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Best Places to Donate Baby and Children's Goods in Melbourne

by EricaL (follow)
Writer, blogger, Mum-of-two. Editor of melbourne.kidtown.com.au
Where to donate your unwanted children and baby clothes in Melbourne

Children grow so quickly, particularly during the first couple of years. Is it any wonder then, that Melbourne parents are left with a stash of unwanted baby and children's clothes, toys and goods?

Where to donate baby goods in Melbourne


Such items are often kept in tip top condition because it's only a matter of your child growing out of said items rather than using them until their last wear.

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What do you do with such goods? Obviously there are opportunity shops who will take unwanted baby goods but perhaps you'd prefer to donate your clothes and toys to charities who help families in need.

If you're after the latter, this list should help; the best places to donate baby and children's goods in Melbourne. This is a list compiled with input from the Melbourne Mums Group community.


St Kilda Mums, founded in 2009, takes donations of baby and children's goods for families in need.

Items are distributed to families in the local area, donations are taken in at the charity's warehouse in Vale Street, St Kilda.

Where: 2-4 Vale Street St Kilda or check for drop-off points near to you Here


Mums Supporting Families In Need is a fully-volunteer run organisation based in Melbourne South East.

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MSFIN provides donated children's clothing, nursery items, books and other child related items to struggling Victorian families.

Where: 2/7 Sir Laurence Drive, Seaford VIC


3081 Angels are volunteers who collect preloved babies and children's furniture and clothing to give to disadvantaged families in the West Heidelberg area.

Where: Find out where to donate Here


The Big Hub is a community support program to respond to the immediate needs of young children, in particular vulnerable children and their families.

Donate items from newborn to school age. See the full list of wanted items Here.

Where: Rosanna, VIC. Contact The Big Hub for exact location details.


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Pregnancy Assistance Frankston (PAF) is a not-for-profit pregnancy support agency who support mothers in a number of ways. PAF supports new mothers to obtain material assistance such as infant clothing, baby furniture and other necessary items.

There is a PAF Facebook page Here

Where: 14 Young Street, Frankston


Eastern Domestic Violence Service (EDVOS) is the specialist family violence service in Melbourne’s eastern metropolitan region. For more information head Here

Where: Ringwood, VIC


The Caroline Chisholm Society is a registered Community-based Child and Family Service in Caroline Springs.

The Society supports pregnant and new families in need through family and material support.

Donate baby goods and clothing as well as maternity wear,new or in good and safe condition, which are given to pregnant women and young families.

Contact The Caroline Chisholm Society to find out when and where to donate goods.

Where: Caroline Springs, VIC


McAuley Community Services for Women provides much needed services for women and their children who are escaping family violence.

Where: 81/83 Paisley St, Footscray VIC 3011


Melbourne City Mission works with some of Melbourne and Victoria’s most vulnerable individuals, families and communities. For donations, check Melbourne City Mission's website.

Where: 19 King Street, Melbourne VIC


The Boorndawan William Aboriginal Healing Service is a culturally safe service that assists Aboriginal people in their healing journey from the impact of family violence.

For donation information, contact check the BWAHS website.

Where: Lilydale, VIC


Geelong Mums was established in April 2013 by a group of five local mums who were inspired by the incredible work of St Kilda Mums.

Geelong Mums collect donated baby equipment, goods and children's clothes and redistribute to families in need.

For information about what items are needed go to the following page on Geelong Mums website

Where: Balliang St, South Geelong VIC

Donating your unwanted baby & childrens clothes in Melbourne


Have we missed any places of our list of places to donate baby goods in Melbourne? If so, please send us a message.



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