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Oahu, Hawaii

Youth Shelters:

Hale Kipa

  • 615 Piikoi Street, Suite 203, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

  • Phone: (808) 589-1829

  • The Emergency Shelter Program (ESP) provides emergency services, as well as crisis stabilization, assessment, support, and counseling for youth between the ages of ten through seventeen, while focusing on reunification or preparing youth for alternative placements. Also, they offer Independent Living Programs and Transitional Living Programs.


Central Oahu Youth Services Association, Inc.

  • 66-528 Haleiwa Road, Haleiwa, Hawaii 96712

  • Phone: (808) 637-9344

  • Provides an effort to enhance the quality of life and to act as a catalyst in securing appropriate and optimum mental health, medical, academic, vocational and social services for youth in crisis.


Youth Outreach

  • 415 Keoniana Street, Honolulu, HI 96815

  • Phone: (808) 791-9366

  • Youth Outreach (YO) serves as a safe haven for homeless youths, offering medical care, social services and non-judgmental support.


Emergency Shelters:

Next Step Shelter

  • Pier 1 off Forrest Avenue in the Kaka'ako area

  • Phone: (808) 585-8800

  • Offers emergency shelter for families, individuals, and couples. Provides them with referrals for housing, health, and jobs.


Gregory House

  • 200 North Vineyard Boulevard, Suite A310, Honolulu, HI 96817

  • Phone: (808) 592-9022

  • Offers different housing programs. Gregory House offers 11 beds to people who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless. Community Residential Program has 15 beds for homeless people and provides them with classes, group activities, and intensive case management. They are able to stay for up to two years. Temporary Shelter provides homeless people with emergency shelter for up to two weeks at the YMCA or an economy hotel.


Lighthouse Outreach Center

  • 94-230 Leokane St., Waipahu, HI 96797

  • Phone: (808) 680-0823

  • The Lighthouse Outreach Center is the only facility in Oahu that provides a 24- hour safe haven shelter to families, single adults (women/men) children of all ages.


Kumuhonua Transitional Living Center

  • 91-1096 Yorktown St., Building 36, Kapolei, HI 96707

  • Phone: 808-682-5494

  • Kumuhonua is a transitional living center located at Kalaeloa, Barbers Point. Kumuhonua is for single adults and couples (18 and over) who are homeless or at-risk for homelessness. Kumuhonua provides housing (up to 2 years), case management services and ongoing workshops and classes.


Women (and Children):

Homebase at Fernhurst

  • 1566 Wilder Ave., Honolulu, HI 96822

  • Phone: (808) 941-2231

  • Offers a transitional housing program for homeless, employed women making the difficult transition to become economically self-sufficient. The program includes housing and supportive services that help individuals regain stability as they move toward independent living and permanent housing.


Kaaahi Women & Family Shelter

  • 546 Kaaahi Street, Honolulu, HI 96817

  • Phone: (808) 447-2800

  • The Kaaahi emergency shelter and multi-service center is a 24/7 facility serving women and families with children. The women’s dorm offers single bunk beds to shelter a maximum of 90 single women. The family dorm has 36 double beds and 66 single bunk beds to shelter a maximum capacity of 110 individuals (IHS averages 30 families).



Sumner Men’s Shelter (Institute of Human Services)

  • 350 Sumner Street, Honolulu, HI 96817

  • Phone: (808) 447-2900

  • The Sumner emergency shelter and multi-service center is a 24/7 facility with 138 single bunk beds and space for 74 single mattresses to shelter a maximum of 212 single men.




  • 86-660 Lualualei Homestead Road Wai'anae, HI 96792

  • Phone: (808) 696-2655

  • Offers a 24-month transitional housing program for homeless families with minor dependent children. The goal during these 24 months is to provide the wrap around services and support to overcome barriers to long term employment, independence and permanent housing.


Catholic Charities Hawai'i: Maililand: Transitional Housing Program

  • 87-190 Maliona Street, Waianae, HI 96792

  • Phone: (808) 524-4673

  • Provides temporary housing for homeless families living on beaches, in cars, or in emergency/transitional shelters focusing on those with children under the age of 19. A structured environment helps families develop the necessary skills, education and income to obtain and retain long-term permanent housing within 24 months of program intake. General services include: intake assessment, referral and case management services, on-site educational classes, employment preparation, guidance in planning for a successful transition, and post-exit follow up services. Youth activities, clothing, bedding, and emergency food are also provided.


Holo Loa'a: Weinberg Village Waimanalo

  • 41-490 Saddle City Road, Waimanalo, HI 96795

  • Phone: (808) 259-6658

  • Offers transitional housing program for homeless families with minor aged children. Housing includes self-contained studios, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom units with some furniture, appliances and laundry facility. Maximum stay: Up to 24 months on a 3-month renewable program agreement.


Family Promise of Hawaii

  • Phone: (808) 548-7478

  • Offers existing community resources to aid families with children experiencing homelessness and help them transition to sustainable independence. Family Promise of Hawaii collaborates with local churches, synagogues, mosques and temples to provide overnight accommodations within their buildings. Families are provided a safe place to sleep, healthy meals and hospitality.


Food Banks:

The Institute for Human Services: Meal Programs

  • 916 Kaamahu Place, Honolulu, HI 96817

  • Phone: (808) 447-2887

  • Provides meals to sheltered and unsheltered homeless three times a day, seven days a week.


Lighthouse Outreach Center

  • 94-230 Leokane St., Waipahu, HI 96797

  • Phone: (808) 680-0823

  • Serves two free nutrition meals daily, breakfast and dinner with cold drinks.


River of Life Mission

  • 101 N Pauahi St., Honolulu, HI 96817

  • Phone: (808) 524-7656

  • Offers breakfast on Monday through Friday from 9-11AM, lunch 1-2:30PM, and dinner 7-8PM.


Susannah Wesley Community Center

  • 1117 Kaili Street, Honolulu, HI 96819

  • Phone: (808) 847-1535

  • Pantry hours are Thursdays and Fridays from12-12PM.


Clinic/HIV/STD Testing:

Kokua Kalihi Valley Main Clinic

  • 2239 N. School Street, Honolulu, HI 96819

  • Phone: (808) 791-9400

  • Services at this center include medical, dental, behavioral health, maternal and child health, nutrition, case management, eligibility, transportation, smoking cessation, health education, chronic disease self-management, home visits, active living, elderly services, family strengthening, community building, advocacy, positive youth development and cultural appreciation, environmental preservation and food production activities.


Hanah Health Clinic

  • 4590 Hanah Hwy, Hana, HI 96713

  • Phone: (808) 248-7515

  • Open Monday through Saturday and provides women health services, primary care, pediatrics, counseling, urgent care, dental care, lab services, and geriatric services.


Care-A-Van Drop-In Clinic

  • 3020 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815

  • Phone: (808) 922-4790

  • Provides free primary care, pediatric services, counseling, and family planning services from Monday through Saturday.


Diamond Head Health Center

  • 3627 Kilauea Avenue, Room 305, Honolulu, HI 96816

  • Phone: (808) 733-9281

  • Free HIV and STD testing offered from Monday through Friday 11AM-4PM.


Domestic Violence Shelters:

Church of the Crossroads: Transition House

  • Phone: (808) 949-2220

  • The United Church of Christ Transition House is a safe haven for women and their children who are survivors of domestic violence.  Crossroaders support financially and with volunteer time this ministry where women and their children receive long-term compassionate care, as they work to recover, rebuild their lives, and gain tools to live independently.


Family Peace Center

  • Phone: (808) 832-0855

  • Provides comprehensive services for victims of domestic violence. Services include crisis counseling, legal service, police intervention, outreach, advocacy, lifeline phones and child care


Hale Ola Windward Abuse Shelter

  • Phone: (808) 528-1033

  • Provides a safe house with a nurturing environment where abused women and their children can develop "skills" necessary to make positive decisions about their future. Offers free, temporary housing, food and a safe haven for up to 90 days. Provides resources for legal, health, financial and housing issues. Includes children's activities, support groups and assistance with job placement.


Parents and Children Together: Ohia Domestic Violence Shelter

  • Phone: (808) 526-2200

  • Offers a safe and confidential place for women and their children who can no longer stay in their homes because of domestic violence. Crisis response is available 24/7. Also assists with safety and future planning and makes referrals for housing, legal and medical needs.



US Vets Initiative

  • 1772 Shangrila Street, Building 37, Kapolei, HI 96707

  • Phone: (808) 682-9000

  • Provides transitional housing in a safe, sober environment with case management and employment assistance.


Veterans Engaged in Transition (VET) House

  • Phone: (808) 447-2863

  • The V.E.T. House is an 8-bed private community group home in Kalihi Valley for homeless veterans transitioning out of homelessness. The facility is a place of healing and recovery where residents regain skills for living in community.

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