​about us

We are Habitat for Humanity Newfoundland and Labrador Inc., an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity Canada. Incorporated as a charitable non-profit organization in Newfoundland and Labrador in May 1994, Habitat NL assists low income families achieve home ownership by mobilizing local communities, volunteers, materials and financial resources through supportive, wide ranging partnerships.


  • To enable families to have the pride of homeownership through affordable housing, delivered through a team of volunteers and partners.
  • Housing for all: We believe that access to safe, decent and affordable housing is a basic human right that should be available to all.
  • Human Dignity: We believe in the worth and dignity of every human being. We respect the people we serve and those that help us in this effort and recognize them as our greatest resource.
  • Partnership: We believe we can best achieve our mission through meaningful and mutually-beneficial partnerships with others.
  • Faith in Action: We believe that faith is lived through action. Building on our Christian foundation, we serve and work with people of all faiths and beliefs in a spirit of justice and compassion.
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness: We believe there is a role for everyone committed to our vision, mission and values and we seek to enrich our organization through diversity.


  • To select families in need of adequate, suitable and affordable housing and to nurture ongoing relationships with habitat homeowners.
  • To mobilize kindred agencies, church and service organizations, local communities, volunteers, Habitat families, and the business community in the provision of land, labour, materials and financial resources.
  • To build modest homes in keeping with Habitat principles and local community standards.
  • To promote the ideals of Habitat for Humanity and the ongoing sense of commitment and community amongst the partnerships.

our vision

A world where everyone has a safe, decent, and affordable place to live.

board of directors

Jill Snow (Chair)
Glen Belbin (Vice Chair)
Campbell Jamieson (Treasurer)
Aaron Dawe
Colin Pennell
Sarah Anthony
Dave Leonard
Sam Heron
Alexis Foster

​office staff

Sandra Whiffen (Executive Director)
Daphne LeDrew (Accountant)
Erin Butler (Manager of Family Services & Volunteer Engagement)

ReStore staff

Jon Rossiter – ReStore Manager
Brad Mulrooney – ReStore Donation Ambassador

becoming a board member

We are not currently seeking board members at this time.

annual reports

Annual Reports October 13, 2017
Annual Reports October 13, 2017
Annual Reports October 13, 2017
    ​Charitable Registration Number 89130 4743 RR0001

    home ownership

    Through our unique affordable home ownership program, we offer families a hand up, empowering them to build strength, stability and self-reliance.