Our Services

Turning Point exists to end domestic abuse, sexual assault, and child abuse through safe shelter, advocacy, prevention, and social change.

Crisis Line Services

Staff members and trained volunteers provide immediate response 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to crisis calls. This service provides confidential crisis intervention by phone for survivors of domestic violence (704-283-7233) and sexual assault (704-283-7770).

Crisis Intervention & Referral

Crisis Intervention services are available on the telephone or in-person 24 hours a day by staff members and trained volunteers.

In emergency transportation situations, Turning Point coordinates with Monroe Police Department and the Union County Sheriff’s Office.
Safe Shelter

Safe shelter is provided to survivors of domestic violence and their children 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Counseling & Support Groups

Individual and group counseling is provided for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. It is not necessary to be residing in the shelter to receive DV counseling. Out of shelter domestic violence survivor groups are currently held at the SARC-Tree House CAC, along with groups for survivors of sexual assault and child abuse.

Case Management
Case management is available to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Each DV shelter resident develops a plan which addresses such needs as housing, employment, transportation, and health care. Progress with this plan is reviewed every 72 hours.
Survivor’s Advocacy

All Turning Point clients are educated about their legal rights and options and are accompanied when going to court as needed. It is not necessary to be residing in the DV shelter to receive Survivors’s Advocacy.

Early Childhood Program
Provides assessment and referral services for children participating in DV programs. This program assesses for developmental delays, teaches stimulation activities to mothers, provides parenting classes, and provides the Learning Accomplishment Profile for children ages birth – 5.
Children’s Program
The Children’s Program consists of referrals, parent education, and an educational based group counseling program (HERO) specifically designed for child observers of domestic violence from ages 5 – 12.
Teen Dating Violence Prevention Program
The Teen Dating Violence Prevention Program addresses the dynamics of teen dating violence.
Volunteer Program

Trained volunteers assist staff and help provide services to survivors of domestic violence and their children who reside in the shelter. The SARC volunteers also respond to the crisis line and hospital to provide direct service to survivors of sexual assault.

Transitional Housing
Clients who successfully complete the shelter program may be eligible to reside at Cassie’s Place. Women pay rent and continue to receive Turning Point services.
Community Education
Staff and volunteers educate the community about agency services and domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.
Second Chance Boutiques & Home Décor
Supplies furniture, clothing, and educational venues to support Turning Point. Vouchers will be given to clients to purchase needed items.

Do you or someone you know need our services?

Call our crisis line at (704) 283-7233