Empowerment Center

Christina Kenney, Program Director

Stanislaus County

Knowing that the work I do plays a part in assisting an individual in achieving their goals, fills me with a sense of gratitude.
— Adam Ward, Former Assistant Program Director

The Empowerment Center in Modesto provides:

  • a diverse cultural environment;
  • peer support and encouragement from peers in recovery;
  • reduced isolation;
  • increased independence;
  • links to services related to the treatment of serious mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse problems;
  • housing and volunteer and employment opportunities;
  • pay and benefit options.

Address:  1001 Needham St., 
Modesto, CA 95350
Phone: (209) 544-1913 

Recent News
Empowerment Center Heroes Save the Day!

September 25, 2012

Turning Point's Empowerment Center clients Kenneth Falls, Mandel Haynes, Curtis Mitchell and Joseph Baretta wrestle a sex offender to the floor to protect a 15-year-old girl on the Modesto Express Bus. Read more »

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In 2011-12 The Empowerment Center…

  • received 11,517 visits from 439 clients.
Client Success Stories

The staff and the Center provide a safe and comfortable environment for members and have been a constant source of comfort to many in need. Today, due in no small part to the Centers' assistance, I have found what I needed to improve my life.

Read more of Randy's story »

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