The mission of the Switchpoint Community Resource Center is “to empower those in need by addressing the underlying cause of poverty; providing a comprehensive plan, and supporting their journey to self-sufficiency.”Switchpoint provides much more than just food and shelter to the homeless.They offer an individualized approach to helping their clients and offer a wide range of assistance to people in need. They provide access to computers, classes, a thrift store on site, doggy day care, and a community garden along with access to the fruits and vegetables it produces.Switchpoint Community Resource Center also takes a variety of resources available throughout the community and coordinates between different entities to offer more comprehensive help to the homeless and those struggling with poverty. With help from community partners, including charities like United Way Dixie, the Dove Center, and the Salvation Army, as well as governmental agencies such as the Department of Workforce Services, the Department of Motor Vehicles, and Washington County School District, Switchpoint can proudly say that as a community they are able to be the switch point in someone’s life.
The Following Items are needed at Switchpoint Community Center:
$25.00 gas cards
Adult Sleeping Bags
Adult coats, men and women
Grocery gift cards (Walmart, Lin's, Smith's, etc.)
Maintenance/repair gift cards (Home Depot, Lowe’s, etc.)
Prescription/Over the Counter Medication gift cards (Walgreens, Walmart, etc.)