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Call 2-1-1 For Answers on Help

Updated on January 5, 2016

One Number Across the US

  • 211 Is a free, confidential and safe way to ask questions.
  • 211 Is available anywhere in the U.S. 24 hours a day seven days a week.
  • 211 The Information on available services is tailored to fit & will vary from town to town.
  • 211.org on the WEB or 211 on a house phone/landline

United Way 211 National Overall Coverage

National 211 Coverage Map , Blue means 100% coverage and "coverage" is defined as populations with land-line telephone access to 211 dialing , population based on 2010 census. Data[2013] and map [2015] both produced by UNITED WAY the creator of 211
National 211 Coverage Map , Blue means 100% coverage and "coverage" is defined as populations with land-line telephone access to 211 dialing , population based on 2010 census. Data[2013] and map [2015] both produced by UNITED WAY the creator of 211 | Source

Emergency assistance, and disaster relief are hot topic titles associated with human services, public assistance,and the like. The united way has garnered an all encompassing nation wide help from who and how search wizard. Answers, resources, and services spans a wide range of issues. From struggling on rent, or much needed help with a utility bill,to bus routes, your cats health insurance, employment placement opportunities and even support groups. Your inquiry can be confidential if you are shy, embarrassed, or scared. If you feel like you are in danger, scared of abuse and trying to break free, escape is a bold brave move, 211 can be a HUGE help in providing you a secret way to safety .

Personal Circumstances

With all the recent changes in our medical system 211.org is an excellent resource to turn to. Finding the answers you seek about your health or other local services all of which are tailored to fit you. The united way, through the use of 211, connects providing services in your area regardless of where you dial from.

211 gives you the 411- helping connect the right local assistance programs and providers with those of us in need. A simple three digit number dialed from any landline phone and most mobile devices, can be accessed toll free around the clock. A 24/7 [Twenty Four hours a day Seven days a week] live community resource specialist is available to listen. Just explain the situation or issue that is at hand & share with them, what it is your needing, to point you in the best direction to fulfill those needs.

911 Emergency

While Nine One One [911] is reserved for those immediate need situations, what about the situations that you wouldn't exactly call an emergency, though you clearly still need help? Three One One [311] that's what. Pick up the tele and let your fingers do the walking, dial three one one to connect with local law enforcement in regards to your non emergency situation.

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On July 21,  in the year 2000, the three digit service code,5-1-1 became officially ear marked. Consolidating a large pool of traffic,weather & road way information numbers into one national telephone number for travel information.
On July 21,  in the year 2000, the three digit service code,5-1-1 became officially ear marked. Consolidating a large pool of traffic,weather & road way information numbers into one national telephone number for travel information.
On July 21, in the year 2000, the three digit service code,5-1-1 became officially ear marked. Consolidating a large pool of traffic,weather & road way information numbers into one national telephone number for travel information. | Source
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Posted on refrigerators across america reminding us who to call in case of an emergency and the sound of a operator answering" city and state please" 3 digit service numbers have been around. Yet for as long as iv known this, it is only recently iv learned that three digit service numbers happen to include a wider range of services that of our s.o.s emergency assistance or may even be more informative than instant access to a persons unknown address or telephone number.

Americas most known three digits, a telephone S.O.S. to emergency help, 911 - has a sibling, side kick, little brother -assistant? In a less urgent situation or your emergency does not pose immediate harm,danger or death, dial the non-emergency service number 311.

Did You Know?

Did you know about 311 non emergency services?

See results
OTHER 3 DIGIT SERVICE NUMBERS
SERVICE
211
Help/General info
311
Non Emergancy Police Services
411
Information
511
Traffic & Road Conditions
611
Report a problem with telephone service
711
Hearing or speech assistance via text telephone (TTY)
811
Utility line location (Call before you dig)
911
Emergany Assistance
TIP: call 1-800-free 411 and save the small fee

1-800-373-3411

Did you know that four one one has a much more FREE version? It does ..., if a minute or so of listening to an advertisement is not troublesome. Let me rephrase that to say, if a little soliciting -much like free apps do- is better to you than the charge that comes with calling information or 411 then try the 1-800-free411 or 1-800-373-3411 for your information. If you perfer no wait for your information, remember you are allowed to ask for 3 numbers per call, the first two numbers or addresses you'll get from the operator, the third will be provided through an automated response.

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    • MarleneB profile image

      Marlene Bertrand 

      4 years ago from USA

      Oh my goodness! I never knew about these other service numbers - just 911 and 411. Great information to have.

    • FlourishAnyway profile image

      FlourishAnyway 

      4 years ago from USA

      I have never heard of this! Thanks for this information. Very interesting. Who knew?!?

    • sprickita profile imageAUTHOR

      sprickita 

      4 years ago from Reno

      ty Jpso138 and i agree they r handy .... ty

    • JPSO138 profile image

      JPSO138 

      4 years ago from Cebu, Philippines, International

      Thanks for the information. They are indeed very useful.

    • sprickita profile imageAUTHOR

      sprickita 

      4 years ago from Reno

      Awesome glad to of been able to 8-) and Thank You

    • kidscrafts profile image

      kidscrafts 

      4 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

      What a great service to have! The good thing is it removes some unwanted calls to the 911 service! Thank you for sharing!

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