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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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Upgrading our specifications: A proposal for HSDS 2.0

Upgrading our specifications: A proposal for HSDS 2.0

We’re excited to share a proposed upgrade to the Human Services Data Specification, authored by our technical partners, the Open ...
Map of resources in Toronto

Collaboration in crisis: responses to the pandemic across our network

With the world in crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, health, human, and social service providers face a harrowing dilemma: ...
Presenting ORServices 3.0: a Complete Laravel-based Open Referral Directory Solution

Presenting ORServices 3.0: a Complete Laravel-based Open Referral Directory Solution

[Welcome back, Devin Balkind of Sarapis!] I’m happy to announce that Sarapis is releasing a Laravel-based Open Referral Directory Solution ...
Delivering Open Referral Solutions with Airtable

Delivering Open Referral Solutions with Airtable

  In 2018, with a small grant provided by the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems to the Sahana Software ...