Welcome to Open Referral

Our Mission

Open Referral develops data standards and open source tools that make it easier to share, find and use information about health, human, and social services.

Open Referral is not another software product – it’s a call to action.

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Washington Communities for Children: developing the resource directory information supply chain

Washington Communities for Children (WCFC) is a network of ‘Early Childhood Coalitions’ – groups of local parents, child care providers, ...
Our 2023 Year in Review

Our 2023 Year in Review

Open Referral is turning 10 years old! Along the way, we’ve already achieved the first part of our mission: establishing ...
Teaming up with Inform USA: an announcement from Open Referral leadership

Teaming up with Inform USA: an announcement from Open Referral leadership

I’m excited to share the news that, as of the start of 2024, I’ve joined up with Inform USA as ...
Governing the Resource Directory Data Commons: A Vision and A Call to Action

Governing the Resource Directory Data Commons: A Vision and A Call to Action

Open Referral’s mission is to establish resource directory information as a public good – reliably and sustainably made freely available ...