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Turning Points

LECOM Medical

During these difficult times, due to the pandemic, Turning Points is in need of amazing virtual volunteers to help provide essential services to those in need in Manatee County.

At a recent management team meeting staff identified several ways volunteers can volunteer without leaving their homes.

Tasks such as making follow up calls to clients; labels for an upcoming project; recruiting new volunteers; virtual happy hour/social for all Turning Points volunteers; Set up a training calendar; guest speakers directory; attend and represent Turning Points at community Zoom meetings; data entry; organize monthly luncheons for volunteers on the front lines, and much much more.

If you would like a virtual volunteer experience that truly makes a difference look no further. Contact Cheryl Hedger at chedger@tpmanatee.org or call (941) 747-1509 ext 308.


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About Turning Points


701 17th Avenue, West, Bradenton, FL 34205, US

Mission Statement

To Provide, Facilitate and Coordinate Services to men, women and children who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in Manatee County, Florida.


Located in Bradenton, FL, this unique non profit organization has four major programs.

1) Open Door Day Resource Center is where the homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless and homeless with a roof can receive help with basic needs including use of the computer lab, employment assistance, mail service, Food Stamp assistance, hot showers, haircuts, clean clothes and shoes, laundry service and so much more.

2) Medical/Dental Clinic which provides primary care to homeless and low income clients who have no health insurance and meet eligibility requirements. Dental is available for low income individuals by a dedicated Dentist staff . Patients who have no insurance and meet eligibility requirements may receive help with extrations, filling, dentures and cleanings.

4) . Veteran Services Yellow Ribbon Program targets Manatee County Veteran men and women and their families that are struggling with issues related to homelessness. This program assist Veterans and families through their individual needs, providing a "Housing First" philosophy that is not enabling.

5). Transitional Development Program assist the homeless, those served with an eviction notice and those requesting rental assistance to prevent becoming homeless.

Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing
Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


701 17th Avenue, WestBradenton, FL 34205



  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Baking
  • Human Resources Assistance
  • Case Work / Management


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Whatever your schedule allows. This is a very flexible opportunitiy.
  • The heart and compassion to volunteer

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