Demand for social services is soaring. Timely access to help can mean the difference between safety and crisis. Help exists, but data and information about social services are either incorrect or out of date. What if getting help was as easy as finding the nearest coffee shop on an app?
“What we are trying to do is build a fabric of care to support the safety net.”
KP Naidu, VP Benetech Labs
It’s hard enough to find basic goods like toilet paper and rice at the store, right now. For individuals and families in need, finding food, shelter, and essential supplies has become nearly impossible. COVID-19’s impact has impacted virtually all aspects of life, including the ability to provide and attain critical social services. What can be done?Read the Perspective
What is systems thinking? Why is it important when considering poverty alleviation? Join KP Naidu, VP of Benetech Labs, and Andrew Hening, Co-Founder of Opening Doors Marin and Director of Homeless Planning & Outreach, as they discuss these questions at the Impactathon for Future Flourishing.
How can software help people get better connected to the Services they need to live and thrive? CEO, Betsy Beaumon, discusses Benetech Service Net’s Bay Area pilot with the SF Chronicle. Read about the pilot.
In today’s “smart” world, accurate, real-time information might be the standard, but community resource databases have a long way to catch up. Our Partners at Health Leads reflect on key learnings from the Bay Area Pilot of Benetech Service Net. Read the full article on the Health Leads Blog.