When you need fresh clothing, or want to dress for success at an upcoming job interview but have little or no money, there are agencies that provide free new and gently used clothing in the Los Angeles region.
The Bethel Food Bank Outreach Clothes Closet provides clothing for men, women and children of all ages. The amount and sizes available depend on donations. Also provided, when available, are diapers, shoes and small housewares.
First and Third Sunday of the month, 11:00am to 3:00pm.
Services are targeted to individuals who are experiencing a financial crisis.
The Loaves and Fishes offers diapers when available and clothing. Diapers are only for people receiving clothing, and homeless people can get for clothing every 14 days, but anyone else gets clothing every 30 days.
There are volunteer opportunities available for anyone who wants to help.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10:00am to 1:30pm.
Low-income and/or homeless individuals and families who live in Van Nuys zip codes 91343, 91401, 91402, 91403, 91405, 91406, 91411, 91423, 91436, 91316, 91605 and 91607; North Hollywood; Panorama City; Sherman Oaks; and Encino.
ID for all family members and proof of address are required.
The St Robert Center offers, for homeless people, personal care items and clothing when available.
There are volunteer opportunities for anyone who wants to help.
Saturday, 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Services are available for residents of the Santa Monica, Venice, West Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Culver City areas, including Malibu, Topanga, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood and Bel Air. People who are undocumented or homeless are also eligible for assistance.
The Long Beach Community Services Center provides personal goods to those in the Long Beach area. When donations allow, diapers can be provided. The program provides toothbrushes, razors, facial creams, and other supplies when available.
Volunteers are appreciated.
Monday and Wednesday, 9:30am to 12:00pm and 1:30pm to 3:00pm.
The South Bay/Long Beach Center provides personal goods for those living in the Long Beach/Harbor and South Bay area. Services include personal/grooming supplies. Service availability depends on donations.
Volunteers and donations are appreciated.
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.
Los Angeles County
Volunteer Opportunities, Toiletries, Clothing
Homeless Service Center
404 S Lincoln Blvd Venice, CA 90291 (310) 399-6878
The Homeless Services Center provides, for babies, formula, baby food and diapers.
They offer used clothing for low-income people by referral from the Family Center, Senior Services, or other programs, and homeless people are given used clothing as needed through the Homeless Service Center's Outreach Program.
For people who want to help, there are volunteer opportunities available.
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 8:00am to 4:00pm;
Wednesday, 8:00am to 12:00pm;
Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm.
Picture ID is preferred, but not required; proof of residence and proof of income are required.