Essentials Closet

The Essentials Closet, providing personal care items and household care items to anyone in need, is located at the First Congregational Church of Waterville.  The church has recently moved to the lower level of The Elm at 21 College Avenue in downtown Waterville, with the entrance on the back (Front Street side) of the building.

The Essentials Closet is open Wed, Thurs, and Fri of the last 2 full weeks of the month at the following times:

  • Wednesdays, fom 9-11 a.m.
  • Thursdays, from 5-7 p.m.
  • Fridays, from 9-11 a.m.

When available, the following items are offered:

  • ​Personal Items - Bath soap, deodorant, shampoo, toilet paper, tooth brush, tooth paste, razors, shaving cream
  • Household Items - Laundry detergent, cleaning supplies

We place no restrictions on those who can access the Essentials Closet, but we do ask that folks only visit once a month.

We welcome donations of the above items from 8 a.m. - Noon Wednesday-Friday and Sunday.

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