Friends of the Children’s Justice Center: COVID-19

COVID-19 support for children/families:


In order to support our community during this pandemic, we are providing some links that may be helpful for children and families during this time of additional need. As circumstances on our island change daily, we will try to provide updates as necessary.  


General Information/Latests Updates on COVID-19:


Financial Assistance/Emergency Assistance

  • Reporting abuse/neglect and support (since mandated reporters are online and less able to report abuse/neglect, hotlines and other means to report). 


  • Employment/Unemployment:



Food Assistance  (See also Financial Assistance above)

  • Link for Food Bank and United Way 
  • Food Banks: registration, proof of residency such as utility bill, and bring ID (often required for all household members being claimed), some require proof of need/income; noted when addl locations served; call for updates and documents required:
    • Haiku (Feed My Sheep, Sat 9:30;11am), 808.870.9421)
    • Hana (Feed My Sheep, Wed 4-6pm, 808.870.9421)
    • Kahului (Christ the King, 2nd and 4th Fridays of month, 3-5pm); (Salvation Army, serves Maui except Lahainha, need proof of income in addition to ID/residency, Thurs 9-noon, 808.877.6757)
    • Kihei (Feed My Sheep, Sat, 10:30-noon, 808.870.9421); (Keolahou Church, serves Kahului and Lahaina, Fri 9-10am, 808.879.4693), (Hale Kau Kau, dinner served to all with no documents/questions needed, M-F 5-6pm and sat-sun 4:30-5:30pm; meal deliveries for those in need – see below)
    • Kula, (St John’s Episcopal Church, 808.878.1485)
    • Lahaina (Salvation Army; serves west Maui and Lanai, bring ID, verif of income and proof of emergency, Thurs 9am-1:30pm, 808.661.5335), (Feed My Sheep, bring ID for all family members, 808.870.9421)
    • Makawao (St Joseph Church Outreach Program, serves upcountry, 808.572.7652, bring verif of income and utility bill)
    • Pukalani (Grace Church, serves upcountry and Kula, Wed 12-1, 808.572.8384)
    • Wailuku (Ka Hale Ake Ola, Mon-Wed 1-3pm, 808.242.7600); (Church of God, serves Lahaina, Kihei and Central Maui,  808.264.0435); (Wailuku West Union Church, Sat 8:30-11:30am, 808.244.9177), (Feed My Sheep, bring ID for all family members; Sat 9:30-noon, 808.870.9421); (Maui Food Bank)
  • Link to list of “Grab and Go” meal sites in Maui County 
  • Food Delivery for Elderly/Disabled: Hale Kau Kau: meal services for homeless, disabled, and elderly, emergency food boxes; 808.875.8754
  • Guide to EBT/Food Stamp (SNAP) eligibility: 808.984.8300
  • Supermarket special hours (kapuna and high risk):
    • Mana Foods: every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8-9am. 
    • Whole Foods: daily from 7-8am.
    • Safeway: 7am-9am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
    • Tamura’s: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7-8am. 
    • Foodland: first hour on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
    • Times Supermarket: first hour daily.
    • Island Grocery Depot: 6:30-7:30am Monday and Wednesdays
    • Walmart and Costco are also providing senior shopping time slots. 
    • Please contact your favorite Maui grocery stores for more information.

General Health (See also Financial Assistance above)


Mental Health


  • For caregivers/families:



  • For kids (See also Kids Health above):



  • For teens (See also Kids Health):



Education/Academic Support/Tutoring




Activities while at home:


  • Online music lessons for children