HERE FOR YOU
When it’s your child–when it seems like the world has stopped–we’re here.
Anchors Programs for Children exists for one reason: to support children and families facing a potentially life-limiting illness. Whether offering a child the comfort of a pediatric nurse, supporting a family’s unique needs, or extending emotional support to loved ones, we never stop finding ways to care.
Following a not-for-profit mission to serve all no matter what, we’re more than a symbol of support. We’re an anchor when it’s needed most.
Our Hospice Physicians
Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
Founder, James. B. Fahner Pediatric Hospice Program
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
Elizabeth Rocha, RN, BSN, CHPPN – Associate Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer
Chantal Curell, RN, BSN, CPN, CHPPN – Statewide Operations Manager, Pediatrics
Sarah Reynolds, RN, BSN – Pediatric Nurse, West
Erica Baumann, RN – Pediatric Nurse, West
Sheila Schindler, LMSW – Social Worker, West
Rebecca Urbanski, LLMSW – Social Worker, West
Tara Derby, LMSW – Social Worker, Southeast; Asst Operations Mgr, Compass, Asst Mgr, Perinatal Hospice
Nicole Johanson, LMSW – Social Worker, Southeast
Cierra Aguirre, LLMSW – Social Worker, Southeast
John Warnshuis – Spiritual Care Advisor, Southeast
Ray Maurer – Spiritual Care Advisor, Southeast
Mark Bennink – Spiritual Care West
Maureen Hubbell – Pediatric Nurse Southeast
Diane Phillips – Pediatric Nurse Southeast
Veronica Nixon – Pediatric Nurse Southeast
NorthStar Care Community is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion through a culture of kindness, respect and learning. We discover what is possible when we come together allowing our diversity to make us stronger and ensuring all employees, volunteers, patients and families feel valued and supported.