Former Teen Leader at The Retreat Becomes its New Shelter Director

The Stephanie House Residential Shelter has a new Director, Thalia Olaya, who stepped into the role in January. Although this position is new for her, Thalia is well versed with The Retreat, having first started as a member of its Teen Leadership Council in 2010.

Drawn to The Retreat

Michele, Director of Counseling at The Retreat I had the pleasure of starting my work with the Retreat in 1998, my first year of graduate school.  I worked as a shift worker in the shelter for one year and had the amazing opportunity to work so closely with clients, supporting them with their day-to-day needs […]