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Free clothing closets, furniture banks and school supplies Dakota County.

Get free clothes, furniture and other stuff from charities, churches and non-profits in Dakota County. Clothing closets and furniture banks giveaway free items to low-income families, single parents and seniors. There are also back to school supplies, winter coats and appliances. Get free clothes or furniture near you in Dakota County.

Depending the applicant's income as well as what has been donated to an agency, the family may be provided free items or they will be able to buy clothes or school supplies at a reduced rate or using free vouchers. Or some low income families or people on EBT in the county as well as Hastings or Lakeville MN area will get free furniture, couches, fridges, computers bedding, household goods, or a tablet. Read more on free tablets with EBT.

One main goal is to ensure that children have winter coats or school backpacks or get free supplies, and that job seekers have clothing for work or an interview. Or a low income family or single mom moving into a home or apartment can turn to a free furniture bank for help to get linens, lights, a dishwasher or dryer and more. So this means the focus is on provided residents with what is needed for long term stability. The clothing closets are not places to turn to for everyday shopping.

If a Dakota County resident does not qualify for free items, then they can turn to a bargain thrift store for discounts. Those locations are open to anyone, and there are no income or other qualifications. These locations also have a wide range of goods, such as birthday toys, furniture, vintage supplies, appliances, electronics, and hygiene items.

Get free stuff for low-income families in Dakota County

The Salvation Army of Hastings
1110 Vermillion St, Hastings, Minnesota, 55033. Call (651) 319-0329
A free clothing closet and thrift store are on site. There is everything from back to school supplies to Adopt a family Christmas assistance. Birthday toys, free clothes, and basic needs for low income families is combined with emergency financial aid. Free school items may be book bags, backpacks, pens, pencils, uniforms, Chromebooks for kids in Dakota County schools and more.




  • Burnsville Salvation Army is another option. Address 14101 Irving Ave S, Burnsville, MN 55337. Phone: (952) 435-8403 or call (952) 435-7462. Programs include clothes, birthday toys and gifts, meals, and school uniforms for children. There is a free clothing closet, vouchers for people with no money and other programs.

Eagan Goodwill Retail Store
Location is 1247 Northwood Pkwy, Eagan, Minnesota, 55121. Call (651) 994-7907
A low cost thrift - retail store sells overstock items, based on donations. There is also help for the unemployed, work attire, and counseling services. Get suits for works, boots, uniforms and other items - so of which may be free for job seekers.

Peace Church - Adult Clothing and Toiletries
2180 Glory Dr, Eagan, Minnesota, 55122. Telephone - (651) 454-4542
Everything from free diapers to soup, shampoo, and work clothes are provided by the charity. There may be razors, soap, detergent, and other hygiene goods.

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul of Dakota County has various assistance programs. They include free food, a clothing and furniture bank as well thrift store. Programs help the poor, unemployed, single moms or dads, immigrants and anyone in need. Whether it is free winter boots or a coat, a bed for a child to sleep on, or even free birthday toys for children, help may be offered. More St. Vincent de Paul Dakota County assistance programs.

Hastings Family Service
Address is 301 2nd St E, Hastings, Minnesota, 55033. Call (651) 437-7134
Emergency funds for housing or utilities is combined with basic needs, such as clothes for work. Clients are low to moderate income as well as working poor. Dakota County job seekers can get dresses, slacks, blouses, and other clothing items. There are also backpacks and free school supplies as well as a free furniture distribution bank on site.





Free furniture banks that serve Dakota County are as follows. While they are not right in Hastings, but nearby area, the locations include Bridging (phone 952-888-1105) as well as Stone Soup Thrift Shop (dial (651) 458-9786). There may be beds, couches, kitchen tables, TVs, air conditioners, and many other households items and furniture vouchers. There will be laptops, desks for students or at home workers and other free stuff in Dakota County.

Caring Hearts in Action, MN
A free clothing distribution center is at 423 3rd St, Farmington, MN 55024. Phone: (651) 333-9027
Get free clothes, winter coats, vouchers, sneakers, underwear and more. The homeless in Hastings County, working poor and others will get help.

Sleep In Heavenly Peace
4243 Ginger Cove Pl, Colorado Springs, CO 80923. Phone: (844) 432-2337
Free or affordable stuff, including furniture, kitchen supplies, utensils, washers or dryers, couches and more. Free clothes and furniture Dakota County MN

Catholic Charities Dorothy Day Center
(651) 647-2350
This church based group also supports Dakota County. Items may be cribs, diapers, free infant car seats for new low income parents, and more. A major focus is on immigrants and single mothers. The non-profit only helps senior citizens in Dakota County. Free adult diapers and medical equipment is offered too.

Rios De Agua Viva Church of God
16108 Harmony Path, Lakeville, MN, 55044. Call (507) 412-1766
Personal hygiene items, clothes, boots, winter coats, and more are available from the charity.

Community Action - 360 helps job seekers as well as students. The items may be suits, dresses, books, bags, laptops, school supplies and professional work attire. There may also be free gasoline vouchers and job placement programs. More on Contact 360 Communities programs.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
Address of distribution center is 13901 Fairview Dr, Burnsville, Minnesota, 55337. Call (952) 435-8102
The Mission Outpost clothing closet has free clothes, linens, food, toiletries, diapers, furniture, and baby supplies to struggling Dakota County families.




Used-A-Bit Shoppe
Thrift store address: 624 Water St S, Northfield, MN 55057. Main Phone: (507) 645-1399
A low cost thrift store is available for Dakota County residents. Clothes, Christmas toys, vintage furniture, and more is available on site. There will be bedding, couches, pots and pans and free emergency vouchers for some clients.


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