Rhawnhurst Turning Point

Center for Youth and Young Adults in NE Philly

Welcome Back! We hope you had a great Spring Break and we’re excited to have you back at RTP as we reopen with normal hours starting Tuesday March 29th at 2:30pm!

Providing a center for youth and young adults where they can learn, grow, serve, and have fun in a safe environment supported by caring volunteers and Christian Staff

Recent News

  • Sunday May 15 Walk Against Hate Registration Form

    Sunday May 15th Walk Against Hate Trip Registration Form

    Please fill out and submit one form for each youth registering for the trip to The Navy Yard to volunteer with Anti-Defamation Leagues Walk Against Hate on Sunday May 15. We will meet at RTP at 8:00am and return by 11:45. We will be volunteering at a water station providing support to walkers. Transportation will be provided but space is limited and all registrations must be submitted by May 8th. When you register, a separate registration form on Walk Against Hate's website will be filled out for you and you will receive updates from them and from RTP. Please note that an email and phone number are required. For questions or concerns e-mail Andrew Smith weekendprogram@yahoo.com
    • Emergency Contact Information

    • House Rules and Behavior Covenant

      As a youth using the Turning Point Center, I agree to • Show respect for myself, staff, volunteers, and other youth at Turning Point • Not engage in any physical or verbal fighting • Not engage in bullying, and alert adult volunteers if I am a victim of/witness to bullying. • Not bring or use alcohol, tobacco products, or any non-prescribed drugs. • Not bring or use any weapons • Not use offensive language • Not engage in sexual activity • Treat the center with respect (i.e., no writing on tables, no food near the computers, cleaning up after myself, etc.) • Respect the property and possessions of other people and the center, and agree to pay for any damage I cause. • Not loiter outside the building. • Sign In and Out when I enter and leave the Center. • Be mindful of those around me and help to create supportive and positive environment. • When using the computers I also agree to: o Log-In and out in the Computer Log Book o A 30 minute limit when others are waiting to use the computers. (Students using computers for school work will have priority) o Not access any websites that contain sexual, pornographic, or offensive content. o Wear headphones when the sound is on I understand that Staff and Volunteers have the right to ask me to leave if I break these rules or if I am disrespectful, disruptive, or violent.
  • 2016 Bowling Fundraiser Thank You’s



    Thank you to everyone who helped to make our 5th Annual Bowling Fundraiser on February 6, 2016 a huge success!  Whether you came out to bowl, made an in-kind donation, sponsored a lane, or volunteered at the event, we couldn’t have done this without you and want to say Thank You!DSC01148


    Please click here to see more great pictures from this year’s event, including some of our raffle winners, our supporters and even some of our RTP youth.


    We also want to specifically thank those businesses and individuals who made monetary or in-kind donations to our Bowling Fundraiser!  Please read through the list below, and be sure to thank these local businesses for their investment in our community through your patronage and support!


    Lane Sponsors:

    Thank you to the following organizations and businesses who invested in Turning Point at a $100 level by sponsoring a lane!


    A Step Ahead Day Care, Inc.: Offering Pre-K & Before/After Care

    7802-06 Castor Ave., Phila., PA 19152; 215-722-4700; AStepAheadDaycare@outlook.com


    J.A.S.Co. Appliance Service: Repair, Service & Installation for all Makes and Models

    Phone: 267-246-0960; http://jascoapplianceservice-phila-bucks-montco.com


    Martin Law: Working for people who can’t.  Free Consultations.

    1818 Market Street, 35th Floor, Phila PA 19103; 215-587-8400; www.PAWorkInjury.com


    Raymond James Financial Services: Robert Lankin, Branch Manager

    633 N. Easton Road., Glenside PA 19038;  215-887-9990, bob.lankin@raymondjames.com


    Redemption Lutheran Church

    8001 Bustleton Ave., Phila., PA 19152;  215-342-2085, www.RedemptionRhawnhurst.org



    Food Sponsors:

    Thank you to the following organizations and businesses who invested in Turning Point at a $50 level by being a food sponsor!


    A Step Ahead Day Care, Inc: Offering Pre-K & Before/After Care

    7802-06 Castor Ave., Phila., PA 19152; 215-722-4700; AStepAheadDaycare@outlook.com


    Tompkins VIST Bank: Theresa Guldin; Assistant VP & Branch Manager

    8000 Verree Road., Phila., PA 19111; 215-722-4566; www.vistbank.com



    In-Kind Donations:

    Thank you to the following businesses and indiviuals who invested in Turning Point through in-kind donations for our raffle baskets, food room, door prizes, and more.


    Great Awakenings Café: (215) 941-8807

    1466 E. Cheltenham Ave, Philadelphia, PA19124; www.facebook.com/GreatAwakenings


    Painting with a Twist Jenkintown: 267-225-2442

    209 Leedom St., Jenkintown PA 19046;  http://paintingwithatwist.com/jenkintown/


    Bellissima Pizza: 215-745-8676

    7816 Castor Ave., Phila., PA 19152; www.BellissimaPizzeria.com


    Haegele’s Bakery: 215-624-0117

    4164 Barnett St., Phila., PA 19135; www.haegelesbakery.com/


    Raffle Basket Donors: Linda & Scott Brian, Rose Esposito, Lee Kaminski, Bonni Lafferty, Jim Mack, & Pr. Deb Wolfe

    Door Prize Donors: Linda and Scott Brian & Lynn Turner

    Cake Donor: Debbie Bara

    Paper Products and Desserts: Rose Esposito & Kathy Sherman


    We also Thank Thunderbird Lanes…

    whose support and partnership has helped to make this fundraiser such a success! Please be sure to show them your thanks for supporting RTP by spreading the word about their Bowling Alley and giving them your business!

    Thunderbird Lanes: 3075 Holme Ave., Phila. PA 19136

    215-464-7171; http://www.tbirdphilly.com/


  • 5th Annual Bowling Fundraiser

    You are invited to join us at the …

    5th Annual Turning Point

    Bowling Fundraiser

    Saturday February 6, 2016 * 3-6 pm

    at Thunderbird Lanes, 3081 Holme Ave

    $30 per person or

    $150 per lane (for up to 6 bowlers)


    Your ticket includes 3 hours of bowling with shoe rental, Pizza, Hoagies, Snacks & Soda, Door Prize chances and an afternoon of fun!  There will also be a 50/50 raffle, Raffle Baskets filled with fabulous prizes, RTP hoodies for sale, and much more …

    All proceeds support Rhawnhurst Turning Point, a non-profit center for 6-12th grade youth in Rhawnhurst!

    Tickets must be purchased in advance and are on sale now!

    To get your ticket, reserve a lane, or with any questions, call Cheryl at 267-601-5147 or contact us at RhawnhurstTurningPoint@yahoo.com

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