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Free clothing closets, school supplies, and furniture Sacramento County region.

Learn where to get free stuff in Sacramento and northern California, including Placer, El Dorado, and Yolo County. Low-income families will receive free clothes, appliances, free baby as well as school supplies or critical furniture items. There is help available from thrift stores, free furniture or local clothing closets. Find free clothes and furniture near you in the Sacramento CA area and surrounding counties.

There are free items for low income families, migrant workers, single mothers and the elderly among others. While most of the stuff is given away for free, some locations, such as thrift stores, will give free vouchers. Locate free clothes for work, school supplies for kids from Grade K-12, Chromebooks, couches, fridges or washers-dryers and more. Some charities will sell gently used goods to families at a low cost. Some non-profits in Sacramento may provide vouchers that people can use to buy their clothing or needy supplies.

No matter where you live, the free local clothing closets, thrift stores, and distribution centers often rely upon donations from the public. Families, children, students and teenagers will be able to benefit from new or used, but free, school clothing, work uniforms, shoes, birthday toys and gifts, furniture, and other household goods. Free clothing banks as well as furniture banks are also helpful for newcomers in the area, whether immigrants who speak Spanish or migrant farm workers.

Places for free stuff in Sacramento, Placer, Yolo and El Dorado County

Abundant Life Fellowship
 3129 Penryn Rd, Penryn, CA 95663. Phone number is (916) 783-1989
The non-profit serves Placer County and Roseville California. Will give free clothing and maybe food as well. Clothes and free furniture includes shoes, uniforms for work or school, diapers, kitchen tables, pots and pans, beds, and more.

Assistance League of Sacramento
Address -  2751 Fulton Ave, Sacramento, CA 95821. Dial (916) 488-0828
Has both senior and children programs. A main one is Operation School Bell, or OSB. This helps children and students (from elementary to high school) in Folsom Cordova Unified School District, Sacramento County Unified School District, the San Juan District, and one school in the Washington. Students can get free back to school supplies, shoes, books, book bags, laptops, school clothes or uniforms.




Capitol City Adventist Community Services
Main location is 6701 Lemon Hill Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95824. Phone number - (916) 381-5353

Christmas Cheer, Inc.
1120 3rd Street, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. Dial (530) 542-4934
This clothing closet is for El Dorado County. The non-profit is supported by donations and fund raisers. Runs a community-wide distribution of Christmas dinner baskets, free toys, gifts, and more for each child at Christmas. Also has meals and food, free clothing year round, and small household goods. Some birthday gifts may be offered too.

Salvation Army Centers
Not only do they sell low cost goods, but some free gift cards or stuff can be given out too in a crisis. Holiday meals or Christmas/birthday toys, uniforms or book bags for school, shoes, furniture, and more. Staff also help job seekers as well as farm-workers with their basic needs. A major focus is on helping students from K-12 get free back to school supplies, Chromebooks, backpacks and other goods. Continue with Salvation Army assistance programs in Sacramento.

Clothes Closet - Elk Grove Community Assistance Network
9892 Kent St, Elk Grove, CA 95624. Call (916) 685-8453
Free stuff offered ranges from clothes for general use to shoes, boots, and winter attire. Migrant workers, single moms, and students in school can all get help.

Sacramento Food Bank, Clothing Closet & Family Services
Location is 1951 Bell Ave, Sacramento, CA 95838. Call (916) 456-1980
Referrals are processed local social welfare organizations, churches, non-profit organizations and hospitals.  They direct low-income families, people with no money and others to free furniture banks, clothing distribution centers and other resources in Placer, Sacramento and other counties.





This Is Pentecost (TIP) Fellowship Ministry - Daughters of Zion Enterpryz
Location of clothing closet is 6489 47th Street, Sacramento, CA 95823. Dial (916) 422-4962
Free clothes for people of all ages. Kids, adults, seniors and others will get various new or gently used items. There will be everything from winter coats to backpacks for students, school or work uniforms, boots, slacks jeans and other goods.

Furniture for Families of Sacramento County - A free furniture bank
Many goods are offered to the elderly, low income families, immigrants, and others. There can be couches, beds for kids, tables, kitchen supplies, car seats and more. There may even be some medical equipment like wheelchairs, crutches, and more or get a fridge or refrigerator or other free household appliances. Dial (916) 635-0664.

Shores Of Hope
Address: 110 6th St, West Sacramento, CA 95605. Phone: (916) 372-0200
A free clothing bank for Yolo and Sacramento County. Get shoes, adult or kid sizes clothes, free school supplies including backpacks and other items.

Union Gospel Mission Sacramento
Address: 400 Bannon St, Sacramento, CA 95811. Phone: (916) 447-3268
The homeless will get help. Sleeping blankets, tarps, haircuts, clothes and other social services.

Dress for Success Sacramento
The non-profit is at 4215 Norwood Ave #3B, West Sacramento, CA 95838. Main Phone: (916) 243-1282
For women only. The center provides free professional clothing for women to wear to interviews and job fairs.  Once a job is obtained, more free clothes are given out.

Elk Grove Food Bank Services
9892 Kent St, Elk Grove, CA 95624. Call (916) 685-8453

River City Clothing Banks
1800 28th Street. Sacramento, CA 95816. Phone - 916-446-2627
When available, free diapers for low-income parents or single moms, maternity or baby clothes, cribs and other aid - including food.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
Location is 2275 Watt Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825. Phone: (916) 972-1212
In general, sells gently used clothing, furniture, couches, household goods, appliances and more. There may also be books, antiques, desks for work, electronics such as computers, and mattresses of all sizes for sale.  Some people may get free items or vouchers for the stuff they need.

Family Resource Center - South Lake Tahoe
3501 Spruce Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. Number - (530) 542-0740
A number of assistance programs, public aid, and social services are administered or can be referred too. Apply for government or public aid such as Cal-Fresh. Or get referrals to clothing closets and places to turn to for free good, personal hygiene items and more.





First Baptist Church of North Sacramento
2601 Del Paso Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95815. Call (916) 922-9365

Clothes Closet - Orangevale 7th Day Adventist
5810 Pecan Avenue, Orangevale, CA 95662. Call the center at (916) 967-0405 or (916) 967-2838

SVDP of Sacramento County - Food Locker and Clothes Closet
1321 Anna Street, West Sacramento, CA 95605. Dial (916) 373-3318
A free furniture bank is part of the community services programs. Tables, beds, linens, small appliances, and more items are passed out as well as general clothes.

Glory Bound Street Ministry
4527 Parker Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95820. Dial (916) 452-7078

Saint Joseph's Church
Address: 32890 S River Rd, Clarksburg, CA 95612. Phone: (916) 665-1132
Free clothing items, vouchers and more. The Catholic Charities services Sacramento, Placer, and other counties. A major focus is on single mothers, women facing DV, and immigrants.

Green Valley Community Church - Clothing
3500 Missouri Flat Road, Placerville, California 95667. Telephone number is (530) 622-3231

Knights Landing Family Resource Center
9544 Mill St, Knights Landing, CA 95645. Dial (530) 735-1776
Lower income and struggling families in Yolo County can use the facilities at the non-profit for asset-based community development. Bilingual (Spanish) services are available as well, and can include referrals to parenting classes, case management, teen parenting support group, on-site mental health services for children, domestic violence, etc., and health insurance outreach. Other resources available include a clothes give-away closet, child resource information library, Woodland Youth Council and children's books.

Sacramento Southgate SDA Church - Saint Vincent
2299 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832. Phone - (916) 428-3027
Offers clothing, baby food/supplies, and more to the homeless and very low income. There are free blankets, hygiene items, school supplies for kids from single moms or immigrants, and more. Free baby diapers and wipes may be offered too. More on Saint Vincent in Sacramento.

Outsidethe Walls
Charity is at 4625 44th Street, Sacramento, CA, 95820. Call 916-245-0388
The non-profit has a free community closet offering new clothing. This will be sneakers, socks, underwear, jackets and more. There are also free furniture items or household goods on a first-come, first-serve basis.







Short Term Emergency Aid Committee (STEAC)
1712 Picasso Ave, Davis, CA 95618. Dial (530) 758-8435

Helping Hands - St. Vincent de Paul Folsom Conference
307 Montrose Drive, Folsom, California 95630. Call (916) 985-4630
Free clothing may be offered. Works with local churches and may have some financial aid if qualified. Emergency funds may be offered for rental expenses, utilities, and other basic living expenses. A low cost thrift store sells vintage goods, lights, coffee tables, and other furniture.


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