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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Introducing NCCARE360: a coordinated statewide resource referral platform

[This post is from Laura Marx, President and CEO of United Way of North Carolina. Welcome, Laura!]  In 2019, the ...
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Innovating Around the Intervention: Activate Care’s Coordination Tools, Powered by Open Referral

[Welcome to Jonathan Abbett, VP of User Experience at Activate Care!] Imagine if our healthcare and social service systems were ...
The Administration for Community Living's Social Care Referrals Challenge

HHS Technology Challenge calls for interoperability solutions using HSDS

The U.S. Administration for Community Living provides funding and support to networks of state agencies and community-based organizations who serve ...
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Release Announcement: Benetech Service Net upgrade

[Welcome back to the blog, Benetech! This post is from KP Naidu, VP of Benetech Labs, with an update on ...