Leeward District Service Center
Leeward District Service Center/Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Community Action
85-555 Farrington Highway
Waianae, HI 96792
Google Map Link to Leeward District Service Center
Social Hashtag: #HCAPleeward
The Honolulu Community Action Program’s ultimate goal of case management is to promote and support independence and self-sufficiency. Case management is a multi-step process to ensure access to and coordination of social services to meet an individual’s and family’s comprehensive needs.
Case management includes the following processes: intake, assessment of needs, service planning, implementation, monitoring and follow-up, crisis intervention, and case closure.
HCAP’s case management activities are diverse. In addition to assisting clients to access and maintain specific services, case management activities may include, but are not limited to:
- Employment readiness training and employment search assistance
- Clothing for interviews and/or work
- Homeless housing referral assistance, Section 8 referral, housing referral assistance
- Food security programs
- Energy and utility assistance programs
- Assistance in filling in paper work, such as welfare, insurance, loan documents etc.
- Copy machine and fax machine usage
- Community information and resource center, and one time assistance providing minor items such as hygiene products, soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, etc.
In partnership with the Hawaii Foodbank, HCAP distributes fresh produce and non-perishables to individuals and families in need.
Where: Leeward District Service Center
Requirements: Must register (one time only) at the HCAP Leeward District Service Center prior to distribution day. Bring photo ID.
When: Regular 4 week months: last two Tuesdays of the month; 5 week months: last three Tuesdays of the month
October 18, 2016 – Tuesday
October 25, 2016 – Tuesday
November 15, 2016 – Tuesday
November 22, 2016 – Tuesday
November 29, 2016 – Tuesday
December 20, 2016 – Tuesday
December 27, 2016 – Tuesday
Check-in Time: 10:00am-1:30pm
Food Distribution: Begins around 2:00pm
Kupuna Independent Life Series
The Kupuna Independent Life Series is a comprehensive approach to assisting seniors, age 55+ with health education, support for living productive independent lives, and proactive engagement with the Wai`anae community.
The workshop series is held twice a year: Thursdays (January – May, September – December) 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch is provided, no cost to attend.
Stepping Stones: Homeless Health Project
Workshop series for at-risk homeless individuals, focusing on health, wellness and socialization
Thursdays (January – May, September-December) 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Lunch is provided, no cost to attend.
In partnership with Helping Hands Hawaii, HCAP processes applications for emergency assistance for past due utilities or rent. Staff also offer referrals to other programs that assist with emergency needs.
Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)
The Weatherization Assistance Program assists income-eligible families and individuals by reducing their energy costs and addressing health and safety issues in their homes through energy-efficiency measures. Qualified applicants receive a home energy audit and individualized energy conservation education and may receive applicable energy saving devices free of charge. Learn more about the Weatherization Assistance Program here.
Income Tax Services
HCAP’s Free Tax Clinics assist eligible participants prepare their Federal and State tax returns, including filing for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CITC), as applicable. HCAP’s Free Tax Clinics are provided annually from February through April. Learn more about Income Tax Services program here.
LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to help families keep their electricity on, especially those households that are most vulnerable, such as the elderly, the disabled, and households with young children. LIHEAP primarily assists households by applying funds from an energy assistance grant directly to the energy provider on behalf of the eligible household. Learn more about the LIHEAP program here.
School Supplies: Partnership with Helping Hands Hawaii. Applications are taken from March through May, for July school supply delivery.
Toys for Tots: Sponsored by the US Marine Corps and Salvation Army. Requests for toys are only accepted by social service agencies such as HCAP. Christmas toys are distributed to children of low-income families, ages six months through seventeen years old.