Note: This is the 2nd submission. Please view the updated narrative files. Thank you!

Homeless Helper provides near real-time information to the people who need it. Information such as shelters close to your location, bed availability of those shelters, nearby places to eat a meal and more.

We built a native iOS app, mobile web app, Android app and full featured website for desktop or laptop users.

Our mobile apps all support geo-location and will use your current location to find nearby resources.

In addition to smartphones and computers, we built a solution for any cell phone to use our service. Simply send a text message to 732-372-HELP with the name of a town. Information about the closest shelter (including bed availability) will automatically be sent back to you.

Homeless Helper is currently in beta testing, if you discover a bug please let us know. You can view our system health and uptime history at

We put our hearts into building Homeless Helper. We really hope it helps people. Please spread the word.

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