Using SMS for SOS

What is TextForRelief?

TextForRelief is a free, open-source, emergency shelter management system for disseminating the nearest shelter to users via SMS and other messaging platforms.

Pricing Models

Free Version

All municipalities are able to utilize our code for free. Each download will include directions on how to install the

Preparedness Version

In the Preparedness Version, municipalities will receive hosting for our platform at $50 per month. We will install the system for you in advance and walk you through the process of connecting the TextForRelief software to your Twilio Account. This version is best for organizations that want to set up the system preemptively. In order for the platform to work, you need to provide your own Twilio Account and Google Geolocation API keys.

Emergency Version

In the Emergency Version, municipalities will receive hosting for our platform at $500 per month. We will install the system for you at any critical time and we will connect your instance of TextForRelief to a shared Twilio Account owned by TextForRelief. The Emergency Version will include $200 per month worth of Twilio credit and Google Geolocation APIs.

TextForRelief in the Media