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Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2005 6:12 pm
by thief of dreams
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What is 2-1-1?

* 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community.
* 2-1-1 reaches approximately 107 million people (over 37% of the total U.S. population) in 30 states and the District of Columbia. Yet, millions of Americans still need to be connected.
* America needs 2-1-1 to be accessible nationwide. As the number of organizations providing specialized services is on the rise, people find it frustrating and confusing to access community services. 2-1-1 provides a one-stop service for vital information.
* While services that are offered through 2-1-1 vary from community to community, 2-1-1 provides callers with information about and referrals to human services for every day needs and in times of crisis. For example, 2-1-1 can offer access to the following types of services:

Basic Human Needs Resource: food banks, clothing, shelters, rent assistance, utility assistance.

Physical and Mental Health Resources: medical information lines, crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling, drug and alcohol intervention, rehabilitation, health insurance programs, Medicaid and Medicare, maternal health, children’s health insurance programs.

Employment Support: unemployment benefits, financial assistance, job training, transportation assistance, education programs.

Support for Older Americans and Persons with Disabilities: home health care, adult day care, congregate meals, Meals on Wheels, respite care, transportation, and homemaker services.

Support for Children, Youth and Families: Quality childcare, Success by 6, after school programs, Head Start, family resource centers, summer camps and recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring, protective services.

Volunteer opportunities and donations.

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2-1-1 serves approximately 137 million Americans - over 46% of the US population; 169 active 2-1-1 systems covering all or part of 32 states (including 14 states with 100% coverage) plus Washington, DC and Puerto Rico.

For coverage map in the USA:
For information about Canada:
For information about Puerto Rico: ... center.htm

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Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2005 6:19 pm
by Debbie
Theif and Erika you are truly blessings.. looking out for the less fortunate..God bless you both. :angel: :angel: