in Canada, 1 in 7 households do not have a decent place to call home

Our Vision

is a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live.

Our Mission

is to mobilize volunteers and community partners to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership.

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Home­ownership

Everyone should have a safe, decent and affordable place to call home. Find out how to qualify and apply for a Habitat home. The dream of homeownership is something that is achievable.

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Donations

Every gift, no matter the size, is an investment in strengthening your community and changing the future for local families. Find out how you can donate today to help build strength and stability.

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ReStores

Habitat ReStores are home and building supply stores that accept and resell quality new and used items. Find your local ReStore to donate today. Shop ReStore to provide more affordable homes in your community.

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Get Involved

Be part of the change you want to see in your community. Find information on volunteering, youth, women, group, and corporate opportunities. You can help ensure everyone has a decent place to live.

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Upcoming

Events

06-Jan-2020
2020 Meaning of Home Contest – Open for Submissions

The Meaning of Home contest, which runs from January 6, 2020, to February 21, 2020, invites Grades 4, 5 and 6 students from across Canada to submit a written poem…

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Meet the Hall Family

After being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a type of cancer, Sabrina struggled physically, emotionally and financially to provide a decent home for her family. Medical expenses and loss of income…

Meet the Jacobs Family

The Jacobs family are currently living in a very small 3-bedroom, one-bathroom home in Curve Lake. Their rental home needs new windows, doors, a new roof and many other necessary…

Meet the Goneau Family

Bonnie Goneau finds a feeling of home when she is surrounded by family, in a secure place that reflects their style. While renting an older home in Lindsay, Bonnie found…

Meet the Clark-Bandi Family

On July 28th, 2016, Habitat officially broke ground on the Community Build Warsaw Project located at 887 Peterborough Street in Warsaw. The three-bedroom, single-family detached home is being purchased by…

Meet the Mills Family

In 2017 the Mills family had to leave their rental apartment for their own safety due to the presence of black mold. They lived in a motel with their children….

Latest

News

Habitat Homeowner Information Sessions

Join us to learn more about our affordable Homeownership Program. Limited spaces are available. Register today! Applications are now being accepted for the 41 affordable condos to be built at…

27-Nov-2019 | Read More

Bring Your Plastic Bags to the ReStore

Do you have plastic or paper shopping bags at home that you’d like to get rid of? Please bring them to one of our three ReStore locations. We’ll reuse your…

27-Nov-2019 | Read More

Special Message From Our Habitat Peterborough & Kawartha Region CEO

Did you know that 1 in 8 Canadians are in need of decent and affordable housing? The need is even more dire here in our local area. Habitat for Humanity…

22-Nov-2019 | Read More