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Free clothing closets, furniture and school supply programs in Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads area.

Low-income families in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia will receive free items including clothes, furniture for their home or apartment, diapers, back to school supplies and more. There is free stuff from clothing closets as well as furniture banks in the area, including Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and city of Virginia Beach. Charities, churches, and other agencies provide help. Find free clothes and furniture near you in Hampton Roads VA communities.

Assistance is for the low income, seniors, elderly and people with no money. There can be school supplies given out, work attire, clothing for the winter or summer months, clothes for adults or kids, and even furniture or free household supplies. Most of the distribution centers will try to provide items for free, however some locations (such as thrift stores) may sell the goods at a reduced price to the general public. Some centers may provide more than just clothes.

  • There will be appliances (including a fridge or freezer).
  • Charities provide free family or bedroom room furniture in Virginia Beach, including a couch, bed, mattress, lamps and similar items. Or get a laptop or desktop computer.
  • Free clothes in adult, kid size and others. There will be free stuff for single moms, cribs, car seats and other goods. Kids of homeless single moms are a priority, and more on help from government for single moms with no money.

Locations may have on site volunteers or case managers who will help individuals find a job, apply for government aid, or access other self-sufficiency programs. While most of the locations do rely on the generosity of people in the community, the closets may have items such as shoes, winter coats, school uniforms or bookbags or supplies, and more. Some household goods may also be available at the Virginia Beach centers as well.

Where to get free stuff in Virginia Beach area

Virginia Beach United Methodist Church
212 19th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451. Call (757) 428-7727 or (757)288-7653
Kids Closet can provide clothing for children and teenagers. It is operated by Virginia Beach United Methodist Church. There are also back to school giveaway events in which free shoes, backbacks, and other supplies are given to low income parents with children.




Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia - Clothing Ministry
1132 Pickett Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502. Phone: (757) 456-2366 or telephone: (757)422-9521
This is a center that offers free clothing items for the low income and needy. Items are collected, sorted, and distributed by volunteers and staff. There may be shoes, slacks, boots, and much more. Items are then distributed to the less fortunate in the Virginia Beach region.

Open Door Chapel
3177 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23452. Phone - (757)340-1441
The organization runs a thrift store and a free clothing closet for the low income, needy, and working poor. Goods are sold to the general public, including household goods, furniture, school clothing, and more. The furniture may include beds, couches, electronics, lamps, and many other items.

Bethany Christian Services of Hampton Roads
287 Independence Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Main number - (757)499-9367
Much assistance is offered for pregnant women and newborns. Some of the services include pregnancy counseling, post adoption services, maternity clothing, referrals to medical care for women who are pregnant and more. Some formula and free diapers may be offered too.

Potter's House
Address is 1709 Pacific Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451. Call (757) 428-3015 or (757) 428-7727
Free material items or financial aid. There is even a bicycle program at the ministry. Or get free clothes, food, work attire, hygiene goods and more.

Salvation Army- Hampton Roads Area Command
Location is 5525 Raby Road, Norfolk, VA 23502. Call (757)543-8100
A second location is at 203 West 19th Street, Norfolk, VA 23517. Dial ( (757) 622-3471.
A number of social services are offered. This includes food and clothing assistance. During the holidays free Christmas meals, gifts, and other aid may be offered. They also have back to school events for low income students from local Virginia Beach area schools. While more limited, financial assistance may be offered for basic needs such as rent or energy bills. More on the Salvation Army in Virginia Beach.

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul -Saint Matthew Catholic Church - Virginia Beach
Address is 3314 Sandra Lane, Virginia Beach, VA 23464. For referrals, the main office is at 757-420-6310
Everything from food to clothes, small furniture items, and other goods may be offered for free.





LINK of Hampton Roads, Inc.
10413 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601. Dial (757) 595-1953
Programs in Hampton Roads / Virginia Beach include a free furniture bank, clothing center and financial help. Get free stuff including a bed fed for a kid or couch for formerly homeless people. Or find work clothes, back to school supplies for students from K-12, socks, winter jackets and work items too.

Southeastern Tidewater Opportunity Project
5700 Thurston Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23455. Telephone number is (757)858-1360
A number of referrals and services are offered for the low income. This can include information on free clothing closets. They also administer crisis programs, food, and emergency financial assistance. Some resources are offered on short notice. The non-profit will offer modified clothing for veterans in the region. Continue with Southeastern Tidewater STOP assistance programs.

Kempsville Presbyterian Church
Address is 805 Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464. Main phone - 757-495-1913
There is a free clothing closet. They assist the needy, low income, and struggling with clothes and more.

Parc Shelter
Portsmouth, VA 23705. Phone: (757) 393-7848

PiN Ministry
1164 Millers Ln Suite A, Virginia Beach, VA 23451. Dial (757) 962-3567

Friends of the Elderly t/a FOTE Outreach & Community Services Program
Virginia Beach, VA. Call 757-431-0052 or (757)424-8800
The general public can access the free/low cost clothing closet. An application and intake process is in place as well. Individuals across the entire Hampton Road Community can apply for assistance, if they need help.

The Bridge Network of Churches - Norfolk Baptist Association
Address:  1407 Stephanie Way Suite F, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320. Call (757)938-9793 for intake
The center has some or all of the following. Free baby items (clothes, diapers, car seats, play pens, linens). Maternity items may be distributed as well. Students from elementary to high school may be given book bags, back packs, and many other items.

Office of Human Affairs
14302 Old Courthouse Way, Newport News, VA 23602. Dial (757) 886-7928
Low income and needy families may receive gently used clothing that is clean, new or used. Items will be in good condition. Aid is offered for children from needy families. Most of what is available is for job seekers in the Hampton Roads area.





Greater Faith House of Refuge
The address is 4633 Pembroke Lake Cir, Virginia Beach, VA 23455. Call (757) 401-9656
The clothing bank supplies clothing, hygiene products. housing essentials, and non-perishable foods for those who are in need.

Goodwill Super Thrift Store - Central and Coastal Virginia
1911 Saville Row, Hampton, VA 23666. Phone – (757)380-8504
A focus is on people who are looking for employment. The organization will work with individuals and help them achieve their highest degree of personal and economic independence. They distribute donated clothing, household and other items in several retail stores in the Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads area. They also provide referrals to the federal government.

Social Action Center - Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
Main address is 230 33rd Street, Newport News, VA 23607. Call (757)380-1574
The resources include a low cost thrift store and free clothing bank as well as food. Gift cards, vouchers, and other aid can help low income parents get a crib. A free furniture bank, as well as vouchers, are passed out in Newport News, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and other area. Get beds, fridges or kitchen appliances, washer and other goods.

There are diapers, maternity clothes, and other services available too. They also try to give students from low income families shoes, pens, pencils, and other items for the school year. A low cost thrift store sells furniture too.

South Norfolk Baptist Church
1101 Chesapeake Ave, Chesapeake, VA 23324. Phone: (757) 545-4505

Episcopal Church Of The Advent
9629 Norfolk Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503. Call (757) 587-0125

Union Mission Ministries
Main address - 5100 East Virginia Beach Boulevard, Norfolk, VA 23514. Dial (757)627-8686
The church offers free clothing, furniture, food, and other household goods to help individuals in crisis situations. Blankets, lines, and other goods may be passed out as well.

Children's Health Investment Program of South Hampton Roads
Main address: 1302 Jefferson Avenue, Chesapeake, Virginia 23324. Telephone – (757)543-9100
Services will allow any qualified low-income parent in the region to attend a safe-sleeping educational program and to receive a free Graco Pack n’ Play crib at no cost.







Soldier and Family Readiness (ACS)
601 Hines Circle, Newport News, VA. Telephone number is (757)878-1974

Church of the Advent COGIC
1097 Bells Mill Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23322. Phone: (757) 410-3081
Free clothes are for the poor, unemployed and low-income in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. Based on donations, get coats, hats, summer clothes, winter attire, boots, sneakers and more. A free back to school supply giveaway takes place each year too, with backpacks, pens, pencils and other items.


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