Resources for the Homeless

Hawaii Level Resources

We Are Oceania this organization can help individuals in the Micronesian community to access health care and other resources.

CHOW Project this organization provides outreach and prevention services for high-risk drug users.

The Fourth Branch The Fourth Branch is a wonderful resource for those of you interested in the Federated States of Micronesia & other COFA nation news and more.

Health Care for the Homeless Project provides accessible, quality care for individuals who are homeless through integrated medical, mental health, outreach and social services (Kalihi-Palama Health Center).

Partners In Care ~ Throughout the Islands of Hawaii, there are many individuals and groups who are dedicated to ending homelessness. Coalitions have been formed on each island that bring together representatives from the community, government, funding sources and service providers. These coalitions have accomplished a great deal in recent years, and they recognize that more work must be done.

Affordable Housing and Homeless Alliance ~ The Affordable Housing and Homeless Alliance works to promote housing which is decent, affordable and appropriate. The Alliance is a statewide coalition of organizations, concerned individuals and people who are homeless, have low incomes or special housing needs.

U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development ~ Homeless information for Hawaii

National Resources

Social security disability benefits guide ~ Guide to applying for Social Security Disability Benefits

National Coalition for the Homeless ~ The National Coalition for the Homeless, founded in 1984, is a national network of people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based service providers, and others committed to a single mission.

National Health Care for the Homeless Council ~ Because Health Care is a Right, Not a Privilege

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Homeless Initiative ~ Information about resources for homeless and at-risk veterans and their families such as housing assistance, employment programs, health care and mental health services.

Health Related Resources:

The Health Care of Homeless Persons: A Manual of Communicable Diseases and Common Problems in Shelters and on the Streets

Medline: Homeless Health Concerns ~ A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health