Protecting Children by Ending Family Homelessness

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Children thrive best in a nurturing, safe, stable home environment. Homelessness is neither safe nor stable. It is not an environment that promotes the healthy development of children. In fact, being homeless puts children at …

Practicing Hospitality

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Hospitality, the willingness to offer shelter and food to strangers, is an ancient practice. It is a virtue praised in many religious traditions and an ethic that Neighborhood Place of Puna tries to embody. This …

Helping Pregnant and Parenting Teens

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Neighborhood Place of Puna is now providing intensive, ongoing, in-home, services to pregnant and parenting teens thanks to a grant from the Hawaii Children’s Trust Fund.  NPP will help these teens connect to essential services, …

Welcome!

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Welcome to the new Neighborhood Place of Puna website. Neighborhood Place of Puna is a small non-profit with an important mission, preventing child abuse and neglect.  Our staff is passionate about helping families raise safe …