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Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Action Center

DVAC assists domestic violence survivors on Oahu through case management, legal services (TROs, divorces, paternity), courtroom accompaniment, and counseling.  Although DVAC can only provide direct advocacy and legal services to survivors living in the City and County of Honolulu, the Teen Alert Program (TAP) can provide education to middle- and high-school students on healthy relationships statewide.

Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i

Non-profit legal assistance in the following areas of law: family, housing, immigration, consumer, and public benefits.  Legal Aid does NOT assist in criminal and personal injury matters.

Hawai’i Immigrant Justice Center at the Legal Aid Society of Hawai’i

Immigration-specific division at the Legal Aid Society of Hawai’i that provides free legal services to eligible indigent immigrants living in Hawai’i.  Services include assistance with VAWA self-petitions, battered spouse waivers, T and U non-immigrant visas, and documentation renewals and replacements for green cards and naturalization certificates.

  • Intake Hotline (Oahu): (808) 536-4302
  • Intake Hotline (Neighbor Islands): (800) 499-4302

Hawai’i State Bar Association

Professional association of more than 8,000 lawyers and attorneys in the state of Hawai’i.  The HSBA provides legal referrals to the public with the following hotlines:

  • Lawyer Referral Service – (808) 537-9140, lris@hsba.org
  • HSBA Legal Line – (808) 537-1868
    • Only available on Wednesdays from 6:00pm-7:00pm HST, volunteer attorneys can provide free legal information to the public.

Catholic Charities Hawai’i

Social service organization with programs for senior citizens, homeless populations, foster families, and other vulnerable individuals requesting support.

Island of Hawai’i YMCA Family Visitation Center

Visitation center in Hilo for families involved in domestic violence disputes where staff can supervise exchanges, court-ordered visits, and telephone calls.  For daily updates and operations changes, check out their Facebook.

  • Administration: (808) 464-4020

Parents and Children Together (Maui County)

PACT affiliate for Maui County with services for domestic violence prevention, batterer intervention, trafficking victim assistance, child abuse treatment, and behavioral health support.

Neighborhood Place Of Kona

Family support organization in West Hawai’i with services such as parenting education, responding to families in crisis, connections to public benefits, and more.

  • Administration: (808) 331-8777
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