Mission & History

Habitat for Humanity’s mission is to build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. To achieve this, families and individuals partner with Habitat to build or improve a place they can call home.

No matter who we are or where we come from, we all deserve to have a decent life. We deserve to feel strength and stability day after day. We deserve to know we have the power to take care of ourselves and build our own futures.

At Habitat for Humanity, this is what unites us. Through shelter, we empower. Our shared vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Because you, me, we — we’re all humans.

And every single one of us deserves the opportunity for a better future.

Habitat is founded on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope.

Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Montana is your local effort of a global, nonprofit housing organization. We cover Butte-Silver Bow, Jefferson, Beaverhead, Madison, and Powell Counties in Southwest Montana.

We are dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all.

Habitat for Humanity will not proselytize nor work with entities or individuals who insist on proselytizing as part of their work with Habitat. This means that we will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must adhere to or convert to a particular faith or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.