Emergency Shelter

The Turning Point, Inc. Emergency Shelter provides a safe and secure environment on an emergency basis for 30 days. We welcome all genders.


– Safe and secure location
– Multiple cameras around perimeter
– Double locked doors
– Staffed 24/7
– Individual attention by staff that is tailored to your needs


– Goal planning
– Case management
– Safety planning
– Crisis stabilization
– Referrals to other agencies to assist your specific needs


– Home-like setting
– Computers to use
– Playgrounds for young children and kids
– Updated playroom


– Cultural humility
– House meetings
– Voluntary services
– Client centered
– Non-controlling

To Receive Shelter Services

  1. Call our 24 hour helpline 815-338-8081 or go to our get help page.
  2. Our advocate will ask some questions to determine if our emergency shelter is appropriate for your situation. If Turning Point, Inc. is not a good fit, you will be provided with referrals to other options.
  3. If our emergency shelter is fit for your situation, an advocate and individual will meet you at the shelter.
  4. Paperwork will be completed and appropriateness of the shelter confirmed.*

*Shelter is not guaranteed until all paperwork is completed.