We’d like to introduce you to some families who have partnered with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home.

Some have lived in their homes for years, while others are just starting out. All have this in common: Their hard work and partnership with Habitat are helping them achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.


Julian and his Family


Julian and his family would still be living in a garage if they hadn't found Habitat...



The Medina Couple

Louis and Gloria Medina have lived in their home in Oak Park for 30 years. They are approaching their 80s and over the last few years have found that with the rising cost of living, they couldn't afford the critical home repairs required by their HOA. 


The Guiza Family

Cesar and his family moved into their Habitat home just in time for Thanksgiving 2016. They describe their life change to us in this video, you don't want to miss it!




Maria and her big family

Ten years ago, Maria moved into a new Habitat for Humanity home in Piru with her parents and six brothers and sisters. "Building a Habitat home and working with Habitat was the start of many successes in my life and my family’s life," says Maria.



Benita's Home Preservation

At age 83, Benita could no longer tolerate the high temperatures during the summer and cold during the winter as her home in Moorpark lacked insulation.


Children of Habitat

Every child deserves a decent place to call home. Low-income families in Ventura County have partnered with Habitat for Humanity to build a place they can call home. 


Eva, Arnulfo and the children

Eva and Arnulfo, together with their three children are currently renting a home in Santa Paula that's unsafe and in a critical state of deterioration. They are ready for a fresh start and safe environment to raise their growing family in.