Decreasing homelessness and poverty on Guam through: COMPASSION for our people, CONNECTION to services and CULTIVATION of life skills for resilience against poverty.


Our vision is showing people they can REGAIN their ability from their vulnerability. 

We believe helping out is helping up.

For Assistance Call: 

Landline: (671) 475-2081
Call or Whatsapp: (671) 475-2078
Call or Whatsapp: (671) 475 -2079


Bank of Hawaii, Hagatna, 3rd floor 

Open Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Closed on GovGuam holidays

The Government of Guam Mawar Disaster Relief Center has been created for Typhoon Mawar affected households to connect them to services that will resolve any remaining unmet needs they are faced with. The office is funded through a FEMA “Disaster Case Management” Program Grant.

I’m currently homeless and need assistance with:


Currently OHAPP can refer to shelters. The operating shelters are run by Catholic Social Service and they require individuals to apply in person at Tamuning Shelter (across Alupang Beach Club) or at their main office in Barrigada (behind Dept of Revenue and Tax building)  

Get more details at CSS website. Click here. 

For housing, Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority (GHURA) has public housing and applications are being accepted for their wait list: 

How to apply: 

Healthcare (Medicaid)

If you currently don’t have insurance, you may be eligible for Medicaid coverage. You can apply for Medicaid through the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS)

SNAP Benefits

You may be eligible to receive SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits (formerly known as food stamps) based on your income.  These benefits are through the Department of Public Health and Social Services

You can apply for SNAP through the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS)

Obtaining Identification (Guam ID only)

Public Law 35-32, “The Homeless Youth and Families Identification Act,” mandates a process for homeless individuals and unaccompanied homeless youth to obtain a Guam Identification Card (“Guam ID”) 

The OHAPP office has an MOU in place with other agencies to assist individuals obtain their Guam ID. Please contact the OHAPP office via email at or 671-475-2078,-79, -81. You can also Whatsapp: 671-475-2078,-79,-93. 


The Guam Regional Transport Authority has created the “Ayuda Shuttle” for those facing homelessness but need transportation to medical or other appointments. Individuals still need to sign up for this service and rides need to be scheduled in advance as occupancy is limited.  

Please contact the OHAPP office via email at or 671-475-2078,-79, -81. You can also Whatsapp: 671-475-2078,-79,-93. 


The Guam Department of Labor has employment and “boot camp” programs that can help those needing employment and training to achieve gainful employment. 

OHAPP can accept your resume and submit it to the American Job Center (AJC). The AJC will contact you directly for additional information needed.  


Or visit the Department of Labor site here to see job openings

OHAPP Statutes: EO 2020-23








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