Can someone without an email address fill out a digital application?

Helen Cuadra
Helen Cuadra
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We see some shelters set up a computer in their lobby so that all their applications can stay digital and streamlined.

If the applicant does not have an email address, you can set up a dedicated email address for these applicants and just tweak it for each application (because our system requires a unique email for each person). For example, you can set up as an email address. Then, you would just add +firstnamelastname between "applications" and "@" - for example, if Jane Smith was applying, you can enter her email as

If you do decide to have some paper applications available, then you can create each person record manually and then attach a scanned copy of the application to their documents section.