Clothing Distribution Center

The YWCA Elgin recently inherited the Clothing Distribution Center(CDC) from Elgin Junior Service Board, which has official disbanded. The Clothing Distribution Center has been in existence since 1970. The CDC provides clothes for emergency needs, career apparel and every day clothes to those in need. The YWCA Elgin CDC serves clients referred by local schools, the Community Crisis Center and other local organizations. 

Clothing Distribution Center Hours

Individuals looking to receive clothing from the CDC are required to bring their referral, provided by one of the participating organizations, and photo ID.

Clothing Donations

Clothing that is clean, in good shape, and in a bag (garbage or grocery bags are acceptable), can be donated to the YWCA Elgin Clothing Distribution Center Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 8:30pm.


The Clothing Distribution Center is in constant need of individuals to help sort incoming donations and help out when customers are present. To become a volunteer please email or click here

click here to download the 2018-2019 Clothing Distribution Center Schedule




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