Easter Seals Hawaii provides exceptional, individualized, family-centered services to empower people with disabilities or special needs to achieve their goals and live independent, fulfilling lives. We provide Adult Day Health, Personal Habilitation, and Individual Employment Supports for individuals on the ID/DD Waiver. We also provide employment services for individuals receive services through the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.
Adult Day Health (ADH) focuses on providing a group environment that fosters growth, and challenges the adult participant to increase independence in a variety of community settings. Emphasis is placed on individual choice, allowing adults to pursue opportunities that match their interests and skills while promoting their dignity and independence. The program provides daily respite for participants' families and caregivers as well as provides participants with educational, social, health and recreational opportunities. Adult Day Health participants have a full-range of activities to choose from including: the option to go on daily excursions, enjoy art and hula programs, volunteer in the community, attend computer classes with the aid of assistive technology, learn money skills, or give back to the community through recycling programs.
Support Services focuses on providing one-to-one support that will enable the participant to reach individual personal goals of independence as well as help the participant become a participating member of his or her community. This includes helping the participant learn various skills such as job skill development, socialization, and the ability to form relationships. Support Services staff partner with participants to create one-to-one support that enables one to reach his or her individual personal goals of independence.
Work Force Development helps individuals overcome barriers to employment and community participation. Utilizing evidence-based employment strategies, services are directed toward sustainable employment for individuals in valued competitive jobs in the private, public and non-profit sectors.
Personal Assistance/Habilitation One-to-one support that increases a participant's skill base to optimize their personal and social competency in order to live successfully in the community. Some of these activities may include eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, and activities of daily living such as meal preparation and access to community resources.
Chore Service provides support with routine housecleaning, laundry, shopping, light yard work, simple home repairs, and preparing meals.