Arlington County Virginia free clothing, furniture banks and school supplies.
Low income families, job seekers, or even students in Arlington County can get free clothes as well as furniture or back to school supplies. There are several free furniture banks as well as clothing closets that help low to moderate income families with what they need for their home, work, school, or even to keep warm during the winter.
Charitable run clothing and furniture banks help the needy in Arlington and northern Virginia. There are other items offered too, ranging from back to school supplies to furniture for a new home or apartment, free work or school uniforms, household items including appliances and much more. Some of the charities, such as the Salvation Army, also offer free Christmas or birthday toys, food, and more. Find a list of organizations below to get help from.
Free clothes or household furniture can be provided by churches, charities, and regional non-profit organizations including Annandale Christian Community for Action. When it comes to more household items, such as furniture, cribs, kitchen supplies, beds or the like, the best option may be a low cost thrift store in Arlington County or the Christian Community Action furniture bank.
Note some may give free items or a voucher to very low income families or those residents in a crisis. Anyone in need of clothes, backpacks or free school supplies or gifts for kids, or really any other items can try one of the clothing closets or charity programs below. Or ask a government social worker for a referral.
Saint Vincent De Paul Churches of Arlington
Volunteers are part of this charity. They operate a low cost thrift store with bedding, Christmas toys, work attire, and more. A back to school supply event is offered too, as well as access to a furniture bank. There are emergency financial aid programs, basic needs, medical equipment and other social services too. More on Saint Vincent in Arlington County.
Our Lady Queen of Peace Church Social Ministries Program
The location is 2700 South 19th Street,
Arlington VA, 22204
Main phone number is (703)979-5580
Based on donations from the community, the charity offers free small household items, uniforms for work or school as well as other clothing to struggling families. Clients range from the elderly to kids, single moms, and disabled among others.
Main location is 2700 South 19th Street
Arlington Virginia 22204
Main number is (703)979-5580
This is for females who are pregnant and/or new moms. Free maternity clothes, baby supplies, diapers, pregnancy tests and more is given. Social workers also help with counseling needs.
Resurrection Lutheran Church Free Clothing Closet
Clothing bank is 6201 Washington Boulevard
Arlington VA 22205
Volunteers and donations allow this church to help the poor and less fortunate. Whether it is food, a voucher or gift card for clothes, birthday or Christmas toys, or someone else, assistance is available in Arlington County.
Salvation Army Family Store
Not only do they sell low cost goods to the general public, but some free items are given out too. There is also case management, Angel Tree for Christmas toys and meals, and an annual back to school supply giveaway. Get free clothes, food, shoes, winter coats, and other supplies, including backpacks and book bags for students. Adopt a Family is also run in Arlington County. Continue with Arlington Salvation Army assistance programs.
Groveton Baptist Church
Site Location Address: 6511 Richmond Highway
Alexandria VA 22306
Main number is (703)768-9084
First Presbyterian Church of Arlington and Ronda Gilliam Clothing Bank
Main address is 601 N Vermont St
Arlington, VA 22203
Phone: (703) 527-4766
They help low income families, immigrants, and the poor. Find clothes for kids up to age 18, including winter coats or boots. Or get free sneakers, kitchen pots or pans or utensils, linens, uniforms for work, year round clothing, and even birthday or Christmas toys.
Annandale Christian Community for Action
Location is 7200 Columbia Pike
Annandale, VA 22003
For information or referrals, dial 703-256-0100
This is a regional, free furniture bank. They partner with the Annandale United Methodist Church to help seniors, the poor, single moms and low income families to help them get (1) free or (2) low cost furniture for their home or apartment. There may be couches, kitchen tables, lamps, desks, sofas, and much more. Even some gently used appliances may be given out, as inventory allows.
Suited For Change
1000 Vermont Avenue, NW Suite 450
Washington DC 20005
They only help women. Free clothes for an interview or early career development. There are shoes., matching accessories, slacks, dresses, and more.