Turning Point

Basic Needs

Through Basic Needs Services individuals and families in crisis are able to avert the crisis at hand.  In 2016:

  • 335 Households were able to find new housing or remain in their homes who were homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
  • 278 Households were able to stay warm during the cold winter months and keep the lights on.
  • 8,225 Households received a nutritionally balanced supply of food for three days to feed their families.
  • 1,913 Individuals received help with transportation to be able to attend key appointments for medical needs, additional services, and employment opportunities.

“Thank you so much for my winter coat. I didn’t know what I was going to do.”

~Turning Point Client

Support and Development

Through Support and Development Services

  • 304 Households found added support to further stabilize their financial situation through SNAP (Food Stamp) application assistance.
  • 579 K-12th Grade Students began the 2016 school year fully prepared with backpacks full of school supplies, without embarrassment.
  • 330 Families increased money management skills through financial stability budgeting sessions.
  • 658 People accessed Health Insurance through Fidelis Care, an on-site partner organization.
  • 665 Individuals received Patient Activation Measurement assessments and peer counseling to foster better access to health care.
  • 2290 Households were diverted from Public Assistance by accessing services through Turning Point.

Contact Us

Catholic Charities of Steuben
23 Liberty Street
Bath, NY  14810
p:  607-776-8085
f:  607-776-4092
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