Happy alternative to substance use

Substance Use Support with 211 & Hawaiʻi CARES

By Carolyn Hyman / May 2, 2023 /

211 offers a variety of service to support your needs, including resources to battle addiction.

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ADA compliance

Trouble Ahead

By Carolyn Hyman / April 14, 2023 /

Aloha United Way’s 211 Statewide Resource Helpline supports ADA questions and a wide variety of other issues.

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Facing First-Time Call Fears

By Hailey Kurtenbach / July 29, 2022 /

Calling 211 for the first time can feel overwhelming. Who will answer? Should I even be calling 211 for this? What if I don’t know what to ask for – will they understand me? Currently living in her van on Maui, Mona wanted to apply for food assistance but wasn’t sure where to start. After…

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211 Assistance for Veterans Aloha United Way

A Veteran’s Assist

By Carolyn Hyman / June 2, 2022 /

Almost all of the calls that we receive to the 211 Statewide Helpline leave us moved. Our Specialists are trained to listen for needs that are both spoken and unspoken. Sometimes, this requires extra effort, knowledge and heart. We always try to go the extra mile for 211 users and we’re always grateful for the…

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