TLC CARES – COVID19 Relief Project

This page will be updated with links and resources for our 2020 COVID19 Relief Project, with a focus on assisting Limited English Proficient communities in the City & County of Honolulu.

For inquiries about the TLC CARES project, or to get help connecting to COVID-19 relief resources and services, please call (808) 468-1515 (English) or one of these TLC CARES language-specific outreach numbers:

  • Chuukese: (808) 427-8525
  • Kosraean: (808) 466-8524
  • Ilocano or Tagalog: (808) 466-8525 or (808) 466-8526
  • Spanish: (808) 737-3330
  • Tongan: (808) 466-8526

We Are Oceania offers 1-on-1 assistance in applying for various benefit and relief programs, in various languages (mostly Pacific Islander/Micronesian): hotline 808-913-1364

Helping Hands Hawaii is contracted to provide language interpretation for this Household Hardship Relief Program. Main (808) 536-7234. 808-526-9724 multi-lingual line (but call the EAP line 440-3835 first to request language assistance).

Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA)

Please also visit the Aloha United Way resource page or dial 211 for AUW assistance.

Multilingual Health Info from Kokua Kalihi Valley: https://www.kkv.net/mylanguage

COVID-19 Resources in other languages from Hawaii State Office of Language Access and City & County of Honolulu (One Oahu.org)

October 2020 Unemployment Assistance Updaterequest 13 week extension http://labor.hawaii.gov/ui/main/peuc-how-to-apply/http://labor.hawaii.gov/ui/peuc/

Hawaiʻi CARES for crisis intervention, mental health services, substance abuse, etc. Assistance in various languages available. (808) 832-3100. Neighbor islands, call toll free at 1-800-753-6879; Email: hicares@hawaii.edu

Pasefika Empowerment & Advancement (PE’A) offers one one one guidance in these languages: Chuukese, Kosraean, Marshallese, Samoan, Tokelauan, Tongan. Email: pasefika2020@gmail.com

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii for help with landlord-tenant issues and with access to benefits (for low-income residents). 808-536-4302 (Oahu); 1-800-499-4302 (Neighbor Islands)

CHINESE – Simplified

CHINESE – Traditional

CHUUKESE

ENGLISH

FILIPINO: Ilocano & Tagalog

HAWAIIAN

ILOCANO – see FILIPINO

JAPANESE

KOREAN

KOSRAEAN:

The Legal Clinic’s Outreach Team offers guidance and limited assistance in Kosraean: 808-466-8524.

Pasefika Empowerment & Advancement (PE’A) offers one one one guidance in Kosraean. Email: pasefika2020@gmail.com

MARSHALLESE

POHNPEIAN

SAMOAN

SPANISH

TAGALOG – see Filipino

THAI

TONGAN

VIETNAMESE

YAPESE

National Resources – Multilingual: