Habitat for Humanity of Ottawa County is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all.
All are welcome
Habitat for Humanity of Ottawa County has an open-door policy: We invite you to help us build, no matter your race, religion, age, gender, political stance, or any other distinction. If you affirm the universal need for decent and affordable housing, then you’ll find a home in our mission. Habitat welcomes partners from all backgrounds to better serve people of all backgrounds, regardless of race, religion, or creed.
Habitat for Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity is a world-wide organization. So what is the relationship between Habitat for Humanity of Ottawa County and Habitat for Humanity International? Our affiliate is a representative for Habitat for Humanity International in the greater Milwaukee metropolitan area. HFHI provides support and guidance, while we coordinate all aspects of home building for in our service area. For more information about the Habitat’s work around the world, please visit www.habitat.org.
We Do Not Proselytize
As a matter of policy, Habitat for Humanity International and its affiliated organizations do not proselytize. This means that Habitat will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must either adhere to or convert to a particular faith, or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.
We build strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter
Habitat for Humanity of Ottawa County believes everyone deserves a decent place to live. Together with people in our community, we help families build and improve places to call home. We believe affordable housing plays a critical role in strong and stable communities.
With your help, Habitat homeowners achieve the
STRENGTH • STABILITY • SELF-RELIANCE
they need to build a better life for their families.