Making tangible, lasting improvements in St. Joseph County.

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Homeownership

1 in 4 Americans spend more than 50% of their pre-tax income on housing. Habitat homeowners pay an affordable mortgage and gain strength, stability, and self-reliance through homeownership. Learn more.

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Aging in Place Home Repair

Aging in Place is help with home repair and weatherization for seniors (60+) in our local community. Please see the Real Services webpage for more.

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Veteran's Initiative

Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County is dedicated to providing homeownership opportunities to our nation’s military veterans. We are also glad to host veteran groups interested in volunteering.

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Homes of Hope

The Homes of Hope program serves as transitional housing for victims of domestic violence. In conjunction with the Family Justice Center of St. Joseph County, this program can help place women in stable, affordable housing. Click here for more info from the Family Justice Center.

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Community Partnerships

Businesses that partner with Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County are helping to eliminate poverty housing and build a stronger community. They commit donations and volunteers to help build, repair and renovate homes alongside hard-working, low-income families.

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Salvage Services

HFHSJC’s ReStore Salvage Service experts provide non-structural deconstruction services. Our team prepares you for the next phase of your remodeling project while you help your community. We take out usable items you are replacing and bring them to the ReStore to raise funds that support building Habitat homes for local families.

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Cars for Homes

If you have an older car, truck, van, trailer, RV or boat taking up valuable space in your yard, consider donating it to support affordable housing in your local community. Car donations to Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County support the local and global mission of eliminating poverty housing and homelessness and save you the time and energy of finding a buyer.

It is quick and easy to donate a vehicle whether it runs or not! Plus, you may be eligible for a tax deduction (consult your tax advisor or the IRS for details).

To donate a car, truck, boat or RV to Cars for Homes™ – Habitat’s official car donation program, call 574-288-6967 or learn more about car donation at Carsforhomes.org.