We now can offer foster and former foster youth a way to learn and grow while offering secure housing!

With our Next Step Housing program youth can now live in their own apartment with the security of a support system and a life-skills education, preparing them for successful independence.

Click the links below to begin the process!

Requirements and Selection

  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Actively participating in the THRU Project program(s) 3 months (or longer)

  • Employed (working full or part-time)

  • Submission of Housing Application with Resume & Essay portion

  • Complete full Casey Assessment

  • Agree to a Background Check (background check does not need to be clean)

  • Attend Apartment 101 Workshop

  • Recommendation from your THRU Project mentor and/or Staff

  • Interview with Program Outreach Coordinators

Once Accepted

  • Schedule & Meet (in-person) monthly, with a Program Outreach Coordinator (in Home)

  • Deposit required amount each month into THRU Project savings account while in program housing

  • Attend all required life skills classes throughout the year

  • Remain Employed

  • Continue visits with your mentor at least once a month in person

Please Note

No guests will be allowed to stay overnight or alone at any time in program housing apartment

No alcohol, no drugs, and no firearms are allowed in program housing apartment at any time, regardless of age.

THRU Project staff will be allowed to enter your apartment at any time, even if you are not there.

Meet Our Participants!



Jacob is a long time member of THRU Project and is excited to be our very first housing participant! He is working hard to reach his goals!
Damon has been working hard and is ready for a new challenge. He is taking control of his future!
Emelia brings a lot to the table. She is hard working and determined to make sure she provides her daughter with the best possible life.
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