Welcome to Turning Point Recovery Society, one of BCs leading non-profit providers of residential addictions support recovery from drugs and alcohol located in the Lower Mainland.

Turning Point currently offers our services for men and women in Vancouver, Richmond, and North Shore. We are a licensed facility under the Community Care and Assisted Living Act in BC.

Our program is typically 3-5 months in duration and is open to adults aged 19 and older who are wanting our help. Turning Point is proud to have served our community for over 30 years.

For more information about Turning Point and our program, please visit the links below:

Admissions Information

Contact Turning Point staff at one of our sites to apply for admission. Admission requests can be made by individuals, family members or friends, physicians, psychiatrists, detox facilities, community health centers or referral agents.

Staff will ask service professionals and/or potential clients to complete a referral form, which can be downloaded here: Referral Form
Overdose Risk Assessment Tool

North Shore Women's
Email: Turning Point North Shore Women's

North Shore Men's

Email: Turning Point North Shore Men's

Vancouver (men and women)
Email:Turning Point Vancouver

Richmond Men's 

Email:Turning Point Richmond

Richmond Women's
Email: Turning Point Richmond Women's


Outreach and Resource Support

The Turning Point Outreach and Resource Support (OARS) Program connects Richmond residents with services for addiction and mental health needs.

OARS staff have access to a comprehensive network of services in Richmond to help with medical and clinical needs, as well as support a holistic approach to wellness and building a stable life, including access to recreation and social programs, life skills and employment services, and help accessing housing.

The program provides support for:

  • Clients waiting for admission to residential, inpatient, or outpatient addiction and/or mental health treatment programs

  • Clients looking to establish or maintain independent living in the community

All referral sources are welcome. Clients do not need to be interested in Turning Point's residential program to access the OARS program.

OARS Program Information and Referrals
Email: OARS program staff


Current Events

Turning Point Loses a Champion: Remembering Christopher Kennedy Lawford

Turning Point joins the Recovery Community in mourning the loss of one of our dearest friends and champions and one of the Recovery movement's greatest advocates. Christopher was an ardent supporter of the work we do at Turning Point, speaking at 3 different fundraising events over the past 13 years. We are forever indebted to Chris for his ardent support of Turning Point.

For information about the Christopher Kennedy Lawford Memorial Fund, please click here.

Turning Point Annual Making Recovery a Reality Gala 2009

Turning Point Recovery Society is a non-profit provider of addiction and mental health recovery services, we are not associated or affiliated with Turning Points Collaborative Society in Vernon, BC.


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