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Household Needs and The Care Room

Household Emergencies

Have you recently experienced severe hardship, such as a flood or fire?

Individuals or families in the community who experience severe hardships such as fire, flood, tornado, or other dramatic loss of a home or household essentials, can call the Center for People in Need between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.  A staff member will identify items available in the Center’s warehouse, and connect the caller to many other resources in the community that might fill in the gaps.

The Care Room

Do you have trouble affording things to help keep you clean and healthy?

The Center for People in Need's Care Room can provide occasional replacement of common health and cleaning products such as personal hygiene products, cleaning supplies, or other household needs. Diapers are sometimes -- but not always -- available.

If you have a Center ID card, you can visit the Care Room six times per year and receive ten items per visit.

To learn how to get a Center ID card CLICK HERE.

Donations to the Care Room

Donations to the Care Room are always appreciated. Please bring items to Center For People In Need, 3901 N. 27th St., Door 1. Monday - Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Care Room Wish List

  • Diapers -- larger sizes (3 - 6)
  • Regular-size shampoo and conditioner
  • Cleaning supplies, such as Comet, Soft Scrub, 409 sprays, etc.
  • Toilet bowl cleaners
  • Sponges, dishcloths, and dishtowels
  • Toilet paper and other paper products

New products only, please. Partially used products cannot be accepted. Thank you!

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