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

Effective August 19, 2022, ERAP will temporarily pause new applications to process existing applications. New applications will not be able to be submitted. Applicants already enrolled in ERAP do not need to reapply. Funding is limited and is not guaranteed.  We encourage you to contact the County’s Financial Empowerment Centers to find financial solutions to cover your rent and/or utilities. If you are at imminent risk of homelessness, please contact the Coordination Center. Visit our ERAP page to learn more.

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