Shelby J. Wirth

Shelby J. Wirth

House Manager - Sanford House at Cherry Street

Shelby Wirth works closely with Sanford clients day to day. As House Manager, Sanford House at Cherry Street for Women, she enjoys seeing women make positive changes in their lives. Shelby is an active member of the recovery community herself, and she’s also passionate about helping others in recovery. Shelby says, “There’s a saying in recovery, “The only way to keep what we have is by giving it away.” And giving back is the best way I can show gratitude for my recovery.”

The clients at Sanford help me just as much as I help them …

Shelby worked in three different treatment centers before coming to Sanford, including adolescent boys’ residential treatment. She was a Residential Supervisor at Sanford before being promoted to House Manager. And she is currently working on a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. In her free time, Shelby likes going to recovery meetings, spending time with her family and her cats, reading, and being outdoors.

In conclusion, Shelby says, “Having a safe space to heal and grow was significant for me in early recovery. I am honored to help provide this same opportunity for the women at Sanford House.”