Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity and ReStore

2200 East Euclid Avenue, Des Moines, IA, USA

Phone 5154718686 (office), 5153090224 (ReStore)


The Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity ReStore sells new and used home improvement materials to the public at discounted prices. When you shop, all the proceeds from the ReStore benefit the mission of GDM Habitat to build more homes, communities, and hope right here in the Des Moines area.

Services:

Hours:

Monday ‘ Saturday 9:00 am ‘ 6:00 pm

Payment:

Self Pay

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


The Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity ReStore sells new and used home improvement materials to the public at discounted prices.

Services:

Hours:

Monday ‘ Saturday 9:00 am ‘ 6:00 pm

Payment:

Self Pay

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


Habitat ReStores are independently owned reuse stores operated by local Habitat for Humanity organizations. ReStores accept donations and sell a constantly changing inventory of diverse, high-quality merchandise to the public at a fraction of the retail price, while diverting reusable household items and building materials from area landfills.

At the majority of ReStores you’ll find items that fit into the following categories: building materials, appliances and furniture. The items you’ll find will range from brand new to gently used, and there will likely be a wide range of brands and styles.

Services:

  • Building materials
  • Appliances
  • Furniture

Eligibility:

Anyone can shop the ReStore

Hours:

Monday ‘ Saturday 9:00 am ‘ 6:00 pm

Payment:

Self Pay

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


One-on-one pre-purchase / home-buying counseling and group education opportunities focused on financial literacy, home affordability, budgeting, and understanding and using credit.

Services:

One-on-one Counseling

  • Schedule a one-on-one counseling session with a Housing Counselor to assess your financial situation and create a custom plan to reach your homeownership goals!

Group Classes

  • Financial Foundation for Success is a comprehensive, hands-on money management program, focused on empowering individuals and families through financial literacy. Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity staff facilitate four group classes in a welcoming environment, focused on learning real world application of concepts, and designed for all skill levels.

Intake Process:

Complete the contact form online for additional contact: gdmhabitat.org/programs-services/counseling-and-education/

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


Rock the Block® brings homeowners, volunteers, and Habitat for Humanity together to support low-income residents with needed repair, maintenance, weatherization, safety, accessibility, and beautification of homes. Homeowners can apply for the program and are accepted based on their household income.

Services:

Residents that qualify for Rock the Block® services are given access to four distinct categories:

  • Exterior Repairs (such as roofs and siding)
  • Critical Home Repair (such as furnaces and water heaters)
  • Weatherization (such as windows and insulation)
  • Accessibility (such as ramps, grab bars, and bath modifications)

Eligibility:

  • Families must earn between 0-60% of the area median income and own their home.
  • After a complete home assessment our staff will determine what, if any, repayment is needed for our services.
  • Rock the Block ® partner families are required to complete a minimum of eight (8) hours of sweat equity.
  • Other qualifying details

Intake Process:

Apply online at: gdmhabitat.org/programs-services/rock-the-block-home-repairs/

Payment:

Sliding Scale

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


Tool Library allows low-income homeowners to borrow tools to repair or improve their homes. The membership fee is $200/year. Discounted memberships can be as low as $25 based on income qualifications.

Services:

Intake Process:

Apply online.

Hours:

Monday ‘ Saturday 9:00 am ‘ 6:00 pm

Payment:

Sliding Scale

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website