Every day, millions of people struggle to find affordable childcare, access healthcare, buy healthy food, and secure a job that pays the bills and other essential needs. 211 is an unmatched, critical service here to help.
|What is 211?|
211 is operated and funded, in part, by local United Ways. Ensuring every person has access to this critical resource exemplifies United Way’s fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. By connecting people in need with the best local resources available to them, 211 helps make the social services ecosystem more efficient and effective so resources can go further.
Through 211, clients can access free and confidential crisis and emergency counseling, disaster assistance, food, health care and insurance assistance, stable housing and utilities payment assistance, employment services, veteran services and childcare and family services. No matter the situation, the specialists at 211 listen, identify underlying problems, and connect people in need with community resources and services that improve their lives.
Providing expert, caring help to nearly 95 percent of the U.S. population and much of Canada, 211 is free, accessible 24/7/365, completely confidential and available in more than 180 languages.
By supporting 211, companies and their employees can be part of transforming lives for the better.