Arlington Kids’ Kloset
Meeting the clothing needs of all eligible children, in a friendly, pleasant, and positive atmosphere that nurtures self-esteem, and thus enhances learning.
Arlington Kids’ Kloset occupies four renovated classrooms in the old Arlington High School. Discretion and sensitivity are paramount in our services. By locating our services off-site from our student’s own schools, we preserve privacy and make students more comfortable when using our service.
We strive to create a welcoming environment, and an enjoyable “shopping” experience, just as it would be in their favorite retailer. The only difference is that all items are free of charge. Our service is available to low income students in the Arlington, Darrington, and Lakewood School Districts, any student in Early Childhood Education Assistance Programs (ECEAP), and any homeless and unaccompanied youth in the areas served by these school districts. In addition to these clients we also serve youth in families with emergency needs due to fire, natural disaster or sudden relocation. We have served those referred to us by the Red Cross and will continue to serve any student with emergency needs.
We are open for clients to shop mid-August thru March. Our holiday schedule follows the Arlington School District calendar.
We welcome your donations of new and gently used clothing items for children ages preschool through grade 12. We are also in need of NEW socks, underwear, toiletries, and shoes. Please also consider donations of laundry and cleaning supplies to keep our site running. You can find donation bins at the following locations in our community:
Kids’ Kloset, located at 135 South French Ave, Arlington
Edward Jones 437 N. Olympic
Lakewood Middle School
Arlington Cleaners 5th & West Ave, Arlington
We are always looking for people who want to enrich their lives by helping children! Please drop in during any of our open hours to take a tour and/or inquire about volunteer opportunities. We need help with:
sorting donations laundry ironing stocking racks and shelves
assisting clients and so much more
Feel free to give us a call at (360) 435-4875 if you have any questions.