Ready to Care

Effective healthcare leadership means we strive to continually learn, remain flexible, and educate others. We look to the future of medicine and treatment while keeping humanity and caring at the core of everything we do.


  • Sherry Ellis
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Pam Weissman
    Chief Operating Officer
  • George Maxted
    MD, Chief Medical Officer, Family Health Care Center
  • Genie L. Bailey
    MD, Chief Behavioral Medicine Officer
  • Joseph Porreca
    Chief Information Officer
  • Fred Rocco
    Licensed Psychologist Director, PhD, SSTAR Care Community Partners and Student Training Program
  • Kathleen Edwards
    Executive Assistant


  • “I’m glad I contacted SSTAR when I did. Other alternatives kept shuffling me around, but at SSTAR, I was treated like a real person.”

    – Tim S.
  • “I’m so thankful for SSTAR. I go there for therapy and i have a psychiatrist i see every other month. This place has changed my life in ways i never thought possible. Between having my medication managed and talking with someone one on one they have the perfect treatment plan based on my needs. I’m very thankful.”

    – Jessica T.
  • “I love Dr. Rice he’s such a great doctor he really cares about his patients I’m so grateful for him.”

    – Katie F.
  • “Rebecca was really nice & really helpful. She always called to keep me updated. She also made an appointment I needed to happened. She’s the best!”

    – Serenity S.
  • “Employees very caring very kind if you’re looking for help with anything that has to do with your emotional well-being your physical health this is definitely the place to go and I promise you all of your needs would be met here.”

    – Bernadette T.
  • “Helped me recover and find myself.”

    – Darrian W.

News & Updates

  • Directors of the Quarter

    We are excited to announce that Michael Currier and Beth Cantafio are the Directors of the Quarter for Quarters 1 and 2 of 2022.

  • Project Red and Black

    Project Red and Black at B.M.C Durfee High School in Fall River, MA, is an interdisciplinary service-learning program that allows students to become engaged citizens. The students spend time learning…

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

    The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee would like to invite everyone to celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage month.  There is a rich heritage of literature, film, music and poetry…

  • Career Opportunity

    Through workforce development programs at SSTAR, employees in entry level positions are given the opportunity to learn and grow professionally within our agency. We currently have 12 staff members that…