Hawaii County Office of Aging (HCOA)

Address:
1055 Kinoole Street, Kahi Malama
Suite 101
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
United States
phone:
view phone808-961-8600
website:
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Description

The Hawai'i County Office of Aging (HCOA) was established in 1966 and serves to represent the County of Hawai'i in the planning, coordination, advocacy, and administration of programs for older persons in the county. The Office is a designated Area Agency on Aging, enabling the county to receive federal funds through the Older Americans Act of 1965.
There are over 650 Area Agencies on Aging in the country that represent the interests of older persons at the community level. The State Executive Office on Aging is the designated State Unit on Aging and is the lead agency in the aging network at the state level. The Administration on Aging heads the aging network at the federal level. The Hawai'i County Office of Aging works through the County, State Executive Office on Aging, and the Federal Administration on Aging for its major funding support.

Our Mission
To establish a comprehensive and coordinated system of services in Hawai'i County that enable older people to live independently and with dignity.

The following services are funded through the Hawai’i County Office of Aging:
Adult Day Care
Assisted Transportation
Caregiver Support
Case Management
Chore
Community Planning
Congregate Meals
Education and Training
Employment
Home Delivered Meals
Homemaker/Housekeeping
Home Modification
Information and Assistance
Legal Assistance
Long-Term Care Access
Nutrition Education
Outreach
Personal Care
Respite
Transportation
Volunteer

ADRC Statewide: (808)643-2372
Hilo: 961-8626 Kona: 323-4390