P.O. Box 2020
Pahoa, HI 96778
Phone: (808) 965-5550
Empowering families and communities in Puna by building strong foundations through healthy relationships that value each person’s uniqueness. E Mālama Pono Kākou.
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.
I 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.