Welcome to Our Site
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.
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 famiy and friends of victims.
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.
For those victims needing counseling and additional practical assistance, while they are moving into a non-violent situation, we offer a transitional living program.
We provide prevention programs to students and adults about dating violence and healthy vs. unhealthy relationships.