Who We Are:

Habitat for Humanity International and Habitat for Humanity of Wisconsin River Area, Inc (HFHWRA) work to create decent, affordable housing in partnership with those in need, and to make shelter a matter of conscience with people everywhere.

Mission vision:

A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Mission statement:

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


Habitat for Humanity of Wisconsin River Area (HFHWRA) will not proselytize. Nor will HFHWRA work with entities or individuals who insist on proselytizing as part of their work with the affiliate. HFHWRA will not offer or accept assistance or partnership 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.

Contact Us


General Information:

Housing Office Location:      1211 8th Street   Baraboo, WI  53913.    We’re located in the basement of the Sauk County Housing Authority building, next to the Log Cabin restaurant.)  Because we’re a small office, it is best to make an appointment before coming in.  Official office hours are:

Mailing Address for the Affiliate:

1211 8th Street
PO Box 38
Baraboo, WI 53913-1805
Phone:  608-448-2888

Monday – Friday:   9 – 5 p.m.

ReStores:     We now have 2 retail   ReStores,  where we sell gently used and even new building supplies and home improvement items.  They are located at:

615 South Blvd in Baraboo,  and

1450 E. Wisconsin Street (Hwy 16/51) in Portage.
ReStore phone number   (for both ReStores):    (608) 356-0332.

The ReStores are open for shopping:  Monday – Friday,  9 a.m. – 5 p.m.,  and  Saturday:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.    (Walk-in donation hours end one hour before store closing).

Donation pick-up can also be arranged:   Contact the ReStores at (608) 356-0332 or  donations@hfhrestorewisconsinriver.org.

Volunteering or Build Schedule:

Want to volunteer?  Contact us at:  (608) 448-2888   (for the office);    or call the Volunteer Coordinator  (Lauren)   at 608-370-4932  or email her at:   lauren@hfhwisconsinriver.org.

Executive Director:   Eleanor Chiquoine eleanor@hfhwisconsinriver.org

Community Outreach Coordinator:  Lisa Roemhildt vista@hfhwisconsinriver.org 

Volunteer Coordinator:  Lauren Almeida lauren@hfhwisconsinriver.org

USDA Self-Help Housing Program:  housing@hfhwisconsinriver.org