Last updated: Thursday, May 28th at 11:00 AM.

At Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties, the safety and well being of our staff, homeowners, and supporters are a top priority. We are closely monitoring all of the breaking developments and following guidance from both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We will continue to provide updates on the measures our affiliate is taking.

*Our offices and construction sites are closed to the public. Habitat staff are available by email and phone. 

*Volunteer opportunities are unavailable through June 30th. 

*Both ReStore locations are now open! Donations and pick ups are suspended through Tuesday, June 30th.

We understand the situation is evolving daily, so for additional guidance on COVID-19, please visit the Centers for Disease Control’s website for their latest reports. Please continue to stay engaged with us on social media and on our website as we will provide updates on dedications, volunteer opportunities and events.


Habitat Offices

Habitat offices are currently closed to the public through Tuesday, June 30th. Homeowners and Homeowner Candidates with questions regarding mortgages, how to make their payments or the homeownership program can call the Hotline at (727) 209-2196.


ReStore Locations

Both Habitat ReStore locations are open to the public on Monday, May 18th with new safety measures and guidelines for shoppers and staff. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 AM – 3 PM. Donations and pick ups are suspended through June 30th.


Homeownership Program & Home Dedications

At this time, our homeownership program continues to partner with local families and individuals to help make their homeownership dreams a reality. Dedications will be streamed live on our Facebook page. To see upcoming dedications, click here.

To our Homeowners and Homeowner Candidates: Habitat Homeowners and Homeowner Candidates with questions regarding mortgages or the homeownership program can call the Homeowner Hotline at (727) 209-2196. Please leave a detailed message and we will get back with you within 24 hours.

Please also be on the lookout for emails from us and check your spam to make sure you aren’t missing something important.


Volunteer Opportunities

All volunteer groups will be canceled/rescheduled through Tuesday, June 30th. At that time, we will re-evaluate the situation and determine if the time is appropriate to reopen the sites and events.

If you have made a group reservation to volunteer in this time frame, we would like to discuss re-booking your group for a future build day. If you are volunteering as a single volunteer or with a smaller group, we are happy to do the same.

Many of our hardworking homeowner candidates perform jobs right at the forefront of this crisis, including health care workers, teachers, service sector employees—those to whom if they missed a paycheck could mean catastrophe. If you made plans to volunteer or support Habitat for Humanity in the next few weeks or months, please consider supporting our mission through an online donation today! Click here to learn more.

For any volunteer related questions, please contact Jack Shanks, VP of Homeowner and Volunteer Programs at jshanks@habitatpwp.org.


#HousingIsEssential

A stable place to call home is essential to protecting your family and your community from coronavirus. That’s why Habitat organizations are working to ensure individuals and families have a stable place to call home during this health crisis.

We’ve joined other nonprofits in asking Congress for much needed #Relief4Charities to ensure we can continue to serve our communities and increase access to stable and affordable homes. Join us in asking Congress to prioritize further support for nonprofits so we can continue to ensure housing stability. Learn more.


Local Resources

The Habitat Pinellas and West Pasco team has compiled a list of local resources for our homeowners, staff, volunteers and community members. Each page below has contact information for local services including school and online learning updates, food pantries, legal services, financial assistance, SNAP, and more. Please share these resources with your family and friends.

Pinellas County Resources  |  Pasco County Resources

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