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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


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It's QUICK, EASY and SECURE.

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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


Jul 10, 2015  

 

Ohana is Forever Registration

 

Please Click Here to Download Registration Form and see more information.

Questions contact Judith at 540-2543 or jwilhoite@familyprogramshi.org

May 01, 2015  

Higher Education and ETV Applications are NOW Open for Fall 2015

  • 08/15/2015 - Last day for ETV applications. All ETV applications and all required documentation must be completed by this date.
Mar 27, 2015  

Teen Day

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

Mar 12, 2015  

The SPRING 2015 application period for ETV benefits is closed.

Check back later for updates on the dates for the application period for ETV benefits for the FALL 2015 academic session.

Nov 01, 2014  

ETV applications for Spring 2015 is NOW open.

  • 12/31/2014 - Last day for applications. All applications and all required documentation must be completed by this date.
  • ETV benefits will be issued by 02/02/2015

Videos


You Cannot get HIV Ladatt!

Starring Augie T and Kutmaster Spaz

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`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.