorting to litigation or other adversarial modes of dealing with conflict. Mediation has proven useful in a wide range of arenas including parent-child and family disputes, divorce, eldercare, community/neighborhood conflicts and victim-offender mediation.

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The U.P. Association of County Commissioners (UPACC)

The U.P. Association of County Commissioners represents all fifteen counties of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. UPACC supports the local units of government through its members and advocates on behalf of the counties on issues impacting their constituents and communities. UPCAP serves as the Secretary.

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U.P. State Fair Authority

The Authority supports the U.P State Fair in its mission to provide a venue for displaying, encouraging and supporting agriculture and industrial pursuits in the UP of Michigan. The Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress (UPCAP) serves as the Administrative Agent for the Authority.

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U.P. 9-1-1 Authority

The Authority is responsible for coordinating and providing a variety of services with respect to 911 emergency call answering and service dispatching across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress (UPCAP) serves as the secretary and Administrative Agent of the Authority.

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