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Annual Report 2021

Annual Report 2021

Turning Pointe's first-ever annual report! Read up on our demographics, financials, partnerships, and more. Click here to download the PDF version.

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July 2022 Newsletter

July 2022 Newsletter

Letter from the Executive Director:Recently, Turning Pointe staff completed a training on "vicarious trauma." In short, vicarious trauma is the effect that counselors, therapists, and advocates experience dealing with those people directly experiencing trauma, like...

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June 2022 Newsletter

June 2022 Newsletter

Letter from the Executive Director:When I started working at Turning Pointe, a friend of mine shared with me part of her story and her personal, under-represented experience with domestic violence.She had a relationship with an older woman while she was a young adult....

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May 2022 Newsletter

May 2022 Newsletter

Letter from the Executive Director: Our Program Director, Susan, and I drove up to the DV Services of Snohomish County for a regional meeting and tour. While their bed capacity is similar to ours, their budget and team are both significantly larger. It was hard not to...

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April 2022 Newsletter

April 2022 Newsletter

Letter from the Executive Director:Spring is officially in the air. Seasons remind us of change, but spring is specifically a time for starting over. Each family that comes through the door at Turning Pointe has the opportunity for a new beginning. It is not always...

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Press Release: MJ Fund for Survivors

Press Release: MJ Fund for Survivors

Turning Pointe Survivor Advocacy Center Opens Agency Endowment Fund Thanks to $1 Million Donation from the Margery Jones Charitable Trust Shelton, WA, March 2022 – Domestic Violence Awareness Month happens every October and aims to foster awareness for both the issue...

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March 2022 Newsletter

March 2022 Newsletter

Letter from the Executive Director:This month, Turning Pointe was invited to lead a workshop called "Stop the Violence". It was hosted by the First Baptist Church of Shelton and was attended by pastors, youth pastors, ministry leaders, and other nonprofit staff. The...

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February 2022 Newsletter

February 2022 Newsletter

Letter from the Executive Director:February is known as the "month of love". Spring is in the air and Valentine's Day is celebrated by many. What we often see portrayed as "love", however, is not really love.February is also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. I am...

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month 2022

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month 2022

What does Teen Dating Violence look like? The butterflies, the uncertainty, the newness of your first real relationship is a universal experience. For some teens, their first relationship is a chance to explore what it really means to be vulnerable with someone and,...

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January 2022 Newsletter

January 2022 Newsletter

Letter from the Executive Director:Happy New Year!With a new year, many of us set new goals and make plans for change in the new year. Turning Pointe's mission has always been to provide safety and support to survivors through advocacy, prevention education, and...

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December 2021 Newsletter

December 2021 Newsletter

Letter from the Executive Director:As I was reflecting on 2021, the year seemed like a blur in many ways. And yet, some specific events and memories involving our clients, our staff, our donors, and our volunteers are crystal clear.The word that strings these memories...

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November 2021 Newsletter

November 2021 Newsletter

Letter from the Executive Director:I was asked recently about what part of my job I enjoyed the most. As I reflected on the many parts that I like, I realized one of the most rewarding aspects of my work is running into people in the community who share that they are...

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