In addition to the resources available at the University, there are also local and national resources you may want to consider contacting.

These resources are provided for informational purposes only. The University of Hawaiʻi does not endorse these entities, their products or services, and the information contained at these sites does not necessarily reflect the official views of the University.

Community (Non-UH)

Office or Person Info

Circle of 6 (National)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

With Circle of 6, you can connect with your friends to stay close, stay safe and prevent violence before it happens. Designed for college students, it’s fast, easy-to-use and private.

Circle of 6

Domestic Violence Action Center (Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi Island, Maui, Kauaʻi)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

The Domestic Violence Action Center provides legal information and representation to victims of domestic violence. In addition to the legal services, they also have advocates to assist and accompany victims as they seek access to community resources in their pursuit of safety and freedom.

Domestic Violence Action Center

  • (808) 531-3771
  • P.O. Box 3198
    Honolulu, HI 96801-3198

Family Peace Center – Puʻuhonua Victim/Survivor Component (Oʻahu)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

The Family Peace Center – Oʻahu offer safety, support, empowerment and accountability through individual and group intervention for victims/survivors, perpetrators/offenders and child witnesses of domestic violence.

Family Peace Center

  • (808) 585-7944
  • 1505 Dillingham Boulevard
    Honolulu, HI 96817

Hawaiʻi State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (Statewide)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

The Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence engages communities and organizations to end domestic violence through education, advocacy, and action for social justice. The Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (HSCADV) is a private, not-for-profit organization and is a statewide partnership of domestic violence programs and shelters. The Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence is comprised of at least 20 domestic violence agencies and programs throughout the state of Hawaii,which accounts for the majority of domestic violence agencies and programs in the state.Below you will find a list of the agencies and programs, with their contact information and program descriptions. Feel free to contact the agencies and/or programs directly should you require their services

Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

  • (808) 832-9316
  • 1164 Bishop St.
    Honolulu, HI 96813

Hawaiʻi State Judiciary Adult Client Victim Services (Oʻahu)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

Adult Client Services of the First Judicial Circuit provides services to assist victims and their families as they proceed through the criminal justice system.

Hawaiʻi State Judiciary Adult Client Victim Services

  • (808) 538-5687

Legal Aid Society of Hawaiʻi (Statewide)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

The Legal Aid Society of Hawaiʻi is a public interest, not-for-profit law firm whose mission is to achieve fairness and justice through legal advocacy, outreach and education for those in need. They continue to provide full representation to those in need and have improved access to justice by also training clients to handle legal matters on their own.

Legal Aid Society of Hawaiʻi

  • (808) 536-4302
  • 924 Bethel Street
    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii – Main Office
    Honolulu, HI 96813

Love is Respect (National)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

Peer advocates can connect you to resources in your area, provide you with helpful websites, help you create a plan to stay safe or just listen to your concerns. All conversations with peer advocates via phone, chat or text are free and confidential. You will never be asked for your name or other contact information, but an advocate may ask for your age and city to find local resources for you.

Love is Respect

  • (866) 331-9474

Maui Family Peace Center

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

The goal of the Family Peace Center-Maui is to bring peace to Hawaii’s families by offering safety, support, and empowerment to victims/survivors and their children exposed to domestic violence, and accountability to offenders. Family Peace Center has been conducting domestic violence counseling on Maui since 1994.

Maui Family Peace Center

  • (808) 243-7001
  • 270 Hookahi Street
    Wailuku, HI 96793

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

Our highly trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • (800) 799-7233

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

When you call, you’ll be routed to a local RAINN affiliate organization based on the first six digits of your phone number. Cell phone callers have the option to enter the zip code of their current location to more accurately locate the nearest sexual assault service provider. The National Sexual Assault Hotline is a safe, confidential service. When you call the hotline, only the first six numbers of the phone number are used to route the call, and your complete phone number is never stored in our system. Most states do have laws that require local staff to contact authorities in certain situations, like if there is a child or vulnerable adult who is in danger.

National Sexual Assault Hotline

  • (800) 656-4673

Nicole "Cole" Sasaoka (Child and Family Services - Maui)

Confidential Advocate

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

A confidential resource with Child & Family Service who provides confidential advocacy services and referrals to community partners.

CFS - Maui Website

  • (808) 357-8260
  • 392 N Market Street
    Wailuku, HI. 96793

Maili Ornellas (YWCA Kauaʻi Advocate)

YWCA Kaua'i Confidential Advocate

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

Contact Maili Ornellas if you would like confidential assistance.

Available to meet individually with students and employees
Available to answer questions on sexual assault and domestic violence
Available to assist with and offer community resources
Available to accompany you when you choose to report an incident to law enforcement
Can provide in-classroom instruction on basic dynamics of sexual assault and domestic violence

  • (808) 278-3508 (call or text)
  • 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy
    Kauai Community College Wellness Center
    Lihue, HI 96766

Sex Abuse Treatment Center (Oʻahu)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

The Sex Abuse Treatment Center (SATC) of the Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children is a statewide program whose mission is to support the emotional healing process of those sexually assaulted in Hawaii, to increase community awareness about their needs and to reduce the incidence of all forms of sexual assault.

• Care for Survivors
SATC has a 24-hour hotline to help survivors around the clock. Trained crisis counselors immediately respond to the needs of sexual assault survivors, providing in-person care during medical-forensic exams, informing survivors of legal options and offering support during police reporting. On-site crisis counseling is provided to child survivors and their families at the Children’s Justice Center. Crisis support and care are also provided to high-risk youth in the community.
SATC has a premier clinical program with a team of psychologists, social workers, counselors and a psychiatrist, providing evidence-based, trauma-informed care. The center works with children, teens and adults, providing survivors opportunities for individual and group therapy along with trauma sensitive yoga and mindfulness practices.
In addition, SATC provides funding and technical assistance to sexual assault centers on Kaua‘i, Maui (including Moloka‘i and Lana‘i), and the Big Island.

• Medical-Forensic Exams
Medical-forensic exams are available 24 hours a day. Medical treatment with collection of evidence are performed within 120 hours of a sexual assault. SATC uses the Hawai‘i State Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit when conducting the examination, including the collection of specimens for DNA testing.
Medical evaluations for children and adolescents who disclose sexual harm, even after 120 hours, are also available, as well as specialized medical care for survivors of commercial sexual exploitation.
All examinations are performed by physicians who are specifically trained in the medical care and collection of evidence relating to a sexual assault.

• Educating the Community
SATC partners with key stakeholders to increase community awareness, train professionals and implement sexual violence prevention programs.

Sex Abuse Treatment Center

  • (808) 524-7273
  • 55 Merchant Street, 22nd Floor
    Harbor Court
    Honolulu, HI 96813

State of Hawaiʻi Department of Health Adult Mental Health Division (AMHD) ACCESS Crisis Line of Hawaiʻi (Statewide)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

The AMHD Crisis Line of Hawaii provides a team of trained and experienced professionals to help individuals in times of a mental health crisis. The Crisis Line of Hawaii is there to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. On Oahu, call at (808) 832-3100 or 988. On the neighbor islands, call toll free at 1-(800) 753-6879.

AMHD ACCESS Crisis Line of Hawaiʻi

  • (808) 832-3100 or 988

Temporary Restraining Order Hotline (Family Court)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

The Temporary Restraining Order Hotline of Family Court (Oʻahu First Circuit) can be reached to answer questions you may have about TROs or the process to obtain a TRO.

Oahu – (808) 538-5959
Maui – (808) 244-2706
Hawaiʻi – (808) 969-7798
Kauai – (808) 482-2330

Call hours: 7:45 a.m. through 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for holidays.

The Maui Sexual Assault Center

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

The Maui Sexual Assault Center is a place for support, healing and education for all victims of sexual assault and their families. They focus on education to help prevent sexual violence, and healing and support for victims. They start by believing. Each healing process is unique. They are here to listen, support and discuss difficult feelings at any point in your process. The main office is in Wailuku, Maui and they also have an office in Kaunakakai, Moloka'i.

The Maui Sexual Assault Center

  • Maui and Lana'i (808) 873-8624; Moloka'i (808) 495-3340
  • 392 N. Market Street
    Wailuku, HI 96793

The Trevor Project Helpline (National)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. Help and support are available via phone, chat, text, and online social networking.

The Trevor Project Helpline

  • (866) 488-7386

Volunteer Legal Services Hawaiʻi (Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi Island, Maui, Kauaʻi)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

Volunteer Legal Services Hawaiʻi serves Hawaiʻi’s low and moderate income community through volunteer attorneys. Their pool of pro bono attorneys provide legal services in a wide range of civil matters, including divorce, paternity, custody, child support, guardianship, adoption, basic estate planning including powers of attorney, advance healthcare directives and wills, landlord-tenant, collections, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, and Veterans Administration benefits. They are able to assist as long as you meet income guidelines and have a legal issue that the organization handles.

Volunteer Legal Services Hawaiʻi

  • (808) 528-7046
  • 545 Queen Street
    Honolulu, HI 96813

Women Helping Women (Maui)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

Women Helping Women operates Hale Lokomaikai, Maui’s only emergency shelter facility for women victims of domestic violence and their children. In addition to the 24 hour care and crisis management provided at the emergency shelter, Women Helping Women provides a continuum of supportive services and programs to help ensure that all victims of domestic violence on Maui have access to assistance and support that is appropriate to their individual needs.

Women Helping Women

  • (808) 579-9581
  • 1935 Main Street
    Wailuku, Hawaii 96793

YWCA Kaua‘i Crisis Services Program

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

YWCA Kaua`i provides crisis workers 24 hours per day, every day of the year, to help people who have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault. Crisis workers can meet with you face-to-face or talk with you by telephone to provide support, information and advocacy. You will receive referrals to locations where you can get examined and treated, crisis counseling, emotional support and information on your legal rights. If you do need an examination or treatment, a crisis worker will meet with you to talk about the examination beforehand, stay with you during the examination, and help you talk to law enforcement, investigators, medical personnel, family members and anyone else you need.

YWCA Kaua‘i Crisis Services Program

  • (808) 245-6362

YWCA Sexual Assault Support Services (Hawaiʻi Island)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

The YWCA of Hawaiʻi Island is dedicated to changing the beliefs that accompany sexual violence. They seek to create a society that does not minimize sexual crimes, that does not permit the shaming or silencing of the assaulted or hide the crime out of shame – a society where perpetrators are held accountable, mandated for treatment and prevented from offending again. Since the 1970s, they have provided response programs to victims of sexual assault known as Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS), Sexual Assault Response and Advocacy Services (SARAH) and Empowering Alternatives program (EAP).

YWCA Sexual Assault Support Services

  • (808) 935-0677
  • 1382 Kilauea Ave.
    Hilo, HI 96720

The Lavender Clinic - Honolulu & West Oʻahu Locations (Oʻahu)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

Honolulu Location (1481 S King St., Ste. 422) - Open Tues-Fri + alternating Saturdays
West Oʻahu Location (85-888 Farrington Hwy) - Open alternating Saturdays
Call or email for more information

Non-profit health clinic that provides healthcare, leadership, programs, education, and services for the Transgender, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, and Intersex Communities. The Lavender Clinic partners with Hawk Health LLC to provide complete medical, behavioral health and community services.

The Lavender Clinic

  • (808) 744-2543
  • 1481 S King St.
    Honolulu, HI 96814

Crime Victim Compensation Commission (Statewide)

Campus: Community (Non-UH)

The mission of the Crime Victim Compensation Commission (CVCC) is to equitably and efficiently provide crime victims the services due to them under Hawai‘i law. In doing so, the Commission treats every victim and survivor with dignity and respect, acknowledging the tremendous impact that violent crime has upon our society.

The Crime Victim Compensation Commission (Commission) was created in 1967 by the Hawai‘i Legislature to alleviate the physical, mental and financial hardships suffered by victims of violent crime. The Commission provides compensation to victims of violent crimes for their crime-related injuries and losses, and to “Good Samaritans” for injuries or property damage suffered in the prevention of a crime or apprehension of a criminal.

You may be eligible for compensation if you are the victim or surviving family member of a victim of one of the following crimes that occurred in the jurisdiction of Hawai‘i:
• Murder I or II
• Manslaughter
• Negligent Homicide I or II
• Negligent Injury I or II
• Assault I, II or III
• Sexual Assault I, II, III or IV
• Kidnapping
• Abuse of a Family or Household Member
• International Terrorism (a Hawai‘i resident who is a victim of international terrorism)

AND you are:
• A victim who was injured as a result of the crime
• A person responsible for the maintenance of the victim who has suffered monetary loss because of the victim’s death or injury.
• A person engaged in business or educational activity at the scene of a mass casualty (mental health counseling expenses only).
• A relative of a deceased victim who has incurred medical or funeral expenses as the result of the victim’s death or injury.
• A dependent of a deceased victim.

Crime Victim Compensation Commission

  • (808) 587-1143
  • 1164 Bishop Street
    Finance Factors Center Suite 1530
    Honolulu, HI 96813
  • (808) 587-1146