Offering Healing, Haven and Hope for people struggling with mental illness.

Assisting those with the day-to-day challenges of recovery of their mental health and transitioning from homelessness.

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HEALING for those struggling with mental illness.

If you need help, please reach out to our Wellness Center at (805) 653-5054.

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Growing Works Program

Employment Support and horticultural therapy at our non-profit nursery.

HAVEN for the homeless.

Offering emergency shelter, transitional and permanent housing.

HOPE for Veterans.

Our Veterans Transitional Housing Program is for homeless veterans who my also be suffering from mental illness.

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Turning Point has operated community-based mental health programs in Ventura County for over 30 years.

Their programs address the full range of personal needs, including a homeless shelter to meet necessary physical and safety requirements, supported housing to provide decent, affordable housing and rehabilitation and socialization centers to provide meaningful, productive activities, companionship and a sense of purpose.

Because of the myths and stigmas attached to mental illness, many people struggle with its effects alone and unaware that their symptoms can be controlled by medication and the functional problems they experience can be addressed through rehabilitation and support services. We work with our clients to reverse the devastating effects of their illnesses, such as job loss, homelessness, isolation, addiction, incarceration, and even thoughts of suicide.

Check out our Better Together event video to hear testimonies from our clients and program directors.

Turning Point Programs

Turning Point offers 14 programs and resources to those transitioning out of homelessness and struggling with mental challenges.

Growing Works Project

Turning Point Foundation is helping provide vocational skills for those struggling with mental illness by teaching gardening skills.

Haven – a Place to call home

Providing transitional and permanent supportive housing for those experiencing homelessness, including veterans, with wrap around support and mental wellness programs.

Healing Towards Mental Wellness

Our programs focus on empowering members and to help them develop their own Wellness and Recovery plans, participate in Center activities and schedule, and take ownership of the Center recovery programming.

Hope for Our Veterans

Our Veterans Transitional Housing Program is for our veterans experiencing homelessness and who may also be suffering from mental illness in Ventura County.

Ways to Care

Your support ensures we can continue to provide critically needed services for those who are mentally ill and homeless.

Upcoming Events

Our Growing Works Program is celebrating three years! Join us July 31.

News and Updates

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New Housing Program Thompson Place Now Open

Not everyone with a severe mental illness is independent enough to thrive in permanent supportive housing. Some still need help with meals, laundry, and medications. Unfortunately, the disappearance of board-and-cares leaves many of these vulnerable people without an option. 
 CA Dept. of Social Services website states that in Ventura County, 85 facilities for the

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Home Depot Employees Build Veteran Hope Chests!

The Home Depot Camarillo arrives with Hope Chests designed and built by the Team Depot employees! The chests were filled by Shryne Group with everything a veteran needs to get started with his new life when he moves into his permanent home; sheets, towels, plates, cups, coffee maker, microwave, and more. The chest can be

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It’s an Honor to Support Our Veterans

This is why we love what we do. Turning Point Foundation honors and serves our veterans who are transitioning out of homelessness and into permanent housing. When we receive letters of appreciation from vets finally getting a home of their own — it’s such a feeling of accomplishment for them and for us. Donate to

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Thank You Reverend Jim Ayars

We honor Reverend Jim Ayars for his dedicated and invaluable service as a member of the Board of Directors for Turning Point Foundation for over 12 years. You have made such a tremendous impact in our community, and your legacy will inspire us for years to come. We wish you the best in the next

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