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SPA 8 Family Solutions Center/Family Shelter Staff Directory

Sharon Stewart – Director

Email: sstewart@harborinterfaith.org
Telephone: (310) 831-0589

Ms. Sharon Stewart oversees the day-to-day operation of the Emergency Family Shelter program.   Ms. Stewart has over 20 years of supervisory, management, and administrative experience.  She holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Public Administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills.  Ms. Stewart has been with the agency since 2006.

Triretta Kennedy - Case Manager

Email: tkennedy@harborinterfaith.org
Telephone: 310-831-0589

Ms. Trietta Kennedy has been employed with HIS since 2003. Ms. Kennedy serves as a case manager for Harbor Interfaith Family Shelter Program. Ms. Kennedy began her career with Harbor Interfaith as a teacher for our Caulder Center and advanced to her current role as case manager.

Debra Fresquez, M.A. - Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Email: dfresquez@harborinterfaith.org
Telephone: 310-831-0589

Ms. Debra A. Fresquez serves as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) for the SPA 8  Homeless Families Solutions System Family Shelter Program.  Prior to Harbor Interfaith, Ms. Fresquez worked as a Mental Health Therapist for the past 20 years; providing individual, group and family therapy for adults, children/adolescents and families.  Ms. Fresquez holds a MBA from Pepperdine University and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from California State University, Dominguez Hills. License #MFC 46577

Isela Hernandez – Family Response Team

Email: ihernandez@harborinterfaith.org
Telephone: (310) 831-0589

 Ms. Isela Hernandez serves as the Family Response Team for the Family Shelter program.  Prior to Harbor Interfaith, Ms. Hernandez worked in the financial industry for five years, providing data entry duties and customer service.  Ms. Hernandez is currently working on her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

Maria Cervantes – Outreach Specialist

Email: mcervantes@harborinterfaith.org
Telephone: (310) 831-0589

Ms. Maria Cervantes serves as an Outreach Specialist for the Family Shelter program. Prior to Harbor Interfaith, Ms. Cervantes worked in a Real Estate Office as a Transaction Coordinator. Ms. Cervantes holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Westwood College.