Turning Point

6 Rogers Avenue
Wareham, MA 02571
Phone: (508) 291-0535

About this Location

Turning Point Day Resource Center is a social service agency that provides supportive services to individuals and families who are facing various life challenges and are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless as a result. In addition to housing support programs,Turning Point also offers assistance with heat and utility bills, access to food and clothing, essential baby items, employment information, referrals to treatment centers and more.



Specialties and Services

Services

  • Basic Needs Assistance
  • Case Management
  • Community Education & Outreach
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Housing Assistance
  • Resource and Referral Services

Service Settings

  • Faith-Based Support
  • Family Support Services
  • Food Aid
  • Home / Community-Based Services
  • Housing Assistance
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Specialties

  • Community Resources and Supportive Services

Evidence-Based Treatments and Special Programs

Tenancy Preservation Program
  • Assists tenants to retain/obtain housing

Security Deposit Program
  • Financial assistance towards security deposit
Baby Point
  • Distribution of diapers, wipes and other essential baby items
  • One week supply for each child/once a month
  • Open third Thursday of the month from 9 am to 1 pm

Nights of Hospitality

  • Emergency Shelter
  • Sponsored by the Wareham Area Clergy Association
  • Men, women and families welcome
  • Bedding, dry socks, dinner and breakfast provided
  • Open every night from 7 pm to 7 am, December 28th through March 21st
  • Locations vary, please call for details



Languages

  • N/A

Transportation

  • Assistance Locating Alternative Transportation Options
  • Not Provided

Referral and Intake Process

Referral Process

No formal referral process

Intake Process

Walk-ins are accepted, however appointments are highly encouraged to guarantee availability

Call, 508-291-0535

Eligibility and Insurance

Eligibility

Eligible Gender:
Any
Other Elgibility Criteria:

Baby Point

  • Open to individuals and families with infants and young children who struggle with the high cost of basic child care
  • Must present: Proof of residence in: Buzzards Bay, Carver, Marion, Mattapoisett, Middleboro, Rochester or Wareham

And

  • WIC, SNAP or MassHealth card, unemployment letter or any form of public assistance with current letter of eligibility


Insurances

  • Does not apply