Concrete Support for Families

Social services can help some families by providing concrete support. For example, many social service programs can provide financial assistance (such as help accessing food, medical assistance, housing, or child care), mental health services, substance use treatment, or protection from intimate partner or family violence. We understand making connections with programs can be difficult, confusing, and can also often be a frustrating process. By visiting this section, you will be able to find community resources that can help meet some of your needs. For more information, please call 211.

Support for Foster Families in Hawaii

Support for Foster Families in Hawaii

Family Programs Hawaii’s Resource Families Support Services provides support to resource caregivers, aka foster families, and providers in Hawaii.

Covid-19 Resources for Families with Autism

Covid-19 Resources for Families with Autism

Autism Speaks provides educational resources and support for families and providers with autism. Tools and resources are recommended by the Covid-19 Autism Research Community Task Force.

How Much Should My Baby Sleep?

How Much Should My Baby Sleep?

Newborns have shorter sleep cycles, but by the time they’re 3 months old, many infants develop a pattern to have longer patterns they’re awake and when they’re asleep.

Is Your Child a Picky Eater?

Is Your Child a Picky Eater?

It’s important to provide a balanced diet for your family. Check out “Your Kids Table” for tips and printable recipes to try at home.

Feeding Your Child: Ages and Stages

Feeding Your Child: Ages and Stages

Milestones for Feeding Your Child. As a parent, we want to feed in the right way for our child or children’s stage of development. Whether you have a newborn or a teenager, here are some basics for feeding your child at different ages and stages.

Support for New Parents in Hawaii

Support for New Parents in Hawaii

Breastfeeding and Support for New Parents in Hawaii. Nest For Families provides a network for local parents to connect with other families to get support for breastfeeding and any of the struggles new parents face. Get texts and phone calls to help you through your first years as a parent.

Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding Support

Resources for Breastfeeding Support.We have compiled a list of websites that have resources for breastfeeding including local milk banks and lactation supports in Hawaii.

Keiki Safety Tips

Keiki Safety Tips

Learn how to keep your children safe while they’re at home or while they’re traveling.

Crisis Card

Crisis Card

The crisis card has been developed for people who are going through a difficult time during this pandemic.

One Oahu COVID-19 Resources

One Oahu COVID-19 Resources

Resources for Oahu: Find information for food, healthcare, business, and children and grandparents resources; government services; and financial and housing assistance.

Articles by Age

Click on the ages below to see articles by age.

  All Ages
  Baby 0-11 months
  Toddler 1-3 years
  Pre-Schooler 4-5 years
  Grade-Schooler 6-10 years
  Teens
  Parents

Need Help?

AUW Helpline

Call 211
Call & Text 1(877)275-6569
Chat AUW211.org

Find food, shelter, financial assistance, child care, parent support, elderly care, etc.  Search online database 24/7.

Daily 7am-10pm

Parent Line

 Call (808)526-1222 – Oahu
Call 1(800)816-1222 – Toll Free
Chat TheParentLine.org

Resources for parents on child behavior & development, parenting, caregiver suport & community resources. Closed on State and Federal holidays.

Monday -Friday 8am-6pm
Saturday – Sunday 9am-1pm

Hawaii CARES

(808)832-3100 – Oahu
1(800)753-6879
All Islands, Toll Free

1(800)985-5990 Multilingual COVID-19 Emotional Distress

If you or a loved one is feeling anxious, has a crisis, thinking of suicide, or need access to mental health or substance use treatment, experiencing distress related to COVID-19 & other disasters, help is available. Visit Hawaii CARES.

Daily 24/7

Domestic Violence Action Center Help Lines

Call (808)531-3771 – Oahu
Call 1(800)690-6200 – Toll Free
Text 1(605)956-5680

If it is an emergency, please call 911. Domestic Violence Action Center provides information on ways to get help & answers to questions about domestic violence.

Call Monday -Friday 8am-5pm
Text 24/7

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