Resources

Housing Assistance in Hawaii

Former foster youth may access Section 8 vouchers via the Step Up program on Oahu.  Hale Kipa Case Managers can help.  Youth with Individual Development Accounts from the Hawaii Youth Opportunity Initiative can also access up to $1,000 per year…

Independent Living Collaborative Hawaii

The Independent Living Collaborative Hawaii has launched a smartphone app that lists resources for current and former foster youth statewide.  Find the app in the store under “Foster Hope Hawaii”  or search their website at http://www.ilchawaii.org/ It’s an easy way to…

ASIST Scholarship Application

The Honolulu Chapter of Executive Women International (EWI®) has announced its 2017-2018 Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) Program. The ASIST scholarship is available to adults facing economic, social, or physical challenges, who are looking to improve their situation through educational opportunities. …

Skills for Adulthood

Transitioning into adulthood can be difficult, especially for those in foster care. Often times these young adults don’t have the same safety nets or social capital (network of support) as their peers. According to Jensen Arnett, a Clark University research…