Who Do We Serve?

The Hale Pono Shelter welcomes teens that are:

●      Between the ages of 12 and 17 years old and are in need of a safe structured environment.

●      Voluntarily accessing the shelter and shelter services (including those referred by mandate).

●      Potentially or actively in a crisis situation (e.g. runaway or at risk of runaway from home or community placement), in need of supervision, forced from home by families, or in need of shelter due to no home to return to.

●      In agreement to sign and adhere to the housing agreement and the personal responsibility agreement.

All teens that meet the qualifications above are eligible for consideration for admittance to the shelter using our admissions criteria