Goochland County and the Goochland County Office of Children’s Services are celebrating the one-year anniversary of a groundbreaking resource for Goochland residents, the ‘Community Care’ mobile app.
In July 2016, the Office of Children’s Services made it easier for Goochland residents and professionals to access human services. The Community Care mobile app, is a free resource that provides helpful information in an easy to read format. It is available to download for both Apple and Android devices, to do so, search ‘Community Care’ in your devices app store.
Whether it's help with parenting, disabilities, transportation, or substance abuse, the Community Care mobile app will help connect users to the right people who can provide assistance. The interactive app allows users to browse by category or search resource descriptions to learn how to get help. In addition, users can find where resources are located and pertinent contact information. The app is linked to maps, so that driving directions can be accessed simply by clicking on the address.
Mills Jones, Director of the Goochland County Office of Children’s Services, says,“In the past year, more than 1,000 people have downloaded the Community Care Smartphone App. In addition, numerous resources have been added to help with a variety of issues.”
The Goochland County Office of Children’s Services would like to thank numerous agencies, businesses, and organizations for their help in promoting and providing access to the Community Care App. In particular, thank you to Goochland County Fire-Rescue & Chief William MacKay, Goochland County Public Schools, Goochland Department of Social Services, Goochland Library, Goochland County Office of Community Development, Goochland Powhatan Community Services, Goochland County Treasurer’s Office, and the Chickahominy Health District.