Groups.io is a privacy-focused group email list/web discussion tool. You can use announcement-only/broadcast, moderated, or restricted groups, or groups with other combinations of settings.
Current known uses in the sector
- Groups.io can be used in Citizenship Preparation, Community Connections, Employment-related, Information and Orientation, Library Settlement Partnership, Settlement Workers in Schools, Pre-Arrival as an group communication and discussion tool with clients and communities.
Their free account allows for groups up to 100 members. Paid versions have more features, including additional collaboration tools (such as Polls, Calendar, Chat, Database, Photos, Files, Wiki).
Ease of use & Accessibility
Easy to set up and use. If accessed through email by group members, easy and accessible.
Most users will access through email after signing up. However, the site and additional tools/features can be accessed on any device through the web browser.
Privacy/security features, including data security and message encryption