HELP STARTS HERE.
Community Navigators are available 24 hours a day by calling 2-1-1 or 1-866-211-9966.
Text your zip code to 898-211 or search the database online at myunitedway2-1-1.org to get information for:
Food | Counseling | Utility Assistance | Health Care | Transportation | Dental | Prescription | Insurance | Disaster Resources | Housing | Shelter | Legal Aid | Clothing | Education | Job Search | Volunteer Opportunities | Veterans | Seniors
2-1-1 is committed to being the first, most essential resource for anyone who needs help. 2-1-1 is a national dialing code for free access to health and human service information and referral. 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember number that helps connect individuals and families in need to community-based organizations.
In 2017, 2-1-1's across the U.S. answered over 13.4 million calls and almost 1 million texts, web chats, and emails. 2-1-1 is easy to use and helps track gaps, duplication and trends in social services. 2-1-1 is essential in disaster relief, helping reduce non-emergency calls to 911 by connecting victims, donors and volunteers with social service agencies. 2-1-1 can also be good for business because it helps employees through crises.
Are there charges for calling 2-1-1?
There are no charges for calls from landline phones; calls are free from most pay phones. However, normal usage minutes and taxes apply to cell phone users.
Where is 2-1-1 available?
Today, 2-1-1 reaches approximately 94% of the U.S. population. 100% of Hoosiers can receive service by dialing 2-1-1.
How many people use 2-1-1?
In 2017, over 40,000 calls were answered from residents of northern Indiana. Most of the calls were related to basic needs like food, clothing, shelter, and financial assistance for rent and utilities.