What We Do

Homeownership Program

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We provide a hand-up, not a hand-out, by partnering with families to help them become successful homeowners.

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Aging In Place Program

FAYETTEVILLE, GA, USA (05/14/18)- Walter Prayor of Fayetteville, Georgia, grew up and raised a family in a house without a bathroom. With financial and volunteer help from the community, Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity has installed a bathroom and made other repairs to the house. “When I took my first shower, I stayed in there for hours — and even cried,” says 81-year-old Prayor (DOB: 06/07/37). The project is part of Habitat’s Aging-in-Place effort to help older residents stay in their home as they age... © Habitat for Humanity International/Jason Asteros

AIP is designed to address the issues preventing older adults from aging safely in their homes.

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Here’s what we’re up to in DeKalb County with the help of so many volunteers and supporters like you.

Feb 14th-- Grading has been complete. This crucial step prepares us for pouring the concrete foundation.

Mrs. Jacqueline-- Volunteers have torn down the old slippery steps and have begin build new steps that are safer for Mrs. Jacqueline to use.

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About Us


Habitat for Humanity DeKalb is a nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home. We believe affordable housing, home repairs, and homeownership education play a critical role in strong and stable communities. We operate with an Executive Director and small staff, supported by a volunteer Board of Directors and many volunteers.


Habitat for Humanity – DeKalb seeks to put God’s love into action, by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope.


We envision a world where everyone has a decent place to live.


  • Demonstrate love for Jesus Christ
  • Advocate for affordable housing
  • Focus on shelter
  • Promote dignity and hope
  • Support sustainable and transformational development