Maui Women Helping Women

Whoever you are, we can help. You Deserve to Live Free of Fear. We are here to help You.

Call our 24-Hour Crisis Hotline (808) 579-9581

In an Emergency
If you are afraid for your safety CALL 9-1-1.
Tell the dispatcher your Life is in Danger and you need help Immediately.

If you can’t get to a phone to call 9-1-1, LEAVE. The first thing you should do is put yourself out of harm’s way and get to a safe place or a public place where others can see you.

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Domestic violence can happen to anyone regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, religion, or gender. Domestic violence affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels. Domestic violence occurs in both opposite-sex and same-sex relationships and can happen to intimate partners who are married, living together, or dating.

If you are being abused, REMEMBER –
You are not alone
It’s not your fault
Help is available

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship and needs help or would like to speak with someone about domestic violence, confidential help is available 24 hours a day. Our staff is prepared to assist callers in preparing safety plans, respond to general questions about domestic violence, provide referrals, and share additional information about our programs and services.

Our help line can be called with both an ordinary telephone or a teletype device (TTY). It is accessible to people with speech and hearing disabilities Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

From our start in 1977 as a grassroots effort to provide assistance and support for women victims of domestic violence, Women Helping Women has steadily grown to become an established non-profit agency that provides a comprehensive continuum of services to over 600 women, men, and children each year.  Throughout our 36-year history, Women Helping Women has expanded our organizational capacity to support a variety of programs, projects and activities focused on direct intervention, advocacy, education and prevention.  Today, Women Helping Women supports a staff of over 20 dedicated professionals, with offices in West Maui and on Lanai.

During fiscal year 2011-12, WHW provided shelter to 127 women and 98 children (a total of 9,339 bed days), and provided 13 domestic violence presentations in the community. During this same time period, 831 crisis calls and 7,394 information calls were answered on the 24-hour domestic violence hotline.

For more information please call 808.242.6600 or email info@womenhelpingwomenmaui.org.

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24-Hour Hotline: ~ (808) 579-9581
West Maui: ~ (808) 661-7111
Lanai: ~ (808) 565-6700
Admin Office: ~ (808) 242-6600
Admin Fax: ~ (808) 249-8147
Email: ~ info@whwmaui.net

Temporary Restraining Orders & Transitions Project: (808) 242-0775

ReVive Boutique: ~ (808) 495-0067

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"The mission of Women Helping Women is to end domestic violence through advocacy, education and prevention; and to offer safety, support and empowerment to women and children, victims of domestic violence."

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  • *** VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - WHW Lanai Office ** Women Helping Women has been serving victims of domestic violence on Lanai for over 15 years and will continue to strengthen our mission to “to end domestic violence through advocacy, education and prevention; and to offer safety, support and empowerment to women and children, victims of domestic violence." Lanai Services Coordinator Full-time position, must be able to provide the community of Lanai a full range of domestic violence advocacy services that include individual advocacy, support groups, assistance preparing TRO’s (temporary restraining orders) and referrals for safe housing either in our shelter on Maui or on island. (Job location is on the island of Lanai). Job Requirements: • High school diploma required college degree in related field preferred. • Work experience in domestic violence crisis intervention or other related field. • Knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence • Ability to relate well with people of diverse cultural backgrounds • Knowledge of community resources and agencies • Ability to work well as a team with other staff members • Bi-lingual in any language preferred. Excellent Benefits package: • Medical and Dental benefits covered for the employee, family coverage available with employee contribution. • Retirement through 401b, with agency matching if employee elected. • Paid time off (accrual rate at 8 hours per pay period) • 13 Paid Holidays • Excellent on the job training and ongoing training to ensure job skills are up to date and continually effective. To apply and be considered for this position – please fax your resume to (808) 249-8147 or on Lanai to (808) 565-9638 and/or email to info@whwmaui.net. For additional questions please call the Lanai office at (808) 565-6700 or on Maui call (808) 242-6600. Relocation fee's not offered.

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