The Director of Client Services and Case Managers serve previously known and newly identified HIV positive clients in the office, Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Clients are evaluated to find out what their needs are and how best to meet those needs during the initial intake process. Case management is client focused.
They offer information on the HIV specialists in Maui County who take all forms of health insurance including uninsured individuals
Case Managers help guide individuals with no insurance to programs that allow them to access an HIV doctor and HIV medicines
During the ACA (Affordable Care Act) enrollment window, they will help the individual enroll in health insurance that best suits them as an HIV positive person
They will also guide people to the MedQUEST system for health insurance, food stamps and general assistance(welfare).
Most importantly, the role of the Case Managers are to make sure the individual has access to an HIV doctor and HIV medicines
The Case Managers also provide Ryan White financial assistance to ensure clients receive proper medical, dental and mental health services
The Food Pantry is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm to serve clients. The food bank serves as a supplemental food pantry to help individuals meet their nutritional goals. The food bank is not intended as a main source of food but a supplement. Clients can shop for canned goods, staples such as rice and or pasta, frozen items and a small variety of fresh vegetables & fruits.
Case Managers also work with a specialized housing program that helps clients of the Foundation with monthly rental assistance for qualified individuals. A case manager works closely with the client and the housing director to make sure proper paperwork is completed to access the program.
In Memory and Honor
JADE takemi MONDEN
AUGUST 12, 1965 - NOVEMBER 4, 2021
Jade will always remain an invaluable gift to our MAF clients. Her dedication and compassion for them was beyond compare. Even in the midst of her own health struggles, they were a top priority and concern. She always wanted to make sure they were taken care of and given the very best o everything. Her legacy will live through all of the beautiful, heartfelt, loving, compassionate work she did for her clients and MAF
Jade's sense of humor and ability to use this humor proved to be a bright light among many. She had the ability to laugh and make others laugh no matter what challenges she faced. She understood life in ways that are rare and ways that influence others forever. She was an angel on this earth. Her heart was not only made of gold, but it was one of the most genuine and compassionate. She understood what is truly important in this life. She put her heart, time, soul and joy into these things. Jade was joy. She was light. She was unwavering strength. She was influential. intelligent, talented, and compassionate beyond compare. Jade was an extremely talented and gifted artist, her pieces and rare creativity emulate who she was and will remain part of her legacy.
Jade was a stellar, loving , and loyal friend. She was an incredible Case Manager. She was the kind of person others aspire to be, to face challenge with such bravery and to spread love in grand ways. Jade's heart was indisputable. Her energy was graceful and calm. She brought peace to all who were so lucky to love her. We learned so much from Jade and her bright, extraordinary soul. She was such a light, love, aloha and hope to others.
Much love, light and aloha from the MAF ohana to Jade's wife, Audrey, her sister, Linda, the rest of her her ohana, and friends that loved her so much