Contact Information

     Coles County Habitat for Humanity Affiliate                                                       ReStore                        

     990 West State, Charleston, IL 61920                                                  520 W Lincoln , Charleston, IL 61920             Office Phone:  217-348-7063                                                                 ReStore Phone:  217-348-7066



Of the 21,000 households in Coles County 40% are rentals.

The median rent for a 2-bedroom residence in Coles County is $601.

Fair Market Rent in Coles County has risen by over 2% since 1985, however CPI grew an average of -0.89%.

Over 51% of the renters in Coles County pay over 30% of their income for housing.  Minimum wage is not keeping up with the high  cost of living.

A new construction by Coles County Habitat for Humanity costs our homeowners less than $450 monthly.  This paymenbt includes the mortgage payment and escrowed taxes and insurance.

With your help, and the help of our volunteers we can continue to give more families a hand up and strengthen our community.  

Please donate to our RAISE THE ROOF 2016 ​campaign!

We're celebrating our 25th Birthday!  Pictured are Susan Smith, Executive Director; Butch Thompson, Construction Site Supervisor; Zach Whitley, Construction Site Supervisor; Carolyn Adkins, Secretary; Ida Cockrum, President; Linda Kingery, Business Manager; and Kathleen Anderson, Vice-President.



Coles County Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical Christian housing ministry welcoming all people dedicated to improving  living standards within its community.  The organization strives to enrich quality of life by building and preserving safe, affordable housing for qualified families and individuals through education, networking and community partnerships.