Free Household Items

For many single parent families starting out in a new home with a limited budget can be stressful. We have provided a few links to community organizations that that can help with free household goods.  Please note that in order to use some of these services, you must have a referral from a community social service agency. Should you not see an organization you are affiliated, please contact the the organization directly.

Sweet Dreams Bed Program is a service that provides NEW beds, bed linens, kitchen start-up kits, cribs, high chairs, and change tables for individuals and families living in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Our commitment is to provide quality sleep products at an affordable price. We believe that sweet dreams come with a good nights sleep.

NOTE:  Salvation Army and the MSD have partnered to deliver the Sweet Dreams Program (FREE beds to MSD clients in need).  Please speak directly with a MSD EAW for more information regarding this. 

They will distribute used household items to families at no cost. Clients must be REFERRED. 

They will furnish a client who has been referred at no cost. Clients must be REFERRED. 

Three websites that are a centralized network of online communities featuring free online classified advertisements - including furniture. 

NOTE:  Please remember to watch for signs of bed bug infestation. 

Volunteers share knowledge and get free computers, while making their communities healthier, cleaner places. In their Adoption Program, volunteers donate 24 hours of their time and receive a free computer. No experience is required! 

Metro Vancouver's guide is full of ideas to keep stuff out of the garbage and maybe even put some money in your pocket. Metro Van has researched these organizations, services and businesses that buy, sell, repair and rent consumer goods, and they've listed them in this directory. 

Sells new beds and frames that are affordable.  National Recycling Operations' (NRO) role, within the context of The Salvation Army, is both to generate funds to help The Salvation Army achieve its mission, and to influence positively the communities in which we operate.