Next Step Shelter


Pier 1 off Forrest Avenue in the Kaka'ako area

Mailing address: P.O. Box 941, Honolulu, HI 96808


(808) 585-8800


(808) 690-9275

Hours of Operation

Services include:

  • Emergency shelter for families, couples and individuals
  • Referrals for medical care
  • Behavioral Health
  • Tobacco Cessation Treatment
  • Eligibility assistance
  • Job training and placement assistance
  • Housing placement assistance

For more informations please consult our brochure here!

Shelter Registration Hours:

Monday to Friday       1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Eligibility Criteria:

Homeless or at risk of being homeless.


TB clearance card, Homeless verification letter, documentation verifying income (if applicable), birth certificates (children only).


Help support those on the pathway out of homelessness. Most needed items are listed on the Next Step Wish List.

Donations can also be submitted online, by phone (call 808-738-9362) or by mail download our donation formMahalo nui loa!


The Next Step Shelter is located at Pier 1 off Forrest Avenue in the Kaka’ako area and UH School of Medicine.

The shelter is accesible through a gated entrance located on Ilalo Street near Forrest Avenue. There is a sign for the shelter on the gate.

From Care-A-Van Clinic Go to Waialae Ave + St Louis Dr, Catch the Bus – 1, Leave from Waialae Ave. + St Louis Dr., Get off at South Hotel St. + Alakea St. Transfer on the Bus – 19 Leave from South King St. + Alakea St., Get off at Ala Moana Blvd. + South St

From Ohua Clinic Go to Kuhio Avenue, Catch the Bus – 19, 20 or 42, Get off at Ala Moana Blvd. + South St.

 For a map click here

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