Home Start’s Thrift Boutique in Normal Heights

Home Start's Thrift Boutique social enterprise provides revenue to support our life-changing programs. We're not your average San Diego thrift store.

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From used designer clothing, to furniture, to rare Padres memorabilia, the Thrift Boutique is your ever changing, one-stop-shop for quality used items in Normal Heights. Additionally, the thrift store provides a supportive setting for young mothers in our Maternity Housing Program to develop job skills and gain work experience as they move toward greater independence, giving them a hand up, not a handout.

Located at 3611 Adams Avenue in the Normal Heights neighborhood in San Diego, the Thrift Boutique is open Tues - Sat, 9:30am-5:30pm.

Generous donors (like you!) keep the Boutique stocked with gently used designer items, quality clothing, and fine furnishings.

Offer Up

Many of our designer and specialty items are available on our OFFERUP page.

Thrift Boutique 20% off Daily Deals

20% off Daily Deals (certain restrictions apply)

  • Tues: Senior Discount Day
  • Wed - Military Discount Day
  • Thurs - Student Discount Day

We have TONS of good quality furniture at less than retail prices

On any given day we have a wide selection of furniture at Home Start Thrift Boutique including:  chairs of all kinds,  sofas, desks, metal filing cabinets, outside patio set, glider/rocking chair and small ottoman, hutch/ cabinets, tables of various shapes and sizes and more! Just ask a friendly sales associate if you are hunting for something specific.

Who Made the Thrift Boutique possible?

Meg Jacobs generous legacy gift funds Home Start's thrift storeThe Home Start Thrift Boutique is a dream realized through a generous legacy gift from Margaret “Meg” Jacobs, who died of complications from breast cancer in 2012. Meg was a social worker who worked at Home Start early in her career. Through this gift, Home Start has touched the lives of so many more children and families in need of our support.

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