Skip to main content
Spokane Riverfront Park Spokane Riverfront Park

Clothing, Food & Household Resources

2nd Harvest

509-534-6678
1234 E. Front Ave.
Spokane, WA 99202

Once each month commodities and other food items are delivered to low-income persons who are homebound, meaning they are unable to leave their home without assistance and have no other mobile person living with them. Interested persons can call the Second Harvest Food Bank for an eligibility determination based on their situation. Home delivery the third Thursday of each month.

Better Living Center

509-325-1258
25 E. North Foothills Drive
Spokane, WA 99207
Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

This is a food bank serving zip codes 99205, 99207 and 99208.

Catholic Charities/Ann’s Parish

509-535-3031
2120 E. First Ave.
Spokane, WA 99202 

Meals are provided on Sundays at 1 p.m. for homeless, low-income, and local residents.

The City Gate

509-455-9670
170 S. Madison
Spokane, WA 99201
Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. - noon & 1 – 3 p.m.

Free. Provides food and a clothing bank and a place for physical and spiritual help. No one is required to attend services in order to eat. Dinner is served on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Also served on last Sunday of the month. Saturday breakfast from 8 - 9:30 a.m. Coffee and donuts are served during daytime hours, 10 a.m. - noon and 1 - 3 p.m. The clothing bank and food bank hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 10 a.m. - noon and 1 - 3 p.m.; an appointment is necessary. Geographic eligibility for food and clothing banks; please call for a food bank appointment.  Clothing Banks Days & Hours vary, call for information. Free. Clothing for men, women, and children. Sometimes they also have household items. Some agencies provide for emergencies only. Call individual locations first regarding their specific services.

Central Lutheran Church
509-624-9233, 512 S. Bernard; Wednesdays 1-3 p.m.

Cheney Clothing Exchange
509-235-2325, 630 Third; Tuesdays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

City Gate
509-455-9670, 170 S. Madison

Greenhouse
509-276-8224, 222 E. Crawford Ave, Deer Park

Mission Community Outreach
509-536-1084, 1906 E. Mission; M-W-F 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Our Place
509-326-7267, 1509 W. College

Peaceful Valley Community Center
509-624-8634, 214 N. Cedar

Salvation Army Family Services
509-325-6821, 2020 N. Division, Suite B

Union Gospel Mission
509-535-8510, 1224 E. Trent Avenue (Men only)

Valley Center
509-927-1153, 10814 E. Broadway

Coalition of Responsible Disabled (CORD)

509-326-6355
612 N. Maple
Spokane, WA 99201
Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Fridays 9 a.m. – noon

An independent living center, case managers help disabled homeless individuals to access specialized services and accessible housing. Financial aid for the disabled is available ONLY for HIV Positive individuals.

Community Frameworks

509-484-6733
315 W. Mission
Spokane WA 99201

Community Frameworks supports and develops affordable housing as a foundation upon which individuals, families and neighborhoods can build vital communities. Their programs include HomeStarts First Time Homebuyer Program, in which they have completed 94 homes in Spokane County and are developing 20 homes in the Post Falls/Rathdrum area, Technical Assistance, Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP), in which over 1,000 units have been completed, and Housing Rehab & Development Services.

Consignment Shops (Higher Quality & Priced Used Clothing)

Elegant Peasant
509-325-9857, 913 W. Garland

The Re-Clothery
509-624-9741, 613 S. Washington

Sherry's Second Choice
509-466-4015,721 W. Hastings Rd.

Little Peoples Exchange
509-922-8382, 12101 E. Sprague

Other Mothers
509-465-9499, 9107 N. County Homes Blvd
509-448-5943, 2727 S. Mt. Vernon #1
509-927-3429, 14214 E. Sprague

The Clothes Closet
509-891-7413, 12510 E. Sprague 

Habitat for Humanity

509-534-2552
732 N Napa St.
Spokane, WA 99202 

This program provides homeownership for low-income families living in substandard conditions. It requires 500 hours of “sweat equity” as a down payment, provides a 0% interest mortgage, and utilizes volunteer labor and donated materials.

Infant Crisis Needs Bank

509-536-1084
1906 E. Mission
Spokane, WA 99220
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 1:30 - 4:15 p.m. 

Free. Services available to all of Spokane County's low-income families. Provides families with donated new and used baby supplies: cribs, high chairs, carriers and clothing. Also provides families with baby food, cereal, formula, diapers and baby wipes.

Inland Empire Residential Resources

509-789-2245
116 W. Indiana
Spokane, WA 99205 

Inland Empire Residential Resources facilities the creation and preservation of long-term affordable housing, primarily for persons with developmental disabilities, other disabled and low and moderate-income individuals and families.

Loon Lake Food Pantry

509-233-8450
3945 Fir St.
Loon Lake, WA 99148 
Days & Hours vary by location, please call.  

Also see Second Harvest Food Bank of the Inland Northwest.

Meals on Wheels Spokane and Deer Park

509-924-6976
12101 E Sprague Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; 1st Saturday of each month, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; and all Sundays, 9 a.m. - noon.

Administers and provides home delivered, hot, noon meals to senior citizens 60 years and other eligible adults living within the city and county who are unable to prepare adequate or appropriate meals because of physical, mental or emotional limitations due to illness, accident, frailty or disability. Also serves meals to homebound individuals under the age of 60 years with a doctor's note. Mid-City is the service provider. All meals are on a donation basis.

New Hope Ranch Urban Center

509-455-5444
1827 E Pacific Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
Tuesdays - Sundays from 3 - 6 p.m. Dinner is served at 5 p.m.

Provides dinners to the general public (homeless).

New Horizons/Isabella House

509-624-1244
2308 W. 3rd
Spokane, WA 99201

Provides 180-day long-term residential substance abuse treatment for females 18 years older and who are pregnant or parenting a child under the age of six. Therapeutic childcare is provided in the facility complex. There is a strong emphasis on reunification between mothers and children. Counseling includes drug, alcohol, and mental health. Transitional housing is available.

Northeast Washington Housing Solutions (Spokane Housing Authority)

509-328-2953
55 W. Mission Suite 104
Spokane, WA 99201

This agency helps to provide housing assistance to families of low income in eastern Washington through a combination of tenant-based rental assistance and SHA-owned apartment complexes and scattered site housing.

Our Lady of Lourdes

509-358-4290
1115 W. Riverside
Spokane, WA 99201 

They serve sandwiches at the door Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. - noon and 4 - 5 p.m.

Our Sister's Closet

509-789-9280
930 N Monroe St
Spokane, WA 99201
By appointment only. 

Free. Provides professional clothing and personal hygiene products to women who are entering or re-entering the job market and are in need of appropriate clothing for job interviews and new job opportunities. Clients must provide proof of income to prove need.

Project Hand Up

509-534-6678, ext. 222
1234 E. Front Avenue
Spokane, WA 99202
First Saturday each month; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Free. Every month, Second Harvest rewards hardworking families who are trying to become Self-Sufficient. Project Hand-Up works cooperatively with other community agencies to enhance the diets of low income families. If you qualify, you will be able to take part in our monthly distribution.

Community Partners

  1. Partners with Families and Children

  2. Eastside CSO-DSHS

  3. Northside CSO-DSHS

  4. Sourthwest CSO-DSHS

  5. SCC & SFCC Work First Financial Aid Program and Worker

  6. Institute for Extended Learning (IEL) Project Self-Sufficiency, IEL Helpline, Family Literacy, and SEER

  7. ESD 101

  8. Spokane Tribal TANF

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church / Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant

509-327-9539 or 509-324-1995
1620 N. Monroe
Spokane, WA 99205

Nutritious meals are served at no cost to women and children on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:15 - 5:45 p.m. and Fridays at 12:30 p.m.

St. Ann’s Catholic Church

509-535-3031
2120 E. First
Spokane, WA 99202

Provides a meal for homeless families and individuals every Sunday at 1 p.m.

Second Harvest Community Gardens

509-534-6678
1234 E. Front Ave.
Spokane, WA 99202
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Free. A program dedicated to the relief of hunger and increased well-being of low-income families, the physically and mentally disabled, and the elderly through the distribution of complete vegetable gardens. The vegetable beds are created in the family's own yard or located in neighborhood community gardens. The gardens include premium garden soil, seeds and starts, instructions and volunteer mentors. Applications accepted year-round with garden space assigned in January and February each year.

Second Harvest Food Bank of the Inland Northwest 

509-534-6678
Days & Hours vary by location; some by appointment only. Call for information. 

Free. The following food pantries are part of the Second Harvest Food Bank of the Inland Northwest. Provides emergency food to families. Some sites also provide the Commodity Supplemental Food Program package, a monthly supplemental food box for 5-year-old children and seniors 60 years of age and over. Zip codes determine which food pantry a family should use. Most food pantries require picture identification, current proof of address, and identification for all household members. Must be over 18 years old. Some agencies may also have non-food essentials.

Airway Baptist Church
509-244-2474, 12322 Sunset Hwy

American Indian Community Center
509-535-0886, 905 E. 3rd

Better Living Center
509-325-1258, 25 E. North Foothills Drive

Caritas Center
509-326-2249, 5109 N. Adams

Cheney Outreach
509-235-2325, 630 3rd Street

City Gate
509-455-9670, 170 S. Madison

East SNAP
509-456-7106, 500 S. Stone

Greenhouse
509-276-8224, 222 E. Crawford, Deer Park

Mead Food Pantry
509-466-7068, 12611 N. Wilson, Mead

Medical Lake Food Bank
509-299-4940 or 509-299-3879, 211 N. Lefevre, Medical Lake

North County Food Bank Program
509-292-2530, Inland Grange #780, 37417 N. Conklin Rd

Northeast SNAP Food Bank
509-487-1114, 4001 N. Cook

Northwest Ecumenical Food Bank
509-325-4541, 3908 N. Driscoll Blvd

Otis Orchards Food Bank
509-926-4909, 4308 N. Harvard Road, Otis Orchards

Our Place
509-326-7267, 1509 W. College

Salvation Army
509-325-6821, 2020 N. Division

Southside Food Pantry
509-535-2301, 2934 E. 29th

Spangle Food Bank
509-245-3492, Spangle Community Church, 301 E. 2nd St, Spangle

St. Vincent De Paul
509-534-2824, 722 N. Regal

Valley Food Bank
509-928-7769, 10814 E. Broadway

Westminster Presbyterian Church
509-328-5002, 2705 W. Boone

Serve Spokane Food Pantry

509-998-5722
8303 N Division St
Spokane, WA 99208
Second and Fourth Saturday of the month from 9 a.m.-noon and every Thursday 3 – 6 p.m. 

Free Food bank. Christian-oriented.

Shalom Ministries

509-455-9019
518 W. Third Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201
Monday 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday 6 a.m.-noon

Free Dining with Dignity. On-site meals service/activities site. Breakfast: Monday-Thursday 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.; Lunch: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.; Dinner: Monday only at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. open to anyone who is hungry. No alcohol, drugs, or weapons allowed on site. Call to ask about current activities.

Spokane Housing Ventures (SHV)

509-232-0170
715 E. Sprague, #102
Spokane WA 99202

SHV is a Community Housing Development Organization that develops and manages affordable rental housing for families and individuals with limited incomes and/or disabilities in Spokane and Lincoln counties. Offering 417 affordable rental units, SHV works closely with human service agencies to identify and access supportive services to meet residents' immediate, critical needs and to move them toward self-sufficiency.

Summer Food Program  

509-354-7270
Spokane, WA
Monday - Friday, dates vary.

Free. Nutritious breakfasts and lunches are served to children up to age 18 at many parks and schools in the City of Spokane. Call for times and locations.

Thrift Shops

Days & Hours vary, call for information.

Care & Share
509-299-9024, 211 N. Lefevre, Medical Lake

Discovery Shop
509-328-9373, 805 W. Garland

Goodwill
509-458-0396, 202 E. Third
509-466-2012, 9832 N. Nevada
509-928-4032, 13721 E. Sprague, Spokane Valley

Northwest Christian Thrift Store
509-326-1522, 6607 N. Maple

Salvation Army Family Services
509-325-6821, 2020 N. Division, Suite B

St. Vincent De Paul
509-489-7725, 3019 E. Diamond

St. Vincent De Paul
509-535-2491, 2901 E. Trent

St. Vincent De Paul
509-326-0735, 2824 N. Monroe

Teen Challenge Thrift Store
509-327-1383, 2006 N. Ash

Teen Challenge Thrift Store
509-534-0443, 1919 E. Sprague Ave

Thrift Center
509-926-4100, 523 S. Dishman-Mica Rd.

Value Village
509-325-2569, 708 W. Boone

Value Village
509-921-7889, 3112 E. Sprague

VOA
509-327-4112, 1010 N. Atlantic 

Transitional Living Center / Transitions Program

509-325-6702
3128 N. Hemlock
Spokane, WA 99205

The Transitional Living Center (TLC) provides housing, specialized childcare and comprehensive support services to homeless women and their young children. Families are admitted based on their motivation, willingness and ability to address the issues that have resulted in homelessness. TLC staff works with the family in collaboration with other service providers to develop an individualized family treatment plan that will guide the family to independent living.

WIC (Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Food Program)

Days & Hours vary, call for information.

Free. Pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children to 5 years old receive nutrition evaluation and education, breastfeeding promotion and support, referrals to health and social services, and checks to purchase specific foods which meet the client's nutritional needs. Eligibility is based on income and nutrition and/or health risk.

Deer Park
509-276-3770, 113 East 2nd St. (Thursday's only)

East Central Community Center
509-323-2830, 500 S. Stone

Northeast Community Center
509-323-2828, 4001 N. Cook

North Spokane
509-323-2818, 5901 N. Lidgerwood, Suite 21B

Spokane County Health District
509-324-1620, 1101 W. College

Valley WIC
509-323-2800, 10814 E. Broadway

Women and Children's Free Restaurant 

509-324-1995
1408 N. Washington
Spokane, WA 99201
Tuesday & Thursday, 4:15 - 5:45 p.m.; Friday, 1 – 4 p.m. Take-Out Meal; 1 - 3:30 p.m. Lunch.

Free. Provides nutritious meals (Tuesday and Thursday) to low-income women and children. Dinners are served restaurant style in a safe, warm environment. Programs and networking encouraged. Although a service for women and children, young men can be served if they come with a female parent or guardian. Pre-registration required for Friday Take Out Meal; light lunch is served from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. prior to Friday Take Out. Not handicapped accessible.
 

This resource directory has been put together by MOSAIC - Center of Culture, Inclusion, and Community. With further questions or requests for updates or addition to any of these listings, please contact us at
509-533-4331