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Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is a safe place where victims of abuse and their children can find refuge. We provide services in Lehigh and Northampton Counties to more than 5,000 victims of domestic violence each year. Our mission is threefold:
- Work toward the elimination of domestic violence.
- Increase community awareness of the problem.
- Empower victims of domestic violence by providing shelter and support services.
Our 2012-2013 Annual Report is now available. We’re proud to be able to show you, our donors, volunteers, supporters, and community partners, another year of accomplishments as we continue to empower victims of domestic violence.
Turning Point provides many different services to victims of abuse, their children, and the local community:
Our 24 hour helpline was formulated as a constant resource for victims as well as family and friends of victims.
We offer individual and group counseling to victims of domestic abuse. We also offer individual counseling to family and friends of victims. Our Rural Outreach program has expanded to offer services in the Bath-Nazareth area, Easton area, and continued service in the Slate Belt area.
We empower victims of domestic violence by providing shelter with support services to victims and minor children.
We help domestic violence victims with Protection from Abuse orders and other legal issues as they seek justice through the court system.
We provide information and education about domestic violence to schools, churches, and community groups.
Children are offered special programs which include activities, groups and counseling.
We provide prevention programs to students and adults about dating violence and healthy vs. unhealthy relationships.