neighborhood place of punaContact
Paul Normann
P.O. Box 2020
Pahoa, HI   96778
Phone: (808) 965-5550
 
 
 
Mission Statement
Empowering families and communities in Puna by building strong foundations through healthy relationships that value each person’s uniqueness. E Mālama Pono Kākou.
 
neighborhood place of puna1Home Visitation Program Goal
Reduce child abuse and neglect by strengthening at-risk families through free short-term home based services including talk story counseling, assistance with parenting concerns, information about available resources, basic life skills, advocacy and support in accessing needed services and education around child development. Program services include assessment for individuals that may be at risk of child abuse and neglect, development of interactive service plans and on-going home visits that include education around child development. In addition, formal and informal support networks are created to provide referrals to other agencies, schools, physicians, mental health professional, and community activities.
 
blockquoteI am going to weekly meetings at Neighborhood Place and it has helped me get ideas with dealing with family concerns. I wanted to go for me and my family’s future.
 
 
blockquoteNeighborhood Place of Puna was instrumental in helping my family deal with our challenges. The resources they shared with me and my grandchildren will probably never be duplicated by any other agency.