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The United Way's Info 2-1-1 is a tremendous local resource on a variety of topics- everything from utility,food and housing assistance to child care and crisis intervention. If you haven't used 211, you are missing out!

There are two ways to access Info 211:

2-1-1 Online Database

The United Way's 2-1-1's database is a continually updated, comprehensive database of 4,600 agencies providing over 48,000 programs and services available to you. Search by location, service category, service term, or agency to find the resources you need. Click the image below to access 2-1-1's Online Database

The United Way 211

Dial 2-1-1

Dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in Connecticut and you will reach a highly-trained call specialist who will assess your needs and provide referrals to the resources in your community. Everyday, call specialists help callers find assistance for complex issues such as financial problems, substance abuse and suicide prevention as well as simpler issues such as finding volunteer opportunities and donation options. 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day everyday of the year. Multilingual assistance and TDD access is also available.

Typical calls might include:

  • A single mother who is worried about the gas shutoff notices she just received
  • A mother looking for childcare and after school activities
  • A caller who is depressed, considering suicide and wants help
  • A young person with a disability inquiring about available transportation
  • A caller seeking information about eligibility for Food Stamps
  • A caller looking for volunteer opportunities



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