Greater New Haven Habitat for Humanity

Welcome!

We are currently recruiting volunteers for both construction & the ReStore. Individual & group volunteers are welcome! Call the Volunteer Coordinator at (203) 785-0794, x.10 for more information.

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 still need to contact Ellen McNally, Volunteer Coordinator, at (203) 785-0794 or emcnally@habitatgnh.org to schedule a date.

If you have questions, please call the Volunteer Coordinator at (203) 785-0794, x.10.

Click here for the Habitat Photo Album! Click here for the Volunteer Blog

Latest News

    Volunteer with us!
  • Volunteer with us!
    Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven invites you to volunteer with us! We currently have two opportunities for groups and individuals (age 16 or older): Construction volunteering at 603 Sherman Parkway, New Haven. The workday is 8:45am-3:30pm, Tuesday-Saturday, with a short lunch break. (Limited availability on Saturday; call the Volunteer Coordinator to discuss alternatives.) The Habitat ReStore, 286 So. Colony Road, Wallingford (http://newhavencountyrestore.org/. The shifts are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am-6pm ...
  • Fantastic refinishing ideas on the Habitat ReStore blog!
  • Fantastic refinishing ideas on the Habitat ReStore blog!
    Posts include do-it-yourself ideas, home improvement projects, green living tips, reuse possibilities, and — most importantly — how it all helps to further the mission of Habitat for Humanity. ReStore Blog home Have an idea for a post? Submit blog posts or ideas to restoreblog@habitat.org
  • We are now an ENERGY STAR Partner!
  • We are now an ENERGY STAR Partner!
    Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven is pleased to announce that we are now an ENERGY STAR Partner! ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protects our climate through superior energy efficiency. Click here to read more about ENERGY STAR. Habitat GNH has progressively moved towards building homes that are energy-efficient--green building. Green building means improving the way that homes and home ...
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Upcoming Events

    Dedication of 603 Sherman Parkway, New Haven
  • Dedication of 603 Sherman Parkway, New Haven
    Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven will hold a Dedication ceremony for 603 Sherman Parkway, New Haven on Sunday, May 31 at 4:00pm. it is the new home of Kawusu & Ramatu Sheriff and their four children. The house was sponsored by Raise the Roof, a longtime Habitat sponsor.  It is the group's 11th home building project for Habitat. Everyone is invited to attend to celebrate and meet the family! ...
  • Sleeping Giant Build meeting for new volunteers and sponsor groups
  • Sleeping Giant Build meeting for new volunteers and sponsor groups
    Thursday, June 4, 7:00pm Hamden Government Center (Town Attorney's Conference Room, lower level) 2750 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden Join us to learn how ...
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