Information Hotline+details

Participation level:

  • Low (Information only)

Innovation level:

  • Low (Traditional)

Facilitator skill level, and other support required:

  • Medium (Computer & other expertise)

Can be used for:

  • Showcase product, plan, policy
  • Discover community issues
  • Communicate an issue

expand_more +Objectives
An Information Hotline aims to deliver accurate, consistent information over the telephone to those who wish or need to know about an issue or...

expand_more +Outcomes
An Information Hotline can ensure that those who need to know are informed quickly, easily and efficiently (for example, at times of a natural...


expand_more +Uses-strengths
  • Offers an inexpensive and simple device for publicity, information and public input.
  • Provides a good service to the public by preventing people 'do the

expand_more +Special considerations-weaknesses
  • Must be adequately advertised to be successful.
  • If staffed by volunteers, can be time consuming.
  • Works best if you can afford to set up


Organizing Information Hotline

How many people to organize?

  • Large (> 12 people)
  • Medium (2-12 people)
  • Individual

Time required:

  • Long (> 6 months)
  • Medium (6 weeks-6 months)


  • Medium (AUD$1,000-AUD$10,000)

expand_more +Method
  • Determine the information to be recorded and timetable of updates to the service (if applicable).
  • Plan for advertising the number, which may include having





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see where we are also listing similar practices

  --Michel Bauwens (Not signed in).....Sun Jan 31 00:53:33 -0800 2010

The Bohm Dialogue, especially Collective Reflection has significance for me in terms of artistic critique and dialogue.

If one wanted to connect this to Jungian thought I'd relate to that.

  --Srule Brachman (Not signed in).....Mon May 21 17:09:16 +0000 2012





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