2-1-1 doesn’t just serve Marion County, we are nationwide*. Do you have family or friends in need who live outside of the area? Let them know about 2-1-1. You can also call and advocate on their behalf. Simply dial 2-1-1 and let the information and referral specialist where your loved one lives and we can tell you the 10 digit number to reach their local 2-1-1. Marion County 2-1-1 also has thousands of listings of statewide and nationwide resources.
Searching for information on the internet can be a great way to learn about resources, but oftentimes it can lead you down the wrong path. Websites are often neglected in the busy pace of running an organization, especially a non-profit. Here at 2-1-1 we update our resources on a daily basis and every agency in our database gets a full update at least once a year. So before you use a search engine, call 2-1-1 to get up to date and comprehensive information about resources locally and nationwide.
*There are a few areas which are still in the process of implementing 2-1-1 service.