Helping Parents Raise Safe and Healthy Children

Programs and Services

OWL: Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education

OWL: Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education Children, Sexuality & Society Parents are children’s primary teachers, but what is society teaching our children about sexuality? Our Whole Lives is an antidote to sexualized media messages, peer pressure, misinformation and prejudice. It provides accurate, age-appropriate information, puts…

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Family Strengthening

Family Strengthening Services Our goal is to help families raise safe and healthy children. Neighborhood Place of Puna is one of the very few programs that East Hawaii families can turn to for support when things begin to get out of control and they recognize…

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Family Homelessness

Ending Family Homelessness Neighborhood Place of Puna is committed to ensuring that no family – and certainly no child – experiences homelessness in Hawaii County. Homelessness can have lifelong negative developmental and health impacts on a child. Children who experience homelessness are more vulnerable to…

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Kamalama

Kamalama Parenting Kamalama Parenting is a Hawaiian Values based parenting curriculum, rooted in the understanding that parents are their children’s first teachers. Kamalama Parenting is a Hawaiian Values based parenting curriculum, rooted in the understanding that parents are their children’s first teachers. Through the Kamalama…

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Teen Pregnancy

Teen Pregnancy Being a parent is one of the most difficult jobs in life.  For teen mothers it can be overwhelming.  Often stigmatized, some teen mothers are even turned away by their own parents. Teen mothers can find themselves alone and feeling abandoned. Neighborhood Place…

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