Stroke Community Resources
Honolulu Stroke Club
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific (1st Floor – Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Courtyard Lanai)
226 North Kuakini Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
All are welcome
The Stroke Club is an organization for stroke survivors, friends and family members. It is a place for fun, information and support. Stroke Club members meet regularly to learn more about stroke and offer support to one another in a friendly and open environment
1st Tuesday of every month from 10:00am – 11:30am
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program/My Health My Choice
Dawn Pasikala, R.N. Sr. Education Coordinator
1314 South King Street, Honolulu, HI 96814
Adults with on-going chronic conditions
You’ll get the support you need, find practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment choices, and learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family members about your health.
6 session workshop series; 2.5 hours per session
Think B.I.G. (Brain Injured Group)
Kapa’a Neighborhood Center
4491 Kou Street; Kapaa, HI 96746
All are welcome
Support group for survivors of stroke, traumatic brain injury, and other head injuries
2nd Wednesday of every month from 4:30-6:30pm
None known at this time
Hilo Stroke Support Group
Hilo Medical Center (The Learning Center)
1190 Waianuenue Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96720
(808) 932-3049 or (808) 932-3045 (Medical Center main line)
All ages welcome
Gather and support stroke survivors, family, friends, and caregivers
2nd Tuesday of every month from 4:00-5:00pm
Better Choices, Better Health – General Chronic Conditions
Anyone with a chronic conditions; preference for individuals age 60+
Whether you have high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, asthma, arthritis, pain or other ongoing health problems, this class is for you. Discover ways to better deal with depression, eat healthier, fight fatigue and frustration, start an exercise program, solve problems, and more. Join others who have taken this Stanford University program and experienced great benefits. This program has been made possible through Older Americans Act Title III funding from Hawaii State Executive Office on Aging and the Hawaii County Office of Aging.
6 session workshop series (no fee)
Telephone and Online Support:
American Stroke Association Stroke Family Warmline
Call 1-888-4-STROKE (1-888-478-7653)
Available Monday-Friday between 8:00am-5:00pm C.T.
National Stroke Association Helpline
Call 1-800-STROKES (1-800-787-6537)
Available Monday-Friday between 9:00am-4:00pm Mountain Time
American Stroke Association Online Support Network
Stroke Recovery Association of British Columbia
General Assistance Programs:
Honolulu County Assistance Programs
A directory of assistance programs for housing, medical, financial, utilities and more.
Helping Hands Emergency Assistance Program
Programs to assist with language access, household items, emergency support, mental health, food security, and case management on Oahu. One program, the Punawai Program, serves persons of native Hawaiian heritage – statewide.
Contact the Intake Line at 808-440-3835 to determine initial eligibility for services
Mental Health American of Hawaii Human Services Directory
Comprehensive telephone directory of agencies offering a wide variety of services across the State.
Aloha United Way Search 211
Resource list of agencies statewide to address daily and crisis needs
Hawaii Pacific Health Financial Assistance Program
Financial assistance for qualified individuals to pay for medical care at specific Hawaii hospitals and clinics.
State Department of Human Services Homeless Services Agencies Directory
Directory of agencies assisting persons who are currently homeless
Phone: (808) 586-4993
Housing and Urban Development
Federal assistance options to rent a home
Phone: (202) 708-1112 TTY: (202) 708-1455
Honolulu Field Office phone number: (808) 457-4662
Energy Assist Programs
The Energy Assist Programs provide financial assistance for those who are in need. Learn more about the state’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Hawaiian Electric’s Ohana Energy Gift Program, and Special Medical Needs program.
|Hawaiian Electric||Oahu||(808) 548-7311|
|Maui Electric||Maui||(808) 871-9777|
|Molokai and Lanai||1-877-871-8461|
|Hawaii Electric Light||Hilo||(808) 969-6999|
Hawaii Disability Rights Center (HDRC)
HDRC provides information and referrals, legal advice, individual and family advocacy, legal representation, and assistance with self-advocacy.
Phone: (808) 949-2922