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Access public benefits

Systems that assist individuals in identifying government or community provided benefits and services.

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Unite Us

Unite Us is an outcome-focused technology company

Ryecatcher

RyeCatcher is online collaboration software that m

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Alia

Alia is an online platform to help house cleaners

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Healthify

WE help healthcare organizations find community se

C-App

C-App provides guidance, support, and advice for m

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Wetaase

A web and mobile platform serving high-risk indivi

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Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line is the free, 24/7, confidential t

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NYC Benefits Screening API

Create modern web applications that evaluate house

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ACCESS NYC

Find help in NYC with food, money, housing, work a

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Haqdarshak

Haqdarshak enables citizens to access government w

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JobKraftwerk

The platform makes it easy for social workers and

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Soliguide

a user-friendly platform that centralizes data abo

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Service Net

Benetech Service Net is an open standards data exc

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NowPow

NowPow connects people to high quality community r

The Impact Lab

We're launching the analytics platform for smarter

Panacea

Panacea allows you to check your food stamps and c

Propel, maker of FreshEBT

We build software for low-income Americans who are

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Communally

Assisting low- and moderate-income individuals and

Ask Izzy

Ask Izzy helps people who are homeless or at risk

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iCarol

iCarol non-profit and charity help line software f

HealthLeads

Health Leads believes that a different kind of hea

Healthify

Healthify is the leading software solution for add

Aunt Bertha

Find social services that serve your area, anywher

mRelief

See if you qualify for support with food, cash & m

Greg BloomCurated by Greg Bloom

Greg Bloom (@greggish) is the founder of Open Referral, a civic technology initiative that is promoting a shift towards open sharing of resource directory data (i.e. information about who does what for whom, across all fields of health, human, and social services). Greg is a cooperative developer and community organizer, with more than a decade of experience in GOTV, class-action labor lawsuits, municipal budget battles, death penalty abolition campaigns, community wireless networks, and even a backyard chicken legalization movement. His writing has been published in In These Times, Civic Quarterly, Personal Democracy Forum, and Code for America’s Beyond Transparency.

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