Many Needs. One Number.

Get connected to the help you need…quickly, easily and confidentially.

When there’s a crisis, where do you turn? If it’s a life-threatening emergency, you call 911. But what if you can’t pay your electric bill? Or you need childcare? Or legal help? Now you call or text 2-1-1.

2-1-1 is the one number you call or text to get answers to life’s many challenges. And United Way makes it possible.

United Way has partnered with area organizations and companies who offer free or discounted social services to provide you a fast, easy way to get the specific help you need…as quickly as possible!

Why 2-1-1?

  • Its free – Just call or text and you talk to a real person who will connect you to real answers.
  • It’s fast – Just by calling or texting, you’re quickly connected to the help you need.
  • It’s comprehensive – 2-1-1 has partnered with virtually all area companies and organizations offering social services…so you get the answers you need.
  • It’s confidential – You never have to provide your name…just your zip code.
  • It’s nationwide – 2-1-1 is a national service so you can even offer help or support to others around the country.

How can 2-1-1 help? 


How to Access 211

2-1-1 Flyer 

2-1-1 Español

2-1-1 Press Release

2-1-1 Q&A

2-1-1 Video

DIAL 2-1-1
or 1-800-887-1107
to get connected

your zip code
to 898211