Legal & Family Services

Provides free or low-cost legal help to low-income residents and the non-profit organizations serving them in communities across the state. Clients must meet income guidelines to be eligible for services.

Provides help to individuals and families who cannot afford to hire a private attorney for their civil legal needs. Legal Aid primarily assists in the areas of family law, housing law, consumer law, and public benefits law.

Hawaiʻi Lawyer Referral Service

Free hotline service provided by the Hawaiʻi State Bar Association, to assist the public in locating attorneys for a variety of areas of law.

Child & Family Services

Child & Family Service

Hawaiʻi‘s most comprehensive, private human service organization with programs on Oʻahu, Kauaʻi, Maui, Lanaʻi, Molokaʻi, and the Big Island. Serves: youth, children, adults and the elderly.

PACT – Parents and Children Together

Information regarding early childhood education, child abuse & neglect prevention & treatment, domestic violence prevention & treatment, mental health support, community building and economic development.

Hawaiʻi Foster & Adoptive Care Information

View dates for foster care information sessions to learn how you can become a licensed resource caregiver.

Hawaiʻi Social Services

Hawaiʻi Social Services

Information on child welfare services and adult and community care services.

Benefit, Employment and Support Services

A wide variety of services aimed at providing clients with monthly benefits to assist them with such essentials as food, shelter, and child care.

Women, Infants & Children

Federally funded program that provides Hawaiʻi residents with nourishing supplemental foods, nutrition education, and health and social service referrals.

Domestic Violence Action Center

The Domestic Violence Action Center serves victims through legal representation, advocacy, civil and criminal court outreach, dating violence education and technical assistance to the community.

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Public Safety & Crime

Locate an Offender

Hawaiʻi SAVIN offers victims and concerned citizens free, anonymous, and confidential access to timely information and notification 24-hours a day, 365 days a year on the custody and parole status of offenders under the jurisdiction of the State Of Hawaiʻi’s Department of Public Safety.

Hawaiʻi Crime Reports

Crime and other special reports from the Research and Statistics Branch of the Attorney General.

Hawaiʻi Sex Offender Search

Search for sex offenders and other covered offenders registered with the State of Hawaiʻi as well as sign up for email alerts to notify you if an offender moves in to your area.

Community & Crime Prevention

Find information on identity theft, substance abuse, internet safety, and crime prevention in Hawaiʻi’s communities.

Crime Victim Compensation Commission

The Commission provides compensation to victims of violent crimes for their crime-related injuries and losses, and to “Good Samaritans” for injuries or property damage suffered in the prevention of a crime or apprehension of a criminal.