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Support Groups

Eldercare Support Group

Description: Services: Provides caregivers with support groups and trainings Target group: caregivers. Eligibility: no restrictions. Application process: call for info.
Address: c/o 710 Ahukini St., Honolulu, HI 96825
Phone: (808) 395-9082 


Kilohana United Methodist Church

Description: Support group meets at 7 PM on the 2nd Monday of each month. For more info. on the Alzheimer’s Support Groups for Family Caregivers please call the Alzheimer’s Association, Aloha Chapter at 591-2771 or check out the schedule on the website
Address: 5829 Mahimahi St., Honolulu, HI 96821
Phone: (808) 373-3373 


Arthritis Foundation Support Group - Oahu

Description: provides a support group for individuals with arthritis. Target group: people with arthritis. Application process: phone office for info.
Address: 2752 Woodlawn Dr. Suite 5-204B, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 596-2900 


Bristol Hospice -Oahu

Description: Social Workers, Chaplains and Bereavement Counselors provide grief support for adults who have experienced the loss of a loved one. 

Address: 55 Merchant Street #2900.Honolulu, HI 96813.

Phone: 808-536-8012 Fax: 808-536-8013


Breakfree Hawaii

Description: Services provided: smoking cessation program and support group. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm. Target group: smokers. Eligibility: no restrictions. Application process: phone. Fees: fee for program. Call for prices.
Address: Center for Health Promotion, Castle Medical Center, Kailua, HI 96734
Phone: (808) 263-5400 


Kapahulu Senior Center

Description: Services provided: offers recreation, education, social support, and volunteer activities for seniors. Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 am - 3:30 pm. 
Address: 3410 Campbell Ave., Honolulu, HI 96815
Phone: (808) 737-1748 

National Parkinson's Foundation - Hawaii

Description: Support group for those caring for individuals with Parkinson's Disease. Topics chosen such as exercises for PD patients, community resources. Speakers available to groups.
Address: 3375 Koapaka St. Suite I-540, Honolulu, HI 96817
Phone: (808) 528-0935 

Address: No address listed.
Phone: (808) 536-2280 


Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii

Description: Services: provides information and referral, education, advocacy, and support group 
Address: 1050 Ala Moana Blvd
Suite 2550, Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: (808) 528-3058 


Mended Hearts Support Group

Description: Mended Hearts is a community-based, nationwide support network for heart patients and their caregivers founded in 1951. More than 20,000 members operate through 300 chapters and satellite organizations across the U.S.
Services: Health Education, Support Groups
Address: No address listed.
Phone: (808) 485-1403 


National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii

Description: Services provided: support group for those with progressive kidney disease. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Target group: persons with kidney disease and their families; individuals at risk for kidney disease. Eligbility: no restrictions. Application Process: walk-in, phone.
Address: 1314 S. King St., Suite 1555, Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: (808) 593-1515 

Alu Like, Native Hawaiian Caregiver Support

Description: The Native Hawaiian Caregiver Support Program helps families caring for an older Native Hawaiian relative with a chronic illness or disability or native Hawaiian grandparents or older relatives caring for children age 18 and under. Support services include: - Information to caregivers about available services; - Assistance to caregivers in gaining access to supportive services; - Individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training to assist caregivers in making decisions and solving...
Address: 2969 Mapunapuna Place, Suite 200, Honolulu, HI 96819
Phone: (808) 535-1328 


Alzheimer's Association, Aloha Chapter - Honolulu

Description: Since 1982, the Alzheimer's Association, Aloha Chapter has helped thousands of Hawaii’s residents care for their loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease. Core Services include: Information and referral; specialized caregiver education and training for professional caregivers and first responders; care counseling; facilitated support groups; Medic Alert+SafeReturn® national registry program; public education about the disease.
Address: 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. Suite 2610, Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: (808) 591-2771 


American Cancer Society - Oahu

Description: Organization dedicated to the control & eradication of cancer through research, education, and service. Services offered: professional and education programs, information and referrals, counseling, support groups, transportation assistance (Road to Recovery), housing assistance, nutritional supplements, rehabilitation,equipment loans (hospital beds, wheelchairs, commodes, and walkers). 
Address: 2370 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, HI 96817
Phone: (808) 595-7544 


Alcoholics Anonymous - Oahu

Description: Services provided: support group for those that want to quit drinking. Members share their experiences with alcoholism and recovery. Meetings held in a number of places 7 days a week. Hours: Administration: Monday - Friday from 7 am until 6 pm and on Saturday from 9 am until 3 pm Eligibility: people with alcohol problems. 
Address: 1188 Bishop St. Suite 3406, Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 946-1438 


American Diabetes Association - Oahu

Description: Services provided: offers information and referral and professional education on diabetes. Administers a support group. Maintains a library and distributes information on diabetes. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm. Target group: people with diabetes and their families. Eligibility: diabetics and families; anyone concerned about diabetes. 
Address: 900 Fort Street Mall Suite 940, Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 947-5979 


Muscular Dystrophy Association, Hawaii Chapter

Description: Services provided: offers support group and community referrals. Provides assistance in obtaining wheelchairs and repair payments, braces, etc. Provides diagnostic work-ups and follow-up medical care. Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm. 
Address: 1221 Kapiolani Blvd. Suite 220, Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: (808) 593-4454 


St. Francis Hospice Survivor Support Group

Description: Services provided: offers comprehensive support services aimed at meeting needs of grieving persons. Meeting places: At the Sister Maureen Keleher Center At the Maurice J. Sullivan Family Hospice Center, 91-2127 Fort Weaver Rd., Ewa Beach (678-7580) Eligibility: any persons whose deceased love one was enrolled in the St. Francis Hospice Program Application process.
Address: Sister Maureen Keleher Center, Honolulu, HI 96817
Phone: (808) 595-7566 


Community Professional Counseling Center

Description: Services provided: offers bereavement counseling and support. Target group: those who have lost a loved one. Application process: call for information on services.
Address: 3608 Diamond Head Circle, Honolulu, HI 96815
Phone: (808) 735-6030 


Hawaiian Humane Society

Description: Offers reduced adoption fees for seniors adopting older animals and pet foster care during temporary, emergency situations. Other services include: neglect investigations and rescues, reduced-rate sterilization surgeries (Neuter Now Program), feral cat sterilizations, pet loss support groups and other programs and services. For Adoptions call 356-2218.
Address: 2700 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, HI 96826
Phone: (808) 356-2200 


American Lung Association - Honolulu

Description: Provides community and patient education on diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, tuberculosis, and other lung disorders. 
Address: 810 Richards Street, Suite 750, Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 537-5966 

Sex Abuse Treatment Center

Description: Provides confidential 24-hour care and assistance to people who have been sexually assaulted. Also provides counseling, education and training services related to sexual violence.
Phone: (808) 535-7600 

Senior Helpline - Honolulu County

Description: Services provided: Phone line that provides information and referral to senior services. Services include; telephone consultation, information, referral, outreach, speakers, advocacy, brochures, and lending library. 
Address: 715 S. King St., Suite 200, Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 768-7705 

CFS Gerontology Caregiver Respite Program

Description: Provides pre-screened respite worker referrals to family caregivers, as well as information, counseling and support to assist in the process of hiring and retaining workers. Services include: Telephone assessment, counseling, information & referral to community services, respite linkage, respite care plan coordination, caregiver support group, caregiver information packet.
Address: 200 N. Vineyard Blvd., Bldg. B, Honolulu, HI 96817
Phone: (808) 543-8468 


CFS Domestic Violence Shelter

Description: Provides emergency shelter, food and safety for domestic violence victims. The shelters offer: Domestic violence crisis hotline Lodging and food Crisis counseling Individual counseling Educational workshops Support groups Information, referral & advocacy Children’s program Tutors for children not able to attend school Assistance with obtaining a TRO, Housing and financial aid Volunteer program Application process: Call for screening information. Fee: Sliding-scale, fee.
Address: Location not public info, Honolulu, HI 96815
Phone: (808) 841-0822 


CFS Gerontology Ohana Care Program

Description: Provides case management and counseling services for unpaid family caregivers and their care receivers. Services include: Assessment of caregivers and care receivers needs; Arranging for needed community services to help preserve family caregiving situation; Education and counseling about caregiving. 
Address: Child And Family Service Gerontology Program
200 N. Vineyard Blvd., Bldg. B, Honolulu, HI 96817
Phone: (808) 543-8468 


Project Dana

Description: Volunteer in-home assistance, companion An interfaith cooperative volunteer effort that provides support services for frail elders and the disabled. Services include: home visits, telephone visits; caregiver relief; transportation to medical appointments; minor home repairs and light housekeeping. Project Dana also provides training for volunteers; receives referrals from agencies and individuals; matches volunteers with those in need of assistance.


Wailuku Hongwanji Mission 
Services: Attendant Care, D02 Friendly Visiting, Escort, F06 Attendant Care, Friendly Telephoning, Friendly Visiting, Homemaker Assistance, Information and Assistance Resource, Respite Care, Support, Support Groups, Telephone Reassurance
Address: 902 University Ave, Honolulu, HI 96826
Phone: (808) 945-3736 


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