Helping Hands Hawaii
Our mission is to strengthen our community by enhancing the quality of other people's lives through the delivery of goods and services to those in need.
This includes the:
Good Neighbor Emergency Fund: provides emergency financial assistance for past due rent, utilities, etc., for those referred by other social services.
Ready to Learn program: provides our keiki with basic school supplies.
Community Clearing House: provides individuals and families in need with basic necessities, such as food, clothing, furniture, and basic household items. All of the items are distributed free-of-charge, and are provided through generous donations from the local community.
Bi-lingual Access Line: provides, on a fee for service basis, qualified interpreters and translators in approximately 17 primary languages, either on site or over the phone, twenty-four hours a day, and also provides referrals to 90 secondary languages.
Behavioral Health Programs: provides community based case management for the seriously mentally ill, access to recovery for individuals struggling with substance abuse, and money management services to consumers receiving government entitlements.
SNAP Outreach: provides information and assistance with SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) application forms, processes and appeals, putting healthy food within reach for low-income households.