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An accessible home for a family of five

Last September, we congratulated Steve and his family on their acceptance into our homeownership program. Steve is a single father who is raising his four children on his own. His oldest son suffers from cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair to get around, however their current place is not accessible, leaving him to crawl and rely on Steve to carry him up and down the stairs.

Together, with community support, Habitat Niagara is building an accessible house for Steve and his family, providing them a safe, decent and affordable place to call home.

Excavation on the ground began in December and over the past three months the house was framed, windows and doors installed, electrical and plumbing roughed in and drywall installed. Work continues on the house with our Construction Manager and staff hard at work. When it is safe to do so, we will resume our Habitat Build Day program, inviting businesses the opportunity to participate in helping to build a Habitat home.

See photos of the build.

Learn more about our homeownership program.

Thanks to our many supporters who have provided financial gifts, volunteer labour and gift-in-kind support for this special build – we couldn’t do this without you!