What is 2-1-1?
United Way 2-1-1 is the bridge between you and the answers you need to find local services, from general community information to counseling, food, clothing, after-school programs, shelter, legal and financial assistance, and much more. 2-1-1 is fast, convenient and designed with you in mind.
By dialing 2-1-1, you are linked to a live, highly-trained Information & Referral Specialist who will assess your needs and match you to the best resource in your community. Assistance is confidential and offered in both English and Spanish.
Online Database and Highlighted Programs:
United Way 2-1-1 offers a comprehensive online database of 2,000 + agencies and over 8,000 programs and services spanning a six county area. Search by location, service category, service term, or agency to find the community resources you need.
In Times of Disaster:
During a disaster, United Way 2-1-1 works with each participating County's Office of Emergency Services (9-1-1) to provide information to the community and trend analysis results to County officials, report unmet community needs, and act as a central communications service for various community agencies and non-governmental organizations.
United Way 2-1-1 reliably tracks needs and provides social service, education and church leadership with needs assessments that allow them to address emerging social trends in real time.