Counseling Services

Community Resources

There are many great programs outside of UH Hilo. Below we have compiled a list of community resources that are completely free and available to anyone in our community who may be seeking help.


Services Directory

Hawai╩╗i Island Urgent Services Directory for Families

Emergency

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline : 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Crisis Line of Hawai╩╗i: 1-800-753-6879 (O╩╗ahu: 808-832-3100)
  • YWCA Sexual Assault Support Services Crisis Line: 808-935-0677
  • Hale ╩╗Ohana Domestic Abuse Shelter Hilo: 808-959-8864

Mental Health

Active Military/Veteran General Support

Medical, Financial, and Nutrition Assistance

  • State of Hawai╩╗i DHS/Financial Assistance
    • North Hilo: (808) 933-0331
    • South Hilo: (808) 981-2754
  • Food Basket (808) 933-6030
  • Hilo United Methodist Church Peanut Butter Ministry (808) 935-2144

Grief and Bereavement Support

Health Centers

  • Bay Clinic in Hilo, Ka╩╗┼ź, Kea╩╗au, and P─ühoa
    • Hilo Family Health Center (808) 969-1427
    • Hilo Women's Health Center (808) 333-3500
  • Hilo Medical Center (and Emergency Room) (808) 932-3000
  • Hui M─ülama Ola N─ü ╩╗┼îiwi Primary Care Clinic (808) 935-8484
  • State of Hawai╩╗i DOH/ Public Health Nursing, Hilo (808)974-6025

Homelessness

  • HOPE Services Hawai╩╗i (808) 935-3050

Intimate Partner Violence

  • Alternatives to Violence (Child & Family Services) (808) 969-7798
    • Domestic Abuse Hotline 24/7 (808) 841-0822
  • Domestic Violence Action Center Legal Aidline 1-800-690-6200
  • Hale Ohana Domestic Abuse Shelter Hilo (808) 959-8864

Legal Assistance

Restraining Orders

  • District Court (non-relatives/partners) (808) 961-7470
  • Family Court (relatives/partners) (808) 969-7798
  • Domestic Violence Action Center Legal Aidline 1-800-690-6200
  • Alternatives to Violence (Child & Family Services) (808) 969-7798 (Assists in filing temporary restraining orders for Family Court: 8am-1 pm, 1045A Kilauea Ave.)

Self-Help/12-Step Groups

STD/HIV/ Family Planning

  • Planned Parenthood of Hawai╩╗i Islandwide (808) 329-8211
  • Hawai╩╗i Island HIV/AIDS Foundation (808) 982-8800

Substance Use

  • ╩╗Ohana Counseling Services Alcohol and Addictions Program (808) 935-4412
  • McKenna Recovery Center (808) 969-7577
  • Lokahi Treatment Center, Hilo (808) 969-9292
  • Big Island Substance Abuse Council (BISAC) (808)935-4927

Transportation