Habitat for Humanity

Salem County, New Jersey

Habitat for Humanity of Salem County, NJ  builds and repairs houses throughout Salem County using volunteer labor and donations. We believe that everyone should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. Our partner families purchase these houses through no-profit, no-interest mortgage loans or innovative financing methods.

Building Homes  ∎  Fixing Homes
Building Wheelchair Ramps

We fund these projects by selling new & gently used good from ReStore. Your donations to ReStore are always needed and appreciated.

Our Programs

Building safe, affordable homes

Building Homes

Habitat for Humanity works tirelessly to build homes for those who need them.

Our Handyman Project

Handyman Project

Providing repair services to those who own their homes but are in financial need.

ReStore for new and gently used items

ReStore

New and gently used items for sale to aid our other community based efforts.

Ramps Building Project

Ramps Project

We help build wheelchair ramps so people can enjoy their homes!

Raise awareness with fire alarms

Home Fire Safety

Raising awareness in collaboration with the American Red Cross.

The Latest News

Meeting & Event Calendar

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Restore Meeting 8:00 am
Restore Meeting
Aug 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Restore Meetings – 1st Wednesday of each month 8 – 9 am. Location: Restore – 416 S. Pennsville Auburn Rd., Carneys Point, NJ 08069
Construction Meeting 9:00 am
Construction Meeting
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am
Wednesday 9:30 on site. Location varies per project – call office for details.
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Finance Meeting 3:00 pm
Finance Meeting
Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Finance meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 3pm. Meeting locations vary – please check with our office for details on a particular meeting.
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Construction Meeting 9:00 am
Construction Meeting
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am
Wednesday 9:30 on site. Location varies per project – call office for details.
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Board of Directors Meeting 8:30 am
Board of Directors Meeting
Aug 16 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Board of Directors meetings are on the 3rd Tuesday of each month 8 – 9:30 am. Meeting locations vary – please check with our office for details on a particular meeting.
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Construction Meeting 9:00 am
Construction Meeting
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am
Wednesday 9:30 on site. Location varies per project – call office for details.
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Construction Meeting 9:00 am
Construction Meeting
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am
Wednesday 9:30 on site. Location varies per project – call office for details.
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Construction Meeting 9:00 am
Construction Meeting
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am
Wednesday 9:30 on site. Location varies per project – call office for details.

Meeting & Event Calendar

Aug
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Finance Meeting
Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Finance meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 3pm. Meeting locations vary – please check with our office for details on a particular meeting.

Aug
10
Wed
Construction Meeting
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am

Wednesday 9:30 on site. Location varies per project – call office for details.

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Board of Directors Meeting
Aug 16 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Board of Directors meetings are on the 3rd Tuesday of each month 8 – 9:30 am. Meeting locations vary – please check with our office for details on a particular meeting.

Aug
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Wed
Construction Meeting
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am

Wednesday 9:30 on site. Location varies per project – call office for details.

Aug
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Wed
Construction Meeting
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am

Wednesday 9:30 on site. Location varies per project – call office for details.

Aug
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Wed
Construction Meeting
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am

Wednesday 9:30 on site. Location varies per project – call office for details.

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Restore Meeting
Sep 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Restore Meetings – 1st Wednesday of each month 8 – 9 am. Location: Restore – 416 S. Pennsville Auburn Rd., Carneys Point, NJ 08069

Construction Meeting
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am

Wednesday 9:30 on site. Location varies per project – call office for details.

Sep
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Family Selection Meeting
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Held at Restore – 416 S. Pennsville Auburn Rd., Carneys Point, NJ 08069

Sep
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Tue
Finance Meeting
Sep 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Finance meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 3pm. Meeting locations vary – please check with our office for details on a particular meeting.

Right here in Salem County

Houses Built

Homes in Progress

Homeownership is Important

Everyone deserves a safe, decent, affordable place to call home.

Homeownership Means Better Health

  • Proven decreases in childhood health issues including asthma, mental health and developmental issues, and stunted growth.
  • First time homeowners report high life satisfaction, self-esteem, and perceived control over their lives.

Homeownership is a Pathway Out of Poverty

  • Use of government assistance declines notable among low income homeowners compared to renters.
  • Homeownership leads to wealth creation.

Homeownership Provides Safety

  • Homeowners are significantly at lower risk of becoming a victim of a violent assault, and have a lower incidence of crime overall.

Homeownership Leverages Educational Investment

  • Children in home owning families outperform renters in math and reading achievements and are proven to have fewer behavioral problems, higher levels of educational achievement, and greater earnings.
  • Adults who own their own homes are more likely to pursue their own Continued Education.

Homeownership Leads to Stable Neighborhoods and Thriving Families

  • Homeowners are 15% more likely to vote.
  • People who own their home live four times longer in their neighborhoods are 28% more likely to maintain and improve their home.
  • Affordable homeownership opportunities relieve demand on the rental market and keep rents more attainable for the most vulnerable populations.
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MANY THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

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USDA Rural Development
Print Signs and Designs
Walmart
salem health and wellness
Thrivent Financial
Orbia
franklin bank
Krise Services
Atlantic City Electric
Salem County Chamber of Commerce
mannington mills
Fulton Bank
century bank
Resources for Independent Living
Scott Kompa Real Estate
TD Bank Charitable Foundation
Farmers of Salem
High Point Roofing
USDA
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