As people feel the health, education and financial impacts of life sometimes, 211 is here to help. With one toll-free call, text or online request to 211, anyone in need can get free and confidential connections to:

Health care
Emergency counseling
Disaster assistance
Food programs
Stable housing 
Employment and education opportunities
Childcare and family services
And more 

211 resource specialists are available 24/7/365 and across the network, they speak more than 180 languages. 

And, unlike programs that simply “patch people through” to agencies, the caring experts on the other end of the 211 line listen, identify underlying problems, and connect people with the resources and services that can provide support. 

PA 211 is a FREE resource and information hub that connects people with community, health, and disaster services in eleven counties through a free, 24/7 confidential phone service. Just dial 211, or text your zip code to 898-211, to get connected and get help.


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