You’ve heard of 9-1-1. 2-1-1 is another phone number you need to know. At different points in our lives, we can all use a little help, whether it is caring for aging parents, talking to our children, putting food on the table, or simply making ends meet. Do you sometimes wonder where you can turn for help?
Now you can just call 2-1-1 on your telephone 24/7/365. Someone will be there to help you find resources in our county. 2-1-1 is a free, confidential helpline that offers supportive services and connections to the social services you need. 2-1-1 makes the connections that can help you find solutions – in just one call!
2-1-1 is a nationwide initiative, sponsored by United Way, and the number is available to 78% of the United States population and 72% of Michigan’s population. 2-1-1 is available via landline, wireless, or VOIP. There is no charge to call 2-1-1 and translation is available for non-English speaking callers.
When you call 2-1-1, you will receive immediate information on rent assistance, food banks, affordable housing, health resources, utility assistance, childcare, after-school programs, elderly care, financial literacy and job training programs, just to name a few.
Get Connected. Get Answers. Call 2-1-1 today!
2-1-1 is a free community service provided by Lenawee United Way.