Programs & Services
Our programs and services are unique and close the gaps in education and home economics. Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, we are adjusting our services to online classes to meet the needs of our clients. Classes will be activated as they become available.
- Financial literacy
- Employment Readiness
- Cooking & Nutrition
- Sexual Health & Substance Abuse Education
- Drivers Education
Social Media Management Internship Training
Turning Point has recently partnered with BJG Marketing to provide an internship training program to our clients that have a serious interest in becoming Social Media Managers.
Classes are online, Barbara Gobbi, a social media expert, will meet with a group once per week to teach a new marketing skill. The participants will then be given assignments to work together, as a team and independently on marketing tasks for Turning Point Transitional Services, Inc.
The program runs for 90 days beginning on August 26, 2020, at 6:00 pm. Students receive a certificate of completion from the Barbara Gobi’s Social Media Management School and will have a portfolio of their work for potential employers.
Social Media Management will consist of one-hour direct instruction, online modules and homework assignments, group collaboration, and independent work, for no more than 5-hours per week.
Start date, 8/26/20, 6:00 pm, email, Apply here
Financial literacy is crucial to successful adulting and has a direct impact on the ability to make wise financial decisions. Learn the 5 key concepts to improve you’re your financial literacy and stability.
- Understanding banking basics
- The basics of budgeting
- Understanding interest rates
- Prioritizing savings
- Credit debt cycle
Financial literacy will be available online. For more information call (954) 240-8574
The Nurturing Parenting Program is an evidence-based program, a “series of sequenced lessons designed to help young adults acquire specific knowledge and effective skills that improve overall parenting skills. The parenting skills are measured in personal and family lifestyle patterns and parenting knowledge beliefs and performances.
Due to COVID-19, this service has been suspended until further notice.
This program is a comprehensive preparation for people entering the workforce. The goal is to educate and support individuals in finding and keeping a job and guiding them to economic self-sufficiency. Getting and keeping a job requires the fundamental abilities to navigate job demands such as reading for information, applied mathematics, locating information, problem-solving, critical thinking, soft skills, and interpersonal skills. Applicants will learn and use their newfound skills during a mock interview with external community businesses. Training entails:
- Preparing to enter the workforce
- Soft skills to get and keep a job
- Communication and interpersonal skills
- Job search and retention
- Dress for success
- Mock interview
Call or email to apply. (954) 240-8574, email@example.com
Cooking and Nutrition
This program offers an opportunity to develop the skills of making healthy food choices and learn how to cook healthy meals. Participants will cook along with the instructors while learning a variety of core nutrition principles.
Due to COVID-19, the service is suspended until further notice.
Sexual Health Education
An open discussion of sexuality issues promoting sexual health and responsible behaviors. Discussions will cover such topics as dating; reproduction; birth control; abstinence; relationships, Self-exploration; Preventing sexual risk-taking, maintaining sexual health – disease prevention. This program provides an opportunity for young people to examine and understand their values, attitudes, and insights about sexuality.
Call or email for details (954) 240-8574, firstname.lastname@example.org
Independence Drive was created exclusively for young adults that have transitioned from the foster care system to independence. Obtaining a driver’s license can be confusing and costly. We’re here to relieve you of both and guide you through the process. No out of pocket expenses or waiting to be reimbursed. Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria and complete the process: Be between the ages of 18-23, aged out of the dependency system, reside in Broward County, employed full or part-time, or currently in school.
Call for details call (954) 240-8574 or Apply here