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.


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AIRS Recommends Open Referral for Resource Database Interoperability

Clive Jones is the new executive director of the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems. Welcome and thank you for your ...

Introducing Benetech Service Net

Clotilde Vasconi is the program manager for Benetech Service Net. This post originally appeared on the Benetech blog, and is ...

NYC government publishing open data for municipally-contracted service providers

This post comes to us from Oonagh Jordan, a VISTA Fellow with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Opportunity ...

Building Both Technology and Community to Address Homelessness in San Francisco

[This post brought to you by Molly Cohen and Derek Fidler of ShelterTech.] After an injury and losing his apartment, ...