Teen Resources

TeenLine Hawaii

TeenLine Hawaii offers an information and peer listening/referral service for teens and parents. Recorded messages feature teen interest topics. Please contact 521-TEEN (8336) or visit
http://www.teenlinehawaii.org/

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Honolulu

This organization matches children and youth with responsible adult mentors who provide a positive lasting impression by sharing their friendship, guidance, and support.Please contact 521-3811 or visit
http://www.bigshonolulu.org/

Youth Outreach (‘YO’) Project

The YO Project is a collaborative project of the Waikiki Health Center and Hale Kipa which addresses the social, emotional, and physical health and survival needs of Oahu’s runaway and homeless teens. Please contact 942-5858.

Adult Friends for Youth

This agency is dedicated to directing youth involved in drug and delinquent gang behaviors into pro-social behaviors. Please contact 833-8775.

Hale Kipa, Inc.

Hale Kipa is an agency with a variety of programs for runaway, homeless, and other at-risk adolescents, including prevention, shelter, foster care, residential treatment, and outreach.
Please contact 589-1829 or visit
http://www.halekipa.org/

The Parent Project

The Parent Project is a Hawai`i Department of Education-sponsored parent training program for parents of difficult, defiant, and destructive teens. For more information, please visit
http://www.parentproject.com/whyworks.html

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teen (LGBTQ) Support Program

The Center sponsors a weekly LGBTQ youth drop-in group for social support in a safe environment. Special projects enhance the development of self-esteem, leadership and advocacy skills. The Center also is able to provide community referrals for LGBTQ-supportive health care and counseling. For more information please call Caroline Leyva at The Center 545-2848 or visit
http://www.thecenterhawaii.org/

REAL: Hawaii Youth Movement Against Tobacco Use

Youth leadership and participation- including designing, implementing, and leading the program – are the cornerstone of the REAL program. The youth have developed the framework and focus for the statewide REAL Program and assumed major decision-making responsibilities. Please contact 441-8194.

Youth Citizens Police Academy (YCPA)

The Youth Citizens Police Academy (YCPA) is a police department interactive program designed to educate young men and women about its department policies, operational procedures, and ways to reduce crime.
http://www.honolulupd.org/irs/ycpa02.htm

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