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The Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i has gathered a list of helpful resources to assist you. Choose one of the options below to browse through a listing of Legal Aid's Self-Help Materials, check Affordable Rental Listings online, or search for other social service agencies or legal service providers in your community.

 

Please understand that this web site is designed to provide general information only and should NOT be used as a substitute for professional legal advice about your situation.

 

To download a GENERAL BROCHURE about LEGAL AID

Download a General Brochure about Legal Aid

 

GOVERNMENT TO CUT GENERAL ASSISTANCE (GA) BY 50%
EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2009

To find out what you can do to survive these cuts

PRESS RELEASE - E.D. Resignation

 

For more GA related informational brochures

PRESS RELEASE - E.D. Resignation

 


 

LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION ADVOCATE & CLIENT
SELF-HELP MATERIALS

To access over 120 self-help resource materials to assist you with your non-criminal legal needs, primarily in the areas of Housing, Affordable Housing, Family, Consumer, and Public Benefits Law.

SELF-HELP RESOURCES

 


 

AFFORDABLE RENTAL LISTINGS
To view Affordable Rental Listings online and access other online resources for individuals looking for affordable housing in Hawai`i.

 


 

MORE INFORMATIONAL LEGAL AID BROCHURES

 


HELPFUL SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES &

OTHER LEGAL SERVICE PROVIDERS

 

American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii

808-522-5900

www.acluhawaii.org

 

Domestic Violence Action Center (DVAC) - Domestic Violence Issues

P.O. Box 3198

Honolulu, Hawai`i 96801-3198

808-531-3771 HOTLINE

800-690-6200 toll-free

808-534-0040 phone

dvclh@stoptheviolence.org

 

Child & Family Services (CFS)

Child & Family Service
91-1841 Ft. Weaver Rd.
Ewa Beach, Hawaii 96706

Phone: 808-681-3500

 

Child Support Enforcement Agengy

601 Kamokila Blvd.

Kapolei, HI 96707

1-888-317-9081

 

Hawaii Disability Rights Center

A protection and advocacy system for people with disabilities. Provides outreach, education, training, individual case advocacy and legal representation.

808-949-2922

 

Hawaii Immigrant Justice Center (formerly Na Loio)

- Immigrants Rights, Labor Trafficking

810 N. Vineyard Boulevard Honolulu, Hawai'i 96817

Phone: 808-847-8828

 

Hawai State Judiciary

www.courts.state.hi.us/index.jsp

 

Mediation Center of the Pacific

200 N. Vineyard Blvd., #320

Honolulu, HI 96817

808-521-6767

 

Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation

Represents Native Hawaiians in their assertions of rights to land, natural resources, and related entitlements.

808-521-2302

 

Pacific Alliance to Stop Slavery (PASS) - Resource for trafficking victims who need services (both international and U.S. Citizens) www.traffickjamming.org

 

Parents & Children Together (PACT) - Child Abuse Services
& Domestic Violence Issues

1505 Dillingham Blvd. Ste 208
Honolulu, HI 96817
tel: 808-832-0855
TOLL FREE 1-800-815-8413
Email: fpc@pacthawaii.org

 

The Salvation Army - Sex/Labor Trafficking

Hawaii Anti-Trafficking Hotline: 808-292-5535

www.myspace.com/freedomrestoredhawaii

www.freedomrestoredhawaii.org

 

Sex Abuse Treatment Center (SATC) - Sex Assault Treatment & Counselling

55 Merchant Street, 22nd Fl.

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
24-hour Hotline: 808-524-RAPE (7273)

 

University of Hawaii Elder Law Program

Provides free legal services to seniors who are over 60 with financial need

808-956-6544

 

Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii

Provides free or reduced cost civil legal services with volunteer attorneys for low income clients.

808-528-7046 (1-800-839-5200)

 

For more listings

 

 

 

 

 

The Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i has a number of special projects that are designed to assist individuals with various legal needs. Many of these projects are funded through grants or contracts with other agencies.

(Click on program below)

 

1. Affordable Lawyers Project


2. Americorps Access to Justice Project


3. Brown Bags Seminars


4. Center for Equal Justice (CEJ)


5.
District Courthouse Advocacy Project (District CAP)


6. Domestic Violence Project


7. Fair Housing Enforcement Program (FHEP)


8. Family Courthouse Advocacy Project (Family CAP)


9. General Legal Services


10. Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) Project


11. Homeless Holistic Civil Legal Services Project


12. HUD Homeownership Counseling Project


13. Kid’s Social Security Disability Project


14. Legal Advocacy for Families and Children (OCS-DHS GRANT)


15. Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) Project


16. Senior Title III Project (Big Island & Maui Only)


17. Social Security Advocacy Project


18. Teamsters/Allied Legal Services Project

 

To apply for help from a PROGRAM or PROJECT

call our Hotline (above) or