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.