Turning Point, Inc. has been providing support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for over 47 years. We currently support 150 individuals in residences in 11 cities and towns located in the Merrimack Valley and North Shore areas.
Serving intellectually and developmentally disabled adults with a wide variety of physical, emotional, and behavioral challenges
The Independent Support Services (ISS) component supports as many as 40 high functioning intellectually and developmentally disabled individuals at any given time. These individuals reside in communities in the Merrimack Valley and North Shore. ISS strives to meet each individual’s own unique needs and capabilities. ISS supports high functioning, intellectually and developmentally disabled adults living on their own in apartments. Individuals are provided with part time assistance with transportation for shopping, banking, medical appointments, trips to the community, and other appointments for socialization.
Long standing, grant funded, eight week summer program enabling youth ages 18+ years of age, presently enrolled in a college program to experience human services work. The program consists of assignments at local day programs for intellectually and developmentally disabled adults, classroom training to include, but not limited to, First Aid and CPR certification, field trips, attendance in a college course which provides each intern with four (4) transferable college credits.