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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Discount program for SNAP-EBT cardholders that partners food retailers with local farms to make local produce more affordable.
Public call center open 7 days a week from 7:00am – 10:00pm.
Get up to date guidance on school closures, meals, and other resources for K-12 students.
(Grab-n-Go meals for students; updated 6/9/2020)
Non-profit alliance in Hawaiʻi dedicated to addressing the root causes of childhood inequality and poverty.
- HCAN Website: General information on how to join HCAN and become an advocate for children.
- HCAN COVID-19 Website: Interactive resource list with the latest information on food, childcare, screening sites, and more.
Hawaiʻi-based resources for families with young children regarding childcare and subsidies.