THE KID’S CLOSET

The Kid’s Closet is a resource that provides families with the essentials to help them keep children in a safe and protective home. Many of these kids have never had new clothes or a shiny new toy. Giving them something that they can truly call their own helps boost their self worth and begins to restore hope.

– Bus passes
– Household cleaning supplies
– New car seats
– Spring and summer clothes for boys and girls: Infants to 17
– Shoes for boys and girls: Infants to 17
– Undergarments for girls/boys/teens
– Throw blankets
– Socks
– Lice treatment
– Craft kits, coloring books for tweens and teens
– Hair brushes and combs
– Backpacks and tote bags
– Deodorant

– Grocery store and discount store gift cards
– Pull-ups and wipes
– Sketch/art notebooks
– Markers – regular and fine tip
– Clay that can air dry
– Colored pencils
– Masking tape and solid colors and printed duct tape
– Washable paint
– Watercolor sets
– Gently used or new Barbie or Groovy Girl dolls
– Baby dolls
– Plastic beads for bracelet making
– Stuffed animals (small and medium sized)
– Stuffed dogs
– Children’s books in Spanish
– Paint brushes
– Sunscreen
– Glue

– New shorts, t-shirts, sweatpants and jeans for children and teens
– New tennis shoes (all ages)
– Toilet paper
– Towels
– New sheets – twin, full, queen
– Safety hardware – outlet covers, drawer/cabinet locks
– Prepared meals and snacks for volunteer and investigator trainings
– Portable DVD player
– Blank, sealed DVDs
– New plastic storage containers
– Seasonal bedding plants and flowers
– Water bottles

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DONATIONS AT THE CENTER

Donate any of the items above to support a family at the Center. Items can be dropped off at the Center. Give us a call to let us know you’re coming.

8509 FM 969, Bldg 2 Austin, TX 78724

Phone: 512-472-1164

Because our kids rarely receive new items and there is a cost associated with cleaning used donations, we only accept new items for our children.

HOST A DRIVE

Host a Donation Drive! Invite your friends and family to bring any of the items below to your own hosted event. Here are a few ideas!

Hold a drive at your office

In lieu of birthday gifts, ask for Kid’s Closet donations

Collect stuffed animals for our children

Ask for support from friends via social media

FORENSICS

A forensic interview is the first step for children in the intervention process.

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THERAPY

Certified in the NMT, the Center offers a wide-range of unique therapy experiences

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MEDICAL

Dell Children’s Medical Center CARE Team operates an on-site clinic for children.

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EDUCATION

Free educational trainings are available to professionals, parents and community. 

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