***There is only metered parking at this site. Please do not park in the church parking lot for you will be towed*** If you plan to drop off a donation please call 617-576-0039 ext 1 so we can send someone outside to help bring in your donation once you arrive. Thank You
Hours of Operation
Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tara Riopelle, Director of Programs
617-576-0039 ext 2
Alice Kidder, President
Children’s Clothing Exchange participating members trade their child’s outgrown clothing, books, toys, and gear for age-appropriate items. If you do not have children’s items to trade, you can volunteer your time to earn credits that you can use to receive items for your child.
In order to receive items for your child, you must first visit the Children’s Clothing Exchange and register to participate in the program. The registration process takes about ten minutes. During registration, you will be asked to provide:
Absolutely not. Our doors are open to anyone who believes that participating in our program will help them achieve financial self-sufficiency.
All Children’s Clothing Exchange members are required to adhere to these rules to ensure the continued success of the program:
Please Note: Solutions at Work reserves the right to refuse service to anyone who does not adhere to the above rules.
Download a comprehensive list of the children’s items we accept. (Childrens-Clothing-Exchange-Wish-List). The sidebar to the right also lists the items we are in urgent need of right now.
We accept donations at 1151 Mass Avenue (starting October) in Cambridge at these times:
Please call before you come so that we know when to expect you.
Unfortunately, we don’t currently have the capacity to pick up items at your home. We are seeking volunteers who could utilize their own vehicle to pick up items and transport them to the Children’s Clothing Exchange. Click here for more information about volunteering for Solutions at Work.
We have a large, cheerful play space at the Children’s Clothing Exchange that kids are welcome to use while their parents browse for items. Children under the age of five must be accompanied by a parent or guardian in the play space.
Please click the link below for more information about how to donate.
Yes. We will provide you with a letter acknowledging your donation that may be used for tax purposes.