WAIPAHU SAFE HAVEN
As a conduit to the diverse immigrant and migrant populations in Waipahu, our organization is led by Chuukese and Marshallese steering committees, and our programs are created to align with the needs of our community.
Our mission is to provide holistic programs and services with language access, and to serve as a beneficial, guiding resource to enable individuals to attain success, and empower children and families to be self-sustaining, positive contributors to the community.
Hele to Work will be at the center 2nd and 4th Mondays 10 am – 1 pm to guide and educate individuals about the employment process. Learn how to create a resume and cover letter, find jobs, and complete an application. In addition, learn the proper interview skills and put your expertise to the test through a mock interview.
From basic needle and thread stitches to using sewing machines to create projects of your choice. Classes aim to equip and empower women with skills that enhance their abilities in becoming successful employees. The curriculum provides the participants with a better understanding of the employment world and how to reach economic sustainability. A great opportunity to learn useful skills and knowledge about what sewing can do for you!
The program aims to support women and girls through their cultural knowledge and indigenous skills of weaving and crafting. Individuals can learn new techniques and how to start earning an income by linking with other business owners in the program.
Communication can be a barrier when your native language does not align with the English language. Adult learners can learn the basics of the English language from the alphabet and spelling, to pronunciation and proper language use.
Our computers are available to help you with paperwork, assignments, or complete tasks requiring computer access. The center provides internet access and Apple programs. Printing is also available at a small fee per page.
After School Tutorial and Intersessions for Kids
Tutorials are currently held virtually on Monday-Thursday. Our tutors assist elementary, intermediate, and high school students with their school assignments and homework. Students receive tutoring from our teachers and volunteer tutors. Our tutors are bilingual and we have one licensed teacher to guide the program. The center also provides computer and internet access for assignments that need to be completed online.
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