Success Stories

Starting Over and Reunited As A Family

CCH’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program provided financial support for the first month’s rent along with wrap-around services by CCH to assist the family in their successful transition back to housing. Read more...

A Very Special Volunteer

As the daughter of an intake specialist at Catholic Charities Hawai‘i’s Housing and Referral Program in Hilo, Chloe is well aware of the needs among her community. But as one of our most active volunteers, the nine-year-old has also had firsthand experience in addressing those needs. Read more...

A Caring Touch

A CCH social worker assisted Ms. J with finding government services to ease her financial stress, including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. The social worker also advocated for a rent reduction based on Ms. J’s current financial situation. Read more...

Sally's Story

Sally is a mother of three and caretaker of her 22-year-old grandson. Her challenges have taken no respite, as she now travels back and forth between Maui and O‘ahu to care for her eldest daughter, who has Stage 4 Cancer. Without the support of her husband, who passed away four years ago, Sally has been struggling to stay afloat. Read more...

Nā ‘Ohana Pūlama – The Schroder Family

Natalia and her family are a Catholic Charities Hawai‘i Therapeutic Foster Family in the Nā ‘Ohana Pūlama Program. She and her husband have been foster parents for about a year and half. Read more...

Mrs. R.'s Story

One senior whose life has changed for the better because of Catholic Charities Hawai‘i Paraprofessional Services is Mrs. R., who lives alone in a Honolulu apartment on a fixed income. Read more...

Cheryl's Story

Living month to month on a fixed income in Wai‘anae while battling health challenges, Cheryl found an opportunity to move into a lower-cost rental in ‘Ewa Beach that she and her grandniece Tatiana could call home. Read more...

Sandro’s Story

As a teen, Sandro dropped out of high school and thought that hanging around with friends was cooler than going to classes, but he did take a GED test to complete his education. Read more...

Theresa’s Story

“I never thought that I'd be homeless.” said Theresa. Theresa found herself homeless at the age of 18, drifting from beach to beach, living out of a car with her one year-old son and a baby on the way. Read more...




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