Applications: OPEN

Applications are open from August 12 at 9:00 AM until September 30 at 5:00 PM. If you would like to fill out an application, please visit our Own a Home page to learn more before coming in to the office.

Serving Harrisonburg and Rockingham County

#APlaceforEveryone

With the help of Central Valley Habitat for Humanity, 64 families in 31 years have found homes in our community. Through home ownership, we empower families that want to work for a better life. One action from you can help a family find their permanent home.

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Who are we?

Central Valley Habitat for Humanity is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. HFH does not build homes for people, but with them as equal partners. Habitat homeowners build alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage.
Location: 205 Dry River Rd. Bridgewater, VA 22812

Telephone: (540) 828-6288

Email: kirsten@centralvalleyhabitat.org

Office Hours: M-F: 9am – 1pm

Learn By Doing

Central Valley Habitat for Humanity is a place for everyone, with opportunities to volunteer on and off the construction site. Volunteers can work with us in many different capacities, including committees, construction coordinators, sponsors, newsletter folders, and more!

Whether you are a skilled electrician or an unskilled volunteer wanting to work on the site for the first time, we will teach you!

Mission

Central Valley HFH Mission

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Central Valley Habitat for Humanity, Inc. brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.

A Word

From Our Director

” The work is not done until everyone has a ‘decent place to live.’ We have identified many families who qualify through their need and we get calls daily. We hope that you will join us in working toward our powerful, productive, and rewarding goal. After all, CVHfH has a place for everyone to help put God’s love into action in our community. ”

– Dr. David Wenger

Calendar

Our Upcoming Fundraisers, Events & Activities

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July

Volunteer Committee Open Call

This meeting of the Volunteer Committee will be open to volunteers wishing to join that committee and find out more about what is does and how they can join!

Event Info

This committee meeting starts at 12:30 PM at McAllister’s Deli in Harrisonburg. You MUST register with Kirsten Lambert before attending, by emailing kirsten@centralvalleyhabitat.org

 

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July

Groundbreaking Ceremony – 226 Kelley St. in Harrisonburg

Come out and help us celebrate the beginning of the Habitat journey with the Cruz family as we break ground on 226 Kelley St.

Event Info

Parking is available at the Harrisonburg Housing Authority and the event starts at 3:00 PM. Call our office (540) 828-6288 with questions.

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August

Tentative – Groundbreaking Ceremony for Rivera Family in Timberville

Come out and help us celebrate the beginning of the Habitat journey with the Rivera family as we break ground in Timberville.

Event Info

Event info TBA

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September

Habitat Office is Closed

In observance of Labor Day, the Habitat Office will be closed as a holiday on September 2. You can call and leave a message and we’ll call back.

Event Info

Call our office at (540) 828-6288 and leave your name and number and we’ll give you a call back when we open on Tuesday, September 3.

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October

CVHFH @ JMU Wellness Fair

Representatives of CVHFH will be attending the JMU Wellness Fair! If you are on campus, stop by our table to learn about Habitat for Humanity.

Event Info

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October

Harrisonburg Seafood Fest Benefitting CVHFH

Presented by the Shenandoah Valley Builder’s Association (SVBA), a portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit our organization!

Event Info

Event info and tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/harrisonburg-seafood-fest-tickets-59547652632

Our organization

How to Stay in Touch

We have lots of ways that you can stay in touch with our organization and what we’re up to in the community. We utilize social media, with a presence on Facebook, Instagram and Youtube, or you can opt to receive emails and newsletters by email or mail.

Our Instagram

Follow us on Instagram @CentralValleyHabitat to see photos from the construction site, events, and more!

Our Twitter

Follow us on Twitter /CentralValleyVA to see event photos, construction updates, stories, motivational tweets, and more!

Our Youtube Channel

Subscribe to Central Valley Habitat for Humanity on Youtube to see videos of our current projects, rehabs, events, and more!

Subscribe to the Newsletter

Sign-up for our newsletter by mail or email to receive a quarterly update on what we’ve been up to, as well as exclusive stories and information about our projects. 

Sign-Up to Volunteer

Sign-up to volunteer and you’ll be added to our volunteer database to receive emails about upcoming volunteer opportunities on and off the construction site!

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Blog

Our News & Announcements

Keep an eye out for new press releases, events, and news that we publish on our website. Questions about our news? Contact kirsten@centralvalleyhabitat.org.

The Beginner’s Guide to Central Valley Habitat

The Beginner’s Guide to Central Valley Habitat

We’re in the swing of summer here in the Shenandoah Valley, and many organizations, groups and individuals are looking for volunteering options to promote team building or to better their community. The majority of new contacts that we make are made in the summer...

What Habitat Homes Actually Look Like

What Habitat Homes Actually Look Like

A common misconception that we try to tackle everyday, is that Habitat homes are easy to “pick out” of a neighborhood at first glance. We take particular pride at our affiliate in making sure the homes we build are in the same style, as nice if not nicer, than what is...

5 Ways to Help Us Raise Money This Summer

5 Ways to Help Us Raise Money This Summer

(That Aren't Just Direct Donations) As a non-profit, we run completely on community support. Many people labor under the misconception that the only way to help us raise money is to make a direct donation; however, there are lots of unique ways that a single...

2019-2020 House Sponsors

These businesses and organizations are providing financial and volunteer support for our 2019-2020 builds. Without their help, our mission in the community would not be possible!

Ridgeway Mennonite Church -Harrisonburg

Through Christian fellowship we encourage and support each other in the joys and sorrows of life. Our Christian education program offers learning opportunities for all ages and helps to keep us ever-growing in the faith. We would love to have you join us for Sunday worship.

-Pastor Ben Risser

Kline May Realty

Founded in 1970, Kline May Realty has grown to become the leading real estate firm in Virginia’s Central Shenandoah Valley by providing an unparalleled level of service, born from a genuine concern for our clients’ goals and dreams.

HUD: Neighborhood Stabilization Program

HUD’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program provides emergency assistance to state and local governments to acquire and redevelop foreclosed properties that might otherwise become sources of abandonment and blight within their communities. The Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) provides grants to every state, certain local communities, and other organizations to purchase foreclosed or abandoned homes and to rehabilitate, resell, or redevelop these homes in order to stabilize neighborhoods and stem the decline of house values of neighboring homes.

Harrisonburg Mennonite Church

We are a reconciling community of transformed believers committed to the Anabaptist/Mennonite principles of discipleship, justice, and peace. We offer a welcoming place to belong in God’s kingdom on earth through worship, Discipleship Communities, small groups, bible studies, mission groups, and mutual care.

Dynamic Aviation

Dynamic Aviation provides innovative aviation solutions for government and commercial customers worldwide. By combining creative ingenuity with dependable aircraft and state-of-the-art infrastructure, we develop and deliver agile aviation solutions that help our customers achieve new levels of performance and productivity.

VA Dept. of Housing & Community Development

DHCD partners with Virginia’s communities to develop their economic potential, regulates Virginia’s building and fire codes, provides training and certification for building officials, and invests more than $100 million each year into housing and community development projects throughout the state – the majority of which are designed to help low- to moderate-income citizens. By partnering with local governments, nonprofit groups, state and federal agencies, and others, DHCD is working to improve the quality of life for Virginians.

Broadway Timberville Ruritan Club

Ruritan National is a civic service organization made up of local clubs in small towns and rural communities. Ruritan’s purpose is to make America’s communities better places in which to live and work. The slogan of Ruritan is “Fellowship, Goodwill and Community Service.”

A M Yoder & Company

A M Yoder & Co. serves our clients wherever they live and work. Current and past projects are located from Bryce Resort to Lexington, VA, and include Page, Shenandoah, Rockingham, Augusta and Rockbridge Counties. We also serve clients from Harrisonburg to the greater Charlottesville area.

Carpet Tech of Virginia

 

Bridgewater United Methodist Church

No matter where you are on your spiritual journey, we invite you to come and try BUMC. Whether you are old or young, a parent or a child, single or married…BUMC is a place where you will experience spiritual truths taught in an understandable and pratical manner. You will love our friendly atmosphere, relevant messages, great music and extraordinary children’s programs.

Linville Creek Church of the Brethren

The Linville Creek Church of the Brethren is located in Broadway, VA. We are a part of the Shenandoah District for the Church of the Brethren. If you are in the area, please stop for a visit.

Bethel Church of the Brethren

Continuing the work of Jesus. Peacefully. Simply. Together.

Volunteers

Families Served

Staff

Years Established

Get In Touch

Location: 205 Dry River Rd. Bridgewater, VA

Telephone: (540) 828-6288

Email: kirsten@centralvalleyhabitat.org

Office Hours: M-F: 9am – 1pm

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