Eligibility Requirements

Third Street Clinic services are available for those who meet the following criteria:

  • A resident of the greater Grand Forks community.
  • Have no insurance for the requested service (medical, vision or dental).
  • Have an individual income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level.
  • Have a medical condition or dental emergency that needs treatment.

What do I need to bring?

  • Photo ID, or if your address is not current, a copy of your lease or a current utility bill addressed to yourself or the head of your household.
  • Latest income tax return or your last two pay stubs.
  • Documentation if you are not working (Job Service, case worker, etc).


  • TSC staff will make all appointments for primary care.
  • Appointments with participating dentists and eye doctors will be made by TSC staff.  Assistance with eye glasses is provided only once per client’s lifetime.
  • Clients are responsible for canceling any appointment they cannot keep as early as possible. If appointments are cancelled, the provider will decide if they are willing to reschedule.
  • No-shows will not be rescheduled. Two no-shows disqualifies an individual for TSC services for 1 year.

We ask that clients complete an enrollment form to help us serve them better and to satisfy demographic reporting requirements. Clients of TSC will be asked to renew their application every 6-months to verify eligibility for our services.

2016 Federal Poverty Guidelines

Copy of federal poverty guideline chart 2016

TSC cannot help with:

  • Emergency room and Urgent care visits
  • Appointments with specialists
  • Rehabilitation services
  • All hospital services
  • All radiological or lab work not done at Altru clinics
  • Services that can be obtained through other agencies such as Valley Health, Women’s Way, Northeast Human Service Center, etc.

Third Street Clinic is proud to partner with: