Community Assistance Center Programs help increase a participant's
chance of a violence and crime free life.
Anger Management Program (operating since 1988, 500+ served) teaches
young people new skills to positively express their emotions in ways
which cause no harm to others or themselves. The goal is to help them
understand that they have choices and show them how to use them.
Assistance Program (operating since 1958, thousands of men and
women served) assists offenders, ex-offenders, and crime-prone adults.
Our expert counselors provide personal , family and vocational counseling,
job placement assistance, housing assistance, and advocacy within
the criminal justice system to those in need.
Offender Treatment Program (operating since 1991, 500 offenders
served)works to get those convicted of sexual assault to take responsibility
for their crimes. Through an aggressive curriculum, it strives to
help participants see their relationships and responsibilities to
others in the community and, in particular, gain a feeling of empathy
for their victims. S.O.T.P. is offered in Halawa Correctional Facility
and in the Community Assistance Center's offices.
Ola Program (operating since 1990, 300 juveniles served)helps
selecte juveniles from the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility develop
new skills so that they can function more successfully in the community
when they are discharged. By improving their social skills the Hui
Ola Program gives clients new options and creates opportunities for
them. Hui Ola's core focuses are cognitive restructuring, substance
abuse counseling, and life skills. This residential program gives
clients the opportunity to complete educational goals, obtain vocational
training or secure employment.
Adult Self-Management Program is a professionally designed and delivered preventive program that equips individuals with the skills needed to successfully manage such strong emotional states as stress, anger, and anxiety on the job and off.