Record #: PET0843
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 18 Apr 2023


Description (Service) Home building organization provides opportunities for families and individuals to move into homeownership affordably.
  • Volunteers and community partners work together to build safe, decent, and affordable homes in partnership with working persons in need of affordable housing.
  • Home builds are single-family detached houses to multi-unit developments.
  • Homes are sold at fair market value with a no down payment mortgage.
  • Mortgage payments are geared to income and are recycled to build other Habitat homes.
  • Future homeowner partners contribute a minimum of 500 volunteer hours as 'sweat equity'.
  • Funds generated at Habitat ReStores are used to fund local homebuilding projects in the community.

The Habitat ReStore - Home improvement and building supply stores that accept and resell new and gently-used building materials, furniture, appliances, home decor items, and clothing and accessories.
  • ReStore Locations:
    • Peterborough North, 300 Milroy Dr
    • Peterborough South, 550 Braidwood Ave
    • Lindsay, 55 Angeline St N
    • See separate listings for details
The Peterborough Tool Library - See separate listing for ReStore, 300 Milroy Dr

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
ReStore: Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Peterborough ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Habitat build volunteers: 16 years of age or older
ReStore volunteers: 14 years of age or older
Application Habitat homeowner application: visit or email
  • Volunteer application: visit or email
  • Languages English
    Fees Program - Partner families purchase a Habitat home through a no-down-payment mortgage with monthly payments set at no more than 30% of the family's gross monthly income. ; Service - items purchased in the ReStore

    Address and Location

    Site Location Across from Portage Place Plaza
    Located In Community Peterborough
    Address & Map
    300 Milroy Dr
    Peterborough, ON
    Canada K9H 7M9
    View MapQuest Map
    Intersection Milroy Dr and Chemong Rd
    Physical Access Fully Accessible through ReStore

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 705-750-1456
    Toll Free Phone 1-855-750-1456
    Fax 705-775-0621
    Social Media Facebook Facebook:
    Instagram Instagram:
    LinkedIn LinkedIn:
    YouTube YouTube:
    Primary Contact Christina Skuce, Director of Operations; Phone: 705-874-0201 ext 211; Email:
    Alternate Contact Restore Manager; Email:
    Volunteer Coordinator Julie Hold, Manager of Volunteer & Staff Engagement; Phone: ext 205; Email:

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