91-1841 Ft. Weaver Rd. Ewa Beach, HI 96706
Are you expecting and/or the parent of keiki zero to three? The Child & Family Service Mālama Ola E ‘Ohana program is free and designed to partner with parents and expecting parents to give their keiki a strong, healthy start to life. Mālama Ola is based on the nationally accredited home visiting program, Heathy Families America.
Families receive free and voluntary home visiting support services from highly trained staff. Staff are provided with intensive training and on-going professional development.
An initial interview to understand family needs and strength.
- Prenatal support for mothers
- Weekly supportive home visit with a well trained family support worker.
- Assistance in getting everyday needs met; e.g. food, pampers.
- Support in establishing a strong bond with baby and harmonious family relationships
- Individual or group counselling services
- Group activities to learn new parenting skills
Participating families will establish goals and a plan to reach these goals in partnership with their family support worker. Parents are to meet weekly as possible with their family support worker in home visits designed to support families in providing a nurturing home environment for themselves and their children.
Are well trained and committed to the well-being of young children and their families. They bring years of life and professional experience!
Services are free.
Pregnant women and families with children 0-3 are eligible.
Translator services are available.
The Department of Health provides access to its programs and activities without regard to race, color, national origin/ancestry-including language, age, sex-including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, color, religion, or disability.
Write or call the Hawaii State Department of Health, 1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 216, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 or at (808) 586-4122 within 180 days. Or write or call the Affirmative Action Office at P.O. Box 3378, Honolulu, HI 96801-3378 or at (808) 586-4614 (voice/TRS) or 586-4648 (TDD) within 180 days of a problem.