Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga

Record #: CDR1407
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2020
Last Full Update: 04 Mar 2020

Record Details

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Description & Services

Alternate Name Habitat Halton - Mississauga
Description Non-profit, community-based and faith-based charitable organization that uses knowledge, skills, community relationships, voluneteers and other resources to create and promote safe and affordable home ownership options with the aim of alleviating the cycle of poverty within the community 
Building projects: 
Builds new homes for low income families * homes are built by volunteers with donated materials and services * offers a twenty year interest free mortgage to qualifying families 
Accepts donations of overstocked, used, discontinued items and salvageable building materials donated from manufacturers, other stores, local contractors and the public * items that are donated include new and gently used furniture, building materials, appliances, cabinetry, sinks, countertops, household and d├ęcor items, lighting * donated items are sold to the public at a reduced cost, typically 30-70% percent less than the original retail value * all proceeds used in construction of future Habitat homes  
Revive Centre:  
Recycle and transform donated products and materials that would otherwise go to landfill * items that are in need of renewing, up-cycling or refinishing are revived and transformed into something that can be sold by Habitat * raise funds to support Habitat's mission to build safe, decent and affordable homes for low-income families in need 
Volunteer opportunities: 
Recruitment, coordination and administrative support * build co-ordination * youth outreach * procurement * reception * ReStore plumbers, electricians, cashiers, warehouse support 
Donation items are picked up free of charge if they are in the garage or on the driveway * items can also be picked up from the interior of the home or apartment for a small fee * large items purchased from ReStore can be delivered to the client's home for a small service fee
Hours Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm 
Sat, 9am-6pm 
Areas Served Mississauga/Halton
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) and up 
Families with low income living in substandard conditions * must be willing and able to repay loan * must be willing to commit 500 'sweat equity' hours
Application Call * application process for eligible families
Fees Based on ability to pay * depends on cost of house * no interest, no profit home mortgages (capped at 30% of the home income)
Languages English
Meetings Call or check website for meeting information

Contact Information

Address & Map
4500 Dixie Road
Mississauga, ON L4W 1V7
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Intersection Dixie Rd and Eglinton Ave E
Accessibility Wheelchair Accessible
Mailing Address 4500 Dixie Road 
Mississauga, ON L4W 1V7
Office Phone 905-828-0987 ext 226 (Volunteer) 
ext 241 (Home Ownership) 
ext 427 (ReStore Donation
E-Mail info@habitathm.ca
Website www.habitathm.ca
Primary Executive John Gerrard, Chief Executive Officer; Email: jgerrard@habitathm.ca
Alternate Executive Julie Watt, Director of Communications; Email: jwatt@habitathm.ca

Other Details

Established January 1st, 2015
Funding Donations ; Donations and ReStore revenue. The ReStore is supported by donations from partner companies and the general public.

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