Arcola, PA
Child Care

Free diapers, clothing, formula plus free and reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 21 child care programs in the Arcola, Pennsylvania area.

Care.com

1 Miles Away

Arcola , PA 19420

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Services:
Care.com is a safe and trusted conduit that offers families and care providers in Arcola , PA 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 Arcola , PA.

Area Served:
Arcola , PA


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Adopt-A-Family, New Castle County

25 Miles Away

Claymont Community Center
3301 Green Street
Claymont, DE 19703
(302) 792-9538

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adoptafamilync@state.de.us

Services:
Provides programs for families in crisis or transition.

Emergency Assistance - provides emergency assistance to families faced with a crisis requiring monetary assistance such as shelter, utilities, medical care...

Adopt-A-Mom - provides care packages to families in need of baby care items for children up to 24 months, such as diapers, clothing and personal care items (does not provide furniture).

Adopt-A-Student - provides backpacks, new school supplies and gift cards for uniforms to children in need.

Holiday Program - October through December. Anonymously matches sponsors with families and individuals who do not have means to provide holiday gifts for immediate family. Sponsors asked to purchase gift certificates/gift cards to specific stores requested by family.

Clothing Closet - Free new and used clothing available to both adults and children.

Accepts donations throughout the year for support of programs.

Hours:
Clothing Closet open Wednesdays from 9:30 am - 12:00 pm (closed July & August)

Eligibility:
Needy families, disabled or elderly persons

Area Served:
Unspecified

Documents To Bring:
Referral from private or public social service agency necessary.



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Hockessin United Methodist Church Clothing Closet

29 Miles Away

7250 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 239-3030

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churchoffice@hockessinumc.org

Services:
Serves Hockessin and the greater Wilmington area. Provides clothing and household items (NO FURNITURE) to low and no-income individuals whose income is less than $25,000/year.

Clients may come once a month and fill one bag per family.

Referrals from agencies and /or for people burned out, locked out and in emergency situations also accepted.

Hours:
Clothing Closet: 1st and 3rd Tuesday 10:00-11:00 am; 1st Saturday 10:00-11:00 am; also by appointment based on need

Eligibility:
Individuals receiving public assistance or with income under $25,000.

Area Served:
Hockessin and the greater Wilmington area

Documents To Bring:
Referrals from public assistance programs, recovery programs, social workers.



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Salvation Army, Thrift Stores

30 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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Birthright of Delaware Inc

30 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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-- Martha Grimes




Saint Patrick's Center, Clothing Closet

30 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)



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Ministry of Caring, Distribution Center

30 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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Lutheran Community Services-Social Service Program

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

30 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



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Wilmington Senior Center, Village Thrift Shop

30 Miles Away

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

Visit Website

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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Shoes That Fit of Newark Delaware

30 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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