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Habitat for Humanity Auckland


Organisation:

Habitat for Humanity


Habitat for Humanity Auckland

Vision and Mission

A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Area services provided

Manukau City and local surrounds

Services provided

A Brush with Kindness and Critical Home Repair programmes for the elderly, disabled, people who are ill or infirm. If you own your home and need essential repairs or maintenance, we may be able to help with jobs like:

·         Clearing your overgrown section to allow more light into the home

·         Repairing windows to improve security

·         Installing interior rails to increase your mobility around the home

·         Fitting curtains to create a warmer environment

·         Weather-proofing your home

·         Building exterior disabled access

·         Improving bathroom access

·         Rewiring your home to improve safety

·         Roof and gutter repairs

Other repair and maintenance jobs may be possible – please call us to discuss your needs.

We also have a large secondhand store,ReStore, located at 8 Ormiston Road, Otara, where we sell and accept donations of preloved household items and building/renovation materials. If you are moving house or downsizing and you want to clear out your home, please call us to come pick up donations.

Additionally, we provide overseas “voluntourism” opportunities to people wishing to help build homes for needy families in developing countries for a week through our Global Village programme. Come on a holiday with a difference and help Habitat for Humanity build homes, communities, and hope.

Resources available (eg brochures, websites, venues for use etc...

·         Brochures

·         Website (www.habitat.org.nz)

·         Facebook page (www.facebook.com/HabitatGA)

·         Guest speakers available for community groups, clubs, and organisations

·         ReStore (secondhand store) accepts donations of preloved household items and building/renovation materials. Pickup service for ReStore donations

Referral procedure

Self-referral or referral from social service organisations

Booking procedure

A Brush with Kindness and Critical Home Repair:

1.     Contact 09 271 3357 ext 707 to discuss your repair and maintenance needs.

2.     Complete an application form.

3.     Habitat for Humanity Auckland will assess your property and needs

4.     If your application is successful, we will undertake the necessary work or will send qualified tradespeople on our behalf

5.     You begin affordable repayments to Habitat for Humanity

Fees:

Enquiries and assessment are free. All work completed on your home is repaid to Habitat for Humanity at affordable rates based on your circumstances and ability to pay.

Contact information for various services

·         Office address: 8 Ormiston Road, Otara, Auckland 2016

·         A Brush with Kindness and Critical Home Repair Coordinator: phone 09 271 3357 ext 707

·         Otara ReStore (secondhand store): 8 Ormiston Road, Otara, Auckland 2016, phone 09 271 3357 option 1

·         Global Village overseas volunteering: phone 09 579 4111 ext 221

Any other relevant information for the Network

We would love to come present relevant information about Habitat for Humanity’s programmes to your community group, club, or organisation. We want to help people to age in place in safe, healthy homes.

 

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