YOU can make an immediate difference in the life of a foster child

Diapers, shoes, clothing, a toothbrush –

Help us provide the basics

June 2024 – Urgent Needs: New pajamas and sneakers – all sizes. Donations of baby gear must be pre-approved by calling/texting 508-514-7125. Read more here…

We are the Cape Cod Foster Closet

We help local foster families by providing urgently needed clothing, shoes, books, baby gear & furniture, formula, car seats, and more…

This short video will give you an idea of the services we provide.

Contact Information


Our store is in Orleans, MA, at 195 Route 6A.


You can call or text 508-514-7125.

Store Hours

Tuesday, 9 am to 11 am, Wednesday, 2 pm to 4 pm, and the first Saturday of each month from 10 to noon. 

We got a call Friday at 3 p.m. and the kids arrived at 7… a sister and brother, ages 1 and 2. When I unpacked the black trash bag that the social worker left, the clothes were filthy and most were for older children. I called the Foster Closet and we were able to get pajamas, underwear, socks and two outfits for each of the kids that same night.

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I was so excited to go and choose…

“I was so excited to go and choose some clothes that I like, and new sneakers, and a toy to take home!
And I got some books that I can keep forever!”
Joey, age 9

I thought my time was over and done…

“I thought my time of raising children was over and done, but then my daughter ended up in jail and I didn’t want her two kids going into the foster care system so I agreed to take care of them.”

We didn’t know what age child…

“We didn’t want to buy very much because we didn’t know what age child we would get. We got a call on Friday… we went to the Closet on Monday morning and stocked up…”
First time foster parent

Help a Family Today

Even small steps make a difference to families helping children who have next-to-nothing.

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