Turning Point Youth Services began as Mercury Youth Services in 1976 and today represents the amalgamation of five individual organizations, each of which brings particular strengths and key experience. In 1996, Clifton Youth Services, an organization founded in 1867 as the Working Boys Home, joined Turning Point. In 1997, two other groups, Toronto Group Homes and Yorklea Youth Services joined the group, allowing Turning Point to broaden its range of residential services and support for youth in conflict with the law. Finally, in 2001 The Boys’ Home range of programs was added, increasing the agency’s ability to provide a comprehensive range of mental health and support services to youth and families with a diverse range of social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.