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Free clothing closets, school supplies and furniture Contra Costa County.

Clothing closets and furniture banks in the Contra Costa California region provide families with free goods, including household stuff, furniture, coats, school supplies, shoes, appliances, general clothes, and more. What is available at each center will vary based on donations from the community and the time of the year. Find free clothes and furniture near you in Contra Costa County.

In addition to clothing, social workers and volunteers will try to address other needs. Everything from free birthday toys to kids to books, school or work uniforms, or beds or couches for a home new may be offered. In addition, this can include referrals to government programs or other regional non-profits in Contra Costa County. Some of the clothing banks will also provide food, diapers, formula, furniture, fridges, washers or dryers, or similar items. Once again, this will vary be center and location.

Thousands of local families turn to the local thrift stores and the free clothing as well as furniture banks every year. Both free stuff or vouchers are given out. If you are struggling then please do no hesitate to ask for assistance. If not qualified, or the items you need are not offered, then find other sources of free stuff.

Where to get free stuff in Contra Costa County

Hillcrest Church
Address is 404 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill, California 94523. Telephone number is (925) 689-0550 or (925) 689-8260
An on site clothing closet offers free clothes to qualified people from the community. Goods are offered for people of all sizes. Other items passed out include bedding and linens to low income/homeless. in some cases, emergency furniture programs can help low income families, immigrants, and newcomers to Contra Costa County.

Antioch Ministerial Fellowship
Main address is 2507 San Jose Drive, Antioch, CA 94509. Dial (925) 757-1672
A free clothing closet and food pantry is offered. During the summer and fall volunteers work to offer students free back to school supplies, book bags, and other goods.




Primary location is 3106 Clayton Road, Concord, CA 94519. Call (925) 798-7227 or (800) 550-4900
Contra Costa families receive maternity and baby clothes, free pregnancy testing, diapers, baby formula and food donations. Also get information and referrals to help with other issues such as legal, medical, financial, and housing needs. Programs offered regardless of age, income, and religion.

St. Vincent De Paul Society
Main address is 2210 Gladstone Drive, Pittsburg, CA 94565. Call (925) 439-5060
This charity and its partner churches provide services including information, crisis management and referral. Free clothing may be offered as well low cost goods from a thrift store. The agency also helps people find a job and coordinates employment opportunities as well as on-the-job-training. Other goods include clothes for work or a job interview, including a suit, dress, uniform, or more or free school supplies for kids from grade K-12. Continue with St. Vincent de Paul assistance programs Contra Costa County.

  • St. Patrick of Society of St. Vincent de Paul is at 825 Seventh Street, Rodeo, CA 94572. Call (510) 799-4406
  • St. Agnes Church - St. Vincent De Paul Society is at 3966 Chestnut Avenue, Concord, CA 94521. Call (925) 689-0838. In addition to the furniture for a home or apartment, as well as clothes, they help people pay driver's license fees or register their car/
  • Queen of All Saints the location is 2390 Grant Street, Concord, CA 94520. Call (925) 609-5944. They are also part of the SVDP voucher program.
  • St. Isidore - St. Vincent de Paul is at 440 La Gonda Way, Danville, CA 94526. Call (925) 837-2122
  • Christ the King at 195-199 Brandon Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523. Call (925) 246-1131 or (925)682-2486 has free vouchers for clothes for both women and men.
  • Holy Rosary Church SVDP is another option. They only give free stuff to Antioch residents. Address is 21 East 15th Street, Antioch, CA 94509. Call (925) 757-0941





Leftovers Thrift Shop, part of the Contra Costa Crisis Center
Location is 2281 Olympic Boulevard, Walnut Creek, California 94595. Dial (925) 930-9393
The center sells to people, regardless of their income, used clothing, collectibles, jewelry, housewares, linens, and even books. Very low cost, yet only gently used, items are for sale. Anyone can shop. Get bargain housewares, electronics such as a computer, work or school clothes, jewelry, appliances, TV and other goods. Look here for other bargains at a thrift store.

The Salvation Army - Concord Corps
3950 Clayton Road, Concord, California 94521. Call (925) 676-6180
Free clothes for low-income families in Contra Costa County is available. May have free Christmas assistance including toys and gifts. School supplies such as backpacks and clothing may be offered too. The low income from Contra Costa may also qualify for emergency assistance for bills or other costs.

  • There is another place for free stuff or vouchers too. Antioch location of Salvation Army location is 4600 Appian Way, El Sobrante, CA 94803. Main number is (510) 262-0500. This non-profit offers many of the same programs as the Salvation Army indicated above, including free School Clothing, Tutoring Services, Camps, Utility Service Payment Assistance, Christmas Support, coats and shoes and more. A thrift store is on site too.

St Paul's Episcopal Church - CARE Center - Trinity Center
1888 Trinity Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94596. Call (925) 949-8712
They help homeless people. Clothes, a drop in center, showers, free hygiene stuff and other items are offered.

Love of my Life Ministries - Advocacy for the Poor Inc.
322 Harbour Way S, Richmond, CA 94801. Call (510) 620-9692
They help with job clothes. The Costra Costa County charity helps women, migrants, and teens get professional clothes for work or an interview. Boots, slacks, purses, briefcases, suits and other free professional attire is offered by the charity.

St Joan of Arc Parish Office
Address: 2601 San Ramon Valley Blvd, San Ramon, CA 94583. Main Phone: (925) 830-0600
The charity helps the poor, people with no money and unemployed. Free gift cards or vouchers to get clothes, financial help, food and other basic needs are offered.




Wardrobe for Opportunity
Primary address is  570 14th St #5, Oakland, CA 94612. Call (510) 463-4100
Receive free or low cost quality business clothing appropriate for the professional workplace, job interviews, or work with a specialist on career development support. Some basic furniture items may be passed out too, even including free laptops, desks, or educational type supplies.

Grace Bible Fellowship Church
Main address is 3415 Oakley Rd, Antioch, CA 94509. Dial Call (925) 522-2017

Contra Costa County and Bay area free furniture bank
The Make it Home charity help low income families, the underemployed, elderly, and people that are struggling. A bunch of free stuff may be given out. Furniture ranges from appliances to kitchen tables, beds, car seats, medical equipment, lamps, nightstands and much more. The goods will be gently used, but free to qualified families. They work with multiple agencies, including Seneca Family of Agencies, Social Services, Compass Family Services, Bridges of Hope, Bay Legal Services, and many others. Dial the Walnut Creek CA furniture center at 415.578.3205 for referrals.

Saint John Vianney
1650 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598. Main number is (925) 939-7911 x110
There is a free furniture bank and clothing closet. Get couches, desks, laptops or computers for work, linens, mattresses and more. Free general use clothes are offered too.

St. Catherine of Sienna - Catholic SVDP
The charity is at 606 Mellus St, Martinez, CA 94553. Dial (925) 228-2230
The charity, using volunteers and donations, helps struggling families. Clothes, free vouchers, food and other items are provided.

Homeless Resource Closet
400 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523. Call 925-655-1208
Homeless people will get free clothes as well as small furniture items if/when they move into a home in Contra Costa County. There will be socks, underwear, coats, sneakers, boots, jeans, and other goods. Kids of the homeless will get free backpacks or school supply items too.

Calli House: Homeless Shelter for Youth - CCHS
Address is 845-B Brookside Drive, Richmond, CA 94801. Dial (800) 610-9400 or (510) 236-9612

North Richmond Family Service Center - CCC EHSD
1535 Third Street, Suite D, North Richmond, California 94801. Call (510) 374-7111

GRIP - Souper Center, West County Resource Center
165 22nd Street, Richmond, CA 94801. Dial (510) 233-2141
Laundry Facilities are for low income families. There is also Clothing for work or year round use, Case/Care Management, free Personal Hygiene items including diapers and more is offered.







Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church
Location is 1753 Lacassie Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94596. Main phone number is (925) 937-3978

American Red Cross of the Bay Area - Contra Costa Service Center
Location 195 Brandon Rd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523. Dial (925) 603-7400 or (925) 603-7413
They only cover emergency - disaster situations. For people impacted by a disaster, such as a fire, flood, or other event, may be able to get help such as furniture, vouchers for clothing, shelter and more. Couches, beds, tables, appliances, and more is given out. The location partners with other agencies and government programs in Contra Costs and California too.


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