Leeward District Service Center

Contact Information:

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

Telephone: 808-696-4261
Fax: 808-696-0169
Email: hcap@hcapweb.org

Download our Leeward District Service Center Brochure (PDF)

Case Management

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.

Ohana Produce

In partnership with the Hawaii Foodbank, HCAP distributes fresh produce and non-perishables to individuals and families in need. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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:
Important Notice: All scheduled Ohana Produce food distributions have been temporarily suspended until further notice due to COVID-19 concerns.
January 21, 2020
January 28, 2020
February 11, 2020
February 18, 2020
March 17, 2020
March 24, 2020
April 21, 2020
April 28, 2020
May 19, 2020
May 26, 2020
June 16, 2020
June 23, 2020
July 21, 2020
July 28, 2020
August 18, 2020
August 25, 2020
September 22, 2020
September 29, 2020
October 20, 2020
October 27, 2020
November 17, 2020
November 24, 2020
December 15, 2020
December 22, 2020

All distribution dates are subject to change.

Check-in Time: 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m.
Food Distribution: Begins around 1:30 p.m.

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) 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch is provided, no cost to attend.

Emergency Assistance

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 Income Tax Services/ Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) program assist eligible participants prepare their Federal and State tax returns, including filing for the Earned Income Tax Credit, as applicable. HCAP’s services 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.

Seasonal/Holiday Programs

School Supplies: This program is offered in partnership with Helping Hands Hawaii. Applications are taken from March through June, 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.