• Our Philosophy

    Bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope.

  • Habitat's Vision:

    a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Donate Now!

  • Our Mission:

    to provide decent, affordable homes for hardworking Bergen County families.

  • You can help

    Dedicated people like you can help families in need. Volunteer Now!


Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County depends upon volunteer committees for support to accomplish its goals

Construction / Site Selection
To coordinate labor, plans, materials and family interests to build the finish product, "a simple, decent house in a decent community for God's people in need."

Corporate Governance
Responsible for ongoing review and recommendations to enhance the effectiveness of the board of directors.

Family Support
To provide support to new Habitat families as they make the transition to becoming new home owners.

Family Selection
The committee organizes and carries out application, interview, and selection processes. We find the families who fit the criteria of need for shelter, ability to make no-interest loan payments, and ability to partner with Habitat for Humanity.

Budgeting, accounting, grant applications & all items related to the fiscal responsibilities of the affiliate.

Fund Development
To raise money as determined by the Board of Directors to fund the needs of the organization in order that simple, decent housing can be built with Partner Families.

Individuals interested in becoming a member of the Board are invited to submit a letter to the Nominating Committee at info@habitatbergen.org.

Advisory Committee

To expand the affiliates group of corporate, community individuals and retention of past Board members

There are various ad hoc committees formed throughout the year.  

If you are interested in joining a committee, please call the office at  201-457-1020 or  email at info@habitatbergen.org.