COVID-19 Resources

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Hawaiʻi State Resource Guide ​

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Community 24/7 Services​

  • Crisis Line of Hawaii- 832-311 on Oahu; 1-800-753-6879 on neighbor islands
  • The City of Honolulu’s COVID-19 Hotline: (808) 768-CITY (2489) 
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-273- TALK (8255) 
  • Public Assistance Information Line- 855-643-1643
  • Public Housing Application- 808-832-5960
  • Aloha United Way Call– 211- Get Help, Monday- Friday, 7 am – 5 pm for help finding food, shelter, drug treatment, childcare, job training and much more. 
  • The Crisis Text Line- text ALOHA to 741-741
  • The Parent Line– Oahu- (808) 526-1222, Toll-Free- 1-800-816-1222 
    • Hours: Monday- Friday 8 am – 6 pm & Saturday- Sunday 9 am – 1 pm. 
    • The Parent Line is a free Statewide confidential telephone line.  We are Hawaii’s premier resource on child behavior, child development, parenting, caregiver support, and community resources.  Our experienced phone line staff will help you problem-solve parenting challenges and child and adolescent behavior.

Local Food Resources

Child Care

Benefits Resources

Online Safety

Socio-Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Mental Health Resources and Coping Tip Sheets

Apps for Mindfulness and Yoga

  • Calm: An app that has free content including guided meditations, music, and stories, to support your mental and emotional wellness through this time. 
  • Down Dog Yoga: Access to daily streams, live streams and on demand classes
  • Headspace: An app to help support you through this time of crisis, they offer meditations you can listen to anytime.
  • Open Space Yoga: Access live yoga classes on the Open Space website.

Resources for Families

  • First Aid for Feelings: A workbook to help children cope during the coronavirus pandemic. This 16-page downloadable workbook is full of activities and tools to help children learn to cope with everyday challenges.
  • Yale Child Study Center and Scholastic: Family Help Desk provides free resources to support families and educators. Email your specific questions about coping with the current crisis and expert clinicians and educators will respond within 2 business days.’
  • Back to School Planning & Preparing Checklist for COVID-19, prepared by the CDC. This includes identifying a school contact if your child gets sick, actions to take, points to consider, and promote the use of cloth face covering.

Public Utilities Announcements and Updates

Special Education Support

  • ABA Parent Training Plan: Relias Academy is providing free courses due to the circumstances caused by Coronavirus (COVID-19). This course package educates parents on providing Applied Behavior Analysis for their child at home. 
  • Impact on Special Education -COVID-19- Q&A by the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii 
  • School Virtually provides information, lessons, step by step planning, and more for educators and parents to support all learners including students with disabilities as schools have made a quick switch to distance and online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Special Parent Information Network: Hawaii (SPIN) Covid-19 Resources, support & information for families with children with disabilities. 

Other Helpful Links