Resources

For Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911.

Since Hawaiʻi Says NO MORE is a public awareness initiative, we do not offer direct survivor support services.  If you or someone you know needs help, please see below for resources available on your island.

Child & Family Service – East Hawaiʻi

24-hr. domestic violence hotline: 808-959-8864

808-935-2188 (office); 808- 961-2073 (fax)  For Domestic Violence Advocacy, Sex Abuse Treatment Services and Developing Options to Violence.

808-959-8864 For Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing

 

Child & Family Service – West Hawaiʻi

24-hr. domestic violence hotline: 808-322-SAFE (808-322-7233)
808-323-2664 (office); (808) 323-2399 (fax)  For Domestic Violence Advocacy, Sex Abuse Treatment Services and Developing Options to Violence.

808-322-SAFE (808-322-7233) For Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing.

www.childandfamilyservice.org

Child & Family Service Domestic Violence Advocacy (DVA) provides safety plans, individual service plans, domestic violence information, counseling and community referrals. The Emergency Shelter offers survivors of domestic violence (and their children) a safe haven. The shelter provides basic needs (food, clothing, etc.), counseling, support and services for children. The Transitional Apartment Program provides a safe transitional living environment, along with support services. Developing Options to Violence (DOV) Program offers a full spectrum of services to women, men, adolescents and children in the intervention and prevention of domestic violence. Sex Abuse Treatment Services (SATS) provides individual, parent/child, couple and family therapy including groups for non-offending caregivers, child victims and her/his siblings, adults who were molested as children as well as offenders.

 

University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo – Student Health & Wellness Programs

808-932-7465 (office)

www.hilo.hawaii.edu/wellness/

Student Health and Wellness Programs (SHWP), at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, provides systems of holistic care that integrate education and prevention efforts with medical and mental health services, programs and activities for students that attend UH Hilo or Hawaiʻi Community College.

 

Volunteer Legal Services

808-313-8210 (office)

www.vlsh.org/home/

Volunteer Legal Services’ pool of pro bono attorneys provide legal services in a wide range of civil matters, including divorce, paternity, child custody, child support, guardianship, adoption, powers of attorney, wills, healthcare directives, landlord-tenant cases, collections, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Veterans’ disability claims.

 

YWCA Hawaiʻi Island

24-hr. sexual assault hotline: (808) 935-0677

808-935-7141 (office); 808-935-5150 (fax)

www.ywcahawaiiisland.org

The YWCA offers sexual assault support services for survivors and their families including free, confidential counseling; crisis intervention; emotion and moral support; support during a medical exam and the legal process; assistance in deciding whether to file a police report; therapeutic services; 24-hour crisis line; as well as community education, awareness and prevention activities.

Child & Family Service – Kauaʻi

808-245-5914 (office); 808-245-8040 (fax)

www.childandfamilyservice.org

The Survivor and Children’s Support Services (SCSS) Program focuses on supporting personal healing with families who have experienced domestic violence. SCSS provides an array of services to help families understand the impact of the abuse, to understand healthy and unhealthy family dynamics and to strengthen parenting skills. SCSS services are free and include the following: survivor’s and children’s group counseling services, individual counseling for each family member, safety planning, domestic violence advocacy services and case management services.

 

Volunteer Legal Services

808-698-8210 (office)

www.vlsh.org/home/
Volunteer Legal Services’ pool of pro bono attorneys provide legal services in a wide range of civil matters, including divorce, paternity, child custody, child support, guardianship, adoption, powers of attorney, wills, healthcare directives, landlord-tenant cases, collections, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Veterans’ disability claims.

 

YWCA Family Violence Program and Shelter

24-hr. domestic violence hotline: 808-245-6362

808-245-8404 (office)

www.ywcakauai.org/domestic-violence/

The YWCA of Kauaʻi offers 24/7 support services to survivors, and their family and friends, through the Domestic Violence Hotline. Immediate services include safety planning, referrals and advocacy, and emergency shelter for survivors and their children. Outreach services include Domestic Violence counseling, safety planning, support groups mand assistance with TRO (Temporary Restraining Order) preparation and support throughout the court process. All services are free of charge and are available whether or not you are staying in the shelter. Alternatives to Violence–a batterer’s intervention program-is offered at a set fee.

 

YWCA Sexual Assault Treatment Program

24-hr. sexual assault hotline: 808-245-4144

808-245-5959 (office)

www.ywcakauai.org/sexual-assault-treatment-program/

The YWCA of Kauaʻi provides 24/7 Crisis Counselors for survivors where sexual assault or sexual abuse has occurred including assault by a partner, an acquaintance, or a stranger, childhood sexual abuse or incest.  Services include emotional support, in-person support through medical and legal processes, including exam and medical treatment referrals and legal system information and advocacy, as well as case management to help develop a plan of action and assist you in getting food, shelter, clothing and financial assistance. In addition to the initial crisis response, therapeutic treatment services may include individual, group and family counseling sessions.

Child & Family Service – Lānaʻi

24 hour sexual assault hotline: 1-866-443-5702 (toll free)

www.childandfamilyservice.org

Child & Family Service offers support and advocacy for survivors as well as referral services for additional needs.

 

Women Helping Women Lānaʻi

24-hr. domestic violence hotline: 808-579-9581

808-565-6700 (office)

www.womenhelpingwomenmaui.com/programs/lanai/

Comprehensive domestic violence support services for women and children are available from Women Helping Women Lanaʻi including housing assistance, safety planning, Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) preparation, food bank, financial assistance and other forms of support.

The Lanaʻi Women Helping Women Teen Dating Violence Program provides services for teens who are currently in an abusive relationship, have been a survivor of dating violence or come from a home of domestic violence. The program provides facilitated support groups, crisis intervention, out-reach and community awareness for teen survivors.

Child & Family Service – Maui

24-hr. domestic violence hotline: 808-877-9888

24-hr. sexual assault hotline: 808-873-8624

808-877-6888 (office); 808-877-6860 (fax)

808-877-9888 For Domestic Violence Advocacy

808-877-6888 For Sex Abuse Treatment Services and Maui Sex Assault Center

www.childandfamilyservice.org

Child & Family Service offers Domestic Violence Advocacy (DVA) for survivors including safety plans, individual service plans, domestic violence information, counseling and community referrals. Developing Options to Violence (DOV) Program offers a full spectrum of services to women, men, adolescents, and children in the intervention and prevention of domestic violence.  The Maui Sex Assault Center offers crisis and ongoing counseling, emergency medical care and legal advocacy services for victims of sexual assault. Sex Abuse Treatment Services (SATS) provides individual, parent/child, couple and family therapy including groups for non-offending caregivers, child survivors and her/his siblings, adults who were molested as children, as well as offenders.

 

Parents And Children Together (PACT) – Maui Family Peace Center

808-244-2330 (office); 808-244-2254 (fax)

www.pacthawaii.org/maui_programs.html

The Maui Family Peace Center provides survivors of domestic violence safety planning, assistance with Temporary Restraining Orders (TROs), skilled counseling and a weekly support group. For offenders, there are groups for intimate partner violence (IPV), as well as groups for household or non-partner abuse. For adolescents, there are groups to assist with low self-esteem, anger control issues, effective problem solving skills and violent behavior issues.

 

Volunteer Legal Services

808-727-8210 (office)

www.vlsh.org/home/
Volunteer Legal Services’ pool of pro bono attorneys provide legal services in a wide range of civil matters, including divorce, paternity, child custody, child support, guardianship, adoption, powers of attorney, wills, healthcare directives, landlord-tenant cases, collections, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Veterans’ disability claims.

 

Women Helping Women (also serves survivors on Lanaʻi)

24-hr. domestic violence hotline: 808-579-9581

808-242-6600 (office)

www.womenhelpingwomenmaui.com

Women Helping Women Maui emergency shelter and support programs for victims of domestic violence offers a full range of services including at 24-hour hotline, Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) preparation and court advocacy, support groups, children’s program and offices on Lana`i , West Maui and East Maui.  The Transitions Program offers transitional house, security deposits and rental assistance, childcare, medical vouchers and help with college tuition and books.  ReVive Boutique offers job readiness training and sells donated clothing and household items to raise funds to support our programs.

Child & Family Service – Molokaʻi

24-hr. sexual assault hotline: 808-495-3340

808-567-6100 (office); 808-567-6184 (fax)

www.childandfamilyservice.org

Child & Family Service offers Domestic Violence Advocacy (DVA) includes safety plans, individual service plans, domestic violence information, counseling and community referrals. Sex Abuse Treatment Services (SATS) provides individual, parent/child, couple and family therapy including groups for non-offending caregivers, child victims and her/his siblings, adults who were molested as children as well as offenders. Developing Options to Violence (DOV) serves perpetrators in order to break the cycle of violence.

 

Molokai Community Service Council

24-hr. domestic violence hotline: 808-567-6888

808-553-3244 (office); 808-553-3370 (fax)

www.molokai.org/programs/health-human-services/domestic-violence-programs/index.html

Hale Hoʻomalu (the House of Protection) provides safety and support to women and their children with shelter services, advocates in the court rooms and assistance with the TRO process, case management and follow up sessions and support groups for survivors. The Molokai Alternatives to Violence (ATV) program provides group sessions on anger management and domestic violence to court ordered TRO clients.

Ala Kuola (Hawaii Family Law Clinic)

808-545-1880 (office)

www.alakuolahawaii.com

Ala Kuola provides a safe and non-threatening environment for families and individuals to obtain information and support services relating to domestic violence, specifically with regards to completing and filing a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO).

 

Catholic Charities Hawaiʻi

Help-Line: 808-521-4357

808-524-4673 (office)

www.catholiccharitieshawaii.org

The Counseling Center at Catholic Charities Hawai‘i provides professional and compassionate help to individuals and their families who have experienced sexual abuse and/or domestic violence, as well as children who have experienced any type of trauma. Couples, family and group therapy are open to all who are in need of services regardless of their faith and services are available on a sliding fee scale.

 

Child & Family Service

24-hr. domestic violence hotline: 808-841-0822

808-681-3500 (office); 808-681-6353 (fax)

808-585-2712 For Domestic Violence Advocacy.

808-543-8494 For Sex Abuse Treatment Services.

808-841-0822 For Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing.

808-532-5100 For Developing Options to Violence.

www.childandfamilyservice.org

Child & Family Service Domestic Violence Advocacy (DVA) includes safety plans, individual service plans, domestic violence information, counseling and community referrals. The Emergency Shelter offers survivors of domestic violence (and their children) a safe haven. The shelter provides basic needs (food, clothing, etc.), counseling, support and services for children. The Transitional Apartment Program provides a safe transitional living environment, along with support services. Sex Abuse Treatment Services (SATS) provides individual, parent/child, couple and family therapy, including groups for non-offending caregivers, child victims and her/his siblings, adults who were molested as children, as well as offenders. Developing Options to Violence (DOV) Program offers a full spectrum of services to women, men, adolescents and children in the intervention and prevention of domestic violence.

 

Domestic Violence Action Center (DVAC)

Legal help-line: 808-531-3771, 1-800-690-6200

808-534-0040 (office); 808-531-7228 (fax)

www.stoptheviolence.org

DVAC’s services include a legal helpline; legal representation in family court actions involving divorce, custody, protection orders, post decree and paternity matters; advocacy for individual survivors; case management; outreach in civil court for petitioners seeking protection orders; outreach in criminal court for witnesses in abuse cases; advocacy and outreach to teen survivors of dating violence; community education and material development; and advocacy for system reform.

 

Hawaiʻi Immigrant Justice Center at Legal Aid Society of Hawaiʻi

808-536-8826 (office); 1-800-499-4302 ext. 279 (toll-free neighbor islands)

www.legalaidhawaii.org/immigrant-justice-center.html

The Hawaiʻi Immigrant Justice Center at Legal Aid provides free legal services and advocacy to child and adult immigrant survivors of human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes. Survivors are helped to escape their abusive situation and start a safe life through immigrant crime survivor visas, special immigrant juvenile visas or family visas. Advocacy is provided to legal permanent residents seeking to become U.S. citizens through naturalization, and immigrants with limited English proficiency by helping ensure their rights to equal access to government and government-funded services.

 

Hoʻōla Nāpua

www.hoolanapua.org/

Hoʻāla Nāpua provides a nurturing home that meets the unique needs of underage female sex trafficking survivors through the utilization of individualized, comprehensive and restorative therapies.

 

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii (LASH)

808-536-4302 (office); 1-800-499-4302 (toll-free neighbor islands)

www.legalaidhawaii.org/

Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i offers services in many areas including family law (spouse and child abuse, restraining orders, visitation, custody, divorce, etc.), housing (landlord/tenant issues, fair housing, discrimination, etc.), immigration (human trafficking, citizenship, etc.), consumer law (debt collection, foreclosures, etc.) and public benefits (general assistance, social security, TANF, etc.).

 

Pacific Survivor Center

www.pschawaii.org/

The Pacific Survivor Center offers a holistic approach to care with early and intensive medical and psychological intervention, collaborating with community partners to help meet the myriad needs of survivors of human trafficking, torture and immigrant domestic violence.

 

Parents and Children Together (PACT) – Domestic Violence Prevention and Treatment

24-hr. domestic violence hotline: 808-526-2200
Pu`uhonua Domestic Violence Crisis Counseling line: 808-585-7944

808-832-0855 (office); 808-832-0853 (fax); 808-832-0848 (TDD) {For Family Peace Center}

808-528-0606 (office) {For Ohia Shelter and Lehua Transitional Housing}

www.pacthawaii.org/oahu_peace_center.html

The PACT Family Peace Center offers case advocacy and group counseling for survivors of domestic violence, services for children who have witnessed domestic violence, as well as services for offenders. PACT provides a 24/7 Hotline and emergency shelter for survivors of domestic violence and their children at the Ohia Shelter in Windward Oahu. The shelter provides individual and group meetings, personal development classes and refers survivors for legal, health, housing assistance and financial resources. PACT also provides transitional housing for up to one year to women without children who have left domestic violence and are in job training, schooling or are returning to work.

 

Salvation Army Family Treatment Services

808-739-4952 (office); 808-734-7470 (fax)

www.hawaii.salvationarmy.org

Through a network of interrelated programs, Salvation Army Family Treatment Services provide substance abuse treatment and domestic violence education and safety planning specifically designed for women with children. It provides specialized mental health services for young children and their parents.

 

The Sex Abuse Treatment Center

24-hr. sexual assault hotline: 808-524-7273

808-535-7600 (office)

www.SATCHawaii.org

The Sex Abuse Treatment Center (SATC) of the Kapi`olani Medical Center for Women and Children (KMCWC) provides services including 24/7 on-call crisis intervention (immediate attention, information and referral services), medical-legal examinations, therapy, case management and legal systems advocacy, prevention and education.

 

University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa – Office of Gender Equity

808-956-9977 (office); 808-956-4541 (fax)

www.manoa.hawaii.edu/genderequity/

The Office of Gender Equity offers direct services to survivors of sexual harassment and sexual assaults, training to the campus population on interpersonal, inter-gender and cross-cultural communication, student, faculty and staff rights and responsibilities, and other issues relating to sexual harassment in academia and interpretation of state and federal guidelines and procedures.

 

University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa – Women’s Center

808-956-8059 (office); 808-956-9314 (fax)
www.hawaii.edu/womenscenter/

The Women’s Center provides crisis and referral services, connecting individuals with on and off campus resources for intimate partner violence, sexual assault, legal aid and other emergency needs.

 

Volunteer Legal Services

808-528-7050 (office)

www.vlsh.org/home/

Volunteer Legal Services’ pool of pro bono attorneys provide legal services in a wide range of civil matters, including divorce, paternity, child custody, child support, guardianship, adoption, powers of attorney, wills, healthcare directives, landlord-tenant cases, collections, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Veterans’ disability claims.

 

Windward Spouse Abuse Shelter

24-hr. domestic violence hotline: 808-528-0606

808-528-1033 (office); 808-599-5755 (fax)

Windward Spouse Abuse Shelter offers a 24/7 telephone hotline and emergency shelter for domestic violence survivors and their children. The shelter promotes self-development in a safe and nurturing home environment.  Services provided include safety planning, support services, free food and clothing, job training, group meetings and counseling services. We offer a new beginning by helping survivors gain the self-esteem and life skills they need to makes positive decisions about their future.

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