Real-Time Bed Availability

Government:

City of Long Beach

Category:

Communications, Data Collection, Health and Human Services, Process Improvement

Budget:

Budget Exists

Procurement Method:

Informal RFP
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Application Period:

October 16, 2019 - November 20, 2019

Q&A Period:

October 16, 2019 - November 5, 2019

Challenge

The Long Beach Health Department is seeking a comprehensive solution to identify available services including real time availability of shelter/behavioral health beds for people experiencing homelessness which will integrate with our Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) for our staff.

Background

 The Long Beach Health Department is seeking a technology solution to provide updated real-time data on bed availability for shelters, detox, substance use treatment and mental health services, and other types of public, private, and non-profit beds. The app would need to be easy to update for service providers, easy to utilize in the field and integrate with the HMIS. 

Requirements & Outcome


  • Easy for service providers to update in real time 
  • Easy for Health Department staff and other city partners (Police and Fire) to utilize on their phones
  • Integrates with HMIS