School Supplies Closet

Free for Hamden youth in need (Preschool – College).  Available year round.

This initiative was created to assist Hamden families who have displayed financial need and are having difficulty in providing their children with the necessary items needed for school.

School Supplies Closet Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at our main Hamden Youth Services office located at 11 Pine Street, Hamden.

Proof of residency is required. Please bring a valid photo id.

School Supplies Form You will be asked to fill out a one page registration form. Forms are available at the office or please see the link below.

For more information contact Beth Chiarillo at or 203-777-2610 ext.1137.

School Supply Form

Interested in contributing?

Throughout the year, residents, schools and/or organizations are welcome to assist the “Supplies for School” project with donations.

We accept donations of any of the following new items:  backpacks, notebooks, pencils, pens, rulers, pocket folders, pencil sharpeners, glue, magic markers, tape, calculators, crayons and scissors, three ring binders, etc.  All items may be dropped off at the main office of Hamden Youth Services Bureau at 11 Pine Street, Hamden, CT 06514 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Beth Chiarillo at or 203 777-2610 ext.1137.


Hamden Government Center • 2750 Dixwell Avenue • Hamden, CT 06518 • 203.287.7000