615 S. Atwood St. Visalia, CA 93277 (559) 732-8086 info@tpocc.org

Central Coast Crisis House


The Central Coast Crisis House is a cooperative effort between Turning Point of Central California, Inc., and Tri-Counties Regional Center. The Central Coast Crisis House is available to clients of Regional Centers who are generally between the ages of 7 and 17.

The Crisis House is a 2-bed program for children with intellectual disabilities. It is located in a residential neighborhood in the town of Atascadero. Turning Point provides a direct care staffing ratio of 1:1.

Fax: (805) 461-1845FF#-405800813

14780 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422
Hours: 24 hours
Phone: (805) 461-4148

Program Philosophy
The goal of the program is to provide a short-term intense supports, in a residential setting, for children who present severe behavior challenges. The objective is to avoid placement in the State Development Center or a psychiatric hospitalization. The program determines the best way to deliver skills so the challenges become less restrictive to the child’s environment. The program assists the child in stabilizing their behavior so they can live in a less intensive environment.

Services Available
The following services are available at the Central Coast Crisis House:

  • 24-hour on-call administrator
  • Behavior Specialist
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Medication Reviews
  • Functional Assessments
  • Skill Training Programs
  • Daily Living Skills Training
  • Risk Assessments