LEAD program to deal with substance abuse, homelessness and low-level crime comes to Big Island
KAILUA-KONA – Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) has come to Hawaii Island, on the heels of early successes on Oahu and Maui.
The pilot project, which received $650,000 in Ohana Zone funding from the state, launched Thursday in Kona. The Big Island Substance Abuse Council (BISAC) will operate the pilot project along with several key partners, including HOPE Services Hawaii, Going Home Hawaii and Bridge House. -- Read the full article in West Hawaii Today--