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CCH & CFS Offices Close for Hurricane Lane

August 22, 2018, 4:19 PM HST
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With Hurricane Lane approaching, Catholic Charities Hawai‘i (CCH) and Child & Family Service (CFS) offices statewide will close on Thursday, Aug. 23, and Friday, Aug. 24, for the safety of their staff and clients.

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CCH’s offices on Maui and Hawai‘i Island are already closed as of Wednesday, Aug. 22, because of the impending storm.

CFS offices and programs located in Hilo, Kona, Molokai and Maui are currently closed.

The CFS domestic violence hotline numbers will remain open. Oahu: (808) 841-0822, West Hawai‘i Island: (808) 322-7233, East Hawai‘i Island: 808-959-8864.

“We care deeply about the emotional and physical safety of our employees and those we serve,” said CFS President & CEO Karen Tan. “Our Hawai‘i community has been through so much over the past year and we want to be sure that we are responding in a way that supports physical and mental health for our community. Although our offices and services will be closed, we will continue to work in partnership within our community to respond and support each other throughout this crisis.”

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Information is also available on the CFS website.

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