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

What is 2-1-1?

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.

Why 2-1-1?
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.

For more information on 2-1-1, go to  www.myunitedway2-1-1.org or call Jaimie Ferren, Director of 2-1-1 Services, at 260.469.4030.