Habitat for Humanity

Site: Greater Ottawa

Service: Habitat GO

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Names
Alternate Name Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa ; Habitat GO ; ReStore ; ReStore Ottawa
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
768 Belfast Rd
Ottawa, ON K1G 0Z5
 
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Intersection St. Laurent Blvd and Belfast Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Volunteers and community partners work together to build safe, affordable housing as a means to breaking the poverty cycle 
 
The Habitat ReStore: Retail outlet open to the public that sells donated new and used home renovation materials. There are two locations in Ottawa: 768 Belfast Rd, 613-744-7769 and 7 Enterprise Rd, 613-225-8400 * accepts donations of new and gently used building materials, pop can recycling program, accepts electronic waste
Hours Mon-Sat 9 am-5:30 pm, Sun 12 noon-5 pm
Meetings Monthly committee meetings
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries All areas surrounding Ottawa: Carleton Place * Arnprior * Renfrew * Hull
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Canadian citizen or landed immigrant 18 years and older * present housing does not meet the family's needs, may be in poor shape, too costly, unhealthy, unsafe, too small, etc. * working with a steady income, but unable to afford or obtain a conventional mortgage and the total family income between $46,993-$69,542 as required by Revenue Canada per family size
Application Call the Habitat for HumanityGO office to get your name on the list for the next Information Session * application forms are distributed at the Housing Information Sessions only * a Family Selection Committee chooses potential homeowners based on their need
Languages English ; French
Fees Ability to repay an interest-free mortgage * work 500 hours (sweat equity) on the building of their own home and other Habitat GO homes and activities
Service Categories Building Materials/Supplies Donation Programs ; Donation Pickups ; Housing Advocacy Groups ; Low Cost Building Materials/Supplies ; Recycling ; Subsidized Home Acquisition
Waiting List Once selected a family usually completes their partnering commitment within 2 years.
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-749-9950 * Habitat ReStore East 613-744-7769 * Habitat ReStore West 613-225-8400
Fax 613-749-8991
E-Mail vschwarz@habitatgo.com
Website www.habitatgo.com
Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Nancy Currie, Family Services Manager; Phone: 613-749-9950 ext 225; Email: community@habitatgo.com
Alternate Contact Vanessa Schwarz, Director of Operations and Communications; Phone: 613-749-9950 ext 224
Volunteer Coordinator Alice Wareham, Volunteer Services Coordinator; Phone: 613-749-9950 ext 229; Email: volunteer@habitatgo.com
Primary Executive Alexis Ashworth, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-749-9950 ext 222; Email: aashworth@habitatncr.com
Alternate Executive Bob Ridley, Chair, Board of Directors
Other Details
Established 1993
Funding Grants - Individual Donors, Corpotate Sponsors, Building and Construction Industry, Service Club, Faith organizations ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 140290735 RR0001 ; Private - Sponsors ; Foundation - The Ontario Trillium Foundation
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Brochures * HabiChat Newsletter
Resources Website * Habitat ReStores
Accreditation No

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