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This is Hawaii’s state network community to connect and help youth who are or were in Hawaii's foster care system.

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Our Town's Mission...
Helping our youth make the transition from foster care to independent living.

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Last Revised: Nov 6, 2013 shakatown.com

Graduation  Higher Education Students can now apply online for benefits to assist with the cost of attending an instituition of higher education:
For More Information:

Nytd-1  NYTD

The National Youth in Transition Database Survey (NYTD): share information to help improve services to youth in foster care and earn some money at the same time.

For More Information about NYTD Click Here


Credit-report-checklist-64   Annual Credit Report Request your FREE annual credit report.
It's QUICK, EASY and SECURE.

annualcreditreport.com


Moneycalculator64   Money Smarts

Helps youths learn the basics of handling their money and finances, including how to create positive relationships with financial institutions. Equipping young people in their formative years with the basics of financial education can give them the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to manage their finances once they enter the real world.

Money Smart - A Financial Education Program

News & Events


Apr 28, 2016  

Teen Day XIII

See Flyer for Additional Details:

Page #1: The actual flyer

Page #2: Map to courthouse

Page #3: Registration form for youth

Page #4: Registration form for adults

Dec 30, 2015  

 ShakaTown will be down for maintenance tomorrow (Thursday 12-31-15) morning from 7am to 8am HST.  

Thanks and Happy New Year from your SHAKA development team.

 

Oct 29, 2015  

Higher Education and ETV Applications are NOW Open for Spring 2016

  • 12/31/2015 - Last day for ETV applications. All ETV applications and all required documentation must be completed by this date.
Jun 09, 2014  

Watch this video on DHS' new program called Imua Kakou. Log into ShakaTown to Apply Now.

 

imua kakou video

May 08, 2014  

UH Maui College Software Development Center (The tech support department for ShakaTown) is currently seeking applicants for their Fall 2014 Internship Program.  For more information about this internship please go to intern.dhshawaii.net

Videos


You Cannot get HIV Ladatt!

Starring Augie T and Kutmaster Spaz

Part 1 Part 2

`Ohana is Forever V: Our Next Steps
Working Together to Improve Outcomes for Transitioning Foster Youth in Hawai'i

For more Information Ittakesanohana.org/2011/10/2183/

Family Findings


The Kalani Story

Family Findings will help reconnect youth with their lost relatives. Coming Soon to ShakaTown!!!!

If you are a youth looking for a lost relative, please contact your social worker.