Habitat for Humanity - DeKalb builds much more than houses.

Together, we’re helping families build strength, stability,

and self-reliance.

Construction activity is limited to staff and select volunteers until further notice. Our priority is to protect our staff, volunteers, and the people we serve during this time. Contact Us to learn more.

By The Numbers

Homes Built
People Served
Years Giving Back
Volunteers Engaged

A decent home provides the strength, stability and independence that families need, and Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Habitat homeowners pay an affordable mortgage, receive financial education, and help build their homes alongside volunteers.

Community News

Team Work

Long-time partners help us build strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter

We are fortunate at Habitat for Humanity – DeKalb to have many long-time, committed partners that donate and volunteer with us on a regular basis. These organizations help ensure that we are able to keep building, rehabilitating, and repairing homes for deserving families. Paragon Bank is one such partner. Paragon Bank is based out of…

May Older American Month

We salute older Americans during Older Americans Month & throughout the year

May is Older Americans Month. It is a time to recognize the contributions of older adults across the nation. Here at Habitat for Humanity – DeKalb, the average age of our core volunteers is between age sixty-five to seventy-five. Older adults have built strength and resilience throughout their years. We must be sure resources are…

Build with us

A new home is stability & a safe place to play

The last year has presented some challenges for all of us to varying degrees. At Habitat for Humanity – DeKalb, we are in the business of building strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. Last year was one for the most uncertain in our over 30-year history. We kept the projects going with hard work, determination,…


In DeKalb County, a full-time worker earning minimum wage can’t afford current market rent for a two-bedroom apartment - let alone buy a home.

We’re working to change that.


Hope for Homeowners. Hope for Seniors. Hope for Veterans. Hope for Dekalb.
Your generosity helps deserving families with a hand-up, not hand-out.