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Atlanta regional free clothing closets, school supplies, and furniture banks.

Charity agencies and churches provide free clothes or furniture in the Atlanta Georgia area. Find free household stuff or school supplies, beds, clothes for work, kitchen appliances and more  There is help from free clothing and furniture banks in Atlanta including the counties of Fulton, Cobb, DeKalb, Gwinnett and other. The support is focused on low-income persons, the elderly and seniors and it can help them become more self-sufficient as well as confident. The free clothes, furniture, laptops for online work or remote learning, back to school supplies for students, and work items lead to family stability.

The programs offered by each clothing clothing or furniture bank will vary, and depend heavily on donations from the community. Some of what is offered includes coats, shoes, book bags, uniforms and supplies for students. Certain clothing closets may also have items for infants or babies including formula, free diapers, and food. A special focus is on providing Christmas and holiday gifts and toys for children.

Locations are across De Kalb, Fulton County, and other regions in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area. Fee stuff is offered in multiple counties. Not only will they distribute or sell clothing or furniture such as beds, couches and more at a low cost to the needy, but many may provide vouchers for free items. Some centers also operate thrift stores for the general public. Or they offer furniture for free to low income families.

While not as common, some of the clothing closets can also help with other emergency needs, such as free gift cards for medical equipment. That type of help is very limited though and comes with restrictions.

Where to get free personal, work, or household stuff in Atlanta and nearby counties

Concerted Services Inc. is a leading non-profit community action organization in Georgia. The agency offers the unemployed, low income, and people struggling with an extensive amount of aid and financial support, including information on free new or gently used clothing, uniforms, work attire, back to school assistance supply programs and more. Job training and career services are offered too. Some direct assistance is offered, and other is provided by referrals. Also apply for public assistance such as food stamps or LIHEAP at these agencies.

  • Bacon County, 502 W. 12th St. Ste. 102A, Alma, Georgia 31510, call (912) 632-4288
  • Appling County Service Center, 57 Harvey St., Baxley, Georgia 31513. Dial (912) 367-5371 or (912) 367-6127
  • Evans County, Hwy. 280 East, George Neder Center, Claxton, GA 30417,. Phone (912) 739-1705
  • Jeff Davis County Service Center, 42 Jeff Davis St., Hazlehurst, GA 31539, (912) 375-2357
  • Candler County Service Center, 430 N. Roundtree St.,Metter, Georgia 30439. Call (912) 375-3603 or (912) 685-2580
  • Tattnall County, 111 Medical Arts Dr, Reidsville, GA 30453. Phone (912) 557-6032
  • Effingham County Service Center, 304 Hwy. 119 S., Springfield, GA 31329. Phone (912) 754-6910
  • Toombs County Service Center, 107 Old Airport Rd., Vidalia, Georgia 3047. Number is (912) 537-0453 or (912) 537-0453
  • Concerted Services, Inc., 2100 Riverside Ave., Waycross, GA 31501, (912) 285-6083
  • Ware County, 960 City Blvd C, Waycross, Georgia 31501. Phone (912) 283-8634
  • Bulloch County Service Center,  235 Granade St, Statesboro, GA 30458. Call (912) 489-1604

 

 

 

West Ebenezer Baptist Church
205 N. Chase St., Athens, GA 30606. Call (706) 613-9278

Emmanuel Thrift House of Clarke County
Address: 450 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30601. Phone - (706) 543-7047 or  (706) 395-6468
Sells items to the general public. Including clothing, furniture, household goods, and more. Low income families and those in poverty, with kids in school, can get free supplies. There is also household goods, like couches or beds, for someone leaving homelessness.

Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta
Address is 908 Murphy Avenue SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30310. Phone: 404-355-8530
Based on donations, hundreds of low income families, minorities, and poor families are assisted each year. There are mattresses, beds, couches, desks, computers, chairs and more. The charity also helps veterans with household supplies and even employment.

Atlanta Inner-City Ministry
1966 Lakewood Terr., Atlanta, GA 30315. Call (404) 622-7931

Atlanta Mission - My Sister's House also known as The Shepherd's Inn/TSI - The Men's Division
Address: 165 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30313. Call (404) 367-2493
A major focus in on self-sufficiency, meaning job and employment needs. Get free work attire, uniforms, boots for a job, as well as access to counseling. The homeless in Atlanta may be given underwear, socks, sleeping bags and a hot meal too.

Briarcliff Baptist Church
3039 Briarcliff Rd., NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30329. Dial the DeKalb County church at (404) 633-6103
This organization offers a free clothing closet for those in need as well as a food pantry.

Butler St. Christian Methodist Episcopal Church / Butler St. CME
23 Jesse Hill, Jr. Dr., SE, Atlanta, GA 30303. Telephone - (404) 659-8745

There are several Salvation Army centers around the greater Atlanta region and surrounding counties. The main locations are listed below. The assistance programs at each center will vary, and can changed based on circumstances including funding. Most locations have a clothing closet, and offer free Christmas assistance including toys, gift, shoes, and coats.

 

 

 

 

Other resources may include free back to school supplies for students from K-12. There is professional work attire for adults and more. Or get free small personal stuff, winter jackets, and warm balnkets. Salvation Army centers can also distribute food, summer meals, and maybe even funds for paying rent or electric bills. All of this is available in Atlanta, Fulton County and surrounding areas along with case management and referrals.

  • Dougherty County Service Unit, 304 W. 2nd Ave., Albany, GA, 1701, call (229) 435-1428 for intake
  • Glynn County Service Unit, 1624 Reynolds St., Brunswick, Georgia 31520, dial (912) 265-9381
  • Salvation Army - Cherokee County Service Unit, 121 Waleska St., Canton, Georgia 30114, call (770) 720-4316
  • Hall County Service Unit, 681 Dorsey St., Gainesville, GA 30503, Call (770) 534-7589
  • Bibb County Service Unit, 1955 Broadway Ave., Macon, GA 31206, (478) 746-8572
  • Baldwin County Service Unit, 420 S. Wilkinson St., Milledgeville, Georgia 31061, (478) 452-6940
  • Coweta County Service Unit, 670 Jefferson St., Newnan, GA 30263, (770) 251-8181
  • Camden and Charlton Counties Service Unit, 1909 Osborne Rd.
  • Saint Marys, GA 31558, telephone (912) 882-6658
  • Thomas County Service Unit, 514 North Madison St., Thomasville, Georgia 31792, (229) 226-3772
  • Salvation Army - Toccoa County Service Unit, 306 E. Franklin St., Toccoa, GA 30577, (706) 886-5293
  • Lowndes County Service Unit, 320 Smithland Pl., Valdosta, GA 31603, (229) 242-6440
  • Salvation Army - Toombs County Service Unit, 204 Jackson St., Vidalia, GA 30474, main number is (912) 538-8203
  • Houston County Service Unit, 305 Green St., Warner Robins, Georgia 31093, dial (478) 922-2226
  • Chatham County Service Unit, 3100 Montgomery St. 3000 Bee Rd., Savannah, GA 31405, (912) 651-7420
  • Find more financial assistance Atlanta Salvation Army.

Greater Community Mission Center
Pantry/Clothing closet at 406 Roswell St NE, Marietta, GA 30060. Phone: (770) 590-8510
The clothing closet and food pantry are open very limited hours. Clothes come in multiple sizes and can help everyone from single mothers with kids to the homeless or elderly.

Antioch Urban Ministries, Inc.
Address is 466 Northside Dr., Atlanta, GA 30318. Call (404) 524-9775
A variety of assistance programs are offered. There are clothes, substance abuse recovery items and counseling, sneakers, plus sized clothes and baby supplies too.

Toco Hills Community Alliance
The non-profit is at 1790 LaVista Rd., NE, St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, Atlanta, GA 30329. Call (404) 325-0677

Sisterhood Projects Foundation, Inc.
Location is 5715 Buford Hwy., Doraville, GA 30340. Dial (470) 621-1727
A major focus is on women, including single mothers, pregnant women, or teen moms. Free maternity or baby clothes, some small furniture items like a crib, parenting classes and other support. There is also a computer lab and educational supplies.

J. Grier Community Development Center Inc.
Address is 2245 Dilliard St., Tucker, GA 30084. Phone (404) 839-3524
Whether free clothes, gift cards, or job search assistance, the case workers help. There are also resume review sessions, adult educational supplies, school items and more.

Covenant House Georgia
Location is 1559 Johnson Rd., NW, Atlanta, GA 30318. Telephone (404) 589-0163

Global Leadership Christian Center
The clothing bank and job services are at 5351 Snapfinger Woods Dr., Decatur, GA 30035. Phone - (770) 686-3765
Clients can get everything from free mentoring to gasoline vouchers, adult clothing, pants, boots, slacks, dress shirts and more. There are also substance abuse support groups in the Atlanta area and food programs.

 

 

 

 

MUST Marietta - Ministries United for Service and Training
1407 Cobb Pkwy., Marietta, GA 30062. Dial (770) 427-9862
Job training and employment services are offered. Also get clothes for your job interview, including shoes, uniforms, and other work needs. There is a free computer lab, information on free laptop or Chromebook programs in the Atlanta region and other services.

Community Share Ministries - Polk County Thrift Store and Clothing Bank
910 S. Main St., Cedartown, GA 30125. Call (678) 901-3033
Whether furniture (beds, mattresses, desks, chairs) or appliances (dishwashers, refrigerators, AC units) or basic needs like clothes, they have low cost and/or (in a crisis) free items.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Atlanta
There are multiple locations, including in Chamblee, Fulton County, Atlanta, and nearby regions. Call (678) 892-6160 or (678) 892-6163
Numerous social services are offered by this charity and other churches. They include funds for paying bills, housing, clothing, and items like free Christmas and Thanksgiving  meals and gifts. They offer GED programs, free books or educational supplies and clothes for olds or students. ESL and other classes are offered too. A leading social service agency in the Cobb and Fulton County region.

Christian Outreach Ministry
2183 N. Elm St., Commerce, GA 30529. Dial (706) 335-6084

Someone Cares, Inc. of Atlanta
Address - 1950 Spectrum Cir. Ste. A 140, Marietta, GA 30067. Call (678) 921-2706

Latin American Association - North Outreach Center
128 Lawrenceville St., Norcross, Georgia 30071. Phone number is (678) 205-1018
They help immigrants, migrant workers and Spanish speakers among others. Whether free clothes, a box of food, or tools for work or a job, help is offered.

Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency / ACSS Atlanta Employment Readiness Program
18 William Holmes Borders Senior Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30312. Dial (404) 874-8001
Can help people find a job, and prepare for interviews. Can distribute professional work attire, suits, dresses, and more for clients. Case managers also offers a number of career counseling programs. There are also briefcases, gas vouchers, and other job resources in the greater Atlanta region.

Atlanta City Baptist Rescue Mission
Main address: 316 Peters St., SW, Atlanta, GA 30313. Phone - (404) 577-3409
Mostly focuses on the homeless and very low income. Meals, housing, shelter, bedding, clothing, blankets, and more is on site from a food pantry and clothing closet.

Dwell with Dignity
They are a local furniture bank and “safety” charity. There is both design services in the Fulton County and Atlanta region and household needs. The furniture bank is aimed at helping people escape poverty as well as helping the frail keep their home safe to live in. Call 211.

Latin American Association - Atlanta Outreach Center
Address: 2750 Buford Hwy., Atlanta, GA 30324. Call (404) 638-1800
Hispanics, immigrants, and other can get help. Free clothes, belts, shoes, and work uniforms are offered along with case management. Kids can get back to school supplies, tablets, pens, pencils and more as resources allow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Midtown Assistance Center, Inc.
613 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308. Phone (404) 681-5777
Clothes for men is offered. They also offer resources such as rent and utility assistance as well as a free food pantry assistance for low-income households living in Fulton County. The non-profit only covers the zip codes of 30303, 30308, 30309, 30312, 30313, 30314, 30315 and 30363. Other assistance from MAC clothing bank includes assistance with Georgia identification cards, MARTA transit passes for employment, free clothing items for men, and referrals to other agencies.

Norcross Cooperative Ministry
500 Pinnacle Ct, Norcross, GA 30071. Phone (770) 263-8268
Free holiday programs are offered in the region for children. Other items include clothing, personal hygiene products, and financial help for bills as well. Get summer clothes, winter jackets, boot, gloves and maternity items. The free clothing closet is for kids, infants and adults. Some small furniture items may be offered too.

Manna House Ministries
1210 Patriot Dr., Rincon, GA 31326. Dial (912) 826-2037
Kids can get pens, pencils, shoes, hats, and other items they need for school. Adults may receive warm winter or light summer clothes, jeans, slacks, dresses, and more. The charity can address poverty from education and employment.

Lilburn Cooperative Ministry - Gwinnett County
Main address - 5329 Five Forks Trickum Rd., Lilburn, GA 30047. Phone - (770) 931-8333

Duluth Cooperative Ministries - Hands of Christ
3395 Fox St., Duluth, Georgia 30096. (770) 623-9563
Free clothing, school supplies, and more. Also apply for public aid such as food stamps, WIC, or LIHEAP. Or get small free household stuff, like pots and pans, kitchen utensils, small appliances and the link.

Fellowship of Faith Church, International
Address: 2553 Connally Dr., East Point, GA 30344. Telephone - (404) 346-1162

Fayette Samaritans, Inc.
126 Hickory Rd., Fayetteville, GA 30214. Call (770) 719-2707

Lowndes Associated Ministries to People
Address:  714 Charlton St, Valdosta, GA 31601. Phone - (229) 245-7157
Items may include clothing, baby supplies, work attire, and more. Single moms or dads can get diapers and other baby supplies, like a car seat or crib. Young kids may get books, shoes, and other learning type items.

Park Avenue United Methodist Church
100 E. Park Ave., Valdosta, Georgia 31602. Call (229) 242-3562
This non-profit charity agency provides general clothing to persons in need.

LAMP Ministries, Inc.
P.O. Box 5637, Gainesville, GA 30504. For information, dial (770) 783-1272
Seniors, the disabled, and the low income are clients. Based on donations, items available range from free clothes for work or school to college books, diapers for low income parents, kitchen tables or chairs (along with other furniture), and more. Some items are sold at a low price and others are free.

Greene County Christian Outreach
Thrift store and clothing bank address - 402 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA 30642. Call (706) 454-0250

Liberty County Manna House
306 Memorial Dr., Hinesville, Georgia 31313. Telephone number is (912) 368-3660

 

 

 

 

Open Door Community
910 Ponce de Leon Ave., NE, Atlanta, GA 30306. (404) 874-9652
May have some meals for Christmas as well as other free holiday assistance, including clothing. A major focus is on ex-prisoners.

Community Helping Place
Location is 1127 GA-52, Dahlonega, GA 30533. Call (706) 867-9621
A free clothing bank is on site. Everything from clothes for work or school to household supplies, diapers, maternity items, and more is offered. Free vouchers may be offered for shopping too.

Columbia Drive United Methodist Church
2067 Columbia Dr., Decatur, Georgia 30032. Phone - (404) 284-4151
Provides clothing, bedding, meals, shelter, and more to the very low income and homeless.

24/7 Gateway Center
275 Pryor St., SW
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 215-6600
They help kids, single moms, and seniors get the clothes and household supplies they need. Whether it is shoes, books, or other free supplies for an elementary age kid or warm winter coats for seniors, help is offered in Fulton County.

Action Mission Ministry, Inc.
18 William Holmes Borders Dr., NE c/o Wheat Street Baptist Church
Atlanta, Georgia 30312
Telephone: (404) 659-4328
This charity organization offers a clothing closet, free food pantry, USDA & SNAP programs, spiritual counseling and inspirational services to the needy in Fulton County.

Cascade Community Services, Inc.
Main address: 3144 Cascade Rd., SW
Atlanta, GA 30311
(404) 691-4360
This agency offers an array of services to the low income. Some examples include but are not limited to clothing closet, tutoring, and financial assistance for low income families and individuals.

Every Woman Works, Inc.
100 Hannover Park Rd. Ste. 200
Atlanta, GA 30350
Telephone: (770) 998-3392
Professional work attire including clothing, in particular women. Also access employment services such as resume reviews, career counseling, and more.

First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta
Location is 1328 Peachtree St., NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 228-7746

Pavilion of Hope
2501 Park Central Boulevard
Decatur, Georgia 30035
Phone number is 404-491-1639
This is a free regional furniture banks. There are free household items for veterans, ex-convicts, the disabled, low income, and others. There are beds, kitchen pots and pans, appliances, tables, lamps, and more - both gently used and new furniture based on donations. There are also job programs, transportation (used cars) and other services.

Providence Missionary Baptist Church
2295 Benjamin E. Mays Dr., SW
Atlanta, GA 30311
Telephone - (404) 752-6869

Southwest Ecumenical Emergency Assistance Center, Inc./SWEEAC
Address: 1040 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 246-6834

StandUp for Kids - Atlanta
83 Walton St. Ste. 100
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(888) 365-4543
Mostly offers items for children, infants, and students. Free school clothing, shoes, backpacks, and holidays items such as toys.

Christian Aid Mission Partnership/ C.A.M.P.
6289 Veterans Memorial Hwy. #12-A
Bldg. 12
Austell, GA 30168
Main number is (770) 819-0662
Not matter the religion, Fulton County and Atlanta area families can be given free items. Clothes, hygiene supplies, shoes, backpacks, and other school supplies may be given out.

Northeast Church of Jackson County
Address: 2001 Cherry Dr.
Braselton, Georgia 30517
(706) 654-3205

Abundant Life Fellowship COG
103 Buckingham Pl.
Brunswick, GA 31525
Main number is (912) 265-6634

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loaves and Fishes Ministry
4265 Norwich St.
Brunswick, GA 31520
Dial (912) 265-4974 for hours
This non-profit agency offers a clothing closet and food pantry to anyone in the community who might need it. Hot meals, emergency food boxes and more is offered.

North Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry
4395 Commerce Dr.
Buford, Georgia 30518
Call (770) 271-9793 for information
In addition to clothing, may have limited funds for emergency needs, such as money to prevent an electric disconnection or funds for rent if facing homelessness. Or learn about low income health care and services such as Medicaid.

MUST Cherokee - Ministries United for Service and Training
141 Marietta Rd.
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 479-5397
This agency offers array of advice, services, referrals and aid to persons and families in crisis while maintaining their dignity.

First Baptist Church of Commerce
Main address: 1345 S. Elm St.
Commerce, Georgia 30529
(706) 335-4083

Beacon for Christ Ministries, Inc.
P.O. Box 82115
Conyers, GA 30013
Dial (678) 793-3347 to reach the Rockdale County church

Resource Center for Community Action, Inc.
3940 Hwy. 20 SE
Conyers, GA 30013
(770) 760-1346

Abba House, Inc.
6800 Dahlonega Hwy.
Cumming, GA 30028
Main phone - (678) 208-2000

Joseph's Storehouse - Dekalb County
4650 Flat Shoals Pkwy.
Decatur, GA 30034
(404) 826-9316
Provides a food pantry, clothing closet, holiday meals to the community. May sell furniture or other items too.

Oakhurst Presbyterian Church - Family Support Center
Address: 118 2 Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030
Telephone - (404) 378-6284

Warehouse of Hope, Inc.
100 Hunter Rd.
Douglasville, GA 30134
(770) 489-0509

Georgia Department of Human Services / Division of Family and Children Services DFCS - Fayette County DFCS
905 Hwy. 85 S.
Fayetteville, Georgia 30215
Call (770) 460-2555 for services
The state of Georgia’s main government agency. Programs support the unemployed, seniors, and working poor. Get information on clothing closets, government resources in Georgia such as food stamps, school uniforms or other free items, home health care, and more.

Spirit of Joy Christian Church Food Bank
5526 Hog Mountain Rd.
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Call (678) 316-9230

Christian Emergency Relief Foundation/CERF
Address: 307 E. Third St.,
Jackson, GA 30233
Call (770) 504-9013

Divine Faith Ministries International of Clayton County
9800 Tara Blvd.
Jonesboro, GA 30238
Call (770) 603-0025

Africa America Crisis Assistance Network, Inc./AACAN
P.O. Box 440151
Kennesaw, GA 30160
Address is (678) 467-7202

New Life Shops
440 S. Lee St.
Kingsland, GA 31548
Call (912) 510-0387
Sells and distributes items to the public and low income. Some vouchers may be available for free products, including household goods and clothing.

First Baptist Church of Lawrenceville
165 Clayton St., SE
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046
Telephone - (770) 963-5121
Regardless of religion, this ministry offers a wide range of services to residents in the community including furniture provision, a food pantry, and clothing closet.

Signs & Wonders, Inc.
Address is 120 S. Perry St.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Call (770) 962-0470

 

 

 

 

First Baptist of Mableton - Lighthouse Community Ministries, Inc.
5385 Church St.
Mableton, Georgia 30126
Telephone: (770) 948-2687

Sconiers Homeless Preventive Organization, Inc.
Main address is 126 Hwy. 138
Riverdale, GA 30274
(404) 454-3554
Blankets, sleeping bags, and even free hot meals for the homeless in the region.

North Fulton Community Charities, Inc.
11270 Elkins Rd.
Roswell, GA 30076
Telephone (770) 640-0399
Some of what may provided includes clothing, baby formula, and related supplies. The agency will focus on families with children and senior citizens.

Community Assistance Center, Inc./CAC
Address: 1130 Hightower Tr.
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
(770) 552-4015

Sandy Springs United Methodist Church
86 Mt. Vernon Hwy., NW
Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328
(404) 255-1181

Christian Revival Ministries
Address: 2020 Bull St.
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 233-3545

Old Savannah City Mission
2414 Bull St.
Savannah, GA 31401
Dial (912) 232-1979
Low income families, the elderly, and homeless can stop by or call for help. Shelter, meals, free clothing and other supplies are offered.

Savannah Baptist Center, Inc.
704 Wheaton St.
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 232-1033

R.E.A.C.H. Community Development Center, Inc.
6212 B Memorial Dr., Pentecostal of Stone Mountainn
Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083,
Main phone - (404) 931-7858
Find everything needed for a home from this combination thrift store and low cost clothing closet. Get assistance for elementary, high, or middle school kids. There are free birthday gifts, backpacks, and other back to school items.

Real Life Center, Inc.
382 Senoia Rd.
Tyrone, Georgia 30290
Telephone (770) 631-9334

 

By Jon McNamara

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