About Us

Habitat for Humanity Brant-Norfolk is a non-profit organization working towards a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live. We are a proud member of Habitat for Humanity Canada and part of a worldwide network that spans 93 countries. Internationally Habitat for Humanity has built over 600,000 homes and is now building a new home every 21 minutes. Habitat for Humanity Canada is responsible for over 1,400 homes in Canada with 73 affiliates in 10 provinces and two territories and 83 ReStores. Our ReStore covers 100% of our administrative costs.

Build Habitat BrantHabitat for Humanity Brant-Norfolk serves hard working low income residents in the City of Brantford, Brant County and Norfolk County to help make affordable homeownership a reality. Through volunteer labour and donations of money and materials, Habitat Brant-Norfolk builds decent houses alongside homeowner (partner) families.

To date, we have built 20 homes in the City of Brantford and one home in the City of Simcoe. Our commitment is to continue our building safe decent affordable housing in our surrounding communities. We can do this with community support!

 


Core Philosophy

Our Vision: A world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live.

Our Mission: To break the cycle of poverty and build strong communities by helping people gain access to affordable and sustainable housing

Our Values: Our actions are guided by these values…

  • HOUSING FOR ALL: We believe that access to safe and decent housing is a basic human right that should be available to all people.
  • HUMAN DIGNITY: We respect and believe in the worth and dignity of every human being. We recognize the people we serve and those that help us in this effort as our greatest resource.
  • PARTNERSHIPS: We believe we can best achieve our mission through meaningful and mutually-beneficial partnerships with others.
  • FAITH IN ACTION: We believe that faith is lived through action. Committed to our roots in Christian principles, we serve others in a spirit of justice and compassion alongside people of all faiths and beliefs.
  • DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVITY: We believe there is a role for everyone committed to our mission, vision and values and we seek to enrich our organization through diversity.

 

We are always looking for families and volunteers. To learn more about these opportunities, please visit us at 408 Henry Street in Brantford, give us a call at (519) 759-8600, or e-mail us.