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Hawai'i Island URGENT Services Directory for Families

Emergency

  • National Suicide Prevention Line (24hr/toll free) 1-(800) 273-TALK (8255)
  • Crisis Line of Hawai╩╗i 1-800-753-6879 / (808) 832-3100 Oahu
  • Sexual Assault Support Services YWCA 24/7 Crisis Line (808) 935-0677
  • Sex Abuse Treatment Center Oahu (24 hours) (808) 524-7273
  • Hale Ohana Domestic Abuse Shelter Hilo (808) 959-8864

Mental Health

  • Please call 932-7465 to speak to a counselor for community provider referrals
  • State of Hawai╩╗i DOH Counseling Services/ Adult Mental Health Islandwide 643-2643
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Hawai╩╗i
  • Mental Health America of Hawai╩╗i (MHA-HI)1-800-521-1846

Active Military/Veteran General Support

  • Suicide Hotline (24/7) 1 (800) 273-8255
  • Vet Center, Hilo (808) 969-3833
  • Counseling Services Veterans Resource Page

Medical/ Financial/ Nutrition Assistance

  • State of Hawai╩╗i DHS/ Financial Assistance
    North Hilo: 933-0331 South Hilo: 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, Kau, Keaau, and Pahoa
    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 Malama Oala Na Oiwi 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, 1045 A 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



Ulifeline Online resource for college mental health www.ulifeline.org/hawaii/

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