WHAT TO PACK

The following is a guideline to help you pack for your stay at Isabella House. Because of space constraints, any clothing or other items that exceed the amounts list below may be sent out at your expense. Laundry facilities are available at least twice per week. Basic hygiene products will be available for you. However, if you have a preferred brand, please bring your own.

NOTE: No Aerosols or Items Containing any Alcohol in the Ingredients!

ADULT PERSONAL ITEMS

7 - Pairs of Shorts / Pants / Jeans (shorts must be fingertip length or longer)

5 - T-shirts

7 - Tops / Shirts (tank top straps, etc. must be covered by the outer shirt)

2 - 3 Dresses / Skirts (must be fingertip length or longer)

2 - Jackets / Sweaters

3 - Pairs of Shoes

1 - Pair of Boots

7 - Pairs of Socks, Underwear & Bras

3 - Pairs of Pajamas

1 - Pair of Slippers

1 - Body Wash / Soap

1 - Shampoo & Conditioner

1 - Toothbrush, Toothpaste & Dental Floss

1 - Comb / Brush

1 - Lotion

1 - Pack of Q-Tips / Cotton Balls

1 - Box of Sanitary Napkins / Tampons

1 - Pack of Razors w/ Covers

1 - Emery Board & Tweezers

1 - Deodorant

New, Unopened Makeup (only the minimum necessary)

1 - Alarm Clock / Radio

CD Player, CD’s or i-Pod (cannot have WiFi capability)

2 - 3 Non-Recovery Based Books

Stamps and Stationary

Photographs from Home

1 - Phone Book / List of Phone Numbers

Children’s PERSONAL Items

14 - Outfits

2 - Jackets / Sweaters

3 - Pairs of Shoes (at least one pair with closed-toe)

1 - Pair of Boots (seasonal)

1 - Snow Suit & Gloves (seasonal)

7 - Pairs of Pajamas

1 - Pair of Slippers

14 - Pairs of Underwear / Socks

14 - T-shirts / Onesies

1 - Stroller

Favorite Stuffed Animals

1 - 45 quart-sized bin of toys (no wheeled or electronic toys)

2 - 3 Favorite Books

1 - Favorite Blanket

1 - Infant Car Seat

1 - Baby Monitor

1 - Shampoo & Detangler

1 - Lotion

Diapers & Wipes (Isabella House does supply wipes)

Nebulizer (of necessary)

Bottles, Sippy-Cups & Pacifiers


DO NOT BRING

Cigarettes / Lighters / Matches / E-Cigarettes (Isabella House is NON-SMOKING)

Drugs / Alcohol / Paraphernalia or Contraband

Any Drug or Gang Affiliated Materials (bandannas, clothing, figurines, posters, etc.)

Used, Open or Loose Makeup (eye shadow, foundation, etc.)

NOTE: Any loose, powdered makeup that is not in a new, unopened package cannot be allowed

Food or Drink (including gum, candy or soda)

Sugar

Candles

Air Fresheners

Mouthwash Containing Alcohol

Aerosol Sprays

Baby Talc / Powder / Oil

Fake Nails / Nail Glue

Glue

Cell Phones / Pagers

Any Electronic Device with Internet Linking Capabilities (working or not)

Liquid Bleach

Plants / Flowers

Hats, Caps or Head Scarves may only be worn outside of Isabella House