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Clothing Collaborative

The Clothing Collaborative provides free work and professional attire for wide variety of jobs for low-income individuals who are completing job training, education programs, and/or seeking employment. Seasonal clothing and shoes for men and women as well as other such necessities including personal hygiene products are all readily available.

We work with the clients of participating Rhode Island agencies who meet the income and job search criteria of the program. There are currently four locations participating in the Clothing Collaborative Network, including East Providence, Providence, Westerly, and Woonsocket.

What We Offer


  • Seasonal work and professional clothing for wide variety of jobs 
  • Shoes, boots and belts
  • Personal hygiene products

For individuals completing job training, education programs, and/or looking for work, up to four times per year.

Referral & Appointment Required

Once you have your referral, schedule your appointment by email: or by phone: 401-784-8663.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday | 9:00am - 3:00pm | By appointment only | Referral required

Schedule your appointment: or 401-784-8663


We are now located at 100 Niantic Avenue in Providence, RI. The entrance is located in the rear of the building. From Niantic Avenue, turn onto Dupont Circle and then turn right into the parking lot. 

The following locations are also available by referral, and may be more convenient depending upon your location:

Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island strives to create a welcoming environment for all, working to empower the most vulnerable among us for more than 100 years. We meet our clients where they are by providing integrated, wraparound programs and services helping those seeking to overcome educational, cultural, economic, and language barriers.