Calling 211 for Essential Services

Calling 211 for Essential Services

211: A Great Resource for You - Every hour of every day, someone in the United States needs essential services, from finding an after-school program to securing adequate care for a child or an aging parent. Faced with a dramatic increase in the number of agencies and help-lines, people often don't know where to turn. In many cases, people end up going without necessary services because they do not know where to start. 2-1-1, an easy to remember phone number, helps people find help.

In Minnesota, call 2-1-1 from any land line phone (cell phones: 651-291-0211) to find out about services for the Twin Cities, most of Minnesota, and other states. 2-1-1 is answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.