Coles County Habitat for Humanity Restore
990 West State Street
Charleston, IL 61920
- Church Relations
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- Volunteer Relations
Who We Are
Coles County Habitat for Humanity was established in 1989 and is a recognized affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. We are a nonprofit organization governed by a volunteer board and supported by the contributions of our generous donors and volunteers.
Who We Help
We at Habitat for Humanity are dedicated helping hard-working partner families who work together with us to build their own homes and purchase them once they are completed. These partner famlies invests 200 to 500 hours of their own labor or "sweat equity" into the home. In return, these homes are sold to them at no profit and financed through an affordable no-interest loan. The homeowner's monthly mortgage payments help to fund the construction of additional Habitat homes.
Where We Build
We build homes for families in the community of Coles County. To date, our organization has completed the construction of twwenty-three homes in Charleston and Mattoon. We currently have home sites available for construction in Ashmore, Charleston, Mattoon and Oakland. Click here to view alisting of our lots available in these communities. Interested persons are encouraged to review the criteria for homeownership and submit an application.
Coles County Habitat for Humanity seeks to improve the community by eliminating substandard
housing in Coles County and making sure safe, affordable housing is a matter of conscience and action.
Coles County Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical Christian housing ministry welcoming all
people dedicated to improving living standards within its community. The organization strives to enrich
quality of life by building and preserving safe, affordable housing for qualified families and individuals
through education, networking and community partnerships.
In order to maintain complete transparency, Coles County Habitat for Humanity has the following information available for public inspection at its offices at 990 W. State Street in Charleston: governing documents, financial statements and conflict of interest policy. The office is open from 8:00 am to noon, Monday through Friday.