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1209 SE 2nd Ave Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-327-2941


Phone Number:  218-327-2941
TDD Phone: 218-327-5549
Toll Free Number:  800-422-0312
Fax:  218-327-5561

Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Administration 

218-327-5561


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Villeneuve, Eric Health & Human Services Director 218-327-2941  

Business/Fiscal Division 

218-327-5567


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Beddoe, Sherri Accounting Technician 218-327-2941  
Bergman, Cindy Accounting Technician 218-327-2941  
Koski, Melissa Accounting Technician 218-327-2941  
Krebs, Crissy Fiscal Manager & Fraud Prevention Supervisor 218-327-2941  
Rae, Chris Accounting Technician 218-327-2162  
Ritter, Megan Accounting Technician 218-327-5508  
Rutherford, Gwen Accounting Technician 218-327-2941  
Zaffke, Caleb Accounting Technician 218-327-2941  

Child Support Division 

218-327-5547


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Erickson, Anne Child Support Supervisor 218-327-6111  
Grover, Jeannette Child Support Officer 218-327-6125  
Holets, Tina Legal Support Specialist 218-327-5512  
Johnson, Michelle Child Support Officer 218-327-6122  
Koch, Becky Child Support Officer 218-327-6151  
Munger, Lisa Child Support Officer 218-327-6120  
Leppala, Heidi Child Support Officer 218-327-6158  
Mathews, Wendy Child Support Officer 218-327-6132  
Norton, Sarah Legal Support Specialist 218-327-5593  
Nowling, Lee Child Support Officer 218-327-6128  
Pettersen, Doris Child Support Officer 218-327-5501  
Shofner, Julie Lead Child Support Officer 218-327-5502  
Thompson, Dana Child Support Officer 218-327-6112  

Developmental Disabilities Unit 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Bestland, Amy Developmental Disabilities Siocial Worker 218-327-2941  
Lorentz, Linda Developmental Disabilities Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Nelson-Schultz, Lindsay Developmental Disabilities Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Olson, Audra Developmental Disabilities Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Palkki, Sherri Developmental Disabilities Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Polhamus, Sarah Developmental Disabilities Supervisor 218-327-2941  

Family and Children's Services Division 

218-327-5535


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Camara, Kari Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Clancey, Carol Child Protection Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Cochran, Lynn Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Deihl, Jeff Case Aide 218-327-2941  
Gielen, Dee Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Graeber, Tara Case Aide 218-327-2941  
Jacobs, Kristi Case Aide 218-327-2941  
Kangas, Maureen Child Care Licensing Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Lauer, Becky Family & Children's Services Division Manager 218-327-2941  
Magnusen, Dawn Investigator 218-327-2941  
Meyer, Paul Investigator 218-327-2941  
Norman, Bruce Intake 218-327-2941  
Bruley, Shannon Intake 218-327-2941  
Pluff, Kimberly Child Protection Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Reigel, Christall Child Protection Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Riendeau, Elizabeth Case Aide 218-327-2941  
Roberts, Brianna Child Protection Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Tessin, Michelle Social Services Supervisor 218-327-2941  
Tarbuck, Samantha Investigator 218-327-2941  
Troumbley, Brookelyn Social Worker    
Tweedle-Cagle, Trudy Child Foster Care/Family Adoption Licensing 218-327-2941  
Watson, Angie Case Aide 218-327-2941  
Winkels, Jodi Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Winkels, Matt Child Protection Social Worker 218-327-2941  

Financial Assistance Division 

218-327-5548


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Alm, Tammi Adult Case Financial Worker 218-327-6759  
Aronson, Nikki Treatment Centers, Child Foster Care, TEFRA & GRH 218-327-2941  
Benes, Joyce Adult Case Financial Worker 218-327-6137  
Berard, Mary Eligibility Specialist      
Boelter, Becky Family Case Financial Worker 218-327-6785  
Braford, Shelly Eligibility Specialist 218-327-6114  
Buescher, Holly Family Case Financial Worker 218-327-5509  
Carlos, Melanie Case Aid 218-327-5510  
Chambers, Mary Family Case Financial Worker 218-327-6177  
Childs, Darlene Family Case Financial Worker 218-327-6127  
Demarais, Hope Family Case Financial Worker 218-327-6197  
Elich, Tami Family Case Financial Worker 218-327-6195  
Erickson, Trisha Eligibility Specialist 218-327-6763  
Hagen, Quinn Adult Case Financial Worker 218-327-2941  
Harthan, Brenda Eligibility Specialist 218-327-2941  
Hill, Gwen Eligibility Specialist 218-327-2941  
Hoey, Teresa Eligibility Specialist 218-327-5506  
Jackman, Lisa Eligibility Specialist 218-327-2941  
Johnson, Jason Financial Assistance Supervisor 218-327-2941  
Keith, Tammy Medical Assistance Cases in MNsure Worker 218-327-6182  
Longmore, Steph Adult Case Financial Worker 218-327-6154  
Maki, Nicole Eligibility Specialist 218-327-2941  
Moen, Jennifer Adult Case Financial Worker 218-327-6141  
Persons, Shannon Eligibility Specialist 218-327-2941  
Rasley, Holly Office Support Specialist    
Rondeau, Emilie Eligibility Specialist 218-327-2971  
Sutherland, Vicki Family Case Financial Worker 218-327-6781  
Yeschick, Angela Eligibility Specialist 218-327-6126  

Fraud Prevention Division 

Fraud Reporting Phone: 218-327-6191
Fraud Reporting Toll Free Phone: 800-422-0312


Front Desk 

218-327-5531


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Isaacs, Kristin Human Services Support Specialist    
Oberg, Brenda Executive Assistant 218-327-2941  
Potter, Bianca Human Services Support Specialist 218-327-2941  

IMCare Division 

1209 SE 2nd Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

1219 SE 2nd Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-327-6188

218-327-5545



Toll Free Phone:
1-800-843-9536

TDD/TTY (hearing impaired):
1-800-627-3529 or 711

Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Appeals & Grievances:
218-327-6183

Fraud Hotline:
1-866-269-0584

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Alstad, Matthew IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Anderson, Sarah IMCare Director 218-327-6188  
Anderson, Terasa IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Berkholz, Lisa IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Caldwell, Suzanne IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Cleveland, Denise IMCare Division 218-327-2941  
Erickson, Myranda IMCare Division 218-327-6157  
Flatley, Jackie IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Greniger, Erin Care Coordinator 218-327-6188  
Grover, Laura IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Hansen, Roberta IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Huffman, Kimberly IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Huso, Leah Health Plan Compliance Coordinator 218-327-2941  
Kerr, Rachel IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Mattson, Stephanie IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
McNeil, Juli IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Moren, Natalie IMCare Division 218-327-2941  
Nyberg, Jolie Managed Care Nurse 218-327-2941  
Pavek, Adam IMCare Division 218-327-6765  
Pehl, Shara IMCare Division 218-327-5520  
Petersen, Mona IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Ritter, Kai IMCare Division 218-327-2941  
Rosik, Peggy IMCare Division 218-327-2941  
Silliman, Amber IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Staydohar, Lindsey IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Tarbuck, Celeste IMCare Division 218-327-6188  
Whitman, Carrie IMCare Division 218-327-6188  

Mental Health Unit 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Pierce, Craig Mental Health Social Worker 218-327-6147  

218-327-2941

218-327-5546


Request a Public Health Intake: 218-327-2941
Report an Infectious Disease: 651-201-5414, 877-676-5414
Report a Public Health Emergency: 651-201-5735

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Arnold, Lisa Social Worker - HCBS 218-327-2941  
Benge, Laurie Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Bolton, Lisa Public Health Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Burnson, Ellen Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Chandler, Kelly Public Health Division Manager 218-327-2941  
Edwards, Nicole Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Kuck, Heidi Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Flohaug, Dakota Public health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Hilton, Andria Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Kessler, Keri Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Martinetto, Leah Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
McCauley, Shelley Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
O'Rourke, Michelle Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Parlanti, Ginger Public Health Supervisor 218-327-2941  
Patton, Ronda Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Perrington, Megan Public Health Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Peterson, Pam Case Aide 218-327-2941  
Predovich, Kendra Public Health Social Worker 218-327-2941  
Polhamus, Sarah Public Health Supervisor 218-327-2941  
Purdum, Julie Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Savage, Linsey Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Sharp, Casey Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Smith, Jayme Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Sonder, Kate Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Thies, Katie Public Health Administrative Specialist 218-327-2941  
Tillma, Becky Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Troumbly, Shane Public Health Educator 218-327-2941  
Vork, Samantha Public Health Nurse 218-327-2523  
Whirley, Betsy Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Wolter, Janna Public Health Nurse 218-327-2941  
Yurrick, Karen Public Health Social Worker 218-327-2941