Social Services (SSD): Child & Adult Protection
SSD provides protection from abuse and neglect for children and dependent adults. Our programs also provide safe living arrangements with the goal of reducing abuse, neglect and maltreatment.
- Adult and Community Care Services
ACCS, through its Adult Protective Services program, provides crisis intervention, investigation and emergency services to dependent adults who are reported to be abused, neglected or financially exploited by others or seriously endangered due to self-neglect.
- Child Welfare Services
CWS programs include family strengthening and support, child protection, foster care, adoption, independent living and licensing of resource family homes, group homes and child-placing organizations. Services are available on Oahu, Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, Molokai and Lanai, with 36 units/sub-units and a staff of over 500.
- POS Directory
Social Services Division Purchase of Services Directory
- Protective Services Central Registry Forms and Instructions
Instructions and Forms
- Child Welfare Services Job Recruitment Notice on Hawaii Island