North Homes Directors


Jim Christmas, MS

CEO and President
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Jim started the agency in 1991 with a vision of creating a Continuum of Care for Children and Families.  Jim manages all day-to-day duties and any future programming for the entire North Homes Continuum of Care.

Rochelle DelGreco, MSW LICSW

Chief Operations Officer
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Rochelle has been with North Homes Children and Family Services since 1993. Rochelle assists with all day-to-day duties and operations throughout the entire agency for all locations.

Laurie Meyer

Compliance Officer
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Laurie has been employed with North Homes Children and Family Services since 1998. She works with and oversees compliance throughout the entire North Homes continuum of care.

Kim Anderson, BS

Regional Services Officer
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Kim has been with North Homes Children and Family Services since 2003. Kim oversees all programming and day-to-day duties in the Duluth and Bemidji Offices. She also assists and supports the operations in all programs and locations.


Connie Ross, MA

DHS Residential Programs Administrative Director
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Connie has been with North Homes Children and Family Services since 2002. Connie is responsible for all DHS programming throughout North Homes.

Richard William Faver (Bill), MA, LP

Clinical Director
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Bill has been with North Homes Children and Family Services since 2005. Bill oversees all mental health professionals for the entire North Homes Continuum of Care, as well as the clinical operations for all programs

Alisa Meyer, LADC, CCM

Chemical Dependency Clinical Director
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Ali has been with North Homes Children and Family Services since 2003. Ali is responsible for all aspects of our chemical health programming throughout North Homes. She also serves Itasca County as the county assessor for CD commitment cases, as well as a member of the Itasca County wellness court.

Our mission is to provide a Community-Based Continuum of Quality Care to Children and Families.

Toll Free (888) 430-3055, Grand Rapids (218) 327-3000, Bemidji (218) 751-0282, Duluth (218) 733-3000, Grand Rapids Outpatient Building (218) 999-9908

Our offices are located in: Grand Rapids, Bemidji, Duluth and Deer River