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Programs and Services:
Early Childhood and Children's Services:
Short-term support and intensive referral services to families to reduce the risk of child abuse/neglect (referred by the Department of Human Services)
Intensive, long-term therapy for children and families suffering the trauma of incest. Therapy is provided to all family members.
This program provides short-term, acute interventions to youth ages 12 to 20 experiencing a mental health crisis.
Emergency Mental Health Services provides support, consultation and referrals to all youth whose immediate health and safety may be in jeopardy due to a mental health issue.
The Respite program provides respite care as needed to families that are linked with the Department of Health Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division.
Homes of trained families within the community that provide treatment for children and adolescents with emotional disorders, or who have been removed from their biological families. Foster parents are seen as the primary therapeutic agent, and are specially trained, licensed and supervised. Clinical and case management services are provided to each child and treatment family.
Adult and Family Services:
Developing Options to Violence (DOV) offers a full spectrum of services to women, men, adolescents, and children in the intervention and prevention of domestic violence.
Provides 24-hour emergency shelter, food, transportation and counseling for up to 60 days for adults or children who have been physically or emotionally abused or threatened with abuse.
The locations of our shelters are confidential. If you are in need of domestic abuse help, please call our Domestic Abuse Hotlines:
Oahu: Domestic Abuse Hotline: (808) 841-0822
East Hawaii: Domestic Abuse Hotline: (808) 959-8864
Hours: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Domestic Violence Advocacy (DVA) Services is designed to provide a range of supportive services to help individuals in domestically abusive situations to become self sufficient.
The Parent Line Program is a free statewide confidential telephone line which offers support and information to parents and other caregivers.
Provides confidential, short-term counseling to employees of contracted companies and their families to assist them in overcoming problems, which adversely affect their work performance.
As a participant in a Child & Family Service program you have the following rights:
East Hawai‘i Office
1266 Kamehameha Ave. Suite A-5
Hilo, HI 96720
Fax: (808) 961-2073
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
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Supported in part by: Hawai‘i Island United Way