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Assistance League of Mid-Missouri
1729 W. Broadway, Suite 1A, Columbia, MO 65203

Hours: Upscale Resale: 10 am- 4 pm (W-F) 10am-6pm (Thursday) 9 am-1 pm (Saturday)
  • Upscale Resale: gently used shoes, clothing, books, house wares, and
  • furnishing; cook connection. 
  • Philanthropic projects: Links learning( awards for schools to
  • enhance classroom learning), 
  • Kaboodle ( hygiene) Kits ASK( Kits for victims of violent assault
  • crimes),
  • Literacy Book bags( reading program for preschoolers), Parent Packs( information
  • expectant mothers), 
  • Operation School Bell ( new clothing for disadvantaged students).
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Love Inc Of Columbia 
1516 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 256-7662  Furniture donation line: 573-447-0020

Hours: Administrative Office: 8:30-4:30 (M-F); Client request telephone line open on Mondays 8:30am - 12:30pm; The Love Seat Resale Store: 10:00-5:00 (M-F), 9:00-4:00 (Sat) 
Services: An intake interview is offered for the purpose of assessment and goal setting. Subsequently information and referral may be provided and/or enrollment in one of our programs. Programs include: Side by Side - individual coaching in the areas of life purpose, basic budgeting, job search, housing search, and credit score building. Extra Mile - 16 week, high accountability money management coaching with rewards/incentives. Extra Mile Homes – Four to six month transitional housing with money management and person coaching. The Love Seat – Free basic needs furniture for those in crisis or transition with church/agency verified need; resale store for those desiring to purchase low-cost items. Bike 2 to the Future – Free bicycle, helmet and lock for adults needing transportation to work or school 
Fee: None 
Eligibility: City of Columbia residents 
Intake Procedures: Agencies or church staff may email a referral to or or leave a message on line 2. Clients may leave a message on line 1 on Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
Staff is not available for walk-in appointments. 
Required Documentation for Services: Permission for verification following intake interview as needed 
Geographic Area Served: City of Columbia 
Foreign Languages Spoken: Spanish

New Life Evangelistic Center
901 Wilkes Boulevard, Columbia, MO 65201
(573)875-0603   Fax: (573)875-0603

Hours: Shelter: 6:45p.m.-8:00a.m.; Free Store (clothing): 12-4:00 (M-Sat)
Services: Temporary emergency shelter for men; clothing; referrals, food pantry
Fee: None
Eligibility: Police check for shelter and photo ID

Salvation Army
1108 W. Ash, Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 442-3229   Fax: (573) 449-6185

Hours: 9:00a.m.-4:30p.m. (M-F)
Services: Food pantry; clothing vouchers; disaster assistance; Christmas assistance; casework
services and referrals for transients and resident: youth activities for ages 6-18
Fee: None for most services, program service fee of 10% is asked for Harbor House residents
Eligibility: Must have need

Upscale Resale
1729 W. Broadway, Suite 1A, Columbia, MO 65203

An upscale resale outlet featuring: Quality clothing, Accessories, Housewares, Books & CDs, Collectibles, Furniture
Hours of Operation
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Voluntary Action Center
403A Vandiver Drive, Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 874-2273   Fax: (573) 874-9172

Hours: Phone: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (M - F) ; Office: 9:00 am -noon and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (M - F)
  • Family Assistance and Emergency Services: medication, gasoline, work clothing,CATS tickets, IDs and birth certificates, Youth Enrichment Fund scholarships, food, hygiene items, diapers, car repair, etc; 
  • Seasonal programs: Christmas adopt-a-family, Lunch in the park, Summer fans, Homes for Computers, Warm-Up Columbia, school supplies, Christmas in July; community information and referral; Volunteer information, promotion, recruitment, training, fairs and recognition; 
  • Community Services Directory: Helping Hand Catalog of volunteer opportunities
Fee: Services and Helping Hand Catalog free of charge, fee for Community Services Directory
Eligibility: No restriction for volunteer program, Family Assistance and Emergency Services determined on an individual case basis.

The Wardrobe
715 Park Avenue, Columbia, MO 65205
(573) 442-3260

Hours: 11:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. (Tu-F); 9:00a.m. -12:00p.m. (Sat), referral day is Tuesday
Services: Provide central location for receipt, storage, display, sale, and distribution of clothing
to interested buyers and referrals for free clothing.
Fee: Free for referrals, full cost for others
Eligibility: Must have referral for free clothing on Tuesdays