Greater New Haven Habitat for Humanity


Founded in 1986, Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven (an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the elimination of poverty housing through the creation of home ownership opportunities for low-income working families. Habitat builds and rehabilitates homes in the Greater New Haven area with the goal of creating safe, decent, affordable houses that add to the revitalization of New Haven’s neighborhoods. Habitat accomplishes its mission by partnering with individuals, religious and civic organizations, local businesses and corporations.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven uses Volunteer Up! to schedule and manage individual volunteers.  It is a very easy system that allows you to register yourself and sign up for shifts at the build sites! Please click above to register and to see what dates are available.

Volunteer groups and individuals doing court-ordered community service must contact Allison Mangles, Volunteer Coordinator, at (203) 785-0794 or to schedule a date.

If you have questions, please call the Volunteer Coordinator at (203) 785-0794, ext.110.

  Click here for the Volunteer Blog

Latest News

    Habitat Receives Donation from Eversource
  • Habitat Receives Donation from Eversource
    On December 12, 2018 Executive Director Bill Casey and Development Director Jennifer Rook were presented a check by Thomas Dorsey, Manager, Legislative Affairs with Eversource. The donation of $222,139 will help to fund future homebuilding projects in the city of New Haven. Mr. Dorsey and Eversource distribute funds to organizations state-wide that address affordable housing and we are excited to continue our partnership with Eversource for 2019.
  • Groundbreaking for 352 Peck Street, New Haven: December 16 at 3:00 p.m.
  • Groundbreaking for 352 Peck Street, New Haven: December 16 at 3:00 p.m.
    We are preparing for our first home building project of 2019 by breaking ground at 352 Peck Street! This is the future home of the Rodriguez-Villa family and is being sponsored by one of our community builds, Raise the Roof. We hope you will join us on Sunday, December 16 at 3:00 p.m to celebrate with the future homeowners, their family, and fellow Habitat supporters.
  • 2018 Annual Appeal
  • 2018 Annual Appeal
    Our Annual Appeal is going on now! Please consider making a gift this year to support our home building projects in New Haven. Through your generosity, we can partner with more families next year and continue building affordable housing in New Haven. You can see your gift in action in 2019 with our first project of the year on Peck Street in New Haven. Volunteering on the work site and attending the dedication at the ...
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Upcoming Events

    6th Annual Chili Bowl to Benefit Habitat for Humanity Sleeping Giant Build
  • 6th Annual Chili Bowl to Benefit Habitat for Humanity Sleeping Giant Build
    Are you an aspiring or champion chili chef? Or, are you a chili aficionado? Or, do you just love to eat chili? Novice and experienced chili chefs are invited to compete for prizes and bragging rights. The Chili Bowl is the Sleeping Giant Build’s premier fund-raising event. This year’s proceeds will help fund their 11th house! In addition to chili tasting, there will be a raffle and silent auction to add even more excitement to the Chili Bowl. Water ...
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