Resources

ADDITIONAL ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES

Neighborhood Place of Puna strives to connect our local residents with additional organizational and community resources. The following is a list of resources commonly connected through Neighborhood Place of Puna for public support.

 

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

To download the HAWAII ISLAND FOOD PANTRY times and locations click here

 

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)
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
# 961-7053** CHECK ##

Eligibility Requirements:
Mandatory or Voluntary Evacuation
Prioritizing – homes destroyed, elderly and families with children

Services:
Utilities, gas cards and gift cards, rental assistance, catchment repair

 

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

Eligibility Requirements:
Rental Assistance: mandatory evacuation of Leilani Estates and FEMA did NOT give assistance

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

 

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

Services:
Legal assistance

 

KIPUKAKEOLA NATIVE HAWAIIAN RURAL HEALTH CLINIC
Website: www.kipukakeola.com
808-885-5900

Eligibility Requirements:
Picture ID and insurance card
Lives in Waimea

Services:
Assistance with applying for medical insurance if needed