Clothes to Kids of Fairfield County (family support)

Description: Services: Free new and quality used clothing for low-income or in-crisis school age children in Fairfield County


Families must meet the following criteria to shop at Clothes to Kids of Fairfield County:

1. The family must live in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

2. The children must be enrolled in a Fairfield County school, in grades K-12 or working toward

earning their General Equivalency Degree (GED). **We do not serve children who are not yet in kindergarten -or- who are younger than 4-years-old, even if they are attending daycare or Headstart.

3. The family must be considered in financial need of assistance, such as:

● Receiving free or reduced lunch at school.

● Receiving services from a social service agency, school or counseling center.

● In crisis due to natural disaster, poverty, homelessness or displacement.

4. One of the following documents is required as a referral to shop at the CTKF Store:

● An official notification letter showing eligibility for free and reduced-price lunch through

Fairfield County Schools (for the current school year) …or…

● A letter of referral from an approved community advocate, such as: a social worker or

case manager employed at a local social service agency; a teacher, administrator, guidance counselor or social worker at a school; a pediatrician or family doctor; or a leader from a place of worship.

Time: Hours: By appointment

Place:  90 Fairfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902

Contact: Phone: (203) 595-5664




Dress for Success (Women Only)Description:

Description: Services: One-on-one personal shopping to provide women interview-appropriate outfitting and, once employed, a week’s worth of business attire including shoes, handbags, jewelry, etc. Eligibility: Referral from one of over 130 referral sources (including Inspirica) when landing an interview or entering an internship or training.

Time: Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM-3 PM

Place: 240 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06603

Contact: Phone: (203) 333-6505, Website:



First Congregational Church of Stamford Thrift Shop

Description: Services: Adult and children’s clothing at low cost.

Time:  Hours: Thursday: 10 AM-3 PM (10 AM–2 PM in the summer); 10 AM – 2 PM the third Saturday of each month

Place: 1 Walton Place (at Bedford Street), Stamford, CT 06902

Contact: Phone: (203) 323-0200



Goodwill Thrift Stores

Description: Low cost clothing, housewares, and shoes. During the week, all items of the color-of-the-week tag are 50% off the posted price. Seniors 60 or over receive 10% of total purchase on Wednesdays.

Time:  Hours: Monday-Saturday: 9 AM–9 PM, Sunday: 10 AM–7 PM.

Place: 1 Broad Street, Stamford, CT

Contact: 203-363-5228



Goodwill Thrift Stores

Description: Low cost clothing, housewares, and shoes. During the week, all items of the color-of-the-week tag are 50% off the posted price. Seniors 60 or over receive 10% of total purchase on Wednesdays.

Time: Monday-Saturday: 9 AM–9 PM, Sunday: 10 AM – 7 PM

Place: 587 Elm Street, Stamford, CT

Contact: (203) 327-8240




Description: Services: Free new and gently used in-season clothing available every other month to approved clients

Eligibility: All clients must be referred by an approved Referring Agency. Prior to making a referral, a Referring Agency is asked to determine a family’s eligibility to receive assistance by verifying their income and town of residence. Visit for the referral form (English and Spanish). Approved Referring Agencies include:

● Stamford or Port Chester Family Centers (schools, RITE program, Health Center)

● Houses of worship may make referrals to our Clothing Room

● State social service agencies, Housing Authorities & WIC

● Greenwich Department of Human Services

● Greenwich, Stamford & Port Chester Public Schools

● Head Start preschool programs

● CCI, Greenwich

● Boys & Girls Club, Greenwich

● Building One Community

Time: Hours: By appointment Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM-12:30 PM; Thursday: 3:30-5:30 PM

Place: 248 E. Putnam Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830

Contact: Phone: (203) 622-9208, Website:



Person-to-Person Thrift Store (Darien)

Description: Services: Low-cost or subsidized clothing; may provide emergency financial assistance for basic needs

Eligibility: By appointment only for residents of Stamford Norwalk, Darien, New Canaan, Westport, Wilton and Weston; ask to speak with a caseworker

Time: Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 AM-4 PM; Thursday: 9 AM-6PM (closed Thursday evenings in July and August); Saturday: 9 AM-12 NOON (closed Saturdays in August)

Place: 1864 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820

Contact: Phone: (203) 655-0048, Website:, Email:


Salvation Army

Description: Services: General Clothing Provision

Time: Hours: Monday-Friday: 10 AM-3 PM

Place: 198 Selleck St, Stamford, CT 06902

Contact: Phone: (203) 359-2320, Website:


Treasure Hunters Thrift Store (Laurel House)

Description: Services: Furniture, clothing and household items at affordable prices

Time: Hours: Monday – Friday: 10am-4pm; Saturday 10am-3pm; Sundays and some holidays

Place: 501 Summer Street, Stamford, CT 06820

Contact: Phone: 203.327.7334, Website: