2-1-1 is an easy to remember, three digit dial code for getting help and giving help.
If dialing 2-1-1 does not work on your phone, dial 1-888-421-1266 toll free.
Since opening the Wiregrass 2-1-1 Call Center July 2008 through April 2013, residents in the Wiregrass have made 59,704 calls to 2-1-1 for assistance. 107,547 referrals to agencies & programs that can help in the Wiregrass were provided for those calls.
Wiregrass United Way 2-1-1 provides information and referrals to residents in seven Southeast Alabama Counties: Barbour, Coffee, Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry, and Houston.
99.8% of people that were asked “Would you recommend 2-1-1 in the future” said yes!
During Fiscal 2012, 480 homeless women, men, & families from the Wiregrass dialed 2-1-1 for assistance.
Wiregrass United Way 2-1-1 partners with over 800 agencies/programs to provide assistance/referrals for callers in the Wiregrass.
Wiregrass United Way has only 2 employees and utilizes 20 wonderful volunteers annually to provide assistance to residents in the Wiregrass.
Wiregrass United Way 2-1-1 provides referrals to local, state, and national resources that can help people become self-sufficient right here in the Wiregrass.
Have clothing or household items you don’t need but want to donate? Dial 2-1-1, to find out what programs in your community can put them in the hands of those less fortunate.
Want to give back to the community by volunteering? Dial 2-1-1 to find out what agencies & programs in your community need volunteers.
12 years ago, the FCC designated 2-1-1 as the official number nationwide to access community information and referral.
You can access the Wiregrass United Way 2-1-1 database of resources online at http://www.211connectsalabama.org/.