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Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Hawai’i Rise Foundation

Case management agency for Big Island residents with programs in affordable housing, domestic violence, employment, and financial aid.  The RiseUP program supports families fleeing violence by providing transitional housing through the coordinated entry system.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Federal agency within the U.S. Dept. 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:

Hawaii Department Of Labor: Unemployment Insurance

Create an account and file for unemployment benefits with the State of Hawaii’s Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.

Hawaii Department Of Labor: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Those financially affected by COVID19 can file for additional benefits with PUA.

Household Hardship Relief Fund Program

This is only available for Oahu 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.

Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc.

Includes various financial resources and programs for Maui County residents.

Resources For Immigrants

View a list of federal relief programs available to immigrants without work authorization. (Updated 6/12/2020)

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