Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity offers one-on-one pre-purchase / homebuying counseling and group education opportunities focused on financial literacy, home affordability, budgeting, and understanding and using credit.

Learn how GDM Habitat can help you reach your goals!

One-on-one Counseling

Work toward housing goals

Do you want to purchase a house but not sure if you are ready? Would you like help in assessing your home loan options?

Schedule a one-on-one counseling session with one of our Housing Counselors to assess your financial situation and create a custom  plan to reach your homeownership goals!

Get started

To get started, provide your contact information below, and one of our team members will send you an enrollment package. When we receive the completed forms, you will be matched with a Housing Counselor to schedule your appointment!

Group Classes

Financial Foundation for Success

Do you want to pay off debt or increase your savings? Does it seem that your financial goals are always out of reach?

Join the Financial Foundation for Success education series and learn in a supportive setting how to take control of your finances and begin working toward your goals!

Financial Foundation for Success is a comprehensive, hands-on money management program, focused on empowering individuals and families through financial literacy. Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity staff facilitate four group classes in a welcoming environment, focused on learning real world application of concepts, and designed for all skill levels.

Past participants have accomplished significant goals, including:

  • Paying off delinquent debts
  • Clearing up collections
  • Establishing retirement savings
  • Paying off credit cards
  • Paying off vehicles
  • Raising credit scores
  • Increasing savings

Get started

To get started, provide your contact information below, and one of our team members will contact you with available dates and times.

Housing Counseling & Financial Education Contact Form




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We Do Business in Accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law

Interpreters available upon request.

GDM Habitat for Humanity

2200 E. Euclid Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50317

515-471-8686

Office Hours
Mon – Fri: 8:00am – 4:00pm

East Euclid ReStore

2200 E. Euclid Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50317

515-309-0224

Store Hours
Mon. – Sat. 9:00am – 6:00pm

Urbandale ReStore

4033 NW Urbandale Dr.
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

515-309-0224

Store Hours
Mon. – Sat. 9:00am – 6:00pm