The Hawai’i Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) grant is designed to provide resources to all rural communities of Hawaii to help decrease substance use disorder. We will do this by sharing information on available resources, trainings, treatment options including free telepsych options, and bring partners together to develop plans to improve the services available locally. We have created these resource listings to help you identify what is available in Kaua’i. Please let us know of any updates (errors, omissions, new programs, etc.) by emailing [email protected]
Ke Ala Pono – McKenna Recovery Center
(808) 246-0663 | 4374 Kukui Grove St. Ste 104 Lihue, Hi 96766
We are a private, comprehensive, accredited addiction treatment center with locations in Lihue, Hilo, and Honolulu. Our primary mission is returning the individual, who struggles with addiction, to health.
Child & Family Service
(808) 245-5914 | 2970 Kele St. Suite 203, Lihue, HI 96766
Child & Family Service offers those who want to help themselves a chance to transform their lives. We partner with families to change the course of their own lives in ways that are healthy and empowering, and to sustain those gains into the future. CFS provides nearly 50 integrated programs statewide that strengthen families by caring for keiki, empowering youth, healing from trauma, strengthen families, and honoring our kūpuna.
Care Hawaii Inc. – Kaua’i
(808) 533-3936 | [email protected]
CARE was founded in 1999 to provide outpatient mental health services to Hawaii’s children, adolescents and adults through a network of mental health professionals committed to best practices in service delivery.
Women In Need
(808) 245-1996 | 3136A Elua Street, Lihue, Hawaii 96766 | [email protected]
Women In Need (WIN) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers women who have been through domestic violence, homelessness, substance abuse, and incarceration.
WIN is committed to guiding women and teens towards sobriety, self-esteem and responsibility through our warm, nurturing and holistic approach. We help our clients develop positive life skills they need to become independent and productive members of our community. We do everything we can to break the generational cycle of hopelessness and abuse.
Teen CARE – Hina Mauka
Teen CARE (Counseling, Awareness, Rehabilitation, Education) provides quality substance abuse services to adolescents. Our treatment programs are evidence-based treatment and provide youth with outpatient treatment at both school-based and community-based sites. Teen CARE also provides prevention services to youth, their families, and their communities throughout Oahu and Kauai.
School-based Substance Abuse Treatment Locations Below:
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School • 808.241.3200 ext 331
Kapa‘a Middle School • 808.821.4470 ext 196
Kapa‘a High School • 808.821.4401 ext 116
Kaua‘i High School • 808.274.3173 ext 241
Waimea Canyon Intermediate School • 808.645.1496
Waimea High School • 808.645.1496
Ho‘āla Hou – Alu Like
(808) 535-6700 | [email protected]
The Ho‘āla Hou Department provides prevention services to youth ages 10-17. Department staff utilizes Best Practice or Evidence Based prevention curriculums to educate youths and parents on the dangers of substance abuse/use. We continue to provide on-going substance free activities at various schools statewide and partner with other local agencies. The department also works to develop a variety of prevention curriculum, incorporating Hawaiian values, culture, and practices.
Kauai Boys & Girls Club
(808) 245.2210 | 3083 Akahi St. #201, Lihue
Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii (BGCH) is a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging and enriching Hawaii’s youth. BGCH currently operates 3 sites on Kauai, where BGCH members can access a multitude of programs and services at no charge. BGCH’s clubhouses and outreach sites provide guidance-oriented character development programs for children 7-17 years old. Annual membership is $1. BGCH is a subsidiary of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and has been operating in Hawaii since 1976, and on Kauai since 1993. The organization provides services to 12,000 Hawaii youth each year, many from disadvantaged circumstances. More than 4,000 youth members and other youth were served through programs on Kauai in 2010. Programs include – Education and Career Development, Health and Life Skills, Arts & Culture, and Developing Fitness.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
(808) 292-8173 | 3-2600 Kaumuali‘i Hwy, Ste 1300 PMB 493, Lihue, HI 96766
Since 1963, Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaiʻi has helped children facing adversity reach their fullest potential by matching them with a caring volunteer in a one-to-one mentoring friendship. Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
Hale Kipa – Advocacy Services
Community-Based Outreach & Advocacy Programs (CBOA) : Hale Kipa’s Community-Based Outreach & Advocacy Programs (CBOA) on Oahu and Kauai provides strategic outreach and linkages to build community relationships with youth and young adults ages 10 through 21 and their families. Educational support, skill-building, advocacy, and case management services are also provided. Services are provided for up to 18 months.
(808) 755-9991 | PO BOX 785, LAWAI, HI 96765
We are a community that stands for health and empowers the people of Hawaii to thrive. The Keala Foundation is home to multiple facilities that provide a diversity of empowering and engaging program opportunities for children, adults, and families. All programs are entirely free for kids. Every child deserves to grow up in a healthy environment, to belong, and know they are loved.
Na Lei Wili Area Health Education Center
(808)246-8986 | 4442 Hardy St, Room 205, Lihue, HI 96766
The Na Lei Wili AHEC opened in 1997 to serve both Kauai, a medically underserved population, and three community health centers on Oahu. In 2002, Na Lei Wili AHEC developed successful health careers program, “Grow Our Own Healers” an innovative, proactive approach to addressing the health workforce shortage through long term health career exploration, tiered (also called near-peer) mentoring, community health education, and community service. The program includes a two-week Summer Health Academy (SHA) program for 25 middle school students to learn about health careers. Students have demonstrated up to a 24% increase in knowledge of health careers as a result of this program.Na Le Wili also supports the Health Occupation for Teens (HOT) program for students at Waimea High school. These students participate in weekly career exploration activities, modeled after the Health Occupations Students of America program, attend community health fairs, gain volunteer experiences at the local hospital and assist with and mentor the SHA students. In addition, Na Lei Wili AHEC has been supporting training at rural and underserved sites for medical students since 1997 and will work to expand this training as well as introduce caregiver training to help increase the state’s capacity to care for the aging population. Na Lei Wili AHEC’s primary focus under Model AHEC funding will be health careers recruitment and training.
Life’s Choices Kaua’i
(808) 241-4925 | County of Kauai, Office of the Mayor, 4444 Rice Street, Suite 235, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766 | [email protected]
Life’s Choices Kauaʻi offers effective substance abuse prevention strategies, education, and programs that are school and community based.