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Posted Thursday, April 3, 2014

Mobile Technology Saves Social Workers One Hour a Day

Social workers at an Ohio human services agency have an extra hour every day to spend with families thanks to mobile technology that reduces the time they spend on paperwork. Read More
Posted Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Winona County Using New Technology to Better Serve Families

Winona County Community Services is seeing great success from its new mobile technology to help social workers manage increasing caseloads. Read More
Posted Thursday, October 17, 2013

Social Services Agencies Designing the Mobile Social Worker of the Future

Three child protective services agencies in Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin are implementing a new mobile solution for social workers to improve child safety, compliance and worker satisfaction. Read More
Posted Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Beaufort County DSS Partners with Northwoods on Mobile Solution

Twenty-five social workers at Beaufort County Department of Social Services (DSS) are virtually carrying their entire offices to home visits using new mobile software from Northwoods. Read More
Posted Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Northwoods and 23 Counties Awarded $100,000 Grant

Northwoods and 23 Ohio counties were awarded a $100,000 grant from the Ohio Local Government Innovation Fund (LGIF) to research community partnerships and technology innovations. Read More
Posted Monday, January 14, 2013

Athens County Children Services Partners with Northwoods on Software Solution

Athens County Children Services and Northwoods, a software company specializing in serving human services agencies, announced a new partnership to implement document management software to help the agency boost security and efficiency. Read More
Posted Thursday, April 19, 2012

Northwoods Celebrates Customers Paper Reduction on Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day April 22, Northwoods celebrates its customers for collectively saving 121,882 trees over the past 13 years. Human services agencies using Compass® software have stored over 1 billion sheets of paper as images instead of using paper. That is enough paper to circle the globe 7.1 times, cover 11,449 football fields or fill a file drawer that is 64 miles long. Read More
Posted Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Northwoods Launches Compass® CoPilot Application for Tablets

Today, Northwoods introduced a new product that will help social workers manage case documents, notes, forms, and photos while working in their clients’ homes or anywhere their jobs take them. Compass® CoPilot packs many of the productivity-enhancing features found in the Compass Software® suite of products into an easy-to-carry tablet format. Read More
Posted Thursday, December 1, 2011

Collabor8 and Northwoods Partner for Success Across County Lines

Collabor8, a partnership of seven county Job and Family Services (JFS) agencies, is teaming with Northwoods to streamline business processes and share information and documents across county lines. With the participation of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the Collabor8 partnership includes JFS agencies in Delaware, Hancock, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Sandusky, and Wood Counties. Read More
Posted Monday, January 4, 2010

West Virginia Bureau for Child Support Enforcement Chooses Northwoods

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Child Support Enforcement (BCSE) has begun a statewide project to implement Compass® Software from Northwoods Consulting Partners, Inc. to provide efficiencies in document and client-flow management. Read More
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