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Community Development Council Durham, Furniture Connect

In Durham Region, many donors have new or gently used furniture items they would like to re-home. Community Development Council Durham’s Furniture Connect aims to help low-income residents furnish their homes by connecting furniture donors with recipients. We plan to do this by connecting generous donors in the community with clients who can benefit from their kind donations.

If you are a furniture donor, please click here.

If you are a client looking for furniture items, please call 905-686-2661 to speak with a housing or settlement worker.

Items accepted

Living Room & Dining Room Furniture

  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • End tables
  • Credenzas
  • Bookshelves (no taller than 6 feet)
  • Sofas & couches

Bedroom Furniture

  • Dressers
  • Night Tables
  • Desks (no larger than 4 feet)
  • Metal Bed Frames

Baby Items

  • Cribs (2012 or newer)
  • Car seats (manufacturer date under 5 years and cannot have been in an accident)
  • Baby monitors
  • Bassinets, pack-n-plays, and co-sleepers
  • Disposable diapers and wipes (unopened)
  • New (unused, sealed in box) breast pumps
  • Strollers (not jogging strollers)
  • High chairs and infant seats
  • Toddler beds
  • Safety gates (tension-type)
  • Baby bouncer/rocker seats

Housewares, Kitchen Items & Decor

  • Small kitchen appliances (e.g., toasters, toasters ovens, kettles, blenders, coffee makers, microwave, etc.)
  • Kitchen tables
  • Cookware
  • Bakeware
  • Cutlery
  • Tableware
  • Artwork
  • Rugs (no larger than 8 x 11 feet)

Electronics & Small Applications

  • Flat-screen TVs of any size in working conditions
  • Stereos & radios
  • Electric fans and space heaters
  • Small kitchen appliances

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED!

  • Major appliances (e.g., stoves, fridges, dishwashers, washers & dryers)
  • Console TVs
  • Linens & Clothing 
  • Large floor model TVs
  • Tube style TVs with screens larger than 32 inches
  • Power tools
  • Sports & exercise equipment
  • BBQs
  • Patio furniture
  • Broadloom carpets
  • Rugs and carpets larger than 8 x 11ft
  • Wooden bed frames
  • Headboards / footboards
  • Trundle beds
  • Bean bags
  • Used Mattresses
  • Day beds
  • Desks longer than 4 feet
  • ‘L shaped’ desks
  • Any standing units taller than 6 feet
  • Standard Sofas no longer than 7 feet
  • Sectional Sofas that are longer than 6 feet each piece
  • Sofa beds or futons longer than 6 feet
  • Books
  • Musical instruments
  • Sewing machines
  • Window blinds
  • Mobility items (walkers, wheelchairs, bathroom assistance equipment)
  • Marble items
  • Vanities

Your new or gently-used furniture can change the life of unsheltered and low-income clients, by helping them set up their new rental units with furniture that turns a place into a home.  

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