The Shoe Clozet was opened in August of 2014 to provide new shoes to those children in immediate need. The Clozet is housed at Contact Ministries in Springfield, Illinois and contains an inventory of hundreds of pairs of new shoes for children of all ages. Through references from local social service agencies and schools, we are able to provide new shoes to children who would otherwise be overlooked. Many of these children do not have a permanent home and are being served by local homeless shelters. We open the Clozet several times a year, plus it is accessible by calling for an appointment.