Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

Posted on Aug 10, 2021 in Main, News

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is typically observed the week before Thanksgiving, and is meant to raise awareness about the pressing issues of hunger and homelessness, as well as poverty.  The week is also a time to recognize the hard work of homelessness service providers, government partners, and community volunteers who work closely together to ...
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We are excited to announce that previously recorded versions of our webinar series “Connecting On The Road To Home” will be available on NA Leo ‘O Hawai’i. Na Leo ‘O Hawai`i provides television access to facilitate diverse community dialogue and educational awareness for the citizens of Hawai`i island. This same access is utilized for County ...
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In partnership with ‘Ōlelo Community Media, a previous recording from our monthly webinar series titled “Connecting on the Road to Home “ will air on ‘Ōlelo station OLELO53 beginning August 4, 2021 and ending August 10, 2021. Viewership is important to our program’s success and to the relevance of Community Access, so please tune in ...
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Posted on Mar 11, 2021 in Main, News

Partners in Care Board Member, Marya Grambs, volunteered to create the Crisis Card below to provide critical resources to support the community during the pandemic.   To request copies of the Crisis Cards, please contact (808) 586-0193 or e-mail [email protected]  Mahalo to Marya for your assistance in providing this resource to the community!  

Vaccination Resources

Posted on Feb 5, 2021 in Main, News

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2021 Legislative Priorities

Posted on Feb 4, 2021 in Main, News

 The Hawaii Interagency Council on Homelessness, in partnership with practicum students from the University of Hawaii at Manoa Thompson School of Social Work and Public Health, have developed a series of infographics below to assist in advocating for legislative priorities, and navigating the Hawaii State Legislature during the 2021 legislative session.  Please click on ...
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  Governor David Ige issued the following proclamation in recognition of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, November 16-20, 2020.   In addition, the State, City & County of Honolulu, County of Hawaii, County of Kauai, County of Maui, Partners in Care, and Bridging the Gap are jointly hosting a Statewide Homelessness Awareness Virtual Conference, Moving Forward Together: ...
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RYSE Haleiwa Project

Posted on Oct 11, 2020 in Main, News, Success Stories

The Haleiwa Project came about because it simply made sense to its partners: Alternative Structures International (ASI)/Kahumana, Residential Youth Services & Empowerment (RYSE), and ALEA Bridge. RYSE became involved because the former occupant of the property (Central Oahu Youth Services Association) and the Haleiwa community wanted the site to continue to serve youth. Meanwhile, ASI/Kahumana ...
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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 ...
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