HireAbilities Hawai'i

Hawaii

This website is intended to provide resources to support employment for individuals with disabilities. It is intended to be used by job seekers with disabilities, service providers, agencies and businesses. This site was revamped December 2013 and now has many new features and content. Some major additions to the website include: -The Benefits Finder can search for eligibility and work incentive information for Hawaii’s state and federal disability programs. -Use our Resource Finder to search a database of articles, web sites and provider agencies for employment resources. -Learn more about how Hawaii’s proposed Medicaid Buy-In Program could help workers with a disability who require Medicaid . Hire Abilities Hawaii is a comprehensive database of articles, web sites and provider agencies for employment resources. It represents an innovative collaboration among the Department of Human Services (DHS), University of Hawai`i College of Education Center for Disabilities Studies (CDS), the Department of Education (DOE), the Department of Health (DOH), the Department of Labor (DOL) and its statewide Workforce Development Council. Originally started through a Medicaid Infrastructure Grant.

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Training/Capacity Building
Systems: 
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Department of Education
  • Medicaid Agencies
Topics: 
  • Customized Employment
  • Self-Employment
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Mental Health
  • Asset Development / Financial Capability
  • Employer Engagement
  • Provider Transformation
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