For nearly 40 years, Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence has been an ally to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. The organization was founded as a crisis line and safe house program and has since evolved into the first and only crisis shelter in Pierce and St. Croix Counties. Turningpoint offers safety, support, and strength through shelter, legal system support, and violence prevention education.
More than 800 survivors rely on Turningpoint’s services to overcome some of the most challenging times in their life.
Hannah came to Turningpoint with the help of local law enforcement after she was brutally beaten by her husband. Feeling overwhelmed and frightened, Turningpoint’s Client Service Coordinator, Maggie met Hannah and walked her through her husband’s criminal charges. They discussed what her options were moving forward.
With learning and physical disabilities and lack of a support system, Hannah did not have a means of transportation to get to her appointments that will help her transition into her next season of life. Turningpoint arranged Hannah safe, reliable transportation, giving her access to the resources needed to move forward.
Hannah’s life has changed in many positive ways since coming to Turningpoint. She received emotional support, safety planning services, legal system support, and information and referral services. Hannah has filed for divorce and is in the process of moving. She is safe and continues to work with Turningpoint to navigate life after leaving an unhealthy relationship.
This year, in celebration of our company’s 75th anniversary, County Materials is committed to share 75 Stories of Impact, featuring organizations that receive funding from the Sonnentag Foundation and are part of the communities where we have locations.