Stories of Hope, Haven and Healing 

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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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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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2020 Census – A Success

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

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Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month

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

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Growing Works Open House

Growing Works Open House

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

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“Oaks dig deep roots during times of strife.”

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

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United Way Day of Caring

United Way of Ventura County Day of Caring

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

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Turning Point Foundation WRAP Graduation

Graduates of Our WRAP Training

WRAP Graduation at Our Place Safe Haven Turning Point’s Quality of Life outreach program facilitated WRAP training for the residents of River Haven Transitional Housing Program. WRAP Training which is a Wellness Recovery Action Plan® (WRAP®), a simple and powerful process for creating the life and wellness we all want. Our graduating class participated in

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