St. Charles Furniture and Thrift is a not-for-profit resale shop managed by St. Charles Youth and Family Services, Inc. Located on Brown Deer Rd just west of 76th ST. St. Charles Furniture and Thrift offers an array of high-quality donated and re-purposed items including small household furnishings, select office furniture, gently used clothing, and unique gifts.
St. Charles Furniture and Thrift operates under a unique business model specifically designed to make a positive difference in the Milwaukee area. The store serves as a training ground for youth and young adults participating in the Youth Employment Services (Y.E.S.) program, giving them the opportunity to gain “real world” job experience. The Y.E.S. program, a 4 month paid internship and on-the-job training teaches critical employment skills along with specific training for retail/ customer service industry jobs. Which provides at-risk youth with the experience necessary to build their independence and lasting success.