Collin County and Plano free clothing closets, school supplies and furniture.

Numerous charities and churches in the Collin County provide free school supplies to students ,clothes, household items like furniture and more. Most of the assistance is from clothing closets and thrift stores. The centers can provide basic needs and support to low income families, the jobless, children, and others. Clients may be given free clothes or furniture. Some special programs give out birthday gifts, free back to school supplies, and other household items too. Free or gently used items may be passed out as supplies allow.

The regional thrift stores and clothing centers rely on donations and volunteers from the community. Many local fund raisers occur. Also, contributions come from businesses and people in the Collin County Texas community. If you can donate or volunteer, please do so. Some of what may be needed includes school supplies, gently used clothing such as shoes or school supplies, shoes, diapers, furniture and personal hygiene goods. Some non-profits or churches may have some financial assistance as well for the poor and very low income.

Seasonal programs, including around Christmas, can help Plano and McKinney Texas families too. They may have clothes, toys, gifts, or vouchers for needy and in particular children from poor families.

First Presbyterian Church - Plano Clothes Closet
Address 1500 Jupiter RD
Plano, Texas 75074
Call 972-424-7844
The non-profit/charity church provides the needy with small household items and clothing. This may be offered to Plano Texas low-income families and also those who are part of Hopes' Door.

Samaritan Inn
1710 N McDonald St
McKinney, TX 75071

May have limited amounts of used clothing and limited furniture to the needy, children, and seniors. They also offer free school items, including backpacks, notebooks, shoes, pens, and the like. Some Christmas goods may be provided too, including to single moms or dads.





Lifesource Ministries
Main address is 1815 W. 15th ST
Plano, TX 75075
Main phone number is 972-633-0165
Provides the poor and struggling with clothing assistance, food, and even electric bill help.

Frisco Family Services Center
8780 Third ST
Frisco, Texas 75034
Open limited hours. However it does provide supportive services and basic needs to individuals and families. The non-profit does also operate a clothing closet and food pantry. It will try to make free clothing, furniture and vouchers available to Collin County families in need.

Professional work attire or outfits for a job interview may be offered. Other services are numerous, including financial assistance, budgeting, classes, and job fining workshops. Special programs are offered from time to time such as the holiday gift program, back to school fairs, and the free Thanksgiving program.

Assistance Center of Collin County
Location is 900 E. 18th ST
Plano, TX 75074
Clothing, shoes, back to school supplies and more if offered. Holiday aid includes Thanksgiving and Christmas programs. Find more information on Frisco Family Services assistance programs.





Salvation Army Of Collin County
Address: 3528 E. 14th St.
Plano, Texas 75074
Provides residents of the county with gently used clothing, furniture for a home or apartment, free household items, rent help, and medications. Other season programs in Christmas clothes and gifts from the Angel Tree as well as backpacks and other free school supplies. Students can be given uniforms or notebooks too.

Community Lifeline Center
Main location is 1601 N. Waddill  #102
McKinney, Texas  75069
For Collin County residents with an appointment, the non-profit will provide information and referral. Other support includes clothing, life and job skills training and more.

Metrocrest Social Services
Main location is 13801 Hutton DR
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Call 972-446-2100 for hours.
Some of what is offered includes back to school supplies, work or school uniforms and shoes and holiday assistance. Other goods include vouchers for gasoline for a job interview. They also help pregnant mothers with free diapers, wipes, hygiene items, and maternity clothes too.

Allen Community Outreach
Primary address is 801 E. Main ST
Allen, TX 75002
Telephone - 972-727-9131
The center offers clothing, referral and information.

Pilot Point Goodfellows
Main address is 1189 S. HWY 377
Pilot Point, Texas 76258
Residents of the Pilot Point, Aubrey, Cross Roads and Krugerville area can get food, clothing and medical services.





Plano Community Charity
2436 Avenue K
Plano, TX 75074
Provides the low income and needy with basic needs. Emergency programs offer gently used furniture, household supplies, and other items such as clothing. Other supplies are given to immigrants and the elderly as well.

Pregnancy Resource Center
Phone number is 214-905-9068
Assistance includes pregnancy testing, diapers, medical consultations, baby and maternity clothes, sonograms and pregnancy confirmation for Medicaid reasons. For checkups and more support, read more details on how pregnant woman can get help.


By Jon McNamara

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