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2-1-1 Helpline

2-1-1 is a free call to find community services. Use it to obtain the contact telephone number or location for a helping agency or to describe a need or crisis and let the call specialist identify the appropriate agency for your problem.

2-1-1 is answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by a trained call specialist. The specialist connects callers to health/human services, and crisis/disaster assistance in Love County and elsewhere.

The call specialists speak English but have translators for 170 other languages.

Examples of referrals that are available through the 2-1-1 helpline include:

  • government agencies
  • non-profit agencies
  • utility or housing assistance
  • food pantry, food stamps
  • hospitals, clinics, care homes
  • child or adult day care
  • transportation
  • mental health services
  • substance abuse treatment services
  • pregnancy/parenting support
  • suicide intervention
  • disabilities
  • crisis counseling
  • domestic abuse/child abuse
  • foster parenting, adoption
  • counseling for family planning
  • HIV/AIDS, STD's, or TB
  • immigration
  • hotlines and help lines
  • disaster services
  • faith-based services
  • self-help support groups
  • community and civic organizations
  • volunteering