Non-profit organization dedicated to providing free or low-cost legal services for immigrants in Hawaiʻi. Services include legal counsel, U.S. citizenship and COFA identification assistance, and public outreach through citizenship fairs and “Know Your Rights” workshops.
- Immigration Legal Line: (808) 777-7071
- COVID-19 Assistance: (808) 468-1515
COVID-19 legal resources available in Chuukese, Ilocano, Tagalog, Kosraean, and Marshallese.
Legal Aid housing and COVID-19 resources:
Federal agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that is responsible for responding to natural and manmade disasters including terroristic events and public health crises.
FEMA is also providing financial assistance for COVID-19 funeral related expenses incurred after January 20th, 2020. To learn more about this program and how to apply, view:
- Public training video with instructions and requirements on applying for assistance.
- FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program with FAQs and can be translated into various languages such as Spanish, Arabic, Korean, Chinese, Tagalog, Bengali, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Russian, Vietnamese, and Hindi.
- Questions can be forwarded to email@example.com.
Create an account and file for unemployment benefits with the State of Hawaiʻi’s Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
Those financially affected by COVID-19 can file for additional benefits with PUA.
This is only available for Oʻahu residents. Applicants must demonstrate economic hardship due to COVID-19 or related business closures and should have no more than $10,000 in liquid assets.
Non-profit alliance aimed at eliminating homelessness on Oʻahu.
Includes various financial resources and programs for Maui County residents.
View a list of federal relief programs available to immigrants without work authorization. (Updated 6/12/2020)
Includes updates on MedQuest, food stamps, child care, and other benefits.