Education

“The true heroes… will be servant leaders, quietly working out of the spotlight to transform our world.”― Ann McGee-Cooper This year on 211 Day, we shined the spotlight on our 211 partners who are committed to transforming their communities by guiding people to the right resources— 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In…

Data, Education, Partners
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and with that in mind, we’d like to highlight some of the wonderful partners who are supporting the needs of children and families day in and day out. We know that addressing the holistic needs of children and families is a community effort, and requires strong partnerships among many...
Education, History, Journal
On August 8th, 2006 I started my first day of work at MAXIMUS, Inc.,  a leading consulting firm focused on “Helping Government Serve the People.” I was there to support the firm’s efforts to deliver on Texas Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Albert Hawkins’ vision to “make it easier for Texans to apply for...
Case Studies, Data, Education, Partners
The Immigration Policy Lab (IPL) at Stanford University recently completed a nationwide study examining the distribution of immigration legal services providers (ISPs). Their work analyzes where low-income immigrant populations live in relation to ISPs, which provide critical services for immigrants, like helping them with complicated legal processes related to living and working in the U.S....
Education, Team

If you haven’t heard us say it before, findhelp is a certified B Corporation and a public benefit corporation.  These are two designations we’re extremely proud of because they define our business and guide our work so that it benefits the customers and partners we serve, our employees, and the communities and environments where we…

Education

Back in March, as the country began to feel the financial impact of COVID-19, Congress approved the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), a bill that allotted $2.6 trillion to help provide direct financial relief to those impacted by the pandemic. Over $150 billion of this relief was allocated for direct assistance…

Case Studies, Education, Intake

We know that housing is a critical need nationwide, now more than ever. With unemployment rising dramatically, public health at a critical risk, and stays of eviction expiring in communities across the U.S., nonprofits that support the homeless now have a substantially larger influx of those in need.  Research has shown that addressing housing needs…

Education

Last week, the federal government passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This legislation is the third in a series of bills in response to the worsening COVID-19 pandemic. The first two bills taken together focused on critical prevention and treatment, free COVID-19 testing, and temporary paid sick and family leave policies…

Education

The COVID-19 pandemic provides a unique challenge for governments. Not only is it a public health crisis of historic proportions, but also the subsequent economic recession will necessitate genuinely massive investments across the economy. It’s too early to tell what the ultimate impact will be in terms of lives lost and livelihoods ruined, but the…

Education, Intake, Technology

Like many of you, we’re working to adjust and adapt as COVID-19 concerns grow. We applaud the work organizations are doing to connect clients with the services they are seeking during this uncertain time. To support those efforts, we’d like to share a few free tools to lend a helping hand to those organizations and…