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.


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Join us for a private tour of the Vintage Trailer Museum and wood oven baked pizza at the Alba Schoolhouse in Ben Lomond. Proceeds support Habitat’s Thrivent Build on Frederick Street in Santa Cruz.

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  • Welcome Home Ogarrio Family On Saturday, May 7th, volunteers, sponsors, donors, friends, and neighbors, welcomed the Ogarrio family to their new home. This is the third home completed on Los Esteros Court. Four more lots are slated for construction in the coming years. Over the course of ten months, 259 volunteers contributed 5,749 hours to build this energy-efficient home. The new homeowners contributed over ... Read more
  • Join Us on Saturday, May 7th @ 3pm for the Ogarrio Family Home Dedication! The Ogarrio’s have completed over 500 hours of sweat equity and are ready to move into their new home on Los Esteros Court! Please join us to celebrate the accomplishments of all our construction volunteers and funders who helped make homeownership a reality for the Ogarrio family. Read more
  • April 23rd Walk to Build Spring is coming, and it’s time to start building again! Join us Saturday April 23 to kick off the construction season at our new build site, 430 Frederick Street right next to Santa Cruz Bible Church. We’re going to tour the new site, meet future Habitat homeowners, and take a walk through Arana Gulch to enjoy the nearby nature. There will be ... Read more
  • Habitat Night at Shadowbrook Tuesday, March 29th is Habitat Night at Shadowbrook Restaurant. This means that Shadowbrook will donate 30% of your bill to Habitat for Humanity Santa Cruz if you mention that you are “Dining for Habitat.” Bar dining counts! Shadowbrook is a pretty awesome place that fills up real quick-like, so we highly advise that you make a reservation by clicking here as soon ... Read more