Ohana APIalpha

Community services need to be discoverable

For communities to thrive, every member of the community needs to know what services are available in times of need.

ʻOhana means everyone is there for each other

A Hawaiian word for family—in the extended sense of the term—members of an ʻohana are there for one another.

SMC-Connect is a search interface for the Ohana API for finding human services in San Mateo County, California.

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Press Coverage

  • Coding Skills Combine With Civics to Improve Government – PBS NewsHour
  • Civic-minded hackers code well for the future – Los Angeles Times
  • Code for America fellows working to increase San Mateo County residents’ access to services – SF Examiner
  • Providing Access To Services That Help Americans With Their Food Security Using APIs – API Evangelist
  • Code for America to Develop Technologies to Strengthen the Food Safety Net – San Mateo County News
  • Knight Foundation Awards $2.2 Million for Health-Care Tech Projects - Government Technology Magazine