Turning Point Program

The Turning Point Program is an intimate partner violence (IPV) intervention/counselling program primarily for men involved in the criminal justice system.

 

Is there a fee for this program?

 

There is no fee.

What is included in the program?

Through weekly sessions, program components covered:

  • what is abuse
  • various forms of abuse
  • power imbalances
  • patterns of partner violence
  • managing intense emotions
  • impact of violence on children and female partners
  • violence and substance use
  • values and attitudes
  • respectful communication
  • problem solving
  • self care 
  • managing stress and developing an interpersonal/self solution plan

What is the referral process?

Self-referrals and those from community agencies are accepted.

Clients are assessed prior to program entry to determine program readiness and compatibility. Turning Point is offered at various times and locations throughout the year. 

Please note, men who have charges before the court relating to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) are assessed after the court process is completed.

Who can I contact for more information?

Clinical Services
Dept. of Justice & Public Safety

P.O. Box 2000
14 MacAleer Drive
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 7N8
Telephone:  (902) 569-7684 ~ Fax: (902) 368-5644

 

 

 

 

Published date: 
April 19, 2022
Justice and Public Safety

General Inquiries

Community and Correctional Services Division
109 Water Street
Summerside, PE   C1N 5L2
Phone: 902-432-2528
Fax: 902-432-2851

kfmayne@gov.pe.ca