Case management agency for Hawaiʻi 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.
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.
Oʻahu-based organization dedicated to helping families that are at-risk of becoming homeless obtain temporary shelter followed by long-term housing support. Services include eviction prevention, emergency shelter, and rapid re-housing.
Non-profit law firm on Hawaiʻi Island with attorneys who are appointed as guardians ad litem (GALs) in Hawaiʻi County family court cases (foster custody, domestic violence, child abuse, truancy, guardianship, juvenile offenders). Offices are located in Hilo, Kona, and Kamuela.
Phone: (808) 825-4080
Immigration-specific division at the Legal Aid Society of Hawaiʻi that provides free legal services to eligible indigent immigrants living in Hawaiʻi. 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 (Oʻahu): (808) 536-4302
- Intake Hotline (Neighbor Islands): (800) 499-4302
Professional association of more than 8,000 lawyers and attorneys in Hawaiʻi. The HSBA provides legal referrals to the public.
Legal organization that partners with volunteer attorneys to provide free or low-cost services to those who qualify based on income and legal issue. Attorneys can assist with Chapter 7 bankruptcy, small claims, landlord-tenant disputes, estate planning, family law, veterans benefits and pensions, and re-employment. Intake hours are M-F, 8:00am-4:00pm.
- Online Pre-Screen Intake Form: You will need to provide your income information and be able to describe your legal issue.
- Oʻahu Intake: (808) 528-7046
- Hawaiʻi Island: (808) 313-8210
- Kauaʻi: (808) 698-8210
- Maui: (808) 727-8210
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
Community center based in Honolulu with social services and economic development resources to immigrants, refugees, low-income residents, and other vulnerable populations.
Social service organization with programs for senior citizens, homeless populations, foster families, and other vulnerable individuals requesting support.
- Counseling Center: (808) 527-4470
- O‘ahu: (808) 521-4357
- Hawai‘i Island: (808) 961-7050
- Maui: (808) 873-4673
- Kaua‘i: (808) 241-4673