Hawaii offers two ways to get paid as a family caregiver.
1. Chore Services Program: allows elderly and disabled adults who cannot complete activities of daily living to remain at home. This program allows friends and family members to be hired and paid for providing personal care services.
Contact Number: 808-586-4993 (Hawaii Dept. of Human Services)
2. Hawaii Med-QUEST: enables elderly and/or disabled adults to receive care at home. This program provides a stipend to family or friends that serve as the care provider. Other services may include: adult day care and respite care.
Contact Number: 1-800-316-8005 (Toll free Med-QUEST Enrollment Services Section) 1-800-603-1201 (TTY)
Ready Set Care cares for the Carer