Waiting list are a tool that are utilized to keep track of households who are waiting for resources with limited availability. By organizing households within a waiting list, staff members may decide to meet with clients requesting the designated service and determine what is the best solution (e.g., leave them on the waiting list; refer them to another program). While Bridges does have waiting list functionality, Others also supports this functionality and is utilized for this purpose at certain locations.
Note: At certain locations, the term "waiting lists" is viewed as negative and should be used with discretion. As an alternative, some locations utilize alternative terms (e.g., awaiting evaluation, suitability, eligibility).