United Way 211

united way 211Need to find counseling? A health clinic? Job training? A food pantry? Want to volunteer or donate goods? Don’t waste valuable time trying to find the right resource. By simply dialing 2-1-1 on your phone, you can make just one call to find or give help.

United Way 2-1-1 spans a 23-county area, including 7 counties in Kansas and 16 in Missouri, and has access to literally thousands of resources. And that comprehensive database is constantly being updated so you’ll have accurate information. Plus, United Way
2-1-1 saves 9-1-1 for life and death emergencies.

United Way 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember central phone number connecting people with available community resources and volunteer opportunities. You’ll reach a trained, caring professional 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. All for free, all confidential.

United Way 2-1-1 also has a full time health care advocate who provides response to callers with health and medical issues, particularly those requiring advocacy. The health care advocate can help with prescription assistance, medical supplies and equipment, medical transportation, referrals to community clinics, in-home health aid, support groups, immunizations and more.

For additional information about United Way’s 2-1-1 services, call (816) 474-5112 or toll free at (866) 320-5764.