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Loan Closet

Items Available

If you arrive in San Diego and need basic kitchen or household items, we offer a Lending Locker for temporary loan. Typically, these items are available for two weeks check out. The FFSC "Lending Locker" is a container filled with the basic kitchen necessities. In addition to the full kit, sleeping mats, coffee makers, irons and ironing boards are available for check out, however quantity is limited. FFSC does not have furniture or major appliances. In the event that such items are needed a Relocation Consultant will provide you with a number of community agencies that may provide those items at no cost. See information below on who to contact for furniture.

How to Borrow

The Lending Lockers are available on a first-come, first-served walk in basis.  For returning items, an appointment is highly encouraged.  Kits are available at the FFSC’s located at Naval Base San Diego, Naval Base Point Loma, and Naval Base Coronado (NAS North Island).

Community Organizations

Operation Homefront: Qualifying military families can access assistance with car repair, computers, moving cost, childcare cost, commissary vouchers, free furniture, clothing and much more when available.  Certain restrictions may apply.  Contact 858-242-4995 for more information.

San Diego Military Outreach Ministries (SD MOM): Available services include strollers, playpens, highchairs, clothing, formula and diapers, weekly food and bread distribution in various military housing communities and much more.  Some restrictions may apply and hours of operation do vary.  For more information, contact 619-461-4164.

Navy- Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS): NMCRS provides operates three local thrift shops. Visit the NMCRS website for locations and phone numbers.

Homefront San Diego: Homefront San Diego can help with everything from emergency food and gas, to car repairs, furniture, computers and whatever else a family might need. Some restrictions may apply. Call for more information 760-392-1551.

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