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In late June, the Office of the Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness received an email from a Laie community member about a gentleman named “John” who had been living at a bus stop for several months. John had numerous bodily ailments and had trouble walking, but was friendly and non-threatening. John hailed from Utah and had ...
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About four years ago, “Anna” met a man online who “was very kind” to her. They struck up a long-distance relationship in which they chatted by video several times a day. Anna, who has a young son from her ex-husband, decided to come to Hawaii to visit the boyfriend because she figure that if he ...
Read More New Beginnings at Hale Maluhia – An Ohana Zones Project

Each day, hundreds of domestic violence survivors and their children receive shelter and housing services from providers statewide1.  While the array of supportive services offered ranges from counseling and safety planning to emergency sheltering and housing, all providers agree: more resources are needed to meet the growing demand.  In March 2020, the City & County ...
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HOMELESS OUTREACH PROGRAMS

Posted on Jun 29, 2020 in Main

Homeless outreach programs connect with unsheltered individuals and families, and provide linkages to critical services – including housing navigation, shelter, assistance with obtaining identification documents and other vital records, assistance with employment and public benefits, and connection to healthcare services. Homeless outreach programs also serve as an access point for the Coordinated Entry System (CES) ...
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This list includes hygiene centers, food distribute sites, food pantries, and hot meal distribution that is available for unsheltered homeless individuals. The information is subject to change, so please call the site directly to confirm hours and requirements.

2020 Point In Time Count

Posted on May 9, 2020 in Main, News

About Point In Time (PIT) Count The Point-In-Time (PIT) Count is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Honolulu Continuum of Care (CoC), and is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons on a single night in January. “Under Section 578.7 of the CoC Program interim rule, ...
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October Report

Posted on Nov 18, 2019 in Main

September Report

Posted on Oct 16, 2019 in Main