Connected, empathetic, and accessible social services

At Connective, we transform social services into a more connected, empathetic and accessible system.

We do this in partnership with communities by designing and delivering human-centered social service programs, developing cutting-edge technology tools for service providers, and leading community-wide change.

Connective aspires to eliminate states of crisis for communities in need so that all people can thrive.

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Program Services

Transform by doing

We multiply funder and social services providers impact by designing and implementing tech tools for human centered social services programs.

COVID Financial Social Service Coordination

Connective is working with the Greater Houston Community Foundation, the United Way of Greater Houston, Baker Ripley, Catholic Charities, and local government partners to develop coordinated social service and financial asisstance programs for Texas Gulf Coast Residents in need.

Houston-Harris County Emergency Rental Assistance Program 2021 Harris County Recovery Assistance 2020 Harris County COVID-19 Relief Fund El Paso Rental Assistance
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Ecosystem Change Leadership

Transform by leading

In collaboration with our partners we lead and influence overall community disaster response, disaster preparedness, and social services continuous improvement via collective policy and program innovation.

Action Leadership

Community Disaster Recovery Framework (In Progress)
Standardized Nonprofit Home Repair Process (TIERS Structure)
COVID-19 Human Centered Design research

Pilot Strategic Initiatives

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Policy Advocacy

We provide timely policy and programmatic recommendations to city, county and state governments.
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Consulting Services

Transform by sharing

Advance and share human-centered practices to transform how others work and expanding our local models in other geographies


We are interested in sharing lessons learned and awareness about the work we do and how it can improve the work you do!
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Human-Centered Research

We provide month-long design research sprints on hyper focused topics or specific populations which provide deep understanding of their personal experience and feedback.
Interested in a Design Sprint? Contact Us!

Red Tape Run Through

We provide intake system analysis and program evaluation to identify gaps and areas of improvement such as accessibility and seeker experience.
Interested in an assessment? Contact us!

Our Partners

Connective works with a growing network of partners from various industries to provide recovery resources to residents impacted by natural disasters. A diverse blend of foundations, non-profit organizations, government agencies, research institutes, charities, and local communities allows Connective to best coordinate—and maximize the use of—help for those who need it most.