give the best possible chance of early recovery
for men and women from alcohol and drug addiction
by monitoring recovery through Turning Point’s
original “Support Team System” while
providing a safe, structured, and supportive living
Point has houses in two areas of Nashville. There
is no fraternization allowed but we do have supervised
interaction at special house functions.
Opened in February 2001. Covered front porch, rear
patio with privacy fence, security light, kitchen
with eating area, two sitting areas, five bedrooms,
and two full baths. Near Thompson Lane and Nolensville
Road and close to various meetings in the area.
House For Males:
Opened in March 2001. It is an extremely nice house
with high ceilings and large rooms. It has seven
bedrooms with three full baths, two large living
areas, spacious kitchen with eating area, large
front porch, privacy fence in the back yard, and
security light. It is within walking distance to
Opened in December 1997. House is three blocks from
the main house. It has high ceilings, five bedrooms,
two and one half baths, spacious kitchen, and two
sitting areas. House is four blocks South of I440
and one block off Nolensville Rd..
House #1: Opened in January 1997.
It was our first house and has a special sentimental
value. It has five bedrooms, two and one half baths,
two sitting areas, covered patio, and is on a corner
lot. AA/NA meetings are held nightly in neighborhood
churches within one and one half mile of the house.
It is five blocks north of Eastland Avenue.
All houses are within two blocks of city bus service
and close to grocery stores.
is an important part of recovery. Each house was
renovated before opening. They are all well maintained
and nicely decorated.
is suggested to “run with the winners.”
Each house surrounds the newcomer with a management
support team of staff members who are proven winners.
This provides the newcomer with individualized attention
giving him the best possible chance at recovery.
Staff Members make sure that the newcomer knows
exactly how, when, where, and what to do in order
to recover so practically the only way a resident
can fail is through lack of willingness. Staff members
are accountable for leading by example, motivating
positive results, and inspecting what we expect.
Each house has a team of 3 staff members.
twelve-step program has been proven to work for
those who completely give themselves to the simple
program. Completion of twelve steps with a sponsor,
in house recovery support meetings, and attendance
at AA/NA/CA meetings is required. The in house recovery
support group charge is $20 per person per group;
however, the fee is paid from other funding sources
for qualifying residents. Continuous abstinence
from alcohol & drugs is also required. Additional
house rules further insure a safe, structured, and
supportive living environment. In house management
support teams monitor all of the above.
residents attend IOP at local treatment centers
in the evenings. IOP patients contribute gas money
to ride with residents that are approved to have
cars. Also, many residents are referred to local
agencies such as Mental Health Cooperative and Centerstone,
which offer psychiatrists, psychologists, master's
level clinicians, nurses and bachelor's level professionals.
are encouraged to get involved and submit ideas
for planned activities in writing for approval.
Past activities have included field trips to NASCAR
races, white water rafting/camping, bowling, and
is an action word! Commitment to recovery and loyalty
to Turning Point will not go unnoticed! Residents
from all the houses are recognized at a monthly
appreciation meeting. Special Turning Point key
tags are earned for 30 days of doing “the
next right thing, ” being voted resident of
the week, completing a fifth step with a sponsor
from the Big Book or Basic Text, and completing
the tenth step with a sponsor from the Big Book
or Basic Text. A unique Turning Point coffee cup
is earned by attending ten of our group sessions
with one of our licensed counselors and a special
two tone, gold plated, quartz Turning Point watch
is earned after completing all 12 steps! Turning
Point invests more time and money in our residents
than other houses because we expect more from our
residents than other houses.
residents are responsible to pay $150 per week.
Resident understands that the weekly fee does not
cover all costs of the program and that, as a nonprofit
organization, Turning Point seeks other funding
sources to help defray operational costs. Although
the actual cost is $41.43 per night, other funding
sources pay $20 per night and the consumer will
be only be responsible for paying the balance of
$21.43 per night. $20 is for the bed which is paid
from other funding sources for qualifying residents
and $21.43 is for the administrative costs to be
billed to the resident once per week in advance
at $150. A $320 admission fee is due upon admission.
Admission fee covers $150 for the first week non-refundable
administrative costs, $20 non-refundable miscellaneous
deposit plus $150 refundable deposit if the resident
leaves compliant and gives at least two week notice.
The administrative fee includes phone, washer &
dryer, kitchen use, cable, utilities, salaries,
office supplies, and other operating costs. Linen,
transportation, food, and household items are not
provided, however, bed linens are available for
those in need.
also assist residents with food banks, food stamps,
a discount on bus passes and day labor sources to
help obtain money for bus passes or gas money when
riding with other residents that are approved to
have a car.
provide leads for a number of employers to assist
the residents to find full-time employment.
Point Recovery Residence, Inc. has a Nonprofit
Charter with the State Tennessee and a 501(c)(3)
with the IRS. This project is founded by the State of Tennessee for a very limited amount of residents so we are still in great need for additional contributions. Thank you for your support.