ALWAYS CALL THE SHELTER OR AGENCY FIRST FOR INFORMATION .
Emergency shelters are usually temporary shelters for a short term of stay of approximately six weeks. The emergency shelters also provide services. The shelter is run nightly and allows walk-ins. The provider running the shelter usually assumes the cost of the stay.
Transitional shelters are temporary shelters for families and individuals with terms of stay of approximately 24 months. The shelter also provides services. The cost to stay in a transitional shelter depends on the shelter you are applying to, but generally is based on the size of the unit you occupy and your monthly income.
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If you would like to report a homeless encampment or issue on State property, please contact the Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness: Scott Morishige. You can either call 586.0193 or email email@example.com.
If you would like to report a homeless encampment or issue on City & County property, please contact the City & County of Honolulu Homeless Complaints Department: Direct Line 768-4194, Hotline 768-3585, or via their website http://www.honolulu.gov/csd/concern.html
(Emergency and Transitional Shelter)
Oahu Homeless Helpline: (808) 791-9359 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Individuals wishing to help someone who is homeless can contact The Waikiki Health Center at the number above. They will need information on the homeless person you would like assisted. After a report is made, an outreach team will be assigned to visit the person. Emails and calls can be placed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Emails are preferred. Please provide:
Location and time when the homeless individual is known to frequent the area
A detailed description of the individual or group
Your contact information
Care-A-Van Outreach, Main: 922-4790
Medical appointments: 791-9308
Next Step Shelter: Pier One, off Forrest Ave. in Kakaako, Honolulu
Emergency shelter for families, couples and individuals
Referrals for medical care
Job training and placement assistance
Housing placement assistance
Youth Outreach: 415 Keoniana Street, Honolulu, HI 96815
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Teen Clinic Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
The Youth Outreach (YO) program provides medical and social services to homeless youth, 14-21 years old. YO serves as a safe haven for homeless youths, offering medical care, social services and non-judgmental support. Appointments are not necessary; patients may walk-in for services. Medical and social services are free.
IHS, The Institute for Human Services, Inc. (Emergency Shelter)
Kaaahi Service Center: 808-447-2800
Sumner Service Center: 808-447-2900
Kaamahu Service Center: 808-447-2862
IHS Women and Families Facilities
546 Kaaahi Street, Honolulu, HI 96817 Phone: (808) 845-7052 Fax (808) 845-7190
IHS Men’s Facility
350 Sumner Street, Honolulu, HI 96817 Phone: (808) 537-2724 Fax (808) 845-7190
Emergency Services: Meals, shelter, showers and hygiene supplies, triage and referral phone and mail service, clothing, access to laundry facilities.
Health Care: General health screenings at on-site clinics located at both shelters through Kalihi Palama Health Care urgent medical services, vaccinations
Support Services: Specialized Case management, Housing placement, mental health support, substance abuse outreach, budgeting and financial management.
Education & Employment: Adult education classes, job search skills, life-skills instruction.
Special Support: Legal consultation through Legal Aid, onsite substance abuse treatment and referral, Alcoholics Anonymous & Narcotics Anonymous, Headstart for toddlers, and parenting education.
Singles: (808) 946-8063
Families: (808) 522-0541
Working Families: (808) 947-7181
Elderly: (808) 599-5759
Housing Solutions’ 700 apartments of transitional and long-term affordable housing proves a way for residents to escape poverty. Most require applicants to work at least 19 hours a week. Please see website for full details.
Homeless Veteran Assistance
Veterans Seeking Housing 630.0771
Veterans Seeking Employment Assistance 330.5566
Veterans Seeking other Services 286.5867
Barbers Point at Kalaeloa provides affordable, long-term, supportive housing for veterans. This site supports the U.S.VETS signature work re-entry program, Veterans in Progress.
For additional information on homeless providers and services, visit these websites:
Veterans Seeking Housing
808.664.1400 x 6775
Veterans Seeking Employment Assistance
Veterans Seeking Other Services
808.664.1400 x 6775
Waianae Civic Center is the only U.S.VETS location that provides services to both veterans, civilians and their families.