Turning Point offers classes and groups for those who have been touched by a serious or chronic illness, directly or indirectly.

We are currently serving families living with active treatment of newly diagnosed disease, as well as families living with the ups and downs of chronic illness.

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Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing

Innovative education and comprehensive support services for patients and families

The University of Kansas Health System and Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing have combined services to offer additional support and a variety of programs and health resources for our patients and their families. 

What is Turning Point?

Turning Point has been Kansas City's highly respected patient support organization since 2001.

Turning Point: A Community Resource of The University of Kansas Health System

With an array of comprehensive programs, Turning Point educates and supports individuals, families and friends facing a wide variety of chronic physical illnesses such as cancer, chronic heart failure, Parkinson's disease, MS, ALS and diabetes.


About Us

Turning Point About Us

Since 2001, we have served over 60,000 participants of all ages throughout the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Our research-based programs help those affected by serious or chronic illness by providing them with practical skills and tools that increase resilience, which is the ability to bend without breaking.

Our Turning Point programs are offered at no charge. Learn more.

Our Stories

Turning Point stories

Many people say that Turning Point has given them a renewed sense of encouragement and hope. Learn more about our successes and our programs.


Turning Point volunteers

At Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing, volunteers support the heart of all activities. Volunteers share their time, talents, and energy to help Turning Point thrive. Together, we promote hope and healing in our community and enhance the lives of the individuals, families and friends living with a serious or chronic physical illness.

Learn more about our volunteer opportunities.