Contact Us:

101 West Townsend Road
St. Johns, Michigan 48879

800.762.3742 or 989.224.1177

Michigan State University Teaching Facility-Educational Partner for TF-CBT program

A Secure Male Residential Treatment Center
Fully Licensed by the State of Michigan and Contracted with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services


Referral packets can be faxed to
989-668-0549, emailed to or mailed directly to the facility:

101 West Townsend Road
St. Johns, MI 48879







Welcome to Turning Point Youth Center


Turning Point Youth Center can be the best answer for males who have a diagnosed psychiatric illness and exhibit severe behavioral problems.  We are the ideal solution for children and adolescents, ages 10-17, that are in need of intensive, highly structured, long-term care in a secure setting.

As a leader in patiential treatment since 1999, Turning Point Youth Center is fully licensed by the State of Michigan and contracted with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.  Our campus is on 22 acres in St. Johns, Michigan, 20 miles north Lansing. 

Our treatment team of professionals include: Certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist; Master Prepared Clinical Director; Master Prepared Therapists, Nursing Staff; Case Management; Group and Assistant Group Leaders; Certified Educational Professionals and Ph.D., LPC and MSW interns that provide critical stabilization for difficult to place males that have put themselves and others at risk.

Based upon the patient's individualized treatment plan, each patient has the opportunity to benefit from therapeutic services such as the following:  A four level program with Group Therapy Monday - Friday; Intensive Individual & Family Therapy; Trauma Focused –Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Co-occurring Treatment; Grief & Loss and Anger Management; Expressive Therapy; New Beginning; Independent Living. Program Services include: Community Group Outings; State Identification Cards and Work Permits for residents 14 years and older.

We would like to invite you to tour our facility and meet with our treatment team so that you can see the difference at Turning Point Youth Center. For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact Sherry Anderson, Director of Business Development, at 989-224-1177 X 262 or email her at





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Turning Point Youth Center will provide services without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or economic status.