Third Street Details

Third Street offers you and your child

  • Smoke-free environment
  • Air conditioning
  • Building security 24 hours a day
  • Furnished apartments
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lounges with TV and cable
  • Community playroom for children
  • Affordable rent, with utilities included
  • Playgroups staffed by volunteers
  • Support and counseling from Program Staff
  • Computers with internet access on each floor
  • Loan “library” of books, tapes, movies, baby equipment, toys, etc.
  • Community phones 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. with private voice mail.

What is Expected of Third Street Participants

  • Attend and participate in weekly meetings/activities and family-style dinner
  • Participate in occasional outings and events
  • Clean and maintain the common areas on a rotating basis
  • Participate in regular apartment inspections
  • Participate in regular reviews with the Program Staff to set goals
  • Participate in community programming: school, employment, training, therapy, treatment or volunteer activities
  • Follow the rules established by women in the program

Program Qualifications

  • A single mother with one or two children birth to four years old, or in the last trimester of pregnancy.
  • Minimum age of 18
  • Income sufficient to pay rent
  • Motivation to pursue goals
  • Interest in the program
  • Ability to parent your child
  • Ability to maintain stability
  • Ability to maintain the apartment and common areas
  • Participation in the Second Chance Workshop if no stable housing history
  • Ability to make a six-month commitment
  • Meet low/moderate income guidelines

2018 Rent Prices as of October 1

1-bedroom apartments: $425.month
2-bedroom apartments: $500/month

How to Apply

Please call Mai Thao at 608-257-1436, option 2 at the beginning of each month to inquire about potential openings and to schedule application appointments.

Download a Third Street Application Cover Page

Housing Application