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- Statewide homeless ‘Point in Time’ count released The Department of Human Services (DHS) Homeless Programs Office (HPO) has released the 2015 Statewide Point in Time (PIT) count, which represents a cross section of homelessness across O‘ahu and the neighbor islands. O‘ahu-only data were released in April 2015. This year’s statewide count of homeless individuals and families was conducted on Jan. 25, 2015.
- Oahu Homeless Point in Time Count Report ReleasedThe 2015 Point in Time Count for the City and County of Honolulu has been completed. The Department of Human Services (DHS) Homeless Programs Office (HPO), City and County of Honolulu, and Partners in Care (PIC) collaborated to refine the methodology used for the count and worked with homeless service providers to assemble the necessary tools to capture the information. Neighbor island homeless population data is still being processed and will be available in May.
- Homeless Services – Shifting the ParadigmState officials are crafting a strategy to reduce Hawaii's homeless populations. State Homelessness Coordinator, Colin Kippen, and director of the Utah Homeless Task Force, Lloyd Pendelton, discuss Utah's approach, and how Hawaii hopes to emulate that success.
- Collaborating to Connect: DHS, the Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness and Others Partner on Resource FairOn Friday, September 23, the Department of Human Services (DHS) came together with 16 other non-profit groups and state and federal agencies to host a provider fair to connect individuals – especially those in an encampment at the Wai‘anae Small Boat Harbor – with resources. An estimated 150 people attended throughout the day. The efforts […]
- Annual Homeless Persons Point-In-Time Count (PIT) Report2016 Statewide PIT Report – 2016 PIT Overview 2015 Statewide PIT Report – 2015 Oahu PIT Report 2014 Statewide PIT Report 2013 Statewide PIT Report 2012 Statewide PIT Report
- Homeless ProgramsOctober 16, 2015 Emergency Proclamation Addressing Homelessness State Homeless Shelter Program: 22 agencies; 13 emergency shelters, 32 transitional shelters Provide emergency and/or transitional shelter to stabilize the homeless and offer them a safe place to reassess and take control of their living situation. Provide empowerment and case management to enable families to obtain and retain […]
- Homeless Programs (HP) & InformationThe Homeless Programs Office no longer maintains a reporting hotline. To report homeless individuals who either need help and/or cause disruptions in neighborhoods, please call your local police department or dial 911. Point in Time (PIT) Reports 2015 Homeless Service Utilization Report Project Listings for the CoC Priority Listing Act 243 (2015) Working Group Homeless […]
- Hawaii Interagency Council on Homelessness (HICH)The Hawaii Interagency Council on Homelessness (HICH) was established in July 2011 through executive order by Gov. Neil Abercrombie. Composed of state department directors, federal agency representatives, and community leaders, the HICH was tasked with providing solutions to end homelessness and strengthen the continuity of efforts to end homelessness across future State of Hawaii administrations. […]
- Other Homeless LinksNote: This page contains external links that are not the responsibility of, or under the control of DHS. DHS does not endorse any commercial products, services, or web sites. National Coalition for Homeless Veterans National Student Campaign Against Hunger & Homelessness National Coalition for the Homeless Department of Housing and Urban Development US Interagency Council […]