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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Thank you, Commander Jim Haren, from American Legion Post 741 riders and Conejo Mountain Funeral Home, Memorial Park & Crematory, for the $6000 donation towards our Veteran Transitional Housing Program.
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
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
May is Military Appreciation Month and how better to show your appreciation than by joining our team!
Calling all Licensed Mental Health Professionals! Come and join a wonderful team of extremely caring and professional individuals who simply want to make a difference in the world and lives of an underserved population! Turning Point Foundation has been a prominent leader in the forefront of community mental health, rehabilitation, and recovery for over 30
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
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
Donate to our Veterans Transitional Housing Program Not every World War II hero carried a gun. In the case of Ventura World War II veteran Jack. D. Schulz, his battlefront was IBM’s newfangled “tabulation machine” that was then considered cutting-edge warfare technology. The veteran who helped win the war with his prowess on the keyboard
We hope the holidays gave you time to pause a little longer and reflect on all that we are grateful for. The spirit of generosity in our community shines even brighter this time of year, especially now that our local community has seen a dramatic increase in the need for our services. It is also
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
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
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
Pictured are Suki Sir, Marketing and Fund Development Manager, Turning Point, and Katrina Engel, Rehabilitation Specialist, Turning Point’s New Visions Center. Our staff at New Visions Center on Main Street in Ventura, while tele-counseling with their program members, gave a final push for participation for the 2020 Census. 100% of New Visions members participated in
At this time of great worry and uncertainly for us all, we sincerely hope that you and your loved ones are in good health. We remain steadfast in our commitment to our staff, you in our community, and our program participants. May is Mental Health Month, and COVID19 is affecting people’s mental health more than
Recent Ventura Breeze article.
You’re Invited!Tuesday | February 410 AM – 2 PM Join us for an Open House to show our thanks to you our customers! Food and beverages! Nursery Tours! Visit our delightful Dudleyas, marvelous Mediterraneans, savory succulents and captivating California Native plants! Shop the nursery and pick your own plants Network with other nursery and CA
These are the words etched in a plaque at the Healing Garden, dedicated in memory of the victims of the Borderline Bar and Grill mass shooting in Thousand Oaks. We are grateful Growing Works could participate by giving out one thousand oaks at the unveiling of the memorial. Thanks to Growing Works donors, the young
Thank you to United Way of Ventura County Day of Caring, 30 volunteers from Solarflexion Inc, Downtown Rotary, and Rotaract who came out to install solar panels at Turning Point’s River Haven. Five Tiny Houses now have solar power! A big thank you to Solarflexion Inc , for their donation of all the components we