Turning Point Program

The Turning Point Program is an intimate partner violence (IPV) intervention/counselling program 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?

Turning Point accepts referrals that are court ordered.

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

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

Who can I contact for more information?

Clinical Services
Department of Justice and Public Safety 
Charlottetown, PE
Tel: (902) 569-7684

Published date: 
May 12, 2021
Justice and Public Safety

General Inquiries

Community and Correctional Services Division
4th Floor South, Shaw Building
95 Rochford Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8
Phone: 902-620-3115
Fax: 902-368-5283