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.

Phone: (209) 544-1913

Address:  1001 Needham St., 
Modesto, CA 95350

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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