20 Ala Malama Street, #A
Kaunakakai, HI 96748
Permanently removing a child from an abusive situation is the last resort in preventing child abuse and neglect, with damaging consequences for the child and the community. For families willing to change their behaviors keeping the family intact or reuniting the family with their child is the preferable alternative. This program provides the tools for families to achieve this goal through parenting classes, therapy, crisis intervention and other services.
1) Families with children at risk of child abuse and/or neglect that are self referred, referred by the Department, or other professional agencies.
2) Children reported to the Department as harmed or threatened with harm by a family member.
3) Resource caregivers providing out-of-home care to children who have been harmed or threatened with harm under the jurisdiction of the Department when services are needed to maintain or preserve an out-of-home placement.
4) Families who adopted or assumed legal guardianship or permanent custody of children who have been under the jurisdiction of the Department. CWS referrals will have first priority.
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.