The Cocke County Habitat for Humanity affiliate was formed in 1994. At the present time there are 12 Board Members and 1 employee. Cocke County Habitat for Humanity complies with the U.S. Civil rights laws in hiring, prospective homeowner selection, & in allocation of building sites to prospective homeowners. Habitat houses are sold with zero interest, & are financed for twenty years up to thirty years, based on family income.
It is the mission of Cocke County Habitat for Humanity to build affordable homes, better lives, stronger families & safer communities through partnerships with people & organizations throughout Cocke County. Habitat for Humanity brings individuals, families & communities together to build affordable homes for those in need.
We are a Christian ministry that calls on all people regardless of religious preferences or cultural background to make safe, simple, affordable housing a matter of conscience & action.
Cocke County Habitat for Humanity is committed not only to a local mission to eliminate substandard housing, but also to create meaningful partnerships in our community. From providing shelter to fellowship, the “hand-up” of Habitat for Humanity reaches out to many in our community.
Partner families, volunteers, staff members, supporters & neighborhoods are affected by the spirit of Habitat’s mission. It is only through these partnerships that Cocke County Habitat can continue to be a leader in affordable housing & community development, inspire new programs & policies to do more than just build homes, but also to improve our neighborhoods.
At Cocke County Habitat for Humanity, it is not about just building homes; it is also about building dreams & community.
Habitat for Huanity is a global parthership. In recognition of, & commitment to, that global partnership each affiliate tithes, at least 10% of its unrestricted contributions to Habitats international work. (Funds specifically designated by a donor for local work are excluded.) Tithing provides much needed funds for international building & gives affiliates the opportunity to demonstrate the spirit of Habitat’s mission.
Cocke County Habitat for Humanity
1258 Green Acres Road, Newport, TN 37821