Department of Community Services

Department of
Community Services

Ka ʻOihana Lawelawe Kaiāulu

How do we improve the lives of those with economic challenges and special needs? What resources can we put in place to help the homeless, provide job training and serve the needs of our kupuna? Working with community partners, our goal is make life better for our diverse communities.

Upcoming Events

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April 13, 2024 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
WorkHawaiʻi Satellite Services - Kalihi-Pālama Library (Kalihi-Pālama Public Library)

April 15, 2024 at 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
WorkHawaiʻi Satellite Services - Unemployment Insurance Office (Unemployment Insurance Claims Office)

April 16, 2024 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
WorkHawaiʻi Hiring Event (Dole Cannery)

April 16, 2024 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WorkHawaiʻi Satellite Services - McCully-Mōʻiliʻili Library (McCully-Mōʻiliʻili Public Library)

April 19, 2024 at 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
WorkHawaiʻi Satellite Services - Unemployment Insurance Office (Unemployment Insurance Claims Office)

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WorkHawaii Success Stories

The Department of Community Services WorkHawaii Division works every day to support people who are looking to make changes in their lives, whether they are seeking to attain their GED, receive occupational training, or start a new career. Learn more about the WorkHawaii division

Meet Our Team

The Community Assistance Division provides housing programs to help low-income families on Oahu afford rents, maintain their owner-occupied units, and purchase housing units.  Learn more about the Community Assistance Division.
The Community Based Development Division (CBDD) works in partnership with the private for-profit and non-profit sectors and other government agencies to address affordable housing, special needs housing, and shelter and supportive services for people in need. Learn more about the Community Based Development Division.
The Elderly Affairs Division is the designated Area Agency on Aging in Honolulu and serves as the Aging and Disability Resource Center. Its objective is to develop a comprehensive and coordinated system of services to assist older persons in leading independent, meaningful and dignified lives in their own homes and communities for as long as possible. Learn more about the Eldery Affairs Division.

The Office of Grants Management is responsible for ensuring that the City issues grants to non-profits as mandated by ordinance and charter. This includes issuing the grant annual solicitation, contracting of awarded grants, and working with grantees to ensure timely reimbursement and satisfactory accomplishment of their grant’s goals. Learn more about the Office of Grants Management.

WorkHawai’i links individuals with the skills and talents that employers need to improve the quality of their workforce. WorkHawaii assist individuals and families with finding housing and guides them to employment opportunities that will lead to self-sufficiency. WorkHawaii helps young people identify their career interests and build a career pathway. Learn more about the WorkHawai’i Division.

The City’s Homeless Coordinator works closely with our partners at the local, state, and federal level to develop solutions to Honolulu’s homelessness crisis. Learn more about the Homeless Coordinator here. 

The Early Childhood Coordinator is committed to creating a strong infrastructure to support a coordinated system of early childhood care and learning that addresses equitable access to, and transitions between, high-quality programs and services for all young children and their families, to support their health, safety, and readiness for lifelong learning. Learn more about the Early Childhood Coordinator.

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