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#HACKNYCFOSTERCARE

INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION

I participated in #HACKFOSTERCARE hosted by ACS. Social workers have trouble accessing documents outside of their office, so carry stacks of papers to access them when they meet foster kids at their homes. A huge pain. The opportunity here is to access information without cutting trees.

Solution

Solution

A mobile app that social workers can access their visiting dates, access kids information, and send medical documents to foster parents.

Workflow

Workflow

A workflow for finding a child and their medical documents.

Play with working prototype

Play with working prototype

Fostership

Fostership

A mobile app for interested parents to view and search for kids to adopt. This is a separate app from Fostership Portal.

Current Foster Kid Search

Current Foster Kid Search

To find foster kids to adopt, parents search by filling out this form. This got tedious for multiple searches.

solution

solution

A quick, intuitive process to find kids through criteria-based search. Parents can also find by bios and hobbies. 

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final presentation

final presentation

Presented ideas to judges and other hackers. You can read more information on NYC ACS page. (fyi: my face is on the front page!)