What is 211?
211 is a vital service leveraged by millions of people across North America. Every day,
clients contact 211 to 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
What Does 211 Do?
No matter the situation, the specialists at 211 listen, identify underlying problems, and
connect people in need with resources and services in their community that improve
their lives. In 2018 alone, 211s in the US answered almost 11 million calls and almost 1
million texts, chats and emails, helping millions of people with life-changing support.
How Can I Reach 211?