Free Virtual Event
Thursday | May 13 | 12pm - 1pm

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.
Turning Point will share its vital programs and resources during this virtual event. You'll hear first-hand experiences of how critical our services are and get an up-close look at the extraordinary feats we can accomplish with the support of our community.

HEALING for those struggling with mental illness

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

HAVEN for the homeless

Offering emergency shelter, transitional and permanent housing.

HOPE for Veterans

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

Growing Works Program

Job-training and horticultural therapy at our non-profit nursery.

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Turning Point Foundation Better Together Virtual Event

Free Virtual Event
May 13 – 12 pm – 1 pm

Turning Point is proud to present Better Together: Improving community well- being through Healing, Haven and Hope.This virtual event held during Mental Health Awareness Month celebrates the impact of Turning Point’s services and illuminates the challenges that we continue to face in Ventura County. You will hear first-hand experiences of how vital our services are and get an up-close look at the great feats we can accomplish with the support of our community.

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.

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.

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.

Haven – A Place to call Home

Homeless to Home/Health Navigator/Street Outreach programs reach out into the community where the homeless are. Our Place Safe Haven is the first stop on the road to recovery for the homeless with mental illness.

Hope for our Veterans

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

Turning Point Programs

Turning Point offers 15 programs and many 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.


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

Mental Wellness

Turning Point’s Mental Wellness programs allow individuals to get off the street and enables them to receive assistance.

Serving Our Veterans

We offer programs to address the individual needs of our veterans experiencing homelessness with combined Ventura County social services programs.

Ways to Care

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

Upcoming Events

Join us for our Better Together free virtual event on Thursday, May 13 from 12 pm – 1 pm. Learn More.

News and Updates

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Closing the Gap Between Food Insecurity

What’s food got to do with it? We all know that good food choices lead to better physical health and well-being. But, good food choices are also a major contributor to psychological well-being. The scientific relationship between what we eat and how we feel is known as “Nutritional Psychology.” Harvard has a great article explaining

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Project Room Key

Image by Ventura County Reporter Temporary Housing for the Homeless Project Room Key was developed to provide temporary housing to people experiencing homelessness with the goal of reducing spread during the initial COVID case spike, and providing a safe space for anyone infected to recover. However, we know that just providing a haven – a

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Veterans Day

This year we celebrate occasions like Veteran’s Day differently. You can let our veterans know you appreciate them by taking the time to thank them personally by calling 805 321-0545 and making a donation to Turning Point’s Veteran’s program.  Donate to our Veteran’s Program At Turning Point’s Vince Street Veteran’s Program in Ventura, homeless veterans

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Flu Season + COVID19 can Bring Extra Anxiety

COVID-19 continues to be on our mind — but don’t forget that flu season is here too. Ventura County, Health Care Agency, has free Community Flu Clinics available. Vaccine schedule It’s natural to feel concerned and even a little anxious about the news of a surge of COVID-19 cases and the upcoming flu season. Some concern

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