Resources

COVID-19 RELIEF-AID AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES
-COVID-19 PUBLIC ASSISTANCE-

LIHEAP- Hawaii Low Income High Energy Assistance Program (closes June 30th)

HOPE Services Rental Assistance (opens July 1st)

COVID-19 Low-Income Mental Health Counseling 

211 Corona Virus Relief Hotline

Hawaii Financial and SNAP (Food) Benefits

Hawaii Financial Assistance (For Parents)

Hawaii Unemployment Office & Hawaii Facebook Unemployment Network

Legal Aid COVID-19 Information Resource Page

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) For the Self-Employed

SBA Loans

 

 

-Native Hawaiian Assistance programs-

Counsel for Native Hawaiian Advancement Ho’ala Assistance Fund

Hawaiian Community Assets Emergency Loans

Hawaiian Homelands Waitlist Rental Program

Lili’uokalani Trust One-Time Emergency Assistance

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Assistance Programs

 

 

download the URGENT SERVICES DIRECTORY FOR FAMILIES for a more extensive list of services click here

download the HAWAII ISLAND FOOD PANTRY times and locations click here

 

 

-Additional Resources and Local Non-Profit Providers-

 

The Food Basket– call (808) 933-6030 for help obtaining food on Hawaii Island, and visit the program’s website for updates on the coronavirus response and information about which pantries may be open.

Childcare.gov Hawaii Resources for Child & Family

Hawaiiship.org – Healthcare Support

 

ALOHA INDEPENDENT LIVING HAWAII (AILH)
1055 Kino’ole Street, Unit 202 (same building as Office of Aging)
Hilo, HI 96720
# 808-339-7297

Eligibility Requirements:
Self Identifies as having a disability
*except severe mental disabilities

Services:
Documents/referrals
Medical equipment related to disability
Advocates for individual

 

BIG ISLAND SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNCIL (BISAC)
16-179 Melekahiwa Street
Keaau, HI 96749
# (808) 969-9994

Eligibility Requirements:
Adults needing counseling

Services:
Mental/emotional/substance abuse counseling

 

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION (CAMHD)
East Hawaii Family Guidance Center
88 Keanoelehua Ave, Suite A-204
# (808) 933-0610

Eligibility Requirements:
Youth needing counseling
They can also provide referrals to therapist for adults

Services:
Mental health services and/or referrals

 

CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (CFS) / DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORTING
1045A Kilauea Ave.
Hilo, HI 96720
# (808) 935-2188

Eligibility Requirements:
Voluntary or mandatory evacuees who are elderly and or disabled and residing in the shelter or are very vulnerable.
Proof of residence and I.D.

Services:
Financial assistance, domestic violence shelter intake

 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES HAWAII
62 Kinoole Street
Hilo, HI 96720
808-961-7050

Services:
Financial assistance for security deposit, rent, utilities

 

HAWAII COUNTY OFFICE OF AGING
Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)
1055 Kinoole Street
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-8626

 

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING
East Hawaii PHN Section
75 Aupuni Street
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 933-2917

Eligibility Requirements:
Medical need

 

HOPE SERVICES
296 Kilauea Ave.
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 935-3050

Services:
Deposit/first month’s rent, micro units, housing, financial support

 

TEAM AHA (FEMA/Care Hawaii Crisis Counseling)
Phone: 808-329-4817

Services:
Counseling Services/support groups, case management

 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
Hilo Office Number: 808-935-6677

Services: Building/home repairs

 

LEGAL AID HAWAII
Website: www.legalaidhawaii.org
Hilo office number: 808-961-2851

Eligibility Requirements:
Disaster-related legal needs; covid-19 tenant/landlord support

Services: Legal assistance

 

PATCH

Website: www.patchhawaii.org/

Services: Childcare Assistance Program