Paid Members

Access To Independence

Access To Independence of San Diego, Inc. is a center for independent living, serving the counties of San Diego, Imperial, and Honolulu. Each branch offers core services that include transition, diversion, peer support, personal assistance, advocacy, and information and referral. In addition to these services, each branch offers unique programs based on the local needs of the community we serve. All of our services are free of charge to all people with a disability regardless of type of disability or age.  Access to independence is committed to community integration and advocate on systemic issues in order to create barrier-free communities. 

ALEA Bridge

ALEA Bridge is committed to being the bridge that connects those in need to the various resources and assistance necessary to rebuild a life of Hope, Purpose, and Success.

Aloha United Way

As an efficient, effective fundraiser for hundreds of local nonprofits, Aloha United Way provides those who want to support collective and sustainable impact with a trusted, transparent and meaningful way to invest in addressing critical issues in our community. Aloha United Way monitors the community impact goals, progress and financials of its partner agencies to ensure dollars are invested wisely to create sustainable and scalable impact.

AlohaCare

AlohaCare is a local, non-profit health plan, founded in 1994 by Hawaii’s Community Health Centers. AlohaCare is the third-largest health plan in Hawaii. AlohaCare specializes in QUEST Integration health insurance to people living on Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Maui and Hawaii Island. AlohaCare is mission driven to care for people who are underserved with specific health needs. AlohaCare provides health care coverage for Hawaii's QUEST Integration (Medicaid) beneficiaries. AlohaCare is a health plan with a Medicare contract and provides Medicare coverage to beneficiaries in Hawaii.

Alternative Structures International - Kahumana

Our mission is to provide assistance for families in need so that they may become self-sufficient and attain permanent housing. We have been providing housing and education on the west side of O'ahu since 1989. We currently maintain 48 modern housing units in the Lualualei Valley, and strive to create a nurturing environment for families to grow in.

 

Block by Block

A clean, safe and friendly district sets the stage for growth and prosperity. Block by Block deploys downtown ambassadors - teams of great personalities selected and trained to meet your city's specific needs.

Our improvement district experience, infrastructure and capabilities are unmatched. No two downtowns are alike, so we customize our operations to meet the unique needs of each city we serve. Our operating plans aim to maximize every dollar invested and benefit every stakeholder.

We work directly with your district to deliver first class safety, hospitality and cleaning services.

CARE Hawaii Inc.

CARE Hawaii is a behavioral healthcare organization providing a variety of behavioral health services throughout the State of Hawaii. Services are provided to individuals throughout the lifespan, from infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood to senior citizens. People with serious mental illness, developmental delays, and addictions are all served by CARE Hawaii. Services are typically provided in the individual’s home and community, or through one of CARE’s residential programs.

Catholic Charities Hawaii

Serving Hawai‘i since 1947, Catholic Charities Hawai’i provides a wide range of social services with dignity, compassion, social justice, and a commitment to excellence. Through programs and advocacy efforts, Catholic Charities Hawai’i serves all people, especially those with the greatest need, regardless of their faith or culture. 

As part of the largest private network of social service organizations in the United States, Catholic Charities Hawai‘i offers much needed programs and services statewide, serving tens of thousands of people each year.

Catholic Charities Housing Development Corporation

To deal with the increasing need for affordable housing in Hawai‘i, Catholic Charities Housing Development Corporation (CCHDC) was formed in 1999 to help resolve this growing issue.

The organization is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation operating as a subsidiary of Catholic Charities Hawai‘i (CCH). The entity was initially created to address the challenges faced by CCH clients having difficulty transitioning from housing shelters to permanent affordable housing.

As a result, CCHDC set on a course to own, develop, and manage real estate properties to provide affordable housing for the elderly, individuals with special needs, and those socially or economically disadvantaged.

Child and Family Service

We're here. No matter what.

We are partners with Hawaii’s families to help them address serious life issues, with life-changing results. We believe that positive change can happen. We help families move from the impossible, to the possible, to new possibilities. 

We instill hope that gives people the courage to change.

City and County of Honolulu Mayor's Office of Housing

The Mayor's Office of Housing has a central role in the City's activities to address affordable housing and homelessness, including: 

  1. Oversee, coordinate, and direct the development, preparation, and implementation of plans and programs relating to affordable housing, senior housing, special needs housing, and homelessness, for the benefit of the people of the city.

  2. Oversee, coordinate, and direct the activities and functions of the city relating to affordable housing, senior housing, homelessness, and special needs housing.

  3. Coordinate city activities and programs relating to affordable housing, senior housing, homelessness, and special needs housing with those of the state and federal governments and those of public or private housing organizations within the state.

Community Empowerment Resources

Community Empowerment Resources values its consumers and employees by empowering them to live happy and fruitful lives, and educates the community that mental illness is a normal part of the human condition. Consumers receive services founded on evidence-based, culturally sensitive, warm and welcoming, person-centered services in the community, in spite of the presence of a disability. Building on each consumer’s and each employee’s individual strengths produces high-quality health care and social services, and establishes an effective and healthy agency.

Epic 'Ohana

Families are the foundation of our community, and their well-being is inextricably linked to the health and prosperity of the community, state, and nation.

EPIC works to strengthen `ohana and enhance the welfare of children and youth through transformative processes that are respectful, collaborative and solution-oriented.

Faith Action for Community Equity

Faith Action for Community Equity (Faith Action) is a grassroots, interfaith 501(c)3 non-profit organization driven by a deep spiritual commitment to improving the quality of life for our members and all the people of Hawai'i. Through our common values and collective power, we address the root causes of social justice challenges facing our community. We are the only organization of its kind in Hawai'i.

Family Promise of Hawaii

The mission of Family Promise of Hawaii is to mobilize existing community resources to aid families with children experiencing homelessness and help them transition to sustainable independence.

Governor's Office on Homelessness

The State of Hawai’i will work to reduce homeless and to support the needs of people experiencing homelessness.

Gregory House Programs

Gregory House Programs’ mission is to provide affordable housing assistance and supportive services to persons living with HIV/AIDS in Hawaii.

Hale Kipa

Hale Kipa, Inc. provides opportunities and environments that strengthen and encourage youth, their families and communities to actualize their potential and social responsibility.

Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law & Economic Justice

The Hawai‘i Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice is a nonprofit organization working to build a more socially just Hawaii, where everyone has genuine opportunities to achieve economic security and fulfill their potential. They change systems that perpetuate inequality and injustice through policy development, coalition building, and advocacy.

Hawaii Department of Education

Resources for homeless families

Families who find themselves grappling with homelessness have rights under the McKinney-Vento Act to ensure their children continue uninterrupted access to education and services.

Hawaii H.O.M.E. Project

The mission of the Hawaii H.O.M.E. Project is to improve quality and access to health care for Hawaii's homeless, while increasing student and physician awareness and understanding of the homeless and their healthcare needs. The project was founded in August of 2005 and currently provides free medical services to homeless individuals through four student-run clinics per week at the Pai'olu Kaiaulu shelter in Waianae, the Onemalu and Onelauena shelters in Kalaeloa, First United Methodist Church, Institute for Human Services, St. Mary's Church and Kaka'ako Waterfront Park. In addition to these clinics, they also utilize a mobile health van for outreach to other unsheltered homeless populations on Oahu.

Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Center

Reducing harm, promoting health, creating wellness, and fighting stigma in Hawai'i and the Pacific.

The new chapter of Life Foundation and The CHOW Project. The Hawai'i Health & Harm Reduction Center serves Hawai’i communities by reducing the harm and fighting the stigma of HIV, hepatitis, homelessness, substance use, mental illness, and poverty in our community. We focus our efforts on those disproportionately affected by social determinants of health, including but not limited to: people living with and/or affected by HIV, hepatitis, drug use, and the transgender, LGBQ and the Native Hawaiian communities. We foster health, wellness, and systemic change in Hawai’i and the Pacific through care services, advocacy, training, prevention, education, and capacity building.

Hawaii Homeless Healthcare Hui "H4"

While many states face the challenges of removing barriers to improve the health and well-being of the homeless and under-served populations, Hawai‘i’s unique isolated location in the middle of the Pacific Ocean presents additional challenges. H-4 will improve access to urgent care for the homeless, while also decreasing over-utilization of acute care and EMS. Only with support from a partnership with government, other healthcare & social services providers and the community will H4 be successful in improving the health and well-being of the homeless and under-served population in Hawaii.

Hawaii Kai Homeless Task Force

Volunteers from Hawaii Kai, Kalama Valley, and surrounding communities.  They are self-funded. Although the organization was formed by State Representative Gene Ward, it is not a government agency and has no governmental powers.   The organization assist his office with matters pertaining to homelessness in his district, and the larger issue of ending homelessness throughout the State of Hawaii.

Hawaii Pacific Health

At Hawaii Pacific Health, our mission is to create a healthier Hawaii. We believe that working together, we can make the greatest impact on individuals, families and our communities.

Hawaii Youth Services Network

Hawaii Youth Services Network (HYSN) is a coalition for over 50 youth serving agencies and organizations statewide. It is incorporated as a 501(c) (3) organization and receives funding from the Family and Youth Services Bureau and the Office of Adolescent Health. The organization is a member of the Western States Youth Services Network (WSYSN) and the National Network for Youth (NNY)

Hawaiian Humane Society

The Hawaiian Humane Society’s mission is a joyful one full of challenges and opportunities. Since 1942, our busy shelter in the heart of Moiliili has become a community hub for animal lovers featuring programs and services focused on strengthening the human-animal bond: rescuing the abused, engaging volunteers, fighting for better laws and caring for more than 20,000 animals a year. As an animal welfare organization, the Society is also very much a people business; educating young and old and working to find solutions to the challenges of a diverse and fast-growing community.

Holomua Na `Ohana

Holomua Na ‘Ohana operates two service-enriched clean and sober transitional housing programs for homeless families on the island of O’ahu: Onemalu in Kalaeloa on the Leeward coast and Weinberg Village Waimanalo on the Windward side.  Our primary focus is to offer housing to unsheltered families with minor aged children who are willing to work a program designed to assist them in removing barriers to employment and permanent housing. 

Honolulu Community Action Program

Honolulu Community Action Program, Inc. (HCAP) is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, delivering need-based human services to the economically challenged on the island of Oahu since 1965. Recognized as a Community Action Agency, HCAP’s mission is very deeply rooted in its responsiveness to the community and its needs. It is our belief and philosophy that no individual should be denied the opportunity to share and contribute fully to the best of his/her capabilities in the social and economic well being and prosperity of our society. Hence, HCAP is committed to alleviating the conditions of poverty on Oahu by promoting opportunities for the economically disadvantaged to attain greater social and economic mobility.

Hope Treatment Services

Located in Central Oahu, Hope is a private CARF accredited substance abuse/mental health organization. The experienced professionals at our locally owned organization have dedicated their time as well as devoted their careers to the development and implementation of successful services for those we serve. 

Housing Solutions, Inc.

Housing Solutions’ 700 apartments of transitional and long-term affordable
housing provide a powerful way for residents to escape poverty

Individual Paid Members

Marya Grambs

Institute for Human Services, Inc.

IHS, The Institute for Human Services, Inc. is Hawaii’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive human services agency focused exclusively on ending and preventing homelessness in Hawaii. IHS’ mission is to provide “respite for those who are unsheltered and solutions that transform the lives of homeless and at-risk people.”  IHS’ vision is “a community where everyone has a right to, and responsibility for safe, decent, and affordable housing.”

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan

Because health isn’t an industry. It’s a cause.

Kaiser Permanente was founded on the radically simple idea that everyone deserves the chance to live a healthy life. That’s why you can find high-quality care and coverage in one place.

As a member, you’re at the center of everything we do — from pioneering new ways to treat cancer to building useful tools that make it easier to stay on top of your health.

We’re all in this together. And together, we thrive.

Kalihi-Palama Health Center

Kalihi-Palama Health Center (KPHC) is an independent, 501 (c) (3) non-profit, organization that plays a crucial role in the Kalihi-Palama community as a provider of health and social services to patients who typically face significant barriers when accessing health care. KPHC is located in the heart of Kalihi-Palama; an urban, innercity community that is home to approximately 63,820 residents, many of whom are poor Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Island ethnic minorities. KPHC serves more than 20,000 patients annually.

Kealahou West Oahu

Established back in 1986 as a program of the Sacred Heart Church in Waianae, then transitioning to the Ukranian Orthodox Church in the early 1990’s, to our own incorporated 501(c)3 status in 2002,  contract services with the State of Hawaii to provide Outreach services directly to those living in the beaches, parks, cars, caves, and other non-recognized living environments on the Waianae Coast. In October 2006 we expanded our services including case management of the State-owned Onelau’ena Emergency Shelter in Kalaeloa.  Creating the Hope For A New Beginning Emergency Shelter Program, we are able to move unsheltered and at-risk individuals and families out of homelessness!

Kinai 'Eha

Kinai `Eha translated from Hawaiian means “To Extinguish Pain.” Kinai ‘Eha aims to provide an alternative education option to ‘ōpio (youth) that are in need of and seeking purpose, personal empowerment, education, Hawaiian cultural identity and connection, workforce training in construction and the trades, community service and leadership.

Koolauloa Health Center

Our Vision

Knowledgeable people unite to create a vibrant and proactive community to meet their social, economic, and health needs.

Our Mission

Responsive to community needs.
Promoting health and wellness in Ko’olauloa. IMUA!

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii

The Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i is a public interest, non-profit law firm dedicated to achieving fairness and justice for Hawai`i's people through legal advocacy, outreach and education for those in need. Established in 1950, Legal Aid has ten offices statewide, and over 100 staff members dedicated to achieving Legal Aid’s vision of “Building a Just Society.”

As our vision implies, we live in a society that is unjust or, at best, not yet just, with structural inequities, economic injustice, and unequal access to the justice system. To remedy this, our focus is on critical legal services for those in need, whether by providing direct services, helping people help themselves, advocating on behalf of others, or educating people. Providing legal services is our unique contribution.

Lili'uokalani Trust

Lili`uokalani Trust is a private operating foundation founded in 1909, for the benefit of orphan and destitute children with preference given to Native Hawaiian children.  The trust serves approximately 10,000 children annually through direct services and reaches thousands more through collaborations with community partners.

Mental Health Kokua

Mental Health Kokua (MHK) was founded in 1973 as a non-profit, Hawaii corporation, specifically to assist persons recovering from serious mental illness in achieving their optimum level of independent living in the community. Since our founding, building relationships with a handful of people in one house on Sierra Drive, MHK has grown to an organization serving a broad range of behavioral health needs, with 30 locations throughout Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and on the Island of Hawaii. Local. MHK’s community-based services are designed to reflect local community. We have governing board members representing each island location. Through timely, cost effective, and focused care, we enable people with mental illness/dual diagnosis to recover and move toward more independent ways of living in their community.

North Shore Mental Health

We are an organization of mental and behavioral health providers that service the island of O'ahu. We believe that the mental health needs of our youth, adults, and families are best served by licensed professionals who offer personal knowledge of our unique Oahu communities, schools, and cultures that they reside in. We provide school and community based services with convenient office locations . We have an immediate array of services available 24/7 if needed, to our youth, adults, and families. Our services offer a variety of multi-cultural sensitive and family oriented psychotherapeutic and behavioral approaches.

Oahu Youth Action Board

The Oahu Youth Action Board (OYAB) is a group of community leaders between the ages of 14-24 who have experienced homelessness.

Mission of Oʻahu YAB: OYAB makes sure that youth who are homeless, or who have experienced homelessness, are part of making decisions on things that impact us, including what services and supports should look like. The youth who serve on OYAB will respect that they have a responsibility to participate and make sure youth voices are loud and clear - with us not for us!

Office of Hawaiian Affairs

OHA is focused on strategic priorities for improving the conditions of Native Hawaiians in the areas of ‘āina, culture, economic self sufficiency, education, governance, and health. OHA’s advocacy involves conducting research whose findings are used to guide decisions and empower communities to inspire positive results in these areas. OHA’s advocacy also calls for developing and shaping public policies that have broad implications for the Hawaiian community. OHA’s advocacy is reflected in its efforts to help ensure that laws are complied with at the local, state and federal levels. In addition, OHA’s advocacy requires working with communities to share information and build public support for Hawaiian issues.

Ohana Health Plan

‘Ohana Health Plan is offered by WellCare Health Insurance of Arizona, Inc. (WellCare). WellCare is a leading provider of Medicaid and Medicare plans. They are proud to help families, children and adults get the health care they deserve. 

Parents And Children Together

The mission of Parents And Children Together is to promote and support healthy individuals, families and communities by creating opportunities for them to identify and address their own strengths needs and concerns and successfully realize their potential.

PHOCUSED

PHOCUSED is a membership and advocacy organization for health and human services in Hawaii, which works together with community stakeholders to impact program and policy change for the most vulnerable in our state. Our commitment to the people is reflected in our name -- Protecting Hawaii's Ohana Children UnderServed Elderly and Disabled. We are guided by our mission and vision, and the shared commitment of our members to protect the interests of Hawaii's people.

PHOCUSED is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to increasing the safety for, visibility of, and investment in children and adults in Hawai'i who are marginalized, impoverished, and under-served, and for whom access to health, human services and housing is critical.

Project Vision Hawaii

Project Vision Hawai`i has the only mobile health screening programs in Hawai`i that provide statewide services in communities with significant access-to-care challenges related to income, lack of insurance, geographical location, or cultural conflict. 

Residential Youth Services and Empowerment (RYSE)

Residential Youth Services and Empowerment (RYSE) seeks to create and operate access centers where Hawai‘i’s street youth can be assessed and referred to appropriate support services. Youth in the target range of 18-24 will have access to a safe temporary living space specifically designed to address their unique needs. The access center will also offer coordinated programs and services to build a path towards reintegration into mainstream society.

Revive + Refresh

Provides outreach services to the houseless community, hygiene services, and partners with other agency through the State of Hawaii.

River of Life Mission

We bring community awareness and advance the cause of homeless who have no voice or advocacy in their plight to find nutritonal sustenance and a decent roof over their heads.

Shelter of Wisdom

Shelter of Wisdom provides temporary crisis and transitional shelter for eligible individuals who are receiving advocacy. Shelter of Wisdom provides focused advocacy for each individual, networking with appropriate public service providers to obtain and establish permanent and healthy integration into housing and community services.

Steadfast Housing Development Corporation

Steadfast Housing Development Corporation incorporated as a non-profit entity in 1989 and combined experts in housing and mental health services to provide a community housing program for adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses.  The mission is to provide housing and employment opportunities to persons with serious and persistent mental illness in pursuit of recovery and life goals of their choosing.

The Mediation Center of the Pacific

Access

To ensure that high quality alternative dispute resolution services are accessible to groups and individuals in all of Oahu’s communities, particularly focusing on those communities that are under-served.

Quality

To continually improve the quality of dispute resolution services through training, evaluation and revision.

Outreach

To promote broad community understanding and use of alternative dispute resolution by providing and supporting training, awareness and educational activities in varied organizational and community settings.

Self-sufficiency

To broaden community support and representation, and ensure adequate resources are available to maintain quality services and programs.

The Queen's Health System

The Queen's Medical Center is a nonprofit hospital with a 160-year legacy of caring for the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Basin. A member of The Queen’s Health Systems family of hospitals, The Queen’s Medical Center is the largest private hospital in Hawaii. It is licensed for 505 acute and 28 sub-acute care beds. Located in downtown Honolulu, Queen’s serves as the major referral center for cancer, heart disease, neuroscience, orthopedics, surgery, emergency medicine and behavioral health, and has the only organ transplantation program in the State of Hawaii. Queen’s is also the state’s designated trauma center--the first and only Level I trauma center in Hawaii. A major teaching hospital, Queen’s serves as a clinical training site for the residency programs of the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine.

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

United Healthcare

At UnitedHealthcare, we serve millions of people from their earliest years through their working lives and into retirement. What unites us is our mission to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone.

These are extraordinary times in health care. The opportunities to help people live healthier have never been greater. Advanced data and technologies, breakthrough treatments and consumer choice are redefining what can be achieved.

We are working to create a system that is connected, aligned and more affordable for all involved. One that delivers high quality care, responsive to the needs of each person and the communities in which they live. We are also partnering with care providers, collaborating in new ways to improve patient care.

At UnitedHealthcare, we are working to play our part in creating a more sustainable health care system: one that works better for everyone

United States Veterans Initiative - Barber's Point and Waianae Civic Center

U.S.VETS is the nation’s largest nonprofit provider of comprehensive services to homeless and at-risk veterans.

With 21 residential sites and 9 service centers in 14 cities across 6 states, the District of Columbia and the territory of Guam, U.S.VETS provides vital services such as:

  • Counseling
  • Job placement
  • Case management
  • Employment assistance
  • Drug and alcohol-free housing

VA Pacific Islands Health Care System Homeless Program

VA is committed to ending homelessness among Veterans. The focus is threefold:

  • Conducting coordinated outreach to proactively seek out Veterans in need of assistance.

  • Connecting homeless and at-risk Veterans with housing solutionshealth carecommunity employment services and other required supports.

  • Collaborating with federal, state and local agencies; employers; housing providers, faith-based and community nonprofits; and others to expand employment and affordable housing options for Veterans exiting homelessness.

Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center

The Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center is a non-profit organization governed by a community that addresses health disparities, improves population health, and reduces health inequalities despite financial and cultural barriers.

Waikiki Health Center

VISION STATEMENT

Waikiki Health provides compassionate healing and expert care that result in improved health and quality of life for all in our island community.

OUR MISSION

The mission of Waikiki Health is to provide quality medical and social services that are accessible and affordable for everyone, regardless of ability to pay.

Waimānalo Health Center

Waimānalo Health Center (WHC) is committed to providing the highest level of primary and preventive health services, with special attention to the needs of Native Hawaiians and the medically underserved, and improving the health and wellness of individuals and their `ohana regardless of their ability to pay.

WHC is a non-profit, tax-exempt, charitable 501(c)3 organization. WHC is also a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

Women In Need

Women In Need (WIN) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers women who have been through domestic violence, homelessness, substance abuse, and incarceration. WIN is committed to guiding women and teens towards sobriety, self-esteem and responsibility through a warm, nurturing and holistic approach. They help clients develop positive life skills they need to become independent and productive members of the community. They do everything they can to break the generational cycle of hopelessness and abuse.