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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 4, 2024 SUN Bucks Summer EBT FAQs – click here – application opens July 5, 2024. Please check links at bottom of this page for translated versions of the FAQs HONOLULU  ̶  The Department of Human Services (DHS) is announcing the launch of the SUN Bucks program application opening on July ...
Read More SUN BUCKS PROGRAM BRIDGES SUMMER NUTRITION GAP FOR KEIKI – APPLICATION LAUNCHES JULY 5

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2024 (Update: SUN Bucks Summer EBT FAQs – click here – application opens July 5, 2024) HONOLULU  ̶  The Department of Human Services is working with the Hawai‘i Department of Education to provide benefits under the SUN Bucks program for school-aged children this summer, helping to provide more nutritious meals to ...
Read More STATE WILL ISSUE SUN BUCKS/SUMMER EBT BENEFITS SUMMER 2024

DHS SNAP/Financial Fraud Alert

Posted on May 22, 2024 in Featured, Main, NEWS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2024 DHS SNAP/Financial Fraud Alert HONOLULU — The Department of Human Services (DHS) has received reports statewide of fraudulent automated call from a 1-866-264-2925 phone number with a greeting “Welcome to the Hawai‘i EBT Customer Service Line.” It then prompts the caller to enter their 16-digit card number. EBT stands for ...
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Interactive Databook Post

Posted on Apr 16, 2024 in Featured, Main

DHS Databook, in partnership with Hawaii Data Collaborative… Who: Department of Human Services (DHS) and Hawaii Data Collaborative (HDC) What: HDC used the data reported in the annual databook releases from 2002 thru 2022 to create one integrated and interactive visualization. Going forward, data will be added to the visualization annually with the databook release. ...
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For Immediate Release March 14, 2024   STATE OF HAWAI‘I DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES LAUNCHES DISASTER CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM   Program will help provide access to specialized support and resources to support recovery of Maui wildfire survivors, builds on interim support Survivors interested in DCMP support should call 211 to access the waitlist   HONOLULU ...
Read More STATE OF HAWAI‘I DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES LAUNCHES DISASTER CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2024 DHS ANNOUNCES FOUR COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS AWARDED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DISASTER CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Honolulu, HI – The Department of Human Services Disaster Case Management Program (DHS DCMP) is a time-limited Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)-funded program that connects survivors of disasters with specially trained case managers to ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2024   MED-QUEST HAWAI‘I LAUNCHES AUTOMATED TELEPHONIC CAMPAIGN REMINDING MEMBERS TO STAY WELL AND STAY COVERED   HONOLULU – As part of its multi-pronged communications effort, the Department of Human Services Med-QUEST Division (MQD) will launch an automated telephonic campaign this week to remind members about the importance of updating ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2024 DHS Expands Preschool Open Doors Program to Include Eligible 3-year-olds and Increases Income Eligibility Limits  Application period runs from January 16 – March 28, 2024 Honolulu, HI – The Department of Human Services (DHS) is expanding the Preschool Open Doors program to eligible 3-year-olds and helping families better afford ...
Read More DHS Expands Preschool Open Doors Program to Include Eligible 3-year-olds and Increases Income Eligibility Limits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  December 1, 2023 (Updated December 12, 2023)    STATE OF HAWAI‘I DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES LAUNCHES $2.5M RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM   Program will house FEMA-ineligible survivors of Maui wildfires for up to 12 months  Click here for the DHS RAP FAQs Click here for the DHS RAP FAQs pdf version HONOLULU – Governor Josh ...
Read More STATE OF HAWAI‘I DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES LAUNCHES .5M RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2023 (Updated December 14, 2023) STATE OF HAWAI‘I DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES LAUNCHES INTERIM DISASTER CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM  New program will help provide access to specialized support and resources to support recovery of Maui wildfire survivors, to be expanded with FEMA support Click here for the DCMP Interim Announcement FAQs Click ...
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