About Us

Well Being Development is an umbrella organization that facilitates the Northern Lights Clubhouse and is the fiscal agent of the Ely Behavioral Health Network.

Our Vision
All people achieve their potential and are respected as friends, family members, neighbors, and coworkers.

Our Mission
Inspire and foster activities that develop and enhance the mental well being of residents in and around Babbitt, Ely, Embarrass, Soudan, Tower and Winton, Minnesota:

  1. Support creation and development of facilities and services for those with mental health issues, those with chemical dependencies, the homeless and those in need of temporary shelter. Activity includes but is not limited to training in living skills as well as social and vocational rehabilitation services.
  2. Work to reduce in-patient hospitalization and emergency room treatment of such individuals.
  3. Support and conduct educational and informational activities to increase public awareness of mental health issues, chemical dependency, resources for the homeless and situations that cause the need for temporary shelter. Support and conduct related educational and informational activities for professionals in all areas of public service. Promote acceptance of the Corporation’s facilities and services.
  4. Help organize and empower volunteers to carry out activities consistent with the mission of Well Being Development.