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 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:
- 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, Filipino, Bengali, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Russian, Vietnamese, and Hindi.
- Questions can be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Create an account and file for unemployment benefits with the State of Hawaii’s Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
Those financially affected by COVID19 can file for additional benefits with PUA.
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.
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)
Discount program for SNAP-EBT cardholders that partners food retailers with local farms to make local produce more affordable.