Service for Everyone

The Parent Line serves anyone with concerns about parenting:

  • Expectant parents & Parents
    of children
  • Grandparents and other caregivers
  • Teachers
  • Child care & Health care providers
  • Social workers & Home visitors
  • Mental health specialists
  • Other professionals

Call us to learn more.

UPDATED Hours of Operation!

Hours:  Monday-Friday 9am–7pm & Saturday-Sunday 9am–2pm.  We are closed on State holidays. Please call (808) 526-1222 or our toll free number at 1-800-816-1222.

The Parent Line is a free Statewide confidential telephone line.  We are Hawaii’s premier resource on child behavior, child development, parenting, caregiver support, and community resources.  Our experienced phone line staff will help you problem-solve parenting challenges and child and adolescent behavior.

Nominate a parent for our 12th Annual Parent Leadership Celebration!

Resource Directory

The Parent Line publishes a statewide listing of community resources for parents. To learn more, please refer to the tab at the top of the page. You can also click HERE for a printer
friendly version. Please click below for your respective island.

Kaua’i Resource Directory

Big Island Resource Directory

Maui, Moloka’i, & Lana’i Resource Directory

Parent Line Virtual Parenting Workshops!

Workshops are all held via Zoom. Please call The Parent Line (808) 526-1222 to attend and get the link!


Safe Sleep for Infants

A is for Alone

B is for on their      Backs

C is for in a Crib

To access the Safe Sleep Guides and find out when the next Safe Sleep Workshop is please CLICK HERE!


Need information on COVID-19?

For the latest information and resources on COVID-19, please visit the State of Hawai’i Department of Health website  HERE.

A Happy Start

We also have a guide to help your keiki get ready for Kindergarten! Please click here for a printer friendly version of A Happy Start.

How to have Important Conversations with your Keiki

Click here for brief tips

Click here for a more detailed version

0-3 Month Keiki Guide

The Parent Line publishes a guidebook for new parents with answers to questions and concerns about their newborn 0-3 months old. For additional months up to 36 months, please refer to the Infant & Toddler Development tab at the top of the page. Here is a printer friendly version. To order these guides, please call The Parent Line.