Tag Archive | "foster care"

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Voluntary foster care program helps young adults move forward

MEDIA RELEASE On July 1, the state Department of Human Services (DHS) will launch Imua Kakou, its new young adult voluntary foster care program designed to help young adults transition to adulthood, independence and self-sufficiency. Signed one year ago by Gov. Neil Abercrombie, Act 252 (Senate Bill 1340 – Relating to Foster Care) allows former […]

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Bills expand protections, support for women, keiki

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has enacted legislation that strengthens laws protecting the rights of women and children across Hawaii. “I commend the Hawaii Women’s Legislative Caucus, Commission on the Status of Women, and women’s advocates for their dedicated efforts in support of these measures, which address a wide variety of issues ranging from protections […]

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Foster care program at Kona library (May 17)

Foster care program at Kona library (May 17)

* Foster Care Library Program 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17 Kailua Kona Public Library The Kailua Kona Public Library is hosting a free informational seminar given by Kaulana Iokia on becoming a resource family for children in foster care. On any given day in Hawaii, there are keiki who are in need of a safe […]

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