Access public benefits

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

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The Impact Lab

We're launching the analytics platform for smarter


Panacea allows you to check your food stamps and c


Assisting low- and moderate-income individuals and

Ask Izzy

Ask Izzy helps people who are homeless or at risk

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Health Leads believes that a different kind of hea


Healthify is the leading software solution for add

Aunt Bertha

Find social services that serve your area, anywher


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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