Cultural Programming

At North Homes, we are continually striving to enhance opportunities for all beliefs, cultures and orientations. By bringing diversity in all forms, youth and families have an increased sense of belonging and build positive relationships with one another and staff. North Homes honors and celebrates diversity and individuality of all children and families.

North Homes Children & Family Services staff, foster parents and professionals strive to reinforce and reacquaint Native American youth served by making available and offering the following:

  • Cultural groups
  • Native American crafting and art
  • On site sweat lodge
  • Smudging and giving of tobacco
  • Transportation to community pow-wows, ceremonies, & community language tables
  • ICWA approved foster parents
  • Cultural diversity education symposiums for professionals & foster parents
  • Diversity in the composition of our staff and professionals
  • Treatments based on culturally diverse research

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