Resources – USCG Station Kauai

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USCG Station Kauai

 

3070 Waapa Rd. A, Lihue, HI 96766

HEALTH CARE

TRICARE Information and news
 
Check the US News Health directory online at
https://health.usnews.com/doctors
to find the best doctor for your family.
 
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website at https://findadentist.ada.org/

EDUCATION

FOR THE CHILDREN
In Hawaii, a child must be 5 on or before July 31 to enter kindergarten. The change is a result of Act 183 of 2010 and Act 178 of 2012 (Session Laws of Hawaii), which noted that younger children may be more appropriately placed in a pre-kindergarten program.

 

Hawaii Department Of Education
King Kaumualii Elementary School
Kauai High School
GreatSchools.org

 

If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful. 

 
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
 
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
 
Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.  Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing.  Enroll today!

FAMILY RESOURCES

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

 

Child Care Aware:
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.

 

There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

 

Hawaii State Department of Health Kauai (808) 241-3495
The Kauai DHO serves the community with proficiencies in emergency preparedness, family health services, public health nursing, services for the developmentally delayed, environmental health services (vector control, clean air, clean water, and sanitation programs), vital statistics (births, marriages, and deaths), communicable disease control, and mental health services.

 

Kauai Child and Family Service (808) 681-3500
Child & Family Service offers those who want to help themselves a chance to transform their lives. We partner with families to change the course of their own lives in ways that are healthy and empowering, and to sustain those gains into the future. CFS provides nearly 50 integrated programs statewide that strengthen families by caring for keiki, empowering youth, healing from trauma, strengthen families, and honoring our kūpuna. Here some of the impact stories from the families we help and our ‘Ohana:

 

Kauai Humane Society (808) 632-0610
The Kauai Humane Society is a local, independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Since 1952, KHS has been serving the island of Kauai as its only animal welfare organization. Kauai Humane Society is not affiliated with any other local or national animal welfare organization and depends on generous contributions from individuals and businesses to continue to fund programs and services that are vital to our island community and the animals we love!

 

Kauai Police Department (808) 241-1711