When people need help paying rent, keeping the utilities on or accessing job counseling programs, there is one centralized group of problem solvers that they can call to find those services...plus many more!
A 2-1-1 provider is available 24 hours a day in 180 languages to answer questions and lend guidance. 2-1-1 specialists are trained professionals with access to a robust database of local knowledge in the following areas:
Rent / Utility Bills Assistance
Housing / Emergency Shelter
Food / Clothing Banks
Mental Health Assistance
GED / ESL Classes
2-1-1 navigators connect families to vital services, dive into the underlying problems and find solutions.
Your donation to this program goes directly to support staff that is trained in helping individuals overcome barriers and maneuver through a complex system of assistance.
Households continuously use 2-1-1 to get answers on multiple occasions. 2-1-1 truly is a one-stop shop of information.
In 2018, 2-1-1’s across the US made more than 12.8 million connections.
Our local 2-1-1 answered over 9,000 calls in to 2018 from individuals looking for assistance. The top five needs in our county were housing, utilities, health care, food/meals, and transportation.
United We Answer the call during a personal crisis.