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Ask Izzy is a mobile website that connects people in need with health and wellbeing services, housing, a meal and much more, with over 350 000 services listed Australia-wide.

If you are a service provider, being listed on Ask Izzy is a simple and easy way to ensure that the people who need your help can find you. Since it was launched by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in January 2016, there have been over 272 000 searches for services across the country.

It is a free service for you and your clients, and we’re always on the lookout for services who aren’t listed yet.

Make sure you’re listed

To find, update or submit your listing on Ask Izzy:

  • Search for your organisation or service in the search box on the Ask Izzy homepage.
  • If your organisation is listed but you need to update your details, click “Report an error” at the bottom of the listing and provide all of the requested information.
  • If your organisation doesn’t come up in the search results, add your organisation to our directory.

Find out more about Ask Izzy

When it’s used well, social media can be a fantastic, cost-effective tool for your not-for-profit organisation.

Ask Izzy, the mobile website that connects people who are homeless with essential support services, is being expanded to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ access to health and wellbeing services.

It is hard to believe that just 12 months ago, we gathered with our friends from across the community, government and corporate sectors to launch Ask Izzy. Let's take a look back at the last year.

Since 2002, Green PC has provided close to 40 000 computers to individuals and families on low-incomes, helping provide access to the online world

Ever wonder how you fair compared to other not-for-profits when it comes to your website, email communications, fundraising tools and social media?  

Picture this. Today is the day you suddenly find yourself homeless. But you can’t, right? Nobody can. Pete Burns explains how easily it can happen, and why Telstra’s providing of unmetered access to Ask Izzy is so important.

iSelect, an Australian insurance, utilities and personal finance company, has donated $15 000 to provide 1000 Ask Izzy mobile charge cards to people who are homeless.

Infoxchange is excited to announce a partnership with J.P. Morgan to expand Youth IT Careers. Through their global workforce readiness programs, J.P. Morgan will help Infoxchange support young people in developing their careers.

Last week at the Go Digi National Year of Digital Inclusion Awards, we reflected on the highlights of the year and celebrated the achievements of the individuals and organisations who have helped build digital skills. 

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