Neighborhood Place of Puna

Neighborhood Place of Puna

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The Coordination Center

Just call (808) 501-1413! The Coordination Center offers a first point of contact for Hawaiʻi County residents who may need assistance finding or maintaining stable housing. This may include connection to programs to help find housing, rent assistance, financial counseling, replacing essential documents, family supports, and other resources as needed.


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Family Resource Center

Membership is free for East Hawaiʻi families and benefits include access to emergency supplies like diapers, wipes, hygiene supplies; a variety of parenting supports including coaching, classes, informal talk-story sessions; special events and activities; as well as guidance for families experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Our trained staff is here to help.


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Rent & Utility Assistance

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program is a temporary program we are administering to support Hawai’i island households who are unable to pay rent and/or utilities. If you are a Hawai’i island renter and have an annual income at or below 80% AMI, you may be eligible for up to 12 months of rent and/or utility assistance for your household. If you think your household may qualify, apply below!


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Hale Iki Family Assessment Center
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