U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Third Way Center’s partnership with The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allows for our organization to join in their mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. Our Lincoln program has become recognized as a HUD national model emancipation program in Downtown Denver.
Metro Denver Homeless Initiative
Third Way Center is a partner in the Metro Denver Homeless Initiative (MDHI) Continuum of Care.
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
Third Way Center’s membership with the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce connects us to over 3,000 businesses and business leaders dedicated to building healthy business climates and empowered communities. In 2009 Third Way Center was awarded The Large Non-Profit Organization of the Year by the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce.
Colorado Association of Family and Children’s Agencies (CAFCA)
Third Way Center is a member of the Colorado Association of Family and Children’s Agencies (CAFCA), a coalition of nonprofit organizations advocating for child welfare services and working on policy issues with state and local governments in order to strengthen the child welfare system. Third Way Center’s Executive Director, David Eisner is Board Chair of CAFCA.
Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
Third Way Center is a member of the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA), a coalition of nonprofit organizations with close to 100 years of experience in establishing child welfare policies, programs, and practices across the United States.
Many of the youth at Third Way Center are provided with the opportunity to gain work experience or obtain community services hours through our partnership with Goodwill.
ARC Thrift Stores
Throughout the years Third Way Center has received its much needed furniture donations from members of the Denver Metro area. In order to address our organization’s limited storage space Third Way Center partnered with ARC Thrift Stores establishing the ARC Voucher Program. Now, If storage is at capacity donors can donate to the ARC on behalf of Third Way Center. In exchange for donations our youth are given vouchers that can be used as needed.
Youth On Record
Youth On Record, a program of Flobots.org, gives young people in treatment the chance to tell their personal stories through digital media. They host a 10 week academic class that focuses on the development of music production and lyricism at a professional level. Currently, they are teaching this class at our alternative high school,Joan Farley Academy at Lowry (JFA Lowry).