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West Shore

In northwest Michigan, Prevent 2 Protect will serve the West Shore Educational Service District in partnership with West Michigan Community Mental Health and county sheriff’s departments. West Shore ESD serves school communities in Lake, Mason, and Oceana counties. Partnering with local school districts, law enforcement, and mental health professionals to provide comprehensive services for individual students and the communities in which they live.

Demographic Information

12,594 (Lake), 29,409 (Mason), 26,973 (Oceana)
Geographic Footprint:
567 square miles (Lake), 495 square miles (Mason), 538 square miles (Oceana)
Median Household Income:
$40,753 (Lake), $55,035 (Mason), $56,454 (Oceana)
People under 65 without health insurance:
8.0% (Lake), 6.5% (Mason), 9.3% (Oceana)
Households with broadband internet:
71.5% (Lake), 80.1% (Mason), 77.4% (Oceana)
(Source U.S. Census

Onekama Consolidated Schools
Ludington Area Schools
Lake City Area School District
Big Jackson School District
White Cloud Public Schools
Hart Public School District
Farwell Area Schools
Kaleva Norman Dickson School District
Pine River Area Schools
Cadillac Area Public Schools
Mason County Eastern Schools
Manistee Area Schools
Chippewa Hills School District
Reed City Area Public Schools
Evart Public Schools
Baldwin Community Schools
Big Rapids Community Schools
Walkerville Public Schools
Pentwater Public School District
Mason County Central Schools
Hesperia Community Schools
McBain Rural Agricultural Schools
Marion Public Schools
Mesick Public Schools

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