Resource Links

  • campusHELP
    Not sure where to go with your question or issue?  Need guidance or referral to campus resources?  Seeking clarification on a campus policy or procedure?  Just want to talk?  We’re here if you need us.
  • CREDE (Center for Research on Education, Diversity, and Excellence Hawai‘i Project)
    The CREDE Hawai‘i team is dedicated to improving education for Hawai‘i’s youth and providing educators with a range of tools to help them implement best practices for native Hawaiian and other culturally and linguistically diverse students.
  • DHS Childcare Subsidies
    The Child Care Connection Hawaii (CCCH) and the Preschool Open Doors (POD) subsidy programs use a sliding fee scale for families meeting the income eligibility requirements.
  • Hawai‘i Association For The Education Of Young Children
    HAEYC is the Hawaii state affiliate of the National Association of Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
  • Hawai‘i Children’s Action Network (HCAN)
    Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network (HCAN) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and the only one in the state of Hawaiʻi solely committed to advocating for children.

    • Check out the Hawaiʻi Kids Count hub. This new interactive website publishes statewide and county-level data on the well-being of Hawaiʻi’s children. You can see data on 19 indicators, including charts showing how each indicator has changed over time. The website is a partnership between Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network and the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Center on the Family.
  • Help Your Keiki
    A parent-centric website on youth mental health evidence-based practices that gives parents a lot of information on related topic areas (from the Evidence-Based Services Committee of Hawai‘i).
  • Keiki O Ka ‘Aina
    Our organization develops new programs and implements research-proven, nationally acclaimed curriculum in Native Hawaiian communities. Our programs are primarily focused on parents and preschool age children, prenatal to 5 years old. In addition, we offer support services that enhance both existing and new keiki development programs. These specialized services include Native Hawaiian cultural enrichment activities, development of Hawaiian-based family literacy curriculum, and family wellness support. A strong research and evaluation component is an integral part of our overall services.
  • NAEYC (National Association For the Education Of Young Children)
    NAEYC’s mission is to serve and act on behalf of the needs, rights and well-being of all young children with primary focus on the provision of educational and developmental services and resources.
  • NAEYC For Families
  • Office of Veteran’s Support Services  (Student Veterans at UH Mānoa)
    University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) welcomes and values its veterans, active duty military and dependent students. The Office of Veteran’s Support Services at UH Mānoa offers resources and assistance in making a smooth transition from military life to that of a student.
  • PATCH For Families
    People Attentive To Children (PATCH) is Hawai‘i’s statewide child care resource and referral agency. PATCH operates the Preschool Open Doors (POD) program on behalf of the State of Hawai‘i Department of Human Services (DHS). POD helps qualifying low- and moderate-income families pay for preschool to help keiki build a solid foundation and gain essential skills to be successful in school and life. Priority is given to eligible children with special needs or at-risk factors. Household size and monthly gross income also are used to determine priority enrollments.
  • Pauahi Keiki Scholars – Preschool
    PKS is a need-based scholarship for eligible keiki who are planning to attend select Non-Kamehameha preschools in Hawai`i.
    For more information click here.
  • SPAM (Student Parents At Mānoa)
    SPAM (Student Parents At Mānoa) assists with on-campus and community referrals to help student parents (both Dads and Moms) succeed in their educational goals.
  • The Parent Line
    The Parent Line is a free statewide confidential telephone line which offers support and information to parents and other caregivers. The phone line staff will help you problem-solve parenting challenges and child and adolescent behavior and development issues. Community resources information and parenting handouts are available.
  • UH Foundation of Hawai‘i
    All monetary donations to the Children’s Center are handled by the UH Foundation. It is very easy to donate online or to send a check. Any size donation is welcome. Go to the UH Foundation website, click on “Give Now” and then click on “Make a Gift online.” In the “Select program” drop-down, click on UHM Student Affairs. Then, in the “Select account” drop down click on UHM Children’s Center.
  • UH Division of Student Success
    The Division of Student Success (DSS) (formerly known as the Office of Student Affairs) encompasses student support services — co-curricular activities, housing, counseling and career guidance, employment, and health, which serve all students. DSS also administers programs that provide support services to minority students, especially Hawaiians and Filipinos, students with disabilities, senior citizens, and assists students who have special problems or concerns, such as academic grievances and student conduct issues.
  • World Forum Foundation
    The mission of the World Forum Foundation is to promote an on-going global exchange of ideas on the delivery of quality services for young children in diverse settings.


♥ Other online resources (“tool kit”) for preparing and responding to children’s questions about school shootings, global and other traumas, and other concerns.