The coronavirus pandemic has taken a heavy financial toll on many Hawaii families, our members included. With all that is going on, bills still need to be paid, groceries purchased, and basic needs met. Many individuals and families may also experience changes to employment that can affect household income.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association has compiled a list of financial resources and assistance programs, including emergency loans, available through our local financial institutions.
Please click on the name of the financial institution for more information about these offers.
City & County of Honolulu — Household Hardship Relief Fund
Provides assistance for Oahu residents who have experienced a loss of income and/or increased financial need directly resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Eligible applicant may receive up to $2,000 for:
And up to $500 for licensed childcare services or DHS provider.
Eligible applicants must:
If you currently participate in some of NEA Member Benefits programs, you may be able to get assistance with your bills now. Check the Member Assistance Program page for details and contact information.
If you need additional assistance from NEA Member Benefits, please contact the Member Advocacy Center at (800) 637-4636 or email@example.com. The center is open Monday through Friday, 3–11 a.m. HST, and Saturday, 3–7 a.m. HST.
NEA Member Benefits Member Assistance Program
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