Workforce Opportunity Services and Unite Us Announce Partnership to Advance Accessibility and Health Equity to the Public

Press Release from Workforce Opportunity Services

NEW YORK – DALLAS, TX, JANUARY 9, 2023 – Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) , a leading nonprofit committed to developing the skills of untapped talent from underserviced and veteran communities, is partnering with Unite Us , the nation’s leading software company enabling cross-sector collaboration, to elevate a seamless client journey. Unite Us transforms the way services are delivered and seeks to identify and bridge care gaps, which aligns with WOS’ vision to advance health equity. In using Unite Us’ web-based platform and joining its secure network, WOS will better provide clients with the social care services they need in their local communities. 

Referrals are electronic, secure, and much smoother with this partnership, connecting clients with various in-network organizations that better serve their needs. As a result, clients can take ownership of their health with full transparency and get the care and support they need, while providers can coordinate services and communicate together in real time. In increasing health access to at-risk populations, WOS also shares a social working program implemented to assist associates, directly supporting them during a financial crisis and even leading them to recover from substance abuse. 

“The challenge we have as a nonprofit is creating an online community and expanding our reach as we develop services to the public,” says Alyse Nullmeyer, Client Service Manager at WOS. “We put ourselves at the forefront of social impact, serving underrepresented populations and connecting veterans with employment opportunities and social services. This process is made seamless through Unite Us’ comprehensive platform. WOS is excited to see what this partnership will hold in the future and will continue to dedicate resources to ensure our clients receive the help they need.” 

What if everyone could get the care they need when they need it? From transportation assistance to behavioral health support and everything in between, Unite Us helps community organizations discover where investments need to go. Every referral, interaction, and outcome is securely tracked by Unite Us. The client’s user journey is transparent, allowing the care team t o receive real-time updates.  

“The collective goal of our partnership with Workforce Opportunity Services is to effectively increase equitable access to care for all people regardless of circumstance," says Adrienne Sherk, Senior Director of Community-Based Partnerships at Unite Us. "Equipped with Unite Us technology the WOS team can focus on getting people back to work while helping them navigate their co-occurring social needs. Together, WOS and Unite Us will address the unmet needs for at-risk populations and the veteran community."

Nonprofits, community-based organizations, and other providers who want to connect their clients and patients to Workforce Opportunity Services services within Unite Us’ network can reach out to .  

About WOS: 

WOS is a licensed 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in New York City and Dallas, serving underserved and underrepresented communities since 2005. To date, they have served over 6,000 individuals through partnerships with more than 75 corporations in more than 65 locations worldwide—including Fortune 500 companies and leading partners American Airlines, JetBlue, Parsons, Turner Construction, and more. Their far-reaching mission is to provide opportunities on a global level, opening doors for veterans, women in technology, and minorities. Connect with WOS on LinkedIn , Twitter , Instagram and Facebook to learn more. 

About Unite Us: 

Unite Us is the nation’s leading software company that enables cross-sector collaboration to improve the health and well-being of communities. Unite Us’ solution establishes a new standard of care that identifies and predicts social needs, helps connect people to services, and leverages meaningful outcomes data to further drive community investment. Through Unite Us’ national network and software, community-based organizations, government agencies, health plans, and healthcare providers are all connected to better collaborate and meet the needs of the individuals in their communities. This HITRUST-certified social care infrastructure helps organizations address social determinants of health and advance health equity. Follow Unite Us on LinkedIn , Twitter , Instagram , and Facebook .  

Workforce Opportunity Services Media Contact: 

[email protected]  

(212) 870-2260 

Unite Us Media Contact: 

[email protected]  

(808) 485-9086

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