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**For information/advisory to shoppers of second-hand products, see Secondhand Products
Organization: Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph - Guelph  
Phone Numbers: Administrative Office 519-767-9752
Fax: 519-767-9096
Email: volunteer@habitatwdg.ca
Website: habitatwdg.ca
Address:
104 Dawson Rd, Suite 300
Guelph, ON
N1H 1A6
Intersection: Dawson Rd and Speedvale Ave W
Location: Guelph-North West
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administrative office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Executives: Steve Howard - Chief Executive Officer
519-767-9752 ext 22
Contacts: Amber Jessop - Manager, Family and Volunteer Services
519-767-9752 ext 37
Service Description: Local affiliate responsible for implementation of the Habitat for Humanity home building program.

Activities include:
  • volunteer labour / donations of funds and materials used to build homes in partnership with low income families, seniors and individuals with disabilities in need of safe and affordable homes
  • homes sold at no profit through interest-free mortgage
  • Habitat homeowners required to contribute up to 500 hours of sweat equity

**Also operates retail outlet called the ReStore that supports construction of Habitat homes

Fees: Nominal fee for items purchased at the ReStore
Application: Steps on how to become a volunteer, can be found on the website. If interested in volunteering, e-mail: volunteer@habitatwdg.ca, or call 519-767-9752 ext 37

Further information on the home ownership process is available on the website.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Volunteers must be 14 years of age to work in the ReStore and 16 years of age to work on a home build site.

To qualify for homeownership, the following criteria must be met:
* the need for decent, affordable housing
* ability to pay a modest mortgage
* willingness to volunteer 500 “sweat equity” hours
Age: 14.00 years and older
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Dufferin County ; Guelph ; Wellington County  
See Also: Affordable Housing

This information was last completely updated on January 31, 2017

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