Our Mission

Habitat Santa Cruz is an independent, locally operated and funded affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. Our mission is to build affordable, decent homes and provide home ownership opportunities to qualified families who live and work in Santa Cruz County.

  • Behold! Our New Website! We hope you find this new website to be both easier to navigate and more informative than our old layout. Like any good community resource, we need your input. Is there anything you wish this site did, or didn’t do? Feedback is super welcome at webmaster@habitatsc.org. Likewise, with the pure number of devices that now access the internet, it is impossible for ... Read more
  • Thanks to Arch Walters 201_Arch_WaltersHabitat Construction Manager Mike McIlwain presents a “hammer of distinction” to long-time volunteer Arch Walters. Read more
  • Flores Family Home Dedication 611_IMG_1419  On April 14, 2015, the Flores family received the keys to their new Habitat home on Los Esteros Court after contributing 500 hours of sweat equity. Two young Flores boys will enjoy watching the construction on Los Esteros Court while six more homes are being built over the next two year. Read more
  • Los Esteros Court Los Esteros 7This is the first home, of seven total, to be built on Los Esteros Court. Construction began in July.. The second Los Esteros home will begin construction in September. Once the first home is complete, the third home will be constructed. and on it goes for approximately three and a half years, when the seventh home is complete! Read more