Third Street Alliance
Third Street Alliance for Women and Children, operating in the historic Simon Mansion in downtown Easton, is a nonprofit organization offering a variety of human service programs and services; formerly a grassroots YWCA founded in 1909.
Programs and Activities:
Resident shelter for homeless women with or without children.
Accredited childcare for ages six weeks to 13 years in The Learning Center.
Compassionate adult day care for a fragile population in Sharing the Caring.
Recreational and educational activities, including martial arts, dance, canine training and more.
Rentals of historic rooms and gymnasium for special occasions, meetings, receptions, concerts and other events. (Rental fees vary according to room.)
The Learning Center is a full service child care center, accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and is PA Keystone Star 4 rated, the highest achievable. The center is open year-round from 6AM to 6PM, Monday through Friday. The program includes an individual curriculum in a creative and educational environment, before- and after-programs, transportation to and from area schools, play yard and gymnasium, safety entry locks on every classroom, and a comprehensive summer school-age program. Title 20 accepted. For information, call 610-258-6271, extension 228.
Sharing the Caring is a social day center for older adults facing dementia, Alzheimer’s, stroke recovery or other challenges of aging. The licensed program provides nutritious snacks and lunches, and stimulating activities in a homelike setting. Clients are gently encouraged to participate in crafts and baking projects, exercise, memory enhancement games, music enjoyment, pet therapy and more. Quiet areas are available for those needing time to rest, and personal services can be arranged such as podiatry care and rehabilitation. Outdoor outings enable guests to enjoy the special places Easton has to offer. For information, call 610-258-6271, extension 226.
The shelter for homeless women provides a stable residence during times of crisis from domestic violence, poverty, pregnancy, substance abuse recovery, or mental health and medical issues. The program provides support for employment, education and skills development, and guides women on a path to self-sufficiency. For information, call 610-258-6271, extension 225.
Volunteers are always welcome. Call 610-258-6271, extension 238
Full details of programs, events, recreational class schedules, wish lists and opportunities can be found on the Website at www.ThirdStreetAlliance.org. Monetary and in kind donations are accepted throughout the year.
Open Monday-Friday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm with after hours activities