Wiregrass United Way 2-1-1

Get Connected. Get Answers.  


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/.