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Habitat for Humanity

Site: Greater Ottawa

Service: Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa

Alternate Name Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa ; Habitat GO ; OCR ; ReStore ; ReStore Ottawa
Former Name Habitat GO (2019)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
3 Iber Rd
Ottawa, ON K2S 1E6
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Intersection Iber Rd and Hazeldean 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 selling donated new and used home renovation materials * two locations in Ottawa: 768 Belfast Rd, 613-744-7769 and 3 Iber Rd, 343-545-0481 * accepts donations of new and gently used building materials * pop can recycling program * accepts electronic waste
Hours Restore is open from Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm, Sat-Sun 9am-5 pm 
Administrative Office is now virtual. Please email or call to arrange a meeting.
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 $47,871-$75,130 as required by Revenue Canada per family size * need to have children under the age of 18 by time of move-in
Application Complete Application online by visiting our website * a Family Selection Committee chooses potential homeowners based on their need
Languages English ; French
Fees Ability to repay an interest-free mortgage * volunteer 500 hours on the building of their own home and other Habitat Greater Ottawa homes and activities
Service Categories Building Materials/Supplies Donation Programs ; Donation Pickups ; Habitat for Humanity Programs ; Housing Advocacy Groups ; Low Cost Building Materials/Supplies ; Recycling
Waiting List Once selected a family usually completes their partnering commitment within 1-2 years.
Contact Information
Office Phone Administrative Office 613-749-9950 ; Habitat ReStore Belfast 613-744-7769 ; Habitat ReStore Stittsville 343-545-0481
Fax 613-749-8991
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Nancy Currie, Family Services Manager; Phone: 613-749-9950 ext 225; Email:
Alternate Contact Kristen Holinsky, Director of Operations and Communications; Phone: 613-749-9950 ext 224
Volunteer Coordinator Jenny Grenville, Volunteer Services Coordinator; Phone: 613-749-9950 ext 229; Email:
Primary Executive Alexis Ashworth, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-749-9950 ext 222; Email:
Alternate Executive Gavin Liddy, 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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