The Northern Lights short-term therapeutic home is a cooperative effort between Turning Point of Central California, Inc., Redwood Coast Regional Center, and Sonoma Regional Project. The Northern Lights short-term therapeutic home is available to clients of Regional Centers who are generally between the ages of 6 and 17. The Northern Lights short-term therapeutic home is a 2-bed program for children with developmental challenges. It is located in a residential neighborhood in the City of Ukiah. Turning Point provides a direct care staffing ratio of 1:1 during the time when clients are awake.


310 Clara Ave
Ukiah, CA 95482

Phone: (707) 462-2538


Program Philosophy
The short-term therapeutic home supports children ages 6 to 17 with complex mental, emotional, and physical health issues. The goal is to achieve stabilization through comprehensive assessment, planning, treatment and support. The expectation is that within 30 to 90 days, transfer to an alternative community living situation will be achieved. The program operates under the philosophy that each child is unique and requires individualized care.

Services Available
The following services are available at the Northern Lights short-term therapeutic home:

  • 24-hour on-site supervision
  • 24-hour on-call Social Worker (Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional)
  • Behavior Specialist
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Medication Reviews
  • Person-Centered Planning
  • Individual Support Plans
  • Social skills, hygiene skills, independent living skills training
  • Case management services