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    Springwire reduces the isolation of poverty and homelessness by offering communication tools for people to reconnect with their community.

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    Springwire enables life-changing connections to vital social services and opportunities — restoring dignity and hope to people moving out of crisis.

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    Springwire increases the efficiency and effectiveness of the social services systems — expanding each community’s capacity to care.

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    Resource Broadcasting is an efficient way to reach people in crisis with targeted, relevant information they can use and share.

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    Community Voice Mail enables people in transition to stay connected to the world around them, no matter what challenges they are facing.

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83%

of Springwire's Community Voice Mail participants achieve their goals of finding employment, housing, healthcare, and social services.

1,400

agencies use Springwire’s Community Voice Mail program in more than 300 cities in North America to reach people they otherwise could not.

69%

of Springwire participants say housing is one of their primary concerns.

46%

of Springwire participants have no financial resources.

$21,331

The average savings per US taxpayer when a homeless person finds a home.


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”We really think of ourselves as creating the innovations, we learn from the lessons of our network of partners, we hear from them about what their clients are struggling with and we take that and as a team think about what are the new ways we can better serve people. And the scale of that is what is really exciting that help make a shift in terms of how we address homelessness all across the country.”

— Lauren McGowan, Board Director

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Latest Headlines

December 4, 2013

Resource Broadcasting – November 28th Edition

Each week, Springwire sends out a message to clients across the county as part of our Resource Broadcasting. Last week we sent out a special message just for Thanksgiving. We received a tremendous response (over 50 responses!) from many of our Community Voice Mail participants. At Springwire we personally listen to each and every response that we receive from our Community Voice Mail users and it was an amazing assignment to come back to on Monday. I got to listen to well over the number of responses we typically receive from broadcasts and they were all messages of thanks. People thanked their families, shelters, food banks, pets, and so much more it was extremely heartwarming. Read more

November 7, 2013

Springwire Announces Unique Opportunity!

Springwire is announces a unique opportunity – we are actively seeking a non-profit organization interested in adding our core programs – including our national Community Voice Mail service – to their program portfolio.

Please follow this link to read our brief Request For Proposal, with an application deadline of Friday, Nov. 22, 5 PM PST. Read more

September 17, 2013

Springwire Turns Twenty!

In 1991, two job counselors at a Seattle-based Community Action Program (now called Solid Ground) wondered aloud what would happen if you gave unemployed and phoneless people a constant and reliable telephone number so they could be contactable by employers. Would they find work faster? Read more

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