Ask Izzy: A mobile app for homeless people (askizzy.org.au)

5 years ago from Thomas Green, Designer

  • Thomas GreenThomas Green, 5 years ago (edited 5 years ago )

    Apparently research from Sydney University shows "95% of people experiencing homelessness have a mobile phone" however this doesn't guarantee access to the app and related services. (Source)

    I totally agree there is a need for a wholistic approach to the problem and I don't think the app or it's creators are preaching any form of technological solutionism. This app is one piece of a much larger puzzle and in my opinion helps highlight other parts of the infrastructure which need more resources.

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