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Turning Point

Organisation Summary

Business Sector:Health and Social Care

Business Activities:Training, advocacy, personal support

Business Location:England and Wales

Chief Executive:Lord Victor Adebowale CBE

Turnover:£90m (2014-15)


Legal structure:Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee

Turning Point

As a leading health and social care organisation, Turning Point is a provider of specialist and integrated services that meet the needs of individuals, families and communities across England and Wales.

It has been operating for almost 50 years, which means it is highly experienced in caring for, and about, people with complex needs. Turning Point has a track record of finding innovative ways of delivering services to maximise effectiveness and reach as many people as possible.

Whether its service users come with drug or alcohol problems, mental health issues, employment issues, a learning disability or a combination of these, Turning Point is able to offer services that respond to the needs of each individual.

By tailoring its services, Turning Point creates individual ways to support people to face their personal challenges. Turning Point can support them to keep a stable home, find the right job, learn new skills or rebuild family relationships and help them to maximise the opportunities in their lives.

Turning Point is a social enterprise providing the best services in the right locations for those that need them most. It aims to influence policy and shape the market to transform the quality and availability of care. Turning Point turns lives around every day, by placing the individual at the heart of what it does.

E3M Member

Turning Point

Name:Lord Victor Adebowale CBE

Title :CEO

Victor is one of the country’s top sector leaders in the policy and delivery of health and social care. He is a Visiting Professor and Chancellor at the University of Lincoln and holds numerous honorary doctorates as well as being an associate member of the Health Service Management Centre at the University of Birmingham and of Cambridge University Judge Business School.

Victor is a Non Executive Director of NHS England and a member of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. He is President of the International Association of Philosophy and Psychiatry and sits as a Non Executive Director at 360 IT Collaboration Ltd, Leadership in Mind (LiM) and Collaborate.

In 2000, Victor was awarded the CBE in the New Year Honours List for services to the New Deal, the unemployed, and homeless young people and in 2001 he was appointed a cross bench member of the House of Lords.