1.Who is eligible for Turning Point
• 18 years old and over
• Individuals who have graduated from high school
• Documented disability from a medical professional
• Ability to participate and learn in a small-group setting
• Skills to safely function without direct supervision during non-structured times
• No recent history (within the past 12 months) of severe aggression toward self, others or property, including self-injurious behaviors
• Completion of basic self-care needs (See qualifying criteria for more information)

  1. What is the process for enrollment?
    • Step 1: Complete online application
    • Step 2: Meet with Kimberly Nonn to discuss goals
    • Step 3: Complete comprehensive application & submit $250 application fee for waitlist
    • 8 participants will be accepted each semester based on fitting classroom criteria
    • Interviews will be conducted via peer interview and advisor panel
  2. What does a typical day look like at Turning Point?
    • Classroom style learning (morning or afternoon session)
    • Learning mediums include PowerPoint, guest speakers, online curriculum-based learning, worksheets, field trips, self-reflection, and much more
    • Working with your employment specialist, paid community employment/internships/job shadows will supplement classroom learning
  3. What other opportunities are involved with Turning Point?
    • Themed, monthly social events offered the 3rd Thursday of each month
    • Monthly parent round-table groups, hosted by Kimberly Nonn
    • Monthly progress meetings with advisor and treatment team
  4. How much does Turning Point cost? What are my funding options?
    • Turning Point accepts IRIS funding or private pay
    • Cost breakdown will be provided during discussion with Kimberly Nonn, based on individual supports in the classroom & employment setting (Base rate: $20,000/yr)
  5. What is included in the cost of Turning Point?
    • One-on-One instruction from advisor and Turning Point coach (1:4 ratio)
    • Online curriculum from My Full Life
    • Computer for classroom use
    • Monthly progress meetings
    • Monthly social events
    • Supplies and training materials, in order to be successful in Turning Point
    • and so much more!
  6. What other options are available if I am not eligible for Turning Point?
    • Turning Point Plus: for individuals ages
    • 14-18 to participate in skill development in independent living, team building, communication, & employment readiness. (Tuesday/Thursday: 3-7 pm)
    • Feist VCP offers weekly Boot Camps throughout June, July, and August
    • Please reference our website for individualized classes, job development, & benefits counseling