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Free Clothing


Partnerships with local thrift stores make it possible for area residents needing assistance to receive free clothing. Attire for the entire family can be found at a number of different thrift shops in the area. While there are no eligibility requirements for this program, some locations require a voucher. See this Thrift Stores list for a printable version.

DONORS: Those who would like to donate new or gently used clothing should contact our office. All donations are considered tax deductible by law.


Our Staff is available to help you 24/7/365

1203 North 6th Street 
St. Joseph, Missouri 64501

(816) 364-1131

(800) 365-7724 
(Missouri residents only)

FAX (816) 364-2304

E-mail: AFL-CIO Community Services

Business Hours

Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM



Thrift Store Listing


Free clothing and household items can be obtained at thrift store locations throughout the region. Please note that it is the decision of each agency to determine which items are free.


Buchanan County:

AFL-CIO Fab-U-Less Finds

1203 North 6th Street

St. Joseph, Missouri 64501

(816) 364-1131

Mon thru Fri, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*Free clothing or household goods (up to 6 items) available every three months, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday with approved voucher. Vouchers can be obtained from another agency or from front office. NO VOUCHERS ISSUED ON WEDNESDAYS


1018 North 19th Street St. Joseph, MO

(816) 279-8242

Mon, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wed, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fri, 11:00 a. m to 4:00 p.m.

*Free pregnancy test, baby clothes up to size 2T, emergency supply of diapers and formula, and maternity clothes.

Grace House

2638 Lafayette St. Joseph, MO

(816) 262-9401

Tue, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Thurs, Sat, 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

*Free clothing and household goods. Call if an emergency.


201 Cherokee St. Joseph, MO

(816) 238-4511

Mon, Thurs, Fri, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

*Free clothing.

Kitchen Ministries

First Presbyterian Church

301 North 7th Street St. Joseph, MO

(816) 232-3358

*Free basic kitchen items. Call for assistance. Written referral is required.

Jacob’s Closet

Wyatt Park Christian Church

2623 Mitchell St. Joseph, MO

(816) 232-3374

*Free clothes closet, sizes newborn through 6th grade. Call church to set an appointment.

The Lord’s Store

Journey Baptist Church

6520 Carnegie Street St. Joseph, MO

(816) 689-7619

(816) 244-0385

Tue, Thurs, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

*Free clothing, kitchen items, household goods, bedding, knickknacks, and small appliances.

Salvation Army Family Thrift Store

619 South 5th Street St. Joseph, MO

(816) 233-3155

Mon thru Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

*Free clothing and household goods with voucher. Must obtain voucher from Salvation Army office located at 618 South 6th Street.

Family Worship Center

12293 County Road 438

(Next to John Glenn Elementary)

St. Joseph, MO

(816) 279-4635

Sat, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

*Free clothing.

Valley Community Center

909 W Valley St. Joseph, MO

(816) 238-1709

Mon thru Fri, 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Clay County:

Holt Food Pantry

225 N Main Holt, MO

Mon thru Thurs, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

*Free clothing available.


Clinton County:

Cameron Food Pantry

808 North Walnut Cameron, MO

(816) 632-3663

Mon, Wed, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

*Serves Cameron School Distric only. Free used clothing available same hours as food pantry.


Davies County:

Adventist Community Services

1206 South Willow Gallatin, MO (660) 663-2478

Wed, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

*Free clothing available.


Dekalb County:

Living Hope Thrift Store

118 West Main Maysville, MO (816) 449-2163

Mon, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wed, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

*Serves all of DeKalb County (except Cameron School District).


Holt County:

Hope House Ministries Thrift Store

124 Grand Avenue Forest City, MO (660) 446-2223

Tue thru Fri, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

*Free clothing with approval.


Nodaway County:

Maryville Ministry Center

971 Main, Maryville, MO (660) 582-6644

Tuesday 2-4 pm  Thursday 6-8 pm

*Free clothing for immediate household members only (2 times monthly).