‘DHS Policies, Procedures and Reports’ Articles
Steps to obtain permission to take a child off-island.
This article explains the circumstances and procedures under which reimbursement for mileage and school expenses can be claimed by DHS resource caregiver.
How to access respite funds.
Centralized Intake Line Oahu: 832-5300 Neighbor Islands: 1-800-494-3991 (toll free) All reports of Child Abuse and Neglect, including Institutional Harm reports are now received by the CWI Unit on a 24/7 basis. Institutional harm refers to all substitute care arrangements licensed by the Department (foster, group, child care). Foster parents statewide requiring Child Welfare Services after hours may also […]
Life after foster care can be challenging. The DHS Independent Living Program helps youth develop knowledge, skills and connections to make a successful transition to living on their own.