Family Resources

Hawaii Children's Trust Fund Resources

Safe Sleep Hawaii
Safe Sleep Hawaii provides leadership to prevent infant deaths through education to parents, caregivers, teachers, and health care providers on safe sleep practices.  Visit for printable tips and a video message.

Friends of the Children Justice Center, Maui
Assisting abused and neglected children in Maui County; supporting the Children's Justice Center of Maui; promote the prevention of child maltreatment.
Contact: Randy Echito,  Executive Director, 808-986-8634

National Association of Social Workers, Hawaii Chapter
The NASW is the largest organization of professional social workers in the world.   NASW responsibilities include strengthen and unify the profession, promote the development of social work practice, and advance sound social policies.  Promoting high standards of practice and protecting the consumer of services are major association principles.
Contact: Marty Oliphant, Executive Director, 808-521-1787,

Other Family Resources

Hawaii Social Services
Information on child welfare services and adult and community care services.

Child & Family Service
Hawaii‘s most comprehensive, private human service organization with programs on Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, and the Big Island. Serves: youth, children, adults and the elderly.

Order a Birth Certificate
Order a Hawaii birth or marriage certificate from the Department of Health online vital records ordering system.

Hawaii Foster & Adoptive Care Information
Provides resources for those interested in ensuring that all children have a loving permnanent home.

Domestic Violence Action Center
The Domestic Violence Action Center serves victims through legal representation, advocacy, civil and criminal court outreach, dating violence education and technical assistance to the community.

Women, Infants & Children
Federally funded program that provides Hawaii residents with nourishing supplemental foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and health and social service referrals.

PACT - Parents and Children Together (A Family Service Agency)
Information regarding early childhood education, child abuse & neglect prevention & treatment, domestic violence prevention & treatment, mental health support, and community building & economic development.

Benefit, Employment and Support Services (Department of Human Services)
A wide variety of services aimed at providing clients with monthly benefits to assist them with such essentials as food, shelter, and child care, as well as employment support, work-training and dependency diversion and prevention.

Hawai State Commission on Status of Women
Works for equality for women and girls in the state by acting as a catalyst for positive change through advocacy, education, collaboration and program development.

Hawaii Commission on Fatherhood
The mission of the Hawai‘i State Commission on Fatherhood is to promote healthy family relationships between parents and children by emphasizing the important role fathers play in the lives of their children.

Consumer Resource Center
Need to know if your contractor or other professional is licensed? Do you need to file a complaint? Do you think your car is a lemon? Need assistance with a landlord-tenant issue?

List of Missing Children and Missing Children Search

Other Legal Resources

Hawaii Court Forms
Full list of Hawaii court forms by circuit.

Volunteer Legal Services
Provides free or low-cost legal help to low-income residents and the non-profit organizations serving them in communities across the state. Clients must meet income guidelines to be eligible for services.

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
The Legal Aid Society of Hawaii provides help to individuals and families who cannot afford to hire a private attorney for their civil legal needs. Legal Aid primarily assists in the areas of family law, housing law, consumer law, and public benefits law.


Click here today to see how you can become a part of a concerted effort against child abuse and neglect.