At-risk-youth, people with addictions, mental health challenges,experiencing homelessness, or simply those that just need a hand — are searching for programs, resources and services. The heartbreaking reality is that it isn’t always easy for people in need to find the right help.
People are searching for basic resources like food and shelter as well as educational services, counseling, health services, addiction support, affordable housing, legal or financial advice and other services that support difficult life experiences. While traditional listing services exist, they lack location and filtering technology in an optimized mobile phone experience to match the right program with the right person.
HelpSeeker is an elegant digital solution to the challenge of navigating complex eligibility criteria to acquire the right help, wherever they are, at any given time. It is a free location-based help services app that allows users to filter categories and find the closest, most relevant service for their need, without signing in.
HelpSeeker is an app dedicated to connecting those in need with the right services, at the right time. It's one-stop-online-shop to connect those in need of help with programs and resources for: housing, shelters, domestic violence, recreation, counselling, parenting, mental health, addictions, education, and much more! This web-based app is compatible with all platforms (iPhone, Android, Desktop) and utilizes geo-locations and filters to get best match for users with services.
Co-founders Dr. Alina Turner and Travis Turner live and breathe for social impact, and HelpSeeker is a digitally innovative way of investing their passion and expertise to make significant social impact across Canada and beyond. Dr. Alina Turner is a proven expert researcher, published writer and strategic thinker on diverse social issues with a 15-year track-record of implementing results at an executive leadership level. Travis Turner has spent the past 15 years as a school administrator, learning leader, and classroom teacher in the public school system. He has diverse expertise in working with at-risk youth, social policy and technology innovation.
We support people helping people. If you or your organization exists to help people through difficult life situations, we can support each other. Our partnership programs range from free to paid listings based on the level of information and support you want to share with people searching for your services