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Juvenile Justice

Posted on Sep 10, 2014 in Main

Juvenile Justice in Hawaii To prevent delinquency and reduce the incidence of recidivism for youth-at-risk, the Hawaii State Legislature established the Office of Youth Services (OYS) in 1989 to provide and coordinate a continuum of services and programs in every county. The OYS is responsible for the administration of the federal juvenile justice and delinquency ...
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The Hawaii Interagency Council on Homelessness (HICH) has organized a week-long set of trainings titled “Housing First System and Practice Implementation,” being held from Sept. 8 to 12, 2014, in Honolulu and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Ho’opono Services for the Blind is a branch of the Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) that provides comprehensive and specialized services that meet the varied needs of consumers across the State who are blind, both deaf and blind, or visually impaired.  Services are provided free of charge regardless of race, ...
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Foster Grandparent Program

Posted on Aug 29, 2014 in Main, NEWS

The DHS Social Services Division (SSD) provides protection from abuse and neglect for children and dependent adults. The Adult Protective and Community Services Branch (APCSB) provides protective services for vulnerable adults and home and community-based services to prevent premature institutionalization of clients.  For more information about Adult Community Services click here. Foster Grandparent Program is ...
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HPHA Sign Up Day

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Main, NEWS

The Hawaii Public Housing Authority helps provide Hawai`i residents with affordable housing and shelter without discrimination. HPHA efforts focus on developing affordable rental and supportive housing, public housing and the efficient and fair delivery of housing services to the people of Hawai`i. FAQs: Federal Public Housing This page is divided into 4 sections. Click on ...
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HPHA Kalakaua Homes

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Main, NEWS

The Hawai’i Public Housing Authority (HPHA) administers and manages State and federal low-income public housing, and rent subsidy programs. The HPHA is guided by a Board of Directors and consists of 11 members appointed by the Governor. The HPHA is the State’s largest residential landlord with almost 6,200 housing units throughout Hawai‘i. The HPHA operates ...
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Senior Companion Program

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Main, NEWS

The DHS Social Services Division (SSD) provides protection from abuse and neglect for children and dependent adults. The Adult Protective and Community Services Branch (APCSB) provides protective services for vulnerable adults and home and community-based services to prevent premature institutionalization of clients.   For more information about Adult Community Services click here. Senior Companion Program is a ...
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Blindness is Not a Barrier to Success

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Main, NEWS

Ho’opono Services for the Blind is a branch of the Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) that provides comprehensive and specialized services that meet the varied needs of consumers across the State who are blind, both deaf and blind, or visually impaired.  Services are provided free of charge regardless of race, ...
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HPHA Sign Up Day

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Main

HPHA Kalakaua Homes

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Main