Alloway, NJ
Child Care

Free diapers, clothing, formula plus free and reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 25 child care programs in the Alloway, New Jersey area.

Care.com

1 Miles Away

Alloway , NJ 8001

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Services:
Care.com is a safe and trusted conduit that offers families and care providers in Alloway , NJ a chance to easily connect, share care giving experiences, and get advice. The company addresses the different care needs a family may go through the life cycle; be it child care, special needs care, tutoring, senior care, pet care, housekeeping and more. The service enables families to find and select the best care possible based on detailed profiles, background checks, and references for hundreds of thousands of mom and families.

Additional Services:
Low and reduced cost childcare in Alloway , NJ.

Area Served:
Alloway , NJ


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Salvation Army, Thrift Stores

15 Miles Away

107 South Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 654-8808

Services:
Operates thrift stores throughout the state under the Adult Rehabilitation Center programs.

16 Mount Vernon St., Smyrna.

Retail stores selling donated goods of clothing, appliances, furniture, toys, baby furnishings and household items.

Hours:
Hours at stores may vary.

Eligibility:
Open.

Area Served:
Unspecified

Documents To Bring:
Call or walk-in.



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-- Alexander Comfort




Birthright of Delaware Inc

15 Miles Away

1311 North Scott Street
Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 656-7080

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birthrightofdel@verizon.net

Services:
Provides free confidential client-centered services to pregnant women. Offer pregnancy testing and support counseling. Assists existing clients with maternity and baby clothes. NOT a clothing closet. Referrals for education, career training, doctors, adoption, maternity housing, financial and legal assistance are provided.

Eligibility:
Pregnant women and/or their families.

Area Served:
New Castle County

Documents To Bring:
Walk-ins are welcome.



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-- Pink Floyd




Saint Patrick's Center, Clothing Closet

15 Miles Away

107 East 14Th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 652-6219

Services:
St. Patrick's Center Clothing Closet distributes free clothing to needy families and individuals Donations welcomed.

Hours:
closet also open 1pm to 2pm

Eligibility:
Individuals and families in need of clothing

Area Served:
New Castle County

Documents To Bring:
Walk-in (for clothing closet)



We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
-- Loretta Scott




Ministry of Caring, Distribution Center

15 Miles Away

1410 North Claymont Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
(302) 652-0969

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info@ministryofcaring.org

Services:
Distributes clothing, furniture and home furnishings to the poor. The furniture and home furnishings are for those leaving shelters to establish their own homes.

Eligibility:
Needy people leaving shelters may receive furniture; anyone may have (or get) clothing.

Area Served:
New Castle County

Documents To Bring:
Call



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-- Garrison Keillor




Lutheran Community Services-Social Service Program

15 Miles Away

1304 North Rodney Street
Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 654-8886

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info@lcsde.org

Services:

Provides the following services:

  • Food Pantries- emergency food is distributed through locations in three churches. A three-day or extended supply can be provided with referral from social service worker.
  • Mobile Pantries which meet once a month
  • Monthly grocery distribution based on income qualification; membership required. (grocery clubs)
  • Produce: free distribution weekly, bi monthly or monthly depending upon site. 
  • Clothing: free distribution monthly at 3 different locations. 
  • Emergency Housing Assistance- Interest free loans for security deposit/ rent or delinquent mortgage. (grants possible)
  • HOME- Minor home repairs and maintenance for elderly or disabled. It does not do any roofing, plumbing, or electrical work.
  • LIFT- Transportation to medical appointments for residents of Luther Towers only.

Eligibility:
Housing assistance: Must be able to afford rent & living expenses.

Area Served:
Northern New Castle County

Documents To Bring:
Call; Social Service worker must make a referral for extended LIFE program.



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-- Walter Lippmann




Evangelistic Temple of Truth Church, God's Giving Tree Clothes Closet

15 Miles Away

307 South Franklin Street
Wilmington, DE
302-654-0190

Services:

Provides seasonal clothing for Men, Women and Children. (Selection is limited to 5 articles of clothing per person; can visit clothing closet twice per month)


Hours:
3rd and 4th Tuesday's of the month; 9am - 11:00am (closed Holidays and in the event of bad weather)

Eligibility:
Open

Area Served:
New Castle County

Documents To Bring:
Address form required for intake



Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.
-- B F Skinner




Wilmington Senior Center, Village Thrift Shop

15 Miles Away

1900 Tatnall Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
302-651-3429

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info@wilmingtonseniorcenter.org

Services:
Accepts and sells donated furniture, clothing and household items at affordable prices.

Eligibility:
Open to the public

Area Served:
New Castle County

Documents To Bring:
Unspecified



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-- Herbert N. Casson




Shoes That Fit of Newark Delaware

15 Miles Away

Wilmington, DE
Check School D

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Services:

Shoes That Fit of Newark Delaware is the local chapter of the National organization of Shoes That Fit.  They are a children's non-profit organization whose mission is to help build the self-esteem of school children in need by providing them with new shoes and clothing, enabling them to attend school in comfort and with dignity.

The programs that they sponsor are: 

            Onsite Clothing Closet Program 

            School Uniform Scholarship Program

            Winter Clothing Scholarship Program 

            Adopt a Child Clothing Sponsorship Program

(supporting various public and parochial schools - view list online)


Hours:
call schools during day hours M-F; website available 24/7

Eligibility:
School children in need of shoes and clothing.

Area Served:
School Districts/Community Centers listed on website

Documents To Bring:
Go on website or check with your school district.



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-- Rush Limbaugh




Kingswood Community Center, Clothes Closet

15 Miles Away

2300 Bowers Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
(302) 764-9022

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Services:
Clothing Closet for Northeast Wilmington residents and surrounding communities to enable them to achieve their potential for economic, social and personal well-being.

Eligibility:
Northeast Wilmington residents and surrounding communities

Area Served:
New Castle County

Documents To Bring:
Yes, call for details



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Grace United Methodist Church

15 Miles Away

900 Washington Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 655-8847

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grace@gracechurchum.org

Services:
**TUESDAY AFTERNOON ONLY** Referrals to area food closets; clothing orders filled, referrals to area shelters for emergency housing. (No assistance with rent and/or utilities).

Hours:
TUESDAY ONLY: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Eligibility:
Case by case basis

Area Served:
Zip codes 19801, 19802, 19805, and 19806

Documents To Bring:
Sign up: Tuesday 12:30 -- NO phone calls, walk-in TUESDAY ONLY



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