the power of home

the power of home

the power of home

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Healthy Housing Assessment

Delaware is facing a crisis.  Approximately 6,000 homes owned by low-income households are in substandard conditions.  Furthermore, there are an estimated 25,000 homes owned by low-income household that need any repairs.  These repair needs are having very real impacts on the health and quality of life of families throughout the state.  

Learn more about this crisis in A Needs Assessment for Repairs to Low-Income Owner-Occupied Housing in Delaware.

your support makes a difference

Since 1991, more than 160 families and individuals have purchased affordable Habitat homes across Sussex County. Hundreds more have accessed healthy home repairs, accessibility modifications, energy efficiency upgrades, and financial literacy coaching through Sussex County Habitat programs.

We envision a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Join our mission by donating your time or financial support today. 

We build strength, stability, and self-reliance

Sussex County Habitat For Humanity Is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian organization. We are dedicated to eliminating substandard housing and homelessness and to making adequate, affordable shelter a matter of conscience and action. Our ministry was founded on the conviction that every man, woman, and child should have a decent place to live in dignity and safety.

Building hope in our community begins with you - by picking up a hammer or giving in other ways.  As we grow to serve more than 100 households annually, we invite you to GET INVOLVED


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Join our team of Habitat for Humanity International AmeriCorps members!

Based in Sussex County, Delaware, you could be the next to help make our people safer, stronger and healthier; to strengthen our communities; and to Get Things Done for America.

Positions to be determined. Please feel free to submit an application!


shopping with a purpose

Home improvement store and donation center selling new and gently used furniture, appliances, home goods, building materials and more

Rt. 9 - 3 miles west of Rt. 1
(GPS: 18501 Stamper Drive)
Lewes, DE
(302) 855-1156