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Aunt Bertha has been working for years with healthcare organizations across the country. We see first hand the innovative work they’re doing to go beyond their walls and get patients connected to social care services. In the interest of providing a more seamless workflow, we’ve worked with electronic health record (EHR) vendors to make it…

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The cars start arriving just after noon in the parking lot at Hope Church of Charlotte. Some idle to keep the air conditioners running—it’s 91 degrees, after all, and hotter on the asphalt. There are families, seniors, college students—and they will wait for several hours, just as they do every Thursday, so they can be…

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COVID-19 has shaken the country, and Louisiana is no exception. Our platform, which connects people to social services nearby, saw over 2,000 searches per week from users in the state since mid-March — a 40% increase from pre-COVID times. Searches for “food,” “money,” and “housing” spiked during the pandemic. We believe that everyone needs a…

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For 20 years, United Way for Greater Austin has managed and operated the 211 call center for the Central Texas region, connecting callers with people who can help them find resources, such as food, housing, or transportation assistance. 211 is a nationwide service, but localities manage their own centers, often using contractors like United Way…

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By Jodi Gonzalez, Contributor to Aunt BerthaWorking toward a degree can be an exciting time in a student’s life. It is a solid step toward a rewarding future and a dream fulfilled. However, for some students, it can also be a stressful time with outside factors such as food insecurity, medical or mental health issues,…

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In every industry, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively is important. In the space that Aunt Bertha works in – enabling community organizations, businesses, and Seekers (those who are seeking assistance) to connect with each other – it’s especially critical. Information on what help is needed and who needs it must flow efficiently to…

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Aunt Bertha and the Camden Coalition tackle AHC requirements together.

It’s Professional Social Workers month!

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This success story highlights the partnership between UMass Memorial Health Care and Reliant Medical Group (UMass Reliant).

Sometimes, solutions to big problems are less obvious, incremental, and start at the grassroots level.