Household Resources

Buying Affordable Household Items

Are you looking for affordable furniture and decorations for your residence hall room or apartment? Please refer to the following stores and links if you want to purchase items at an affordable rate.

Walmart Store #2585
150 Barnum Avenue Cutoff
Stratford, CT 06614
(203) 502-7631
http://www.walmart.com/

Walmart Store #2163
465 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 929-1110
http://www.walmart.com/

Walmart Store #5294
1365 Boston Post Road
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 301-0559
http://www.walmart.com/

Target
Trumbull Mall
5065 Main St
Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 873-2013
http://www.target.com/

Target
120 Hawley Ln
Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 455-0102
http://www.target.com/

Milford Mall
1191 Boston Post Rd
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 306-5063
http://www.target.com/

IKEA
450 Sargent Dr
New Haven, CT 06511
203-865-4532
http://www.ikea.com/us/en/

Donating Household Items

Is the semester coming to and end? Are you trying to get rid of your household items before the semester ends but do not know who will take take them from you?
You may contact the following organizations for furniture, clothes, shoes, etc. donations. These organizations are available for Door to Door Service pick up. Just call to make a pick-up appointment:

*DONATIONS: *

Taste-n-See Outreach
672 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Tel: 203-335-1533
http://www.tnsm.org/

The Salvation Army
1174 East Main Street
BRIDGEPORT, CT
Tel: 1-800-SA-TRUCK
(Refer to the website for other locations around Connecticut and the United States)
http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/www_usn_2.nsf/vw-local/Home

*There is a chute box from the *Salvation Army *located outside and behind the John J. Cox Student Center. The chute will only take clothes and shoes.

JUNK *Some companies may not take all furniture. You may contact the places below that will get rid of what will be considered “junk”: *

1-800GOTJUNK will get rid of junk at a charge. You may schedule an appointment with them for a quotation of items. They charge by the volume of items.
http://www.1800gotjunk.com/

Bridgeport Transfer Station
475 Asylum St.
Bridgeport, CT 06608.
203-576-7725
http://blog.ctnews.com/connecticutpostings/2010/03/25/summer-hours-in-spring-for-transfer-station/

If you know or hear of any other helpful resources for this page, please contact the internationaloffice@bridgeport.edu and we will update the page.