Accessing Key Services

The following part of the site provides an overview of key local community resources and services that are available to assist the individual with a neurotrauma disability and their families. Click on the titles to access these links. Not all of the services described here will be appropriate for each individual.

Neurotrauma Office

  • Information and Referral
  • Screening & Intake to access Program

Income and Financial Programs

  • General Assistance (GA)
  • Social Security Benefits (SS)
  • Aged, Blind & Disabled Benefits (ABDB)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
  • General Assistance (GA)
  • Aid to Aged, Blind and Disabled (AABD)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) /Temporary Assistance for Needy Adults (TANA)/First to Work Program
  • Temporary Aid Of Other Needy Families (TAONF)
  • Employment Subsidy Program (ESP)
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Financial Assistance – Smaller Programs by Island

Health Care Programs

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid State Plan/Medical Assistance Program/Fee-for-Service Medicaid Program
  • Medicaid Quest Program
  • Medicaid – Long-Term Care
  • Medicaid – Pregnant Women Care
  • Medicaid – Home & Community 1915(c) Waiver Programs
  • Hawaii Covering Kids
  • Other Medical Assistance Options
  • Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Program
  • Hawaii Prescription Care Association
  • Hawaii Rx Plus Program

Nutrition Programs

  • Food Stamp Program
  • Alulike Program
  • Foodbanks
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Miscellaneous Smaller Programs by Island


  • Oahu
  • Kauai
  • Maui
  • Molokai
  • Lanai
  • Island of Hawaii
  • Disability Parking Permit
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
  • A Word to Those Driving…

Housing Related Programs

  • City & County Rental Assistance
  • Housing and Community Development Corporation of Hawaii (HCDCH)
  • Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and People with Disabilities
  • Homeownership Assistance Program (HAP)
  • Listing of Housing Assistance, provided by DCAB
  • Social Security’s Homeless Website
  • Partners in Care
  • Other Housing Assistance Sources
  • Miscellaneous Smaller Programs by Island

Some Residential Considerations

  • Residential Care Facilities
  • Residential Care
  • Medicare-Certified Home Health Agencies
  • Private Duty Home Care Agencies
  • Shared Housing
  • Homeless Shelters
  • In-Home Supports

Legal Service Decisions

  • Decisional Capacity
  • Guardianship of the Person
  • Guardianship of the Property
  • Small Guardianship
  • Guardianship of the Property Procedures
  • Trusts as Guardians
  • Public Guardian
  • Power of Attorney
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Trusts
  • Representative Payees
  • Direct Deposit & Joint Account
  • Organ Donation Agreement

Health Care Decisions

  • Advance Directive for Health Care
  • Health Care Power of Attorney
  • Surrogate Decision-Making

Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation

  • Local Resources and Listings
  • Hotline to Report Drug Activity

Money Management