Community 

The Clothes Closet

The Clothes Closet is a ministry of First United Methodist Church for the Upshur County community. Primary items available for purchasing include clothing for all ages and gender, and household items. Most clothing items sell for 25 cents or less, while household items vary in price. All proceeds are returned to the community through ministries and services. It is open to the public Thursdays and Saturdays from 9am to 12pm. Volunteer and community service opportunities are available as well. Donations are accepted unless otherwise noted, typically by a sign on the front of the building. You can call the Clothes Closet at (903) 843-3631 or if you're on mobile just click below.

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Upshur County Shares Food Pantry

The Upshur County Shares Food Pantry services Gilmer and surrounding areas. It is located at 210 Buffalo St. Gilmer, TX 75644 right off the square and down from City Hall and the Court House. Currently, the Food Pantry is open on Monday and Wednesday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. For more information please contact the Food Pantry directly at (214) 213-4986. If you're on mobile just click below.

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Roy M. Brown Life Center

The Life Center, located at 1561 US Hwy 271 N, Gilmer, TX 75644 down from Walmart, houses a variety of community services. These services include the Open Door Pregnancy Center (903) 797-0774 | Tri-County Community Action (903) 843-0604 which offers utility, rent, and mortgage assistance | Veteran Caregivers (888) 653-1020 | Counseling Services and Clinical Supervision (903) 295-6700. For more information call the Life Center dierctly at (903) 797-0774. If you're on mobile click below.

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Resources for Senior Adults

Understanding what's all available for seniors can be a challenge. The resources below can help take the guess work out of the decision making process.