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Free clothes, school supplies and furniture in Waukesha, Jefferson, and Walworth County.

Clothing closets and furniture banks help the low income and people with no money in Waukesha County and surrounding areas. They give out free stuff including clothes, household furniture, back to school supplies for kids, appliances and more stuff. Find free clothes or furniture near you in Waukesha, Jefferson, Walworth, and Dodge County.

The charities, churches and non-profit help hundreds of struggling, unemployed, and working poor families each month. A main focus is on helping children and families that just need a little support to regain self-sufficiency or make it through a hardship. Qualified residents may receive free winter coats, shoes, school supplies, Chromebooks and even birthday toys or gifts. Learn more on where to get free birthday gifts.

Work attire may be passed out too, including medical informs, boots, free suits for an interview and other items. There are also free kitchen appliances, washers or dryers, and bedroom sets or family room furniture, such as a couch or desk.

While the free clothes and furniture distribution centers are located in Waukesha, Jefferson, Walworth, and Dodge, they may also have referrals to other nearby options. From time to time groups like the Salvation Army may also have food or free vouchers even for items such as a car, in addition to the clothing programs.

Where to get free stuff in Waukesha WI community

Saint Vincent De Paul Society Fort Atkinson
Address: 1525 Summit Drive, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin 53538-1525. Main phone number is (920) 568-1266
The Jefferson County center distributes low cost (or free) gently used clothing and household items to the needy and poor.

Lake Mills Inc. - Saint Vincent De Paul Society
Primary location is 720 East Lake Street, Lake Mills, Wisconsin 53551. Phone (920) 648-2800
May have gently used furniture, clothing, appliances, Christmas toys and much more. This charity supports the towns and cities of Johnson Creek, Lake Mills, Deerfield and Cambridge.

New Berlin Clothing Closet / Food Pantry of Waukesha County
14750 West Cleveland Avenue, New Berlin, WI 53151. Call (262) 789-8040 for hours.
When possible, the location will provide diapers and used clothing. However the main focus is on providing food. Other assistance includes free school supplies for children/families in need, holiday support (including Thanksgiving and Christmas), toys and more.




Saint Vincent De Paul Society Waukesha County
A Thrift Store and clothing center is at 818 W Sunset Dr, Waukesha, WI 53189. Telephone - (262) 547-3281
There are multiple parishes and locations with free or low cost clothes. The on-site thrift store may have low cost used clothing and household items or personal hygiene items. They help disabled people, seniors and the low income. Another site is at the St. Vincent De Paul Society, Oconomowoc Thrift Store. Main address: W359 N5848 Brown St., Oconomowoc, Wisconsin 53066. Call (262) 569-0761 for hours. Find other details on St. Vincent programs in Waukesha County.

Blessed Teresa Of Calcutta
Location of clothing center is W314 N7462 WI-83, Hartland, WI 53029. Call (262) 966-2191
This is part of St Vincent De Paul Society, and they give out free or low cost items. Furniture, clothes, sneakers, and more, including free school supplies for students and backpacks.

Sussex Area Outreach Services Resource Center
N64 W23760 Main St, Sussex, WI 53089. Phone: (262) 246-9860
This is a clothing and housewares bank for Waukesha County. Low income and working poor clients from the region may "shop" for what they need, which helps make the distribution site very efficient.

Lake Country Caring
Address: 603 Progress Dr, Hartland, WI 53029. Call (262) 367-6670
They provide free personal and household stuff. This includes linens, new clothes for work including for adults or kids, winter jackets and more in Waukesha County. There is also a free furniture bank with items such as a couch, mattress, fridge, washer or dryers and other appliances and furniture items.





Hope Center
Main address -  101 W Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186. Main number is (262) 549-8726
As resources allow, donated clothing will be passed out by the site to needy children, men, and women that live in Waukesha County Wisconsin. In addition to basic goods, the center may have professional attire available for job related needs, such as suits. Other goods offered can be free baby supplies, including play pens, car seats, strollers, etc. may be available. Qualified lower income new mothers may receive a layette for newborns.

Salvation Army
Main address is 445 Madison St, Waukesha, WI 53188. The thrift store/clothing center can be reached at (262) 547-7367
The Salvation Army is involved in passing out reasonably priced used clothing and household items. Some low-income families will get free clothes, including winter attire for seniors or children. Other resources include free Christmas items, school supplies, meals, and help for children and senior citizens.Free clothes and furniture in Waukesha, Jefferson, and Walworth County

Clothing Outreach Center
Location is 58 W Market St, Elkhorn, WI 53121. Dial (262) 245-6294
They give free clothes, vouchers, and support to low-income families or the unemployed in Walworth County.

The Community Space
834 E Milwaukee Street, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190. Phone number is 262-379-0187
The charity offers free clothing, household items, furniture, kitchen goods, and more. They have a food pantry. They also have a little free clothing and personal hygiene pantry in the vestibule that is open 24/7. The hours are very limited. This particular closet is involved in the collecting of clothing in good shape. They then will redistribute it, free of charge, to people and families in need. Boots, shoes, winter coats, and backpacks for schools are some of the items in high demand.

Helping Hands of America
They only help people in the  East Troy Community School District. Main address: 100 Hillbury Dr, East Troy, WI 53120. Phone: (262) 441-6185
Get everything from free back to school supplies for students to clothes, shoes, socks, uniforms for work or school and more items.


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